Fujitsu Establishes Subsidiary to Promote Employment of People with Disabilities
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 02 December 2013
Release date- 02122013 - Tokyo - Fujitsu today announced the establishment of Fujitsu Harmony Limited, a subsidiary that aims to further promote the employment of people with disabilities.
Once it is up and running, it is expected to designated as a 'special subsidiary company'(1) in accordance with the Law for Employment Promotion, etc., of the Disabled(2).
Fujitsu has positioned embracing diversity as a priority task of the Fujitsu Group corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and promotes diversity in its human resources irrespective of nationality, gender, age, disability, or values, to enable the growth of both the company and of individuals.
At Fujitsu, people with disabilities work in a variety of positions, including sales, systems engineering, and R&D. To continue to provide a workplace where even more people with disabilities find it comfortable to work, Fujitsu is establishing a special subsidiary. In the new subsidiary, by creating a workplace where the characteristics of each employee's disability are taken into consideration, Fujitsu seeks to achieve a work environment where people with disabilities can contribute to the best of their abilities.
1. Name: Fujitsu Harmony Limited
2. Address: 4-1-1 Kamikodanaka, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, Japan (inside of the Kawasaki Plant of Fujitsu Limited)
3. Representative: Akio Uekuri, President (and Head of Corporate Affairs & Human Resources Unit, Fujitsu Limited)
4. Business: Office support work
5. Established: December 2, 2012
6. Capital: 10 million yen
7. Shareholding: Wholly owned by Fujitsu Limited
Glossary and Notes
1 Special subsidiary company:
A subsidiary for which, if certain requirements are met, the rate of employment of people with disabilities is calculated as part of that of the parent company.
2 Law for Employment Promotion, etc., of the Disabled:
A law in Japan intended to contribute to occupational stability among disabled people. About Fujitsu
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.
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