CSR / ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES
Contributing to JATA Environmental Fund’s Employee Fund-raising
We contribute to the employee fund-raising of the JATA Environmental Fund, which the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) established with the aim of protecting and conserving natural and cultural heritage sites. JTBGMT had postponed “GMT Marché”(an in-house flea market) past few years due to COVID-19, but held it in January 2022 and which all proceeds(JPY11,470-) were donated to the JATA Environmental Fund.
Emergency donation for Ukrainian refugees
The JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. conducted an emergency relief fundraising campaign in order to provide as much humanitarian aid as possible to the Ukrainian people who have been forced to flee their homes due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24, 2022.
In 2022, 500,000 yen was collected and donated to UNHCR.
“Tokyo Bay clean-up Operation” participation
The JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. Labor Union has been recruited “Tokyo Bay Clean-up Operation” organized by the Minato City Sports Culture and Health Foundation to clean up Odaiba Seaside Park with the aim of preserving the global environment and making the sea a place where people can swim.
JTB Brighter Earth Project：Eco-friendly-Cooking Class
The JTB Brighter Earth Project is an annual CSR activity of the JTB Group that brings together JTB Group employees, business partners and local residents to create a vibrant future. JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc., corroborated with Tokyo Gas Communications and Tokyo Gas Network and held Eco-friendly-cooking class in Feb 2023. First, participants learned about environmentally friendly and sustainable ways to contribute to the SDGs through a series of everyday activities such as “shopping,” “cooking,” “eating,” and “cleaning up”. Then, after observing a demonstration of menu cooking, participants were divided into four cooking tables and cooked together while challenging themselves to conserve gas and water usage. At the end of the cooking session, participants tasted the food while listening to the presentation of the gas and water consumption measurements of each table. Total 18 JTBGMT employees and their families attended this event.
PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND LIFE-WORK
Selected “New Diversity Management Selection 100 in FY2020”
March 2021 ~
JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. has been selected the “New Diversity Management Selection 100 in FY2020” by The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as one of empowering diverse human resources to the greatest extent possible and leading such efforts to achievement of business management.
JTBGMT continuously makes effort for Diversity encouragement.
Obtained “Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC”
February 2021 ~
The Safe Travels Stamp was created for travelers to recognize destinations and businesses around the world which have adopted the Safe Travels health and hygiene global standardized protocols. JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. achieved safe travel protocols which are set by WTTC and obtained the stamp.
Selected the 2022 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program
This recognition program is designed to highlight outstanding enterprises engaging in efforts to advance health and productivity management and thereby aims to develop an environment in which such enterprises are able to gain enhanced social recognition, e.g., from employees, employment seekers, related enterprises and financial institutions, as organizations engaging in strategic health and productivity management program efforts for maintaining their employees’ and other workers’ health from a management perspective.
Received “KURUMIN”Logomark Certification for Actions Based on Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children (2019~)
JTB Global Marketing & Travel received the “Kurumin” certification from the Minister of Health、Labour and Welfare as a Childcare Support Company under the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children (as of 2 August, 2019). In April of 2017 JTBGMT devised and submitted a two-year action plan based on the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children. The action goals set in the plan were achieved and necessary conditions were fulfilled to receive recognition as a Childcare Support Company by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare. JTBGMT will continue our efforts to support our employees to engage in both work and child-rearing, and to set the stage for employees working under various circumstances to excel in their respective positions.
Certified “ERUBOSHI” 2 Stars Based on the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace (2018~)
Based on the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace, JTB Global Marketing & Travel has earned 2 Stars on the “Eruboshi” excelling corporation scale from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare and renewed it annually until 2022. We will continue to strive to improve the work environment for women and facilitate their advancement.