Sysmex New Zealand has a holistic approach to enhancing overall corporate value and fulfilling our corporate social responsibility in the areas of Health, Community and Environment.
Sysmex New Zealand are a proud sponsor Kidney Kids NZ, a not-for-profit organisation, founded in 1990, that provides support and advocacy services to families of children with kidney disorders across New Zealand. Kidney Kids’ vision is for children with kidney disorders and their families to lead the best lives possible. Kidney Kids work hard to provide both emotional support and practical assistance so that parents can access the best services possible for their child’s needs. This can take the form of support group meetings, coffee mornings, educational evenings and special events including annual camps for kidney kids. Parent regional coordinators play a community liaison role and also provide support to families within their communities.
University of Auckland – Sysmex Award in Health Informatics
Supporting education in the community, The Sysmex Award for Health Informatics was established in 2011 by Sysmex New Zealand. The main purpose of the Award is to encourage excellence in health informatics education by helping to foster innovative thinking. The Award is presented annually to a full-time student enrolled in Auckland University POPLHLTH 303 (Health Informatics) who has submitted the winning essay about a health informatics innovation. Selection of the winner is based on innovation, use of technology and feasibility. The winning student receives a cash prize and entry to the annual HINZ conference where the award is presented at the gala dinner.
Each year Sysmex staff volunteer for a day doing environmental work on an island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf.
2016 – Motuihe Island – nursery work and tree planting
2015 – Motutapu Island – tree planting
2014 – Motutapu Island – eradicating noxious weeds; cleaning beaches