Sojitz Awarded Highest Prize at 4th Platinum Career Awards
Jun. 20, 2022
Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has been awarded the highest prize at the 4th Platinum Career Awards. (*)
In anticipation of the 100-year life, the Platinum Career Awards recognizes the importance of human capital as the engine for corporate growth. The Platinum Career Awards define a “platinum career” as one characterized by long-term vision, autonomous learning, and the resolution of societal issues. Sojitz has been recognized for its support of these “platinum career” initiatives at the most recent Platinum Career Awards.
Sojitz has announced its vision for 2030 as becoming a general trading company that constantly cultivates new businesses and human capital. By positioning diversity as a competitive advantage, Sojitz aims to foster a diverse and autonomous workforce and will continue to establish and promote the company’s human capital strategy through repeated discussions together with management and on-site employees.
Sojitz employees possess diverse backgrounds and values, and the company strives to have each employee realize their desired career path. In order to support employees in building a self-directed and successful life-long career, Sojitz has expanded its job grade system, increased the scope of measures to promote career continuity and advancement for female employees, and established a new company with an advanced job-based career platform (Sojitz Professional Share), among other initiatives.
Moving forward, Sojitz will strive to realize value creation by developing human capital as a driving source for sustainable growth.
*Platinum Career Awards:
Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. operates the Initiative for Co-creating the Future, which holds the Platinum Career Awards in partnership with Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation and Toyo Keizai Inc. (Sponsors: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, The Tokyo Stock Exchange)
A platinum career is defined by three characteristics, including long-term vision, autonomous learning, and the resolution of societal issues. The Platinum Career Awards recognizes companies that help to build platinum careers.
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