IGES was granted the Eruboshi Grade 2 certification by the Minster of Health, Labour and Welfare in December 2019.
The Eruboshi company certification is a recognition system established along with the enforcement of the Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace on 1 April, 2016. It has three grades which are determined based on a number of evaluation categories.
IGES has successfully obtained the Kurumin Certificate as of 30 March, 2020.
Kurumin Certification is a system based on the Law for Measures to Support the Development of the Next Generation (Next Generation Law) that certifies companies that meet certain requirements, such as formulating and implementing an action plan for employees to balance work and child-rearing, as companies that support child-rearing.
Eco Action21 certification was granted to IGES Headquarters on 26 March 2012, and to IGES satellite offices (Tokyo Office, IGES-Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology (JISE), Kansai Research Centre, Kitakyushu Urban Centre) on 17-18 April 2013. All offices were granted certification having been evaluated on their daily environmental actions.