Dr. Shigeru Yamato, CEO of Marimo5 was appointed as
Executive Advisor for Sri Lankan Corporate Health & Productivity Award. The award is driven by the
of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE),
in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
Sri Lanka Corporate health and productivity awards, is held on lines similar to the health and productivity stock selection program held in Japan by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) as well as Data Health Policy by Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare in Japan. It will target HR managers of companies covering health and productivity management programs for employee health.
Health and Productivity management refers to the strategic practice of the health control in the managerial viewpoint under the philosophy that the maintenance and improvement of the employee’s wellness lead to the future increase in profitability. Corporate Health Programs are critical for maximizing performance. Such programs are proven to improve engagement, retention, productivity and performance, all of which results in a healthier and positive thinking workforce which provides higher product quality and customer service.
This project will contribute to maintain and improve the wellness of employees. It has been suggested that this healthcare project results in improvement in employee productivity and corporate value and reduction of cost.
The ceremony of the first Sri Lanka Corporate Health & Productivity Award will be held on 13th February 2019, 4:30 pm until 6:35 pm at B.M.I.C.H exhibition & convention centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka. In this special occasion, H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka; Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine of Sri Lanka; and Akira Sugiyama, Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka will come as guests of honour. The award candidate list of 14 companies are as the following:
1. Kelani Valley Plantations
2. Orel Corporation
3. Ceylon Biscuits Limited
4. Hemas Holdings
5. LB Finance
6. Noritake Lanka Porcelain
7. Camso Loadstar
8. Nature’s Beauty Creations
9. Samson Compounds
10. hSenid Mobile Solutions
12. GAC Shipping
13. Interocean Energy
14. Embla Software Innovation