Sumitomo Chemical’s business philosophy is grounded in the concept of maintaining harmony between the company's interests and those of the public. bet356唯一官网不仅努力使自己的企业受益，也努力使社会受益, a concept that is at the core of corporate social responsibility (CSR). 住友化学, CSR is not philanthropy but a way of conducting business that contributes to a more prosperous society.
One example is supporting the global fight against malaria through our Olyset® Net, 一种用来预防疟疾的蚊帐.
疟疾, 一种由按蚊传播的传染病, 是非洲努力消除贫困的主要障碍吗, and its elimination is identified as one of the most pressing challenges facing the human race. Sumitomo Chemical has been making a significant contribution to the control of malaria by supplying Olyset® Net, an insecticidal mosquito net that it developed in-house to protect people in Africa and Asia from malaria-carrying mosquitoes. bet356唯一官网在非洲生产Olyset®网, thereby helping to create local jobs while promoting the growth of the regional economy.
Sumitomo Chemical’s Olyset® Net has revolutionized the global fight against malaria. Protecting nearly 800 million people since it received WHO recommendation in 2001, the highly durable and award-winning LLIN (long-lasting insecticidal net) uses hybrid polymer and controlled insecticide release technology to repel, 杀死和防止蚊子叮咬长达五年.
The development of the Olyset Net started when a Sumitomo Chemical employee heard a report on the spread of 疟疾 in Saudi Arabia. The report moved him to make efforts to combat malaria his lifetime work. It also inspired him to take up independent research into malaria prevention, 除了日常工作之外，他还从事哪些工作. His commitment and enthusiasm were infectious and gradually inspired others. 随着越来越多的人理解和认同他的观点, ventilation and cost issues were resolved and the Olyset Net eventually developed into an independent business that embodied Sumitomo Chemical’s business principles.
The Olyset Net can be considered one of the best examples of a business that symbolizes our “Creative Hybrid Chemistry,” where one Sumitomo Chemical employee’s commitment and enthusiasm encouraged others to communicate closely across divisions and organizations, 不仅给公司带来效益, 对社会也是如此.
- Olyset Nets在东非的生产创造了8000个工作岗位
- Current production capacity of Olyset Nets in East Africa reaches 30 million units per year.
We believe that improving Africa’s educational system is essential for the continent to overcome poverty and achieve self-sustaining economic development.
Sumitomo Chemical is supporting schools in 12 African countries, benefiting over 21,000 people.
自2005年以来, Sumitomo Chemical has been actively engaged in projects with various international NGOs and foundations to build elementary and junior high school buildings and related facilities in Africa. 截至2020年4月, 在12个非洲国家完成了31个项目, 包括坦桑尼亚, 塞内加尔, 和尼日利亚.
A recent project includes our partnership with Oando Foundation in Nigeria where we supported building two solar-powered Information and Communications Technology (ICT) centers and one Early Child Care Center (ECCD). 的项目, 在两所学校, 改善公立学校学生获得优质基础教育的机会.
We at Sumitomo Chemical remain committed to contributing to the sustainable development of Africa and Asia and will continue our long-term support for education so that more children can have access to a better education.
Sumitomo Chemical defines our efforts of promoting sustainability as “contributing to the establishment of a sustainable society while achieving the sustainable growth of our business.” This principle of sustainability is in keeping with the Sumitomo Spirit, which calls on us to consider our business and society as one and the same, 从而提升bet356唯一官网的企业价值.
As part of our effort at promoting sustainability and solving social issues we have, 自从FY2014, been conducting employee engagement projects that include the support of top management, 业务部门的主动性, 以及全体员工的思想和参与.