LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been named to the 2016 Honor Roll by the Center for Companies That Care. This is the seventh consecutive year that Sysmex has received the designation, which has a comprehensive set of standards requiring organizations nationwide to excel in 10 socially responsible characteristics and behave in socially responsible ways for their employees and communities.
"One of our core values at Sysmex is to create a work environment where employees and teams can excel. It is part of what we call 'The Sysmex Way' and it helps us achieve our mission of shaping the advancement of healthcare," said Karen Stoneman, vice president, human resources, Sysmex America, Inc.
Honor Roll companies must meet rigorous standards in the 10 Characteristics inherent to a "Company That Cares" - including taking into account the human toll when making business decisions, cultivating the full potential of employees, supporting the pursuit of work/life balance, sustaining an inclusive work environment founded on dignity and respect for all employees and volunteering in the community.
"We celebrate the Honor Roll employers – such as Sysmex – for sustaining individuals, families and communities," said Marci Koblenz, co-founder and president of Center for Companies That Care.
Those named to the 2016 list feature U.S. organizations that are large, medium and small; public and private; for-profit and not-for-profit. A full list of recognized employers appears at www.companies-that-care.org.
About Sysmex America, Inc.
Sysmex America, Inc., distributes and supports a diverse portfolio of best-in-class, in vitro diagnostic hematology and clinical laboratory products in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. It is the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation, located in Kobe, Japan, a trusted world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions. Sysmex is reshaping the healthcare of tomorrow at the clinical laboratory level by transcending the boundaries of diagnostic science and serving as the pulse of reliable, accountable care. For more information about Sysmex America, visit www.sysmex.com/us.
About Center for Companies That Care
Center for Companies That Care is a national, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to channeling the power of businesses to dramatically increase the college graduation rate of underserved students. For more about Center for Companies That Care, the Honor Roll or its other initiatives, visit www.companies-that-care.org or call 312.661.1010.
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