PERSOL Group announces the participation in VISION 2045 Campaign
TOKYO, JAPAN – PERSOL HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (TSE:2181) announces the participation in VISION 2045 Campaign, series of groundbreaking documentary that aims to inspire businesses and people to take collective action to insure a better future for all, promoted by TBD Media (UK) in support of the United Nations (UN). In 2045, the UN will celebrate its 100th anniversary with the hope that, by then, its core principles, the UN Global Compact and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will be a way of life for all. The PERSOL Group, as a representative of global HR industry, participates in this campaign to promote the global business community to integrate these principles at the core of their businesses and to encourage people around the world to share our Group Vision “Work, and Smile.”
■ The background to the PERSOL Group’s involvement in the campaign
The working environment is changing dramatically, as a result of shifts in the structure of industry due to the rapid changes in technological progress, changes in the skills expected of human resources. Also, the needs of workers are changing as their values change over time. This has led to a mismatch between jobs and workers’ needs, leading to a decline in the motivation and productivity of workers, and an adverse impact on job satisfaction. These are serious social issues that need to be solved. We will produce a documentary*, introducing our Group Vision “Work, and Smile,” which expresses our aim to improve well-being of people’s lives through their work.
* The documentary is available worldwide through the VISION 2045 website (https://vision2045.com/) and Reuters.com.
■ Our message through the documentary
The PERSOL Group is engaged in a variety of business activities, including temporary staffing, permanent placement, and outsourcing services. Through our activities, we aim to increase people’s choices of work to improve their work engagement and job satisfaction, and to resolve the mismatch between jobs and workers’ needs. Also, in collaboration with Gallup Inc., we are carrying out a global survey* to capture the extent to which people are “working and smiling” worldwide. The PERSOL Group is studying international patterns of well-being among workers, and the impact of these patterns in society which in turn will help advance the frontiers of well-being science. Furthermore, we will promote the importance of “Work, and Smile” to society through our activities.
Main contents of the video
Representative Director, President and CEO, PERSOL Holdings
Changes in the working environment, introduction to the PERSOL Group’s businesses and the Group Vision of “Work, and Smile,” our efforts to solve social issues, etc.
Vice President, Human Resources
The PERSOL Group’s businesses and the value the Group offers to its clients
Manager, Healthcare Solutions Department, Human Resources Division, PERSOL Works Design
An introduction to the recovery support project in Ishinomaki, Iwate following the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster of March 11, 2011
Senior Partner, Gallup
An introduction to the global survey being undertaken in collaboration with the PERSOL Group
* Results of the 2020 survey was released in September 2021. The survey involved the addition of three new questions related to “Work, and Smile” to the Gallup World Poll, one of the world’s largest opinion polls, carried out on approximately 120,000 people in 116 countries. For more information about the “Work, and Smile” global survey, see: https://www.persol-group.co.jp/news/20210929_8855/ (in Japanese)
Reference: PERSOL’s contributions to the SDGs
At the PERSOL Group, we are committed to contribute to achieving the SDGs, based on our Value Creation Story as we strive to make our Group Vision a reality. We have identified five of the SDGs in particular as priority issues for us, chosen for their high degree of relevance to our efforts to achieve our Group Vision “Work, and Smile.” We will also continue to make contributions by creating employment opportunities and supporting the growth of human resources who can contribute to making all 17 goals a reality.
Goal 4. Quality education
We provide content related to work and learning opportunities, to improve professional skills.
Goal 5. Gender equality
We provide opportunities and support for promoting greater involvement of women in society and diverse working styles.
Goal 8. Decent work and economic growth
We promote next generation working styles, job creation, and career support.
Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
We are proactively engaged in building the foundations for economic activities and promoting innovation.
Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
We promote working opportunities for all individuals.
For more about PERSOL’s efforts on sustainability, see https://www.persol-group.co.jp/en/sustainability/
■ About the PERSOL Group ＜ https://www.persol-group.co.jp/en/ ＞
Under the Group Vision “Work, and Smile,” the PERSOL Group engages in diverse services concerning people and organizations, which include temporary staffing service “Tempstaff,” career improvement service “doda,” IT-outsourcing, and design development. Adhering to its corporate philosophy and sustainability policy, the Group will continue to contribute to bringing about a sustainable society and achieving the SDGs.
We are also proactively engaged in developing next geraration of innovations by integrating human resource services and technologies, offering services such as career improvement service “MIIDAS,” an IT event information site and event & community space “TECH PLAY,” and cloud-based mobile POS casher “POS+.” The fiscal year ended March 2021, the PERSOL Group generated revenue of 950.7 billion yen. PERSOL HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. is the holding company and is listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange (security code: 2181).