ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Sumitomo to allow telecommuting for 4,000 workers

Japanese trading house broadens work options to secure talent

Telecommuting from satellite offices is becoming widespread among Japanese companies. 

TOKYO -- Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp. will let its roughly 4,000 employees telecommute at least part of the week, promoting flexible working arrangements to raise productivity.

The program will start in the fall, after the relocation of the company head office within Tokyo in September.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more