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Global HRM Policy

Global HRM Policy

Promotion of Global HRM Policy

Sumitomo Electric Group‘s business activities are continuously becoming more diverse - in technologies, markets, geographical locations and more - involving over 280,000 employees in more than 40 countries around the world. We believe that for Sumitomo Electric Group to develop further globally and continue making significant contributions to society, it is essential that we fully mobilize the Group's technologies, products, business models and all other resources and knowledge that it is employees that make all our endeavors possible.   In September 2011, we decided to adopt the “Global Human Resource Management Policy” as the Group's common basic worldwide policy, thereby clearly stating the Group's commitment to truly global human resource management. With this policy, Sumitomo Electric Group aims to accelerate globalization from the aspect of human resources and organization, provide various career opportunities regardless of nationality, race, gender or age, and pursue globally “the right person in the right position” along with diversity in order to fulfill our Policy.

Sumitomo Electric Group Global Human Resource Management Policy

  • We provide workplaces where all the employees can work actively, grow both personally and professionally through work, achieve self-actualization, and contribute to society.

  • We offer various career opportunities and globally pursue "the right person in the right position" regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

  • We value and promote diversity in the workplace in order to enhance the creativity of the organization and to sustain the growth of the business.

  • We develop global leaders who lead and give energy to our global business. Global leaders are those who understand and share the Sumitomo Spirit and the Corporate Principles and can lead highly diversified teams.

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