The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo is the first national art museum in Japan, boasting more than 13,000 collections of modern Japanese art at its core. It is the only museum in Japan that can see the history of Japanese art from the Meiji period to the present day.
AVANT Corporation supports the activities of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, as a gold partner, by viewing national collections and holding various events and programs, aiming to enrich the lives and lives of the people who have visited the museum or come into contact with art.
The race has a long history since 1948, and it boasts Japan's highest elevation of about 3 thousand meters between heights and lows.
The race is regarded as a top of a trail runs in Japan and is often referred to as "Grand Slam" after finishing the goal together with a sub-three for a full marathon and a sub-10 for a 100-kilometer ultra marathon. It attracts many challengers trying to reaching beyond their limits."
AVANT Corporation aims to be a company where all employees burn to achieve creation of a 100-year company. Many runners participate in the event, so we are supporting the event as a formal sponsor.
(Pictures from Fujiyoshida City)
While the IT industry is recognized as a vibrant and vibrant industry, it is also the fact that its special business format has created unemployed people who are socially disadvantaged. “NIPPON IT Charity Ekiden” was designed in 2010 to support even one of these unemployed people back to society.
The revenues from this event are donated to the non-profit organization, Future Dream Achievement, which provides employment support for people with "depression" and "social withdrawal." It will also be used to support the reconstruction of regions affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Kumamoto Earthquake, and the Tottori Chubu Earthquake.
AVANT Corporation supports this initiative as a gold sponsor.
In realizing the Group Philosophy of "Creating a 100-Year Company," it is important that each and every employee be aware of the relationship with society and the environment and act accordingly. This section summarizes the Group's philosophy and activities related to sustainability.
The AVANT Group's corporate philosophy since its founding is to "create a 100-year company," which is based on the Japanese view that the company is a public entity of society. As a public entity of society, we recognize that any business activities of the executives and employees of AVANT Corporation and Group companies will affect human rights. We will support and respect the International Bill of Human Rights and the Declaration on the Principles and Rights at Labour of the International Labour Organization, as well as other international principles and conventions on human rights. We also sign the United Nations Global Compact, which summarizes universal principles on human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption, and support and respect those ten principles.
Everyone is free while born, and equals respect and rights. We must not participate in violations of human rights, either directly or indirectly. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, language, religion, creed, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, family origin or any other status, or any other similar grounds. We prohibit forced labor and child labor, and respect the right to work, such as freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining. We recognize the right of everyone to the enjoyment of fair and favourable working conditions, ensure safe and healthy working conditions, and guarantee fair and equitable remuneration for work.
In order to respect human rights and realize a sustainable society, we will engage in human rights awareness through training and other means. Through discussions and conversations with all stakeholders involved in the Group's business activities, we understand human rights issues and their impacts, and discuss responses. We will disclose to stakeholders our efforts and progress in respect for human rights.
This policy was approved by the Board of Directors of Avant Group Corporation on July 22, 2020.
July 22, 2020
Avant Group Corporation
President and Group CEO
Each member of the Group shall act on a daily basis to “Create a 100-year company.” While each member acts independently, we also need to share an axis of organizational action. We position a common ground for organizational action as values to share, consisting of “OPEN, VALUE and STRETCH.” The concepts behind each are as follows.
OPEN The environment is constantly changing. Society is formed by relationships among people. We therefore value an organizational culture that emphasizes honest and honest relationships with all stakeholders.
VALUE The energy for action comes from passion. To generate this energy, we are constantly working to create new value and pursuing the highest level of customer satisfaction.
STRETCH Tackling sound challenges leads to a rich life. That applies to business as well. One challenge for us is to make creative, long-term contributions to our customers. While we enjoy change and pursue growth to accomplish challenges, we believe that focusing on this challenge will foster the vitality in each of us.
At the root of this common understanding is the belief that the ideal organization is one in which people with sincerity and enthusiasm can work freely and openly. In order to realize such a positive spiral within the Group, each company has set a GPTW score of 70% as an important KPI, and management is responsible for the progress of the KPI.
※GPTW：GPTW:Great Place to Work®: A specialized organization that quantifies (scores) job satisfaction through surveys on job satisfaction and analyzes the results. It contributes to improving job satisfaction by extracting issues, solving them, and making improvements at various companies using the score.
AVANT Group Corporation signed the United Nations Global Compact ("UNGC"), advocated by the United Nations, and was registered as a participating company on August 25, 2020. The Company have also joined Global Compact Network Japan, a local network in Japan.
UNGC's 10 Principles in the 4 Fields are essential elements in the realization of the AVANT Group's Corporate Philosophy. The Avant Group supports the 10 principles of the United Nations Global Compact, which consist of the 4 fields of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption, and is actively working to resolve social issues in order to realize a sustainable society.
The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.