Home > About Us > Corporate Social Responsibility > Sustainability Report > Sustainability Report 2014 > Social Highlights in Fiscal 2013

Social Highlights in Fiscal 2013

Customers and Business Partners

  1. Stronger Manufacturing through Leaders' Meetings for Monozukuri Promotion

Stronger Manufacturing through Leaders' Meetings for Monozukuri Promotion

Leader Meetings for Monozukuri Promotion are held regularly to strengthen monozukuri promotion initiatives. Representatives from each plant attend. At the meetings, representatives share examples of cutting-edge manufacturing occurring within and outside the company, as well as examples of improvements implemented at their plants.

Shareholders and Investors

  1. Facility Tours for Shareholders

Facility Tours for Shareholders

Since 2007, the Kobe Steel Group has been holding yearly facility tours for shareholders to increase awareness of the Group's activities. To date, a total of 13 tours have been held at six locations with 3,535 shareholders participating.

Members of the Community

  1. Social Contributions of the Kobe Steel Rugby Club

Social Contributions of the Kobe Steel Rugby Club

The Kobe Steel Rugby Club, the Kobelco Steelers, contributes to society through sports in a variety of ways, including support for high school rugby and relief efforts related to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

Communities Outside Japan

  1. Supporting Forest Conservation in Malaysia

Supporting Forest Conservation in Malaysia

Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., in cooperation with Hiroshima University, supports forest conservation activities in Malaysia. Five employees participated in a tree-planting ceremony held at Pasoh, Malaysia. The event also included cultural exchange with elementary and middle school children.

Employees

  1. Kobe Steel Acquires the Kurumin Mark in Recognition of Support for Childrearing

Kobe Steel Acquires the Kurumin Mark in Recognition of Support for Childrearing

We strive to create work environments that maintain work-life balance. In November 2012 we acquired the Kurumin Mark, which certifies our efforts to support childrearing by employees.