on august 22, the “2018 great suzhou best employer award ceremony” was held at suzhou jinji lake international convention center. eisai china inc. (eci) has been accredited great suzhou best employer for second consecutive years. the “best employer” selection project has been organized for 5 years since 2013. it is now the most influential and appealing event in suzhou for employer brand selection. this project has successfully attracted the participation of over one thousand enterprises and the attention of millions of employees and has become an annual ceremony for the display of employer brands in suzhou.
“great suzhou best employer” was awarded to eci for second consecutive years
eisai china inc. is a pharmaceutical company wholly-owned by eisai co., ltd. of japan. eisai china inc. has been rooted in suzhou industrial park for 22 years since 1996, importing and producing more than ten varieties of original drugs, mainly concentrating on neurology, oncology and gastrointestinal area. eisai has always been committed to the corporate philosophy of human health care (hhc), providing chinese doctors with supports on medical diagnosis and treatment and offering patients and their families high quality, environmental-friendly, safe and satisfactory products and services. to meet the growing demand for high quality drugs and high-speed business development in china, eisai invested us$230 million in the construction and production of a new factory in baiyu road, suzhou industrial park in 1996. the new factory covers a land area of 23,000 square meters. after two expansions, eisai invested another us$120 million in 2010 to purchase a land in xingpu road, suzhou industrial park for the construction of a new factory integrating r&d, production and logistics. the new factory covers an area of 130,000 square meters. in november 2014, the construction of a new parenteral facility was completed; in november 2017, the construction of an oral solid dose production facility was completed. in december 2017, eisai obtained the drug manufacturing certificate. in the future, the new factory will provide high quality and satisfactory products overseas as well as meeting the demand of chinese patients for clinical medication.
“hhc” is the corporate philosophy that eisai has always been adhering to. every staff of eisai spares 1% of the business time to “hhc” activities. we get into communities and approach to patients, listening to the voice of patients and their families to know their sufferings so as to better satisfy the demands of patients. eisai actively gives back to the society and takes on social responsibility. eisai’s hhc activities, including “eisai” with love – approaching the elderly, worry-free for health with “eisai” – care for patients with gastropathy, blood donation for children with leukemia, and etc., have been recognized and praised by the society. eisai has been given, for several times, the “best charity project award” and the “most responsible enterprise for the society” of the industrial park. meanwhile, eisai has set up eisai china scholarship with seven famous universities, with an accumulation of approximately rmb7.29 million yuan to students to inspire them to get into the medical and pharmaceutical industry.
we have always been taking the improvement of employee capability as one of its long-term strategies. in order to enhance the sense of belonging of employees and strengthen corporate cohesion, we have set up the “honorary staff award” for the employees who have been serving the company for 5, 10, 15 and 20 years respectively. by the end of march 2018, we have 23 employees work for the company for more than 20 years, 71 for above 15 years, 182 for above 10 years and 542 for above 5 years. employees’ ability enhancement and loyalty are the greatest return and recognition for the company. at eisai, employees have sound career development space and grow in sync with the company. we fully respect every employee, encourage knowledge innovation and strict ethical guidelines, and promote a cooperative working atmosphere. under the harmonious labor relations, we have been given many awards, such as the “aaaa labor security unit” in 2017. with its competitive compensation mechanism and sound welfare system, eisai provides comprehensive care for its employees.