February 7, 2017
GLOBIS receives 2 awards at Japan Women Awards 2016 2nd in “Active Participation” besides P&G and Toyota; 4th Overall
(Tokyo, Japan) GLOBIS Corporation received two prizes at the Japan Women Awards 2016 held on December 19th, 2016. GLOBIS was awarded second place in the “Promoting Active Participation” category, alongside P&G and Toyota. GLOBIS received fourth place overall in its size category.
The Japan Women Awards 2016 was organized by Forbes Japan and established this year with the cooperation of LiB, Inc. The awards focus on women working in the corporate world, acknowledging individuals who trail blaze new career paths and companies who actively contribute to creating a more comfortable working environment for women. The governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, attended the awards ceremony.
Other recipients in the “Promoting Active Participation” category were Procter and Gamble Japan, with the “Grand Prix” award, and Toyota Motors, with special mention. GLOBIS was in between, as the Grand Prix Runner-up.
In the Overall Ranking (300-1000 employees), GLOBIS placed fourth.
Kyoko Hayashi, Managing Director of the Corporate Administration Division, had this to say after accepting the awards: “We are overjoyed to receive this wonderful award. For many years, GLOBIS has had the managerial policy of accepting anyone who possesses ability and ambition, and is willing to put them to use. It is not about simply being kind to women, but rather facilitating an environment where talented employees have the opportunity to fully put their abilities to use, regardless of gender. This has contributed to the many women becoming key players in heading projects and playing active roles as leaders of the company. We at GLOBIS hope to continue to provide a stage on which a diversity of people and talents can shine.”
About The Japan Women Awards 2016
The Japan Women Awards 2016 is the largest award for women in Japan, chosen by 1000 women and 1000 companies (executives and HR managers). It was organized by Forbes Japan, with the cooperation of LiB, Inc. The awards focus on women working in the corporate world, acknowledging individuals who trail blaze new career paths, and companies who actively contribute to creating a more comfortable working environment for women. By recognizing women who produce results in the workplace and honoring companies with increasing female professionals and leaders, it aims to promote greater roles for women in the workplace in Japan.
The HR managers and executive staff of 1000 companies in Japan as well as 1000 women working in the corporate workforce took a survey concerning the working environment for women. Companies and individuals who passed the initial document screening were then chosen by online vote (company category) or, based on survey outcome, by the comprehensive evaluation of a committee of advisers.
Promoting Active Participation Category:
Grand Prix Proctor and Gamble Japan
Grand Prix Runner-up GLOBIS Corporation
Special Mention Toyota Motors
Overall Ranking (300-1000 employees) Category
1. Start Today
2. Unilever Japan Holdings
6. DAC Holdings (DAC Group)
8. Human Resourcia
9. Forum Engineering
For details, see the Forbes Japan website (in Japanese).
About GLOBIS (https://www.globis.co.jp/en)
Since its foundation in 1992, GLOBIS has articulated a vision to create and innovate societies by fostering management ecosystems of People, Capital and Knowledge. In the area of “People,” GLOBIS develops human resources and organizations through the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University, GLOBIS Executive and Management Schools, and corporate training. In the area of “Capital,” we invest in and nurture start-up firms through our venture capital company, GLOBIS Capital Partners. In the area of “Knowledge,” we provide management expertise through our publications and GLOBIS Insights, an information website and mobile application. We provide MBA programs and corporate training in English and Japanese both online and at our campuses in Japan (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sendai and Fukuoka) and outside Japan (Shanghai, Singapore and Thailand). GLOBIS operates two non-profit organizations to promote creativity and innovation in society: the G1 Institute, which organizes conferences, and the KIBOW Foundation, which is engaged in earthquake reconstruction assistance.
– GLOBIS University
– GLOBIS Corporation
– GLOBIS Capital Partners
– GLOBIS Asia Campus
– GLOBIS China
– GLOBIS Thailand
– GLOBIS USA
– G1 Institute
– Ibaraki Robots Sports Entertainment
– KIBOW Foundation
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