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The Activity to Promote Women's Careers

The Activity to Promote Women's Careers

In September 2014, we launched our activities, "Furukawa 'V' Challenge!!" , to promote women's careers and we have adopter a comprehensive approach to implementing initiatives.

Furukawa 'V' Challenge!!

Responding to the Act on Promotion of Women's Participation and Advancement in the Workplace

In April 2016, we acquired Level Three(the highest level) of the "L-Mark", which is an accreditation for outstanding companies in the implementation of initiatives related to the promotion of women's careers.
In fiscal 2018, we will develop and promote new targets and action plans.

Objectives related to support the success of women in the workplace

  1. We aim for 7% of females in managerial positions by fiscal 2025.
  2. We aim for 15% of females in chief positions by fiscal 2025.
  3. We aim for 40% of females in university graduates rectuits by fiscal 2025.

(Note) A summary of our company’s initiatives is available on the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare’s “Enterprise database promoting women’s success”

Action Plan period: April 1, 2014-March 31, 2026

Support for "Declartion on Action by A Group of Male Leaders Who will Create a Society in Which Women Shine."
- Enhance women's motivation and maximize their abilitiesEnhance women's motivation and maximize their abilities -

June 13, 2017

Keiichi Kobayashi, President of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., has endorsed the “Declaration on Action by a Group of Male Leaders Who Will Create a Society in which Women Shine”, an initiative backed by the Cabinet Office of Japan.
Based on the items indicated in this declaration, which consist of “Taking action and sending messages ourselves”, “Disrupting the status quo”, and “Developing networking”, our company will take action in coordination with the “IkuBoss Corporate Alliance”, which we became a member of on June 7 of this year, to raise the motivation of women and make it possible for them to utilize their abilities maximally.

About the “Declaration on Action by a Group of Male Leaders Who Will Create a Society in which Women Shine”

Utilizing the opportunities provided by the “Kick Off Meeting for Supporting Women to Shine” held at the office of the Prime Minister on March 28, 2014, movements conducted by leaders in various fields to support women who will and do shine with outstanding ability have been spreading.
As part of these movements, a “Declaration on Action by a Group of Male Leaders Who Will Create a Society in which Women Shine”’ has been coordinated, made up of male leaders from companies working to actively promote the success of women.

Homepage for the “Declaration on Action by a Group of Male Leaders Who Will Create a Society in which Women Shine”

External Assessment

The Nadeshiko Brand of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

In 2018 and 2020, Furukawa Electric was selected as a Nadeshiko Brand in non-ferrous metal as an excellent listed company in terms of the empowerment of women. The Nadeshiko Brand has been created jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange to show excellent listed companies in terms of the empowerment of women as companies appealing to investors that emphasize an increase in corporate value over the medium to long terms.

Certified as an Excellent Eruboshi Company under the Female Participation Promotion Act

Furukawa Electric has developed a plan of action for general employers under the Act on the Promotion of Female Participation and Career Advancement in the Workplace, which came into force in April 2016 and has achieved Eruboshi (L star; L stands for lady, labor and laudable) third stage (highest rating) certification as an excellent company in terms of the empowerment of women.

Kurumin Certification from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Achieved as a Company Cultivating the Next Generation

Furukawa Electric has achieved Kurumin certification three times (2007, 2010 and 2015) under the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children. As a certified employer, the Company is actively supporting child rearing.

Data

Employee turnover rate by gender (Unit: %)
  FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Male 1.16 1.02 1.17 1.80 1.60
Female 1.79 0.86 1.62 0.83 1.50
Total 1.22 1.01 1.21 1.71 1.60
Number of new graduate recruits by gender (Unit: People)
    FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Clerical and technical staff Male 45 61 73 80 86 94
Female 15 31 31 31 33 21
Total 60 92 104 111 119 115
Foreign nationals 0 1 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing worker Male 0 15 46 49 53 52
Female 0 0 0 1 2 1
Total 0 15 46 50 55 53
People taking maternity/paternity leave (Number of employees)
  FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Male 7 27 21 25 31
Ratio of employees returning to work (%) 100 100 100 100 100
Female 28 12 10 10 12
Ratio of employees returning to work (%) 100 100 100 90 100
Total 35 39 31 35 43
Ratio of employees returning to work (%) 100 100 100 97 100
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