Employees Test Positive for COVID-19


Two employees at the Kansai Research Centre (Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture) of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) tested positive for COVID-19 on 26 July 2021. 

The employees fell ill on 26 July and both took a test on the same day. Both had been on leave since 22 July and upon testing positive, quarantined at home following instructions from the local health centres. The affected persons are not showing any severe symptoms. 

Health and safety is our number one priority at IGES. We are following medical protocols from health authorities while implementing every possible precautionary measure. 

【Inquiries on this announcement】
Kanae Sho (Ms.) 
Director for Marketing and Communications
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Tel: 070-5596-5924 Email: [email protected]