Awards and Recognition
Certified as the Master Craftsman of Niigata (November 2022)
Yukio Koyama, an employee of Fujitsu Frontech, was certified as the Master Craftsman of Niigata for his outstanding skills. This was the first certification in the field of electronic parts assembly worker.
It was recognized for his outstanding skills in all aspects of manufacturing operations, from the accurate assembly of mechanical modules embedded in ATM for financial institutions and automatic vending and refunding machines for public racing to the assembly and testing of equipment.
He was also recognized for his contribution to the training of technicians as an instructor in practical skills and academic test (electronic equipment assembly type), and for his efforts to pass on skills to younger technicians and develop human resources.
* This award grants awards to outstandingly skilled workers who live in Niigata Prefecture, have won prizes at various technical competitions, and are highly evaluated in other prefectures.
Received the distinctive achievement award in environmental activities from Gunma Prefecture (January 2022)
Fujitsu Frontech Systems Limited, our group company, received the distinctive achievement award in environmental activities of the FY2021 from Gunma Prefecture.
Fujitsu Frontech Systems Limited has organized volunteer activities for community cleanup as a part of its environmental conservation activities since 2008 and was highly evaluated that it had engaged in forest maintenance in collaboration with local community and contributed to conservation of forest resources.
*Distinctive achievement award in environmental activities from Gunma Prefecture is a system to honor individuals and organizations engaged in outstanding environmental activities, such as research, study, and nature conservation activities to contribute to raising the environmental awareness of prefectural residents.
Received the Excellent Award of Climate Change Report as part of the 24th Environmental Communication Awards
"Fujitsu Frontech Group Environmental Report 2020" received the Excellent Award of Climate Change Report (Global Environmental Forum Chairman's Award) as part of the 24th Environmental Communication Awards. The report was highly regarded for promoting initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout its business activities in accordance with its road map towards zero CO2 emissions by year 2050 and aiming to achieve the target by providing solutions from the perspective of lifecycle.
* The awards, which are sponsored by Japanese Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum, are designed to revitalize environmental efforts of enterprises and improve their environmental communication by recognizing excellent environmental reports.
Received Award for Outstandingly Skilled Workers (Contemporary Master Craftsman)
Mitsuhiko Aiba, an employee of Fujitsu Frontech, received awards for outstandingly skilled workers (contemporary master craftsman) of FY2020. It was highly evaluated that he contributed to mass production and maintaining superior quality by realizing high-precision parts inspection and surface finish accuracy in µ (micron) units.
* This award grants awards to outstandingly skilled workers who are considered as leading skilled workers in respective fields.
Received Niigata Prefecture Eco Business Facility Awards
Niigata Plant of Fujitsu Frontech was recognized to be "Niigata Prefecture Eco Business Facility" of FY2019 as a business site which addresses measures against the global warming continuously.
* Niigata Prefecture Eco Business Facility Awards is a system that invites business facilities which take initiatives in reducing CO2 emissions actively, and works together with the facilities to promote Niigata Prefecture's measures against the global warming.
Received "Kumagaya City Gender Equality Promotion Award of FY2019"
Kumagaya Service Solution Center of Fujitsu Frontech received "Kumagaya City Gender Equality Promotion Award of FY2019" from Kumagaya City, as its efforts to create work environment that was supportive of women to work actively were evaluated highly.
* This award recognizes citizens and business facility (individuals, corporations and other organizations operating in Kumagaya City), which actively address initiatives to promote gender equality, such as improvement of work-life balance, aiming to create work environments where both men and women can work comfortably.
Received "Kurumin Certification" as a Company Supporting Childcare (August 2023)
In recognition of our efforts to balance work and child-rearing of employees, we received "Kurumin Certification" from the Tokyo Labor Bureau of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) on August 28, 2023.
"Kurumin Certification" is a system in which MHLW certifies companies that have established general employer action plans based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children, and that meet certain criteria in addition to achieving the goals set forth in their plan.
Companies are eligible for Kurumin certification if they meet 10 criteria, including a 75% or higher rate of women taking parental leave, the ability to choose how to work if they have children before elementary school, and the male rate of taking parental leave.
We will continue to support the balance between work and child-rearing, while striving to create a working environment in which all employees can work actively and make the most of their abilities.
Certified as the Health & Productivity Management Organization 2023 (large enterprise category) for four years in a row (March 2023)
Fujitsu Frontech was certified as "Health & Productivity Management Organization 2023 (large enterprise category)" for four years in a row by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and The Nippon Kenko Kaigi as a company that focuses on and strategically carries out efforts with regard to their employees' health from a management perspective. Also, Fujitsu Frontech Systems Limited, our group company, was certified as " Health & Productivity Management Organization 2023 (small and medium enterprise category)" for two years in a row.
The Certified Health & Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program honors outstanding enterprises including small, medium and large sized companies, engaging in efforts to advance health and productivity management, based on initiatives that address local health issues and health promotion activities promoted by the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
Based on the Fujitsu Frontech Group Health Statement, our company provides a work environment in which employees can work in a healthy and energetic manner, and promotes the health of employees and their families by placing employee health as the foundation of management.
Our Major Initiatives
- Establishment of the Chief Health Officer (CHO)
The executive officer in charge is the CHO, and the secretariat plays a central role in the close exchange of opinions with the Health Management Office and the divisions in charge of each Group company. Through the Safety, Health, and Accident Prevention Committee and the general manager, we are developing evaluation measures to strongly promote health management.
- Priority activity target: "Improvement of mental and physical health awareness and maintenance and promotion of health"
Mental health stability:
We carry out stress checks to maintain employees' mental health and take measures to prevent mental health problems. We are also working to strengthen our support system for early detection and treatment of anxiety and to create a workplace with high psychological safety.
Reduced risk of lifestyle-related diseases:
We are working to improve the lifestyle of our employees and to strengthen support for them. For example, we are holding walking events to help employees establish their exercise habits and disseminating health-related information from health staff and registered dietitians.
Certified the highest level in the "D&I Award 2022" (February 2023)
Fujitsu Frontech Systems Limited, our group company, was certified as "BEST WORKPLACE for Diversity & Inclusion", the highest of the four levels of certification, in the "D&I Award 2022" which recognizes companies that engage in diversity and inclusion (D&I).
The D&I Award sponsored by JobRainbow Co., Ltd. is the first recognition and award system in Japan for companies that engage in D&I with the 3 objectives of "supporting companies that engage in D&I" "updating the ideal form of D&I" and "making it easier to promote D&I".
Fujitsu Frontech Systems Limited was recognized for fostering a D&I corporate culture and for the proactive promotion of D&I by each and every employee.
Certified as the 3-star class in the 4th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey for four years in a row (November 2022)
Fujitsu Frontech was certified as the 3-star class in the 4th Nikkei SDGs Management Survey, which recognizes progressive companies that link business management to SDGs, address social, economic and environmental issues through business activities and refine corporate value. We were certified as the 3-star class for four years in a row from the first.
This survey, which Nikkei Inc. has implemented since 2019 targeting listed companies and influential privately-owned companies in Japan, evaluates "SDGs management" of companies comprehensively from 4 perspectives, "SDGs strategy and economic value", "social value", "environmental value" and "governance".
In the survey of this year, we were highly evaluated in the Environmental Value section, which evaluates Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Neutral, Power Consumption, Waste and Water Resources.
Fujitsu Frontech Group will comply with Fujitsu Way, and established Fujitsu Frontech Purpose of "To create a tomorrow with new connections between people and companies, people and society" and is strongly working as a group. And we will create an afluent and vibrant corporate culture, promote efforts to achieve SDGs, the common goals of the international community, and contribute to realize the sustainable society.
Certified as the 3.5-star class in the 6th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey (November 2022)
Fujitsu Frontech was certified as the 3.5-star class in the 6th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey, which recognizes progressive companies taking on the labor productivity revolution through work style reform. This is up from the 3-star class in the surveys in the last 3 years.
This survey, which Nikkei Inc. has implemented since 2017 targeting listed companies and leading non-listed companies in Japan, defines "Smart Work Management" as efforts to maximize performance of organization with 3 factors, "realization of diversity and flexible working style", "system to create new business" and "ability to develop markets" and is rated on a 5-star scale from the 3 factors above.
In the survey of this year, our innovation capability, which measures investment in new businesses and technologies and the external collaboration, was highly rated as S rank. We are also recognized for our ability to utilize human resources, which measures "diverse and flexible working styles" and "engagement".
Fujitsu Frontech Group will comply with Fujitsu Way, and established Fujitsu Frontech Purpose of "To create a tomorrow with new connections between people and companies, people and society" and is strongly working as a group.
We positioned "Work Style Reform" including Work Life Shift as one of our most important managerial issues and are promoting it as a company-wide activity. As for measures for the New Normal, we are continuously implementing a telecommuting system that enables flexible working styles regardless of location, reducing long overtime hours, and promoting acquisition of leave. We will continue to promote "Smart Work Management" with the aim of creating an environment that can encourage employees, who are important management resources, to maximize their potential.