March 30, 2017
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (SMM) was selected as one of the semi-Nadeshiko Brand companies of FY2016 in the theme-based list of companies announced by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on March 23, 2017. SMM was on the list of Nadeshiko Brands in each of the three years after the program began in FY2012, and this year the company was selected as a semi-Nadeshiko Brand.
The SMM's CSR policy states: "SMM shall respect human rights and shall try to be a company in which diverse human resources take active parts," and SMM places a strong focus on this. SMM aims to become a company at which motivated female employees can develop through their work while taking full advantage of their talents and finding fulfillment in their job based on a group created in July 2012 to support wider activities by female employees, and has made thorough efforts towards this end that center on the three areas of transforming thinking, structural review, and development of the individual.
SMM shall continue to implement various initiatives to provide workplaces that are more inclusive of women and our various other employees, in order to heighten our competitiveness and achieve sustained development.