Kuraray's Niigata Plant (Kurashiki, Tainai City, Niigata Prefecture; General Manager: Noritsugu Nagatomo) received the JEED Director's Award 2010 sponsored by the Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (JEED) and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. While collaborating with local authorities and a welfare organization on the management of the Kuraray Workshop, a facility that employs the intellectually challenged, the Niigata Plant garnered praise for its contribution to the promotion of employment for the region's disabled people. This award was presented on September 1, 2010 at the Shinjuku NS Building in Tokyo.
|Location||Tainai City (formerly Nakajo), Niigata Prefecture|
|Municipalities' Role||Tainai City provided to Kuraray, free of charge, a publicly owned site adjacent to the local social welfare institute "Niji-no-ie" which is operated by the welfare institution Nanahokai.|
|Welfare Institution Role||Nanahokai works through "Niji-no-ie" to provide skills and guidance for disabled workers.|
|Kuraray's Role|| |
|Number of Intellectually |
|At time of establishment: 5 |
As of September 2010: 20
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