On September 13th, SNBL Japan received the 2017 Award for the Promotion of Women in Business, an award presented by Kagoshima Prefecture as part of the Plan for the Equality of Men and Women.
The award is presented to companies with a high number of women managers and employees, a low turnover rate for women, childcare leave for men, and good work-life balance. SNBL Japan was 1 of 3 companies to receive this award. SNBL Japan especially stood out in the turnover rate for women at 5.9%, an improvement of 5.2 points over the past 10 years. Parental leave and return to work after childbirth are considered to be an ordinary part of the company climate at SNBL.