Nomura Securities Awarded Gan- Ally-Bu Gold Award
Nomura Securities was awarded Gold in the first Gan- Ally-Bu Awards, a non-governmental project organized by Gan-Ally-Bu. The Gan Ally Declaration and Award recognizes companies that have demonstrated a commitment to creating a workplace and society where people battling cancer can work while undergoing treatment. Gan means cancer in Japanese.
We expressed this commitment by officially declaring Nomura as an ally to people with cancer, and a company where our people can balance work and treatment. Nomura was also evaluated on specific initiatives.
Twelve companies received Gold, five companies received Silver, and three companies were awarded Bronze.
Nomura Securities' Initiatives
- Created a "Treatment & Work Coexistence Assistance Guidebook (Individual Version and Manager Version)" for employees battling illnesses such as cancer, as well as managers
- Real life experiences of employees balancing treatment and work are featured on our intranet website
- Introduction of Secondary Medical Checkup Leave to be used for follow-up tests after the yearly checkup, and hourly units of annual leave that can be used to undergo chemotherapy and other forms of therapy at the hospital
- Provision of consultation services through an internal network of occupational health doctors, nurses, and nutritionists, to ensure employees with diseases such as cancer can work comfortably
Nomura Securities will continue working to create an environment where employees can work while fighting cancer. We are committed to further building upon the initiatives currently in place, as well as to leverage various internal channels to help our people gain an accurate understanding of cancer and what action to take if diagnosed with the illness