Promoting Diversity and Inclusion
At TAKAHATA, we believe it is important to create a corporate culture where a diverse mix of employees can maximize their individual abilities regardless of race, nationality, disabilities, sex or age so that we will be able to fulfil our corporate philosophy, which is built around our human assets.
TAKAHATA is an international organization that actively employs people in our businesses throughout the world. By appointing qualified local staff to management positions, we are able to attentively address regional needs.
A Work-friendly Environment
TAKAHATA provides employees with a variety of educational opportunities in accordance with their job category, rank, and objectives, thus giving them a sense of work satisfaction and boosting their desire for self-improvement. Moreover, we determine abilities and achievements by implementing self-evaluations as well as company evaluations and have created a global framework that fairly reflects individual talents.
At the same time, we also encourage an appropriate work-life balance, improve safety in the workplace, and overall health of the employee for our employees to enthusiastically carry out their duties. We work toward building a comfortable environment where everyone can work for years to come.
Basic Stance Toward Social Contribution
We cannot survive as a company unless we are trusted by society.
With this in mind, the TAKAHATA Corporate Ethics Policy stipulates that we "engage in philanthropic and other social activities that will benefit society together with local communities." As a good corporate citizen, we have carried out programs around the world in response to local community expectations and requests.
Social Contribution Activities in Thailand
TPTH, our business affiliate in Thailand, has included social contribution programs in its company policy Since 2008, and have undertaken a range of activities in which employees can participate voluntarily. For example, employees participate in tree-planting activities, visit local elementary schools and utilize their individual skills to repair and maintain school property, including fixing water systems, electrical lines, and replacing roof tiles.
In 2011, TPTH was awarded the CSR DIW 2011 Award by the Thai Ministry of Industry in recognition of its CSR activities. The CSR DIW Award is given in recognition of activities in the following seven categories; Legal and regulatory compliance systems, Respect for human rights, Consideration for employees, Consideration for the environment, Consideration for suppliers, Consideration for customers, and Cohesion with the local community. TPTH will continue to actively undertake CSR activities.
Social Contribution Activities in Malaysia
TPML has voluntarily participated the planting trees activity together with Selangor Forestry Department, Global Environment Centre and Selangor state Government at Peat Swamp forest reserve to conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate change for sustainable livelihood.
TPML feel passionate and take action to change the world for the better.
We, TPML have allocated and designed an empty space within the building into a remarkable badminton court for employees to utilize it after work. Our aims are to provide a good amenity to encourage healthier lifestyle which would indirectly improve the productivity of the employees and promote work life balance at the workplace.
We believe Employees is a company's asset, to attract, retain and integral employee as part of the Company mission to support the global goal for sustainable development.
Social Contribution Activities in Vietnam
TPVN always aims to develop employee's knowledge and skill. Not only job knowledge, we also want to provide and share other knowledge relating to social, health care, education of children to all employees through many seminars, forums…
"We promote the establishment of workplaces where everyone is both mentally and physically healthy"
Collective activities are yearly organized such as team building, football team…
Social Contribution Activities in U.S.
TPTN, our business affiliate in the U.S., has been actively participating in social contribution activities that are focused on supporting the youth in the local community. For example, TPTN invites children’s club to tour its factory and participates as a judge for science fairs at local schools. TPTN also contributes to the local community through holding job fairs and cleaning roads around its factory.
As a contribution to the local community, TPTN assists a NPO that supports children from abusive homes. As unemployment can lead to child abuse, TPTN holds job fairs to offer employment opportunities for the local population.
TPTN will continue to implement activities focused on the local community.
Social Contribution Activities in Japan
TPHQ(Japan) & TPJY have been actively participating in social contribution activities and its contribution has been highly recognized. TPJP has been promoting blood donation and was awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare at the Japanese Red Cross 48th National Convention of Promoting Blood Donation.
Another initiative by TPJP (Sakaigawa) is disaster prevention measures that take in account the local community, such as participating in disaster drills in the nearby community and stocks disaster equipment and emergency supplies that can support about 400 people for a week.
TPJP also contributes in variety of activities such as accepting trainees from overseas and donating previous design company uniforms to facilities that support people with disabilities.
TPJP will continue to actively participate in various CSR activities.
For further revitalization of the area, we provide support to reduce children’s poverty in cooperation with NPO Food Bank Yamanashi.
Triggered by the donation of close-to-date disaster prevention stockpiles, we donated a total of 131.1 kg of food in August and December 2017 by asking employees to bring food that could be donated from home.
We provide internal education programs twice a year by inviting external lecturers to nurture the human resources who can improve the workplace environment and cope with the various problems of society.
Up to this point, we conducted training on harassment and compliance.
In 2017, we also started providing on-site training not only at the Sakaigawa plant but also at the bases in Kyushu. We will make constant efforts to change the mindset of the entire group.
Social Contribution Activities as a Group
TAKAHATA Group launched group-wide activities to support the Philippines and Vietnam that suffered from the typhoon in 2013. We placed donation box and held cook-out at sites in the U.S. to promote support activities.
Raised money was donated to the disaster area through the Red Cross in each country.