Published On: Sun, Mar 8th, 2015

Canon Honors the Spirit of Womanhood

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Honoring what you are, who you are!

It is truly said, “A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts”.

Over the past several decades, globally, women have broken the proverbial glass ceiling to emerge as successful corporate leaders and entrepreneurs. She is inspired, uplifted and empowered. It is a testament to her commitment that women now form a steadily increasing proportion of the global workforce.

When there is much more to the beauty of womanhood, it is for the mankind to magnetize the real power. That’s what impulses Canon India, a leader in digital imaging space, to enable the environment to empower women, within and beyond the confines of the organisation.

The vision, the effort and the endeavour to provide the most enjoyable yet productive environment, Canon has strived to honour the emergence of women power at work. From the current 12%, the company plans to increase the percentage of women workforce, clearly, emphasizing on the importance of gender equality when it comes to recruitment or promotion of staff.

“We, at Canon have a deep understanding of how facilitating opportunities can make women take the lead to innovate,” said Mr Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO of Canon India. He added further, “We are committed to empowering women from all walks of life and with the desire to create a perfect work-life balance, our corporate policies amply reflect this outlook. We have developed programs that focus on the life of the girl child in India, and have also put in place several gender-sensitive measures to ensure that our women employees are given an opportunity at par with all others to prove themselves professionally. We are content that women employees at Canon instinctively relate to our efforts in making the workplace better and congenial.”

Building on emotional reality, the company provides comfortable space to new mothers by offering flexi-timings, post-maternity transition support which is an additional leave of one month, over and above the maternity break, so as to help them lead a fulfilling family and professional life. Perpetuating training and mentoring programs, safety for women workshops, liberal approach to re-hire women employees and other on-going activities, position Canon India as a strong company valuing the contribution and professional efficiency of women.

And to celebrate the spirit of womanhood on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, Canon is conducting photography workshops exclusively for women across major metros. Canon’s commitment towards making technology accessible, particularly to women is sure to create an engaging platform for all the participating photography enthusiasts.

Canon’s corporate philosophy of Kyosei, which means working together for common good, has found resonance in its continued commitment to engage fruitfully with communities of women creating mutually rewarding opportunities and celebrating their achievements.

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About Canon India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd. has achieved revenue of Rs. 2026 crore in 2014 which is a 6% growth over the previous year. Canon focuses on multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon’s product portfolio extends over a vast variety such as copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, DSLR, Cinematic imaging products, camcorders, cable ID printers and card printers.


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