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Five transcosmos employees received awards at “SOMPO ParalymArt Cup 2017”

Winners include the Japan Pro-Footballers Association award winner Kaede Unaki,
the Yoichi Takahashi award winner Yu Houtani, and 3 others

December 25, 2017

transcosmos inc.

transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda) is proud to announce that five employees received awards at the “SOMPO ParalymArt Cup 2017”. Kaede Unaki won the Japan Pro-Footballers Association award, Yu Hotani won the Takahashi Yoichi award, and three other employees also received the awards.

awards at the “SOMPO ParalymArt Cup 2017”

Under the theme of “make a world where people with disabilities can make their dreams come true through art”, the Paralym Art engages in the art business, working together with artists with disabilities as “one team”. The “SOMPO ParalymArt Cup 2017”, an art contest that started in 2016, invites people with disabilities to submit artwork with a football or basketball theme. transcosmos designers with disabilities (employees belong to Normalization Promotion Department, Administrations Division of Corporate Management Sector) entered the contest and five employees’ artworks were selected and received awards from 758 artworks. The award ceremony took place on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Yurakucho Asahi Hall in Chiyoda ward, Tokyo.

The Japan Pro-Footballers Association Award

Kaede Unaki

Kaede Unaki / “HINOMARU”

The Yoichi Takahashi Award (manga artist)

Yu Houtani

Yu Houtani / “Memory”


Yuka Mochizuki
“Winners Never Quit”

Yuka Mochizuki / “Winners Never Quit”*Yuka Mochizuki also received the “Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Award”.

The Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Award

Ai Watanabe / Sae Hasegawa
“Hero” / “Joy”

Ai Watanabe / “Hero”

Sae Hasegawa / “Joy”

“SOMPO ParalymArt Cup 2017” (http://www.asahi.com/sports/events/pacup/)

“Make a world where people with disabilities can make their dreams come true through art”. “ParalymArt Cup” supports this strong will of the ParalymArt with the power of sports. The ParalymArt Cup was established as the “ParalymArt Football Art Contest” in 2016. The project was initiated with the aim to provide people with disabilities an opportunity to display their talent and showcase their power to the world. In 2017, the second year of this contest, it expanded the theme to basketball and renamed it the “ParalymArt Cup”. The contest is sponsored by the football and basketball industries including the Japan Pro-Footballers Association and the Japan Basketball Players Association.
The contest is open to everyone who has a “disability certificate” or a copy of “medical certificate for disability”.

transcosmos’s employment initiatives for persons with disabilities

“Regardless of disabilities, all employees can work together and everyone can display their individuality and abilities”.
At transcosmos, we believe that this is the right way to conduct business. We hold the belief that a company is a place where people with differing personalities and attributes come together, and that this diversity cultivates an excellent corporate culture. Up until now, many persons with various disabilities, such as hearing and visual impairments, arm and leg handicaps, organ dysfunctions, and mental disorders have come to work at our company, and they are making a significant contribution at all our work locations. In addition, we are making proactive efforts throughout the company to create mechanisms for supporting employees with disabilities.

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About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched its operations in 1966. Since then, we have combined superior “people” with up-to-date “technology” to enhance the competitive strength of our clients by providing them with superior and valuable services. transcosmos currently offers services that support clients’ business processes focusing on both sales expansion and cost reduction through our 177 locations across 33 countries with a focus on Asia, while continuously pursuing Operational Excellence. Furthermore, following the expansion of e-commerce market on the global scale, transcosmos provides a comprehensive One-Stop Global E-Commerce Services to deliver our clients’ excellent products and services to consumers in 49 countries around the globe. transcosmos aims to be the “Global Digital Transformation Partner” of our clients, supporting the clients’ transformation by leveraging digital technology, responding to the ever-changing business environment.

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