Have you ever noticed that Japanese colleagues often “shuffle” through the office because they wear shoes that are too big? The reason is easy to understand: they are wearing unsuitable shoes due to an old habit, that most Japanese also practice in Europe.
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SEKISUI TODAY 2020
In 2020, the SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has launched a new long-term vision aimed at 2030. This vision expresses the company’s will to continue to innovate and to contribute to sustainability, aiming to double its business by “business growth, reform and creation, centered on ESG management”. The first phase of that vision is the new medium-term management plan called “Drive 2022”. Learn more in the new corporate video “SEKISUI Today 2020”.
SEKISUI financial results 2019
The SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group has recently announced the financial results of the past Fiscal Year. The numbers for 2019 follow the global market trend: due to the spread of COVID-19, sales and income of the company decreased. With a substantial drop in operations and sales as of February 2020, the forecast was not achieved. In FY2019 sales was 1129.3 billion ¥ (ca. 9333 million €). Facing further economic impacts of the pandemic, the financial plans for the Fiscal Year 2020 were updated.
SEKISUI is again one of the most sustainable companies in the world!
For the third time in a row, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. has been ranked as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World – in recognition of SEKISUI’s corporate sustainability performance based on the ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) factors.
The 9th European KAIZEN convention
Innovative projects aiming at the continuous improvement of SEKISUI. This is what KAIZEN is about. On November 19th, representatives from different European companies met in Vlodrop near Roemond, the Netherlands, and competed against each other at the 9th European KAIZEN convention. The event allowed six European teams to present their improvement activities to reinforce company structure and business performance.
European Compliance Months
In order to strengthen the awareness for compliance, SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group annually organizes compliance months around the world. This year the months are focused on cyber security. There is a message from the Japanese Headquarters that we would like to share with all European employees.
Video: Highlights of the SEKISUI European Football Tournament 2019
Football unites! Nine teams from all over Europe competed against each other at this year’s SEKISUI European Football Tournament in Herkenbosch, Netherlands. We captured the lovely weekend in a video to show all highlights, exciting scenes and emotional moments.