Mum Shares: Sharp Celebrates Its 110 Years Of Transforming Lives

Sharp Corporation celebrates its 110th year anniversary. In its celebration, Sharp has introduced a new management system to realize transformation to give emphasis on Environmental, Social, and Governance {ESG} and raise its social value and revitalize its brand for sustainable growth. Its introduction of ESG shows the companies’ vision of providing better health, sustainable environment, and innovative solutions for the people while providing a conducive environment to grow.

On September 15, Sharp Corporation {hereinafter “Sharp”} commemorates its 110th anniversary. It started when Founder Tokuji Hayakawa established a metalworking shop in Tokyo on this day 110 years ago in 1912. Later he invented the “Ever Ready Sharp Pencil,” a twist-type mechanical pencil that would later become the origin of the corporate brand.

Sharp is a worldwide developer of innovative products and core technologies that play a key role in shaping the future of electronics. Sharp sets its business vision as “Changing the World with 8K+5G and AIoT”. 8K technology creates images that reveal a world beyond our everyday reality and gives birth to thrilling new discoveries, while 5G is the next generation of mobile data transmission. With its significant advances in data transmission, speed, and capacity, it delivers ultra-low latency and multi-terminal connectivity. Also, 5G expands communication potential to facilitate all-round connectivity between users and all manner of devices.

On the other hand, AIoT is Sharp’s unique synthesis of AI {Artificial Intelligence} and IoT {Internet of Things}, a tactile and intuitive approach created through the application of cloud connectivity and AI to a full suite of familiar everyday appliances, transforming devices from useful tools to active partners in addressing the needs of individual households and society as a whole.

To achieve its vision, Sharp uses its three core brand businesses, Smart Life, 8K Ecosystem, and ICT, along with two device businesses, Display Devices and Electronic Devices that support them, in an integrated fashion in pursuit of “One Sharp” business.

Based on Sharp’s business creed of “Sincerity and Creativity,” and founder Tokuji Hayakawa’s ideal to “Make products that other companies want to imitate,” Sharp has continued to introduce unique products and solutions including world-firsts and Japan-firsts to contribute to the development of society. As a result, Sharp has reached many milestones over its history of 110 years with its products and solutions. These include:

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Health + Wellness: The Importance of Keeping Costs Down in a New Healthcare Business

Like any other business, healthcare businesses are focused on managing and reducing costs. Often, healthcare business owners and leaders are trying to find some form of financial predictability in an industry that can often be anything but predictable. Finding the right balance between cost and delivering a positive patient experience is difficult. While cost reduction strategies are important, it’s also crucial for healthcare companies to ensure that patient health is the top priority. Various cost reduction strategies can be used within the healthcare industry to reduce expenses while ensuring that positive patient outcomes are maintained.

Why Reducing Costs is Important

Healthcare businesses are like any other business in that they will have a financial problem when expenses exceed revenue. Many healthcare companies have focused on revenue for so long that they have lost sight of unnecessary costs brought about by high technology and labour expenses, supply waste, and inefficiently using resources. Reducing costs through things like looking at supplies, working with a payer contracting company to make sure they are getting the best payment rates, and looking after staff allows healthcare companies to invest more in providing better care and focus on positive patient or client outcomes. 

Find the Right Supplier

Most healthcare businesses need to work with a supplier, this could be to purchase products such as medicine for resale to customers, essential medical devices used for treatments of patients and clients, to shift management software that helps manage staff in a variety of ways to be more productive.

The suppliers that you choose can have a direct impact on your company, so it’s important to shop around for a supplier that is trustworthy, offers the products that you need, and has systems in place to protect your business. In the UK, offers products from various medical brands and is a trusted supplier of equipment to GP surgeries, care homes, and other healthcare businesses.

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Christmas Gift Ideas 2016: Life Saver Watch From LoveHopeFaith Group {LHF}

Gift-giving takes on a whole new meaning if you intentionally give items that do not only warm the hearts of the recipients but also make a difference in someone’s life, especially those who need it the most. This is the beautiful story behind what I will share with you today ~ LoveHopeFaithGroup’s Life Saver Watch.

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In line with LoveHopeFaith Group‘s commitment to provide affordable and quality products while giving back to the community, they have recently released the latest version of its sought-after Life Save Watch. Apart from the Japan Movement technology, water-resistant features, the version 3.0 also comes in 10 trendy colors, including Black, White, Gray, Mint, Navy, Blue, Army Green, Red, Purple, Pink, and Brown. It is also available in big and small sizes. Each Life Saver Watch costs only Php250 and 50% of the net proceeds are donated to LoveHopeFaith’s beneficiaries who are primarily children with cancer. Their other beneficiaries include: Tahanan Sta. Lucia {a crisis intervention for street children} and Tahanan Carmela D’Amor {a center for abandoned children managed by the Sisters of the Divine Zeal}.

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Other LHF products such as the Life Saver Shirt {Php250, available in various sizes in colors Black and White}, Live Save Bag {Php300, available in Black}, and Chocolate Library also continue to donate half of its proceeds to LHF beneficiaries.

LHF products are available at LoveHopeFaith Gift Shop located at #36 Anonas Street, Barangay Quirino 2B, Project 2, Quezon City. They are open from Mondays ~ Fridays at 9am-5.30pm, except on holidays. Bazaar and other event schedule is posted at LHF Facebook Page and on Instagram. You may also order through SMS by using this format: Name/Order {include item, size, colors/variant, and quantity/Your Shipping Address. Send your text to 0917.888.4516 and 0922.874.0334. Shipping fee starts at Php80 {for Metro Manila deliveries} and Php150 {for provincial deliveries} depending on the weight of your orders.

LoveHopeFaith in a nutshell



LoveHopeFaith {LHF}  is an all-Filipino social enterprise that was founded as an instrument to provide care and assistance to a cancer patient. . Fifty percent of the net proceeds from the purchases of LHF products are donated to its causes. As the business grew, LHF was able to add non-profit institutions to its list of beneficiaries. For more information, visit their website, Follow them on Facebook: and Instagram: You may also reach them through mobile: 0917.8884516 and 09228740334, or email:

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