Sojitz Recognized as a “White 500” Company
Feb. 27, 2019
Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has been certified as a “White 500” company, actively working to promote employee health and implementing superior health management systems.
The “White 500” Logo
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry sets the evaluation criteria for entry into the White 500, while NPO Nippon Kenko Kaigi works together with insurance providers (corporate health insurance associations) to recognize large companies implementing superior health management.
Sojitz Group has established the “Sojitz Commitment to Healthy Value” which aims to promote employees’ mental/physical health and increase work engagement. In this way, Sojitz Group continues to work towards keeping Sojitz employees and their families healthy.
Sojitz will work together with its corporate health insurance association as it endeavours to prevent illness, promote health, and help employees balance medical treatment with work responsibilities. The company aims to raise employee productivity and corporate value by further improving its physical exam participation rates (99.7% of employees in FY2017; Target: 100%), cancer prevention initiatives (introducing cancer screenings and subsidies for state-of-the-art treatments) support for employee health initiatives (establishing a health help desk and provide nutritional advice), and mental health measures.