Effective Management System
In the context of business globalization and the increasing ratio of B2B (business-to-business) transactions, it is imperative for Fujifilm Group to fulfill its corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a fundamental part of its corporate philosophy while reinforcing corporate strength and facilitating structural reforms. For this purpose, Fujifilm Group has introduced the IMS*1 into Fujifilm and its affiliated companies to integrate our business processes with CSR activities and ensure that the management's intentions are reflected in our business processes and achieve the desired business outcomes. By re-evaluating our business from the stakeholders' perspective, we are promoting the continuous improvement of our business through various initiatives such as enhancing business quality and the mitigation of environmental impact risks.
At present, the Fujifilm Group utilizes IMS at seven IMS Activity Units to drive activities forward and enhance customer satisfaction. Therefore, considering the viability of integrating additional useful systems, we will seek to make a comparatively wider use of IMS.
Introduction of IMS activities
From its head office, in 2004, Fujifilm Group launched its effort to build an integrated management system (IMS) to operate the quality management system (QMS) and the environmental management system (EMS) in an integrated way. As a result, we obtained IMS Certification in 2006. Subsequently, we extended the IMS to production units and Group companies, where QMS and EMS activities were conducted separately. Currently, Fujifilm Group has seven IMS Activity Units (please see the table). We are also integrating the information security management system (ISMS) and the occupational health and safety assessment system (OHSAS) into the IMS to expand the scope of integration in ways that are suitable to the characteristics of each organization.
Fujifilm is evolving and operating its IMS not only to meet ISO requirements but also to make practical use of the IMS as a tool for innovative changes and business transformation.
Overview of Fujifilm Group's IMS Activity Units (as of January 2020)
|IMS Activity Unit||Company/Division participating||No. of employees involved in activity||Year of IMS Certification ob||Features|
|FUJIFILM Headquarter IMS||FUJIFILM Holdings/ FUJIFILM Headquarter/Group companies||Approx.6700||2006||The largest IMS population among all the business locations in Japan, with participation of Headquarter and sales/production subsidiaries.
Operating under 5-Systems Integrated Manual consisting of QMS, EMS, OHSMS, ISMS and Complaint-Response MS.
|FUJIFILM Kanagawa IMS||FUJIFILM Kanagawa Factory/Laboratory/ Group companies||Approx.3200||2009||The largest IMS population among all the production bases in Japan. Integrating 3 systems consisting of QMS, EMS and OHSMS.|
|FUJIFILM Fujinomiya IMS||FUJIFILM Fujinomiya Factory/Laboratory/ Group companies||Approx.1130||2011||Integrating 3 systems consisting of QMS, EMS and OHSAS.|
|FUJIFILM Yoshida-Minami IMS||FUJIFILM Yoshida-Minami Factory/Laboratory/ Group companies||Approx.700||2011||Integrating 3 systems consisting of QMS, EMS and OHSAS.|
|FUJIFILM Kyushu IMS||FUJIFILM Kyushu||Approx.300||2008||Integrating 3 systems consisting of QMS, EMS and OHSAS.|
|FUJIFILM Electronic Materials IMS||FUJIFILM Electronic Materials||Approx.300||2008||Integrating 3 systems consisting of QMS, EMS and OHSAS, by also applying OHSAS to the sales organization.|
|FUJIFILM Opto Materials Yoshida IMS||FUJIFILM Opto Materials Yoshida IMS||Approx.350||2004||The first Unit in Fujifilm Group that obtained the IMS Certification.|