Japan – Eisai Certified as the 2022 Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organization (White 500)

Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has been certified as the Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organization in the large enterprise category (White 500) by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.

Under the Certified Health and Productivity Management Outstanding Organization Recognition Program, the Nippon Kenko Kaigi examines large enterprises, small and medium enterprises and other organizations engaging in initiatives for overcoming health-related challenges in regional communities or for promoting health-conscious activities led by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi. It recognizes outstanding enterprises engaging in efforts for health and productivity management by evaluating from a business-management perspective based on following criteria: “management philosophy and policies”, “organized frameworks”, “systems and implementation of measures”, and “evaluation and improvement”. Eisai exceeded the average of its industry peers in all criteria, receiving particularly high scores for such as the “information disclosure and dissemination to other companies” (in the criteria of management philosophy and policies), “well adopted by employees” (in the criteria of organized frameworks), “lifestyle improvement” and “other measures*” (in the criteria of systems and implementation of measures). The program was launched in 2017, and this is the fourth time that Eisai was certified as a “White 500” company.

Eisai issued the “Eisai Health Declaration” in 2019, and has strategically implemented health management for employees from a management perspective.

Eisai will continue to promote its efforts toward practicing the health and productivity management and to further contribute to increasing the benefits of patients and their families.

Eisai’s corporate philosophy is to give first thought to patients and their families, and increase the benefits that health care provides. Eisai calls this philosophy the “human health care (hhc)” philosophy, in one word.

Eisai regards its employees as an important stakeholder and asset for the realization of its hhc philosophy.

Eisai believes that its commitment to maintaining and improving the health of human resources is fundamental to develop highly engaged employees who are motivated to contribute voluntarily toward the realization of the hhc philosophy.

*Measures to address health issues specific to women and the elderly, long working hours, mental health, dependents of the company’s employees, and prevention of infectious disease during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Public Relations Department
Eisai Co., Ltd.

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Bacardi Is Certified As Great Place to Work® in Latin America and the Caribbean

Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, is known for its family-oriented culture and encouraging their teams to be fearless and portray a founder’s mindset in everything they do. This has never been more evident than at Bacardi in Latin America and the Caribbean, where the company has been Great Place to Work Certified ™ in its first year of participation with the global authority on workplace culture

Great Place to Work® certifies companies based on the Trust Index© survey that measures employee experience and the workplace culture. Bacardi scored high with an overall Trust Index© score of 87%, achieving over 90% in many of the markets surveyed in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Bacardi was lauded by company employees in the areas of credibility, pride, and camaraderie.

Bacardi employees valued that people are treated fairly, and managers provided honest feedback and transparency about the company’s current and future vision and strategy. They also cited that they feel close to their teams and enjoy the family atmosphere at Bacardi.

“I am so proud of the feedback we’ve received from our teams. The high engagement scores and positive company sentiment that our people have expressed makes this celebration even sweeter. I am a firm believer that our people and culture are our strongest foundation toward a successful future, and the Great Place to Work® certification is a wonderful indicator that our efforts toward our people are being recognized and valued by our teams.”

Ignacio Del Valle, Regional President of Bacardi in Latin America and Caribbean

Here are more stories of Bacardi recognition from around the globe for outstanding workplace culture:

People-First Approach at Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. Leads to Great Place to Work® Certification for the Fourth Year in a Row

Bacardi India Recognized as a Diverse and Future-Forward Business for the Third Year in a Row with Great Place to Work® Certification

Bacardi in Canada Celebrates Great Place to Work-Certified™ Achievement

Bacardi South Africa Raises the Bar With Top Employer® Certification

Bacardi Named Great Place To Work® in the UK

Bacardi UAE Raises the Bar as First Spirits Company in the Middle East to Be Great Place to Work-Certified™

Bacardi in Costa Rica Among Top Employers for Young Professionals

About Bacardi Limited
Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, produces and markets internationally recognized spirits and wines. Founded more than 158 years ago, in Santiago de Cuba on February 4, 1862, family-owned Bacardi Limited currently employs more than 7,000, operates more than 20 production facilities, including bottling, distilling and manufacturing sites in 11 countries, and sells its brands in more than 170 countries. Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies, including Bacardi International Limited. Visit www.bacardilimited.com or follow us on LinkedIn @Bacardi or Instagram @BacardiLimited1862.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, their culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Best list published annually in Fortune. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All™.

To learn more, visit greatplacetowork.com, listen to the podcast Better by Great Place to Work, and read “A Great Place to Work for All.” Join the community on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

GI certified Madurai Malli and other flowers exported to USA & Dubai from Tamil Nadu

For ensuring that Indians living abroad get supplies of fresh flowers to deities at home and temples, consignments of Geographical Indications (GI) certified Madurai malli and other traditional flowers such as button rose, lily, chamanthi and marigold were exported today to USA and Dubai from Tamil Nadu.

The flowers for the consignmentswere sourced from Nilakottai,Dindigul and Sathyamangalam, Tamil Nadu by APEDA registered M/s.VanguardExports,Coimbatore.

The exporters of consignments were supported by professors from floriculture department of Tamil NaduAgriculture University, Coimbatore in adoption of packaging technology to increase the shelf life of the flowers. Directcontacts with the farmers to cultivate quality flowers were undertaken by the exporters and the initiative generated employment to about  130 women workers and about 30 skilled workers.

Indian community in Dubai and USA would be able to offer freshflowers to Hindu deities both at home and temples while celebrating religious and cultural festivals after exports of flowers from India continue at regular interval.

During 2020-2021, fresh cut flowers jasmine flowers andbouquets (comprising of jasmine and other traditional flowers) valued at Rs 66.28 crores were exported to countries like USA,UAE, Singapore, etc. Out of which, value of Rs.11.84 crores wereexported from Tamil Nadu region through major airports of Chennai,Coimbatore and Madurai.

Jasmine (Jasminum Officinale) is one of the most popular flowers foundacross the world. The scent of Jasmine is synonymous with the splendor ofMadurai’s Meenakshitemple, Madurai has emerged as a major market for the malligai grown inits neighbourhood, and has evolved into the ‘jasmine capital’ ofIndia.



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