In the Toshiba Corporation Energy Systems & Solutions Company, each product operation and affiliated company are implementing Corporate Citizenship Activities as a member of their communities.
On November 5th, 2016, "Festival of Creating forest in water sources in Kawasaki town" was held by Kawasaki town, Miyazaki prefecture. 27 employees Tohoku branch including 7 employees from Energy Systems & Solutions Company participated and experienced pruning and thinning tree. All participants promoted their health through pruning and thinning activities and shared the fruitful time for creating fresh forest.
Kawasaki town, located at the upper stream of Natori water system including Kamafusa dam lake, it occupies 80 % forest of city area, therefore people address to promote forest development actively for the future as a city of water source.
Pruning and thinning trees
On October 1st, 2016, cleanup activities were held in Kamafusa dam lake, important water source in Sendai city, hosted by the water department of Sendai city municipal office. 90 people participated in total including 11 employees from Energy Systems & Solution Company, Tohoku branch.
Participants collected and separated combustible/non-combustible wastes and recyclable wastes. All the participants understood the importance of water source conservation. It was a beneficial time in terms of keeping the safety and high quality water supply.
On August 25th 2016, Chubu branch in Nagoya city, implemented cleanup activity in surroundings water way and road near Chubu branch, as a part of Toshiba Group CSR activities. 30 people participated in the cleanup event from the Chubu branch including 2 people from Energy Systems & Solutions Company. We collected garbage especially empty cans and empty pet bottles. Finally we collected 3 bags wastes.
On July 24th 2016, we participated in Ota river cleanup activity held by Hiroshima city. After the greeting from Mr. Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima city, and the ceremony of award of river protection group, roughly 1000 participants cleaned with holding waste bags in extreme heat condition. Mr. Sageshima, representative of Chugoku branch, and 9 employees including 2 employees from Energy Systems & Solutions company participated in this event.
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On June 15th 2016, Keihin Product Operations implemented cleanup activity of commuting route as a part of environmental month. 509 employees from Keihin Product Operations participated in this event and cleaned up commuting routes and the parking lot. We collected 29 bags of waste plastic, 27 bags of combustible waste and 2 bags of empty cans.
Cleanup activity at Keihin Product Operations
On June 22nd 2016, Hamakawasaki Operations implemented cleanup activity of commuting routes and collected 30kg garbage. 20 employees working at Hakmakawasaki Operations contributed cleanup our surroundings.
Cleanup activity at Hamakawasaki Operations
On March 16th 2016, Chubu branch in Nagoya city, implemented cleanup activity in the local community, as a part of Toshiba Group CSR activities. 23 people participated in the cleanup event from the Chubu branch including 2 people from Power Systems Company. We collected garbage such as empty can and cigarette butts, and contributed cleanup their surroundings.
Cleanup at Oshigiri park
Cleanup near Oshigiri park
Cleanup Oshigiri southern park
Cleanup near Oshigiri southern park
On October 24th 2015, forest development activity was held near Mizusawa water treatment plant of Yokkaichi city, as a part of "Toshiba group 150 million trees development activity". This activity was co-hosted by Chubu branch, Yokkaichi operations and Mie operations.144 people including children and their parents participated, and 21 people were from Chubu-branch and an affiliated company of Power Systems Company. They had opportunities not only planting activities, but also thinning operations and delivering the lecture by instructors.
Pruning and thinning operation
On October 3rd 2015, "Toshiba Forest (Ohira) 6th tree planting activity" was held in Ohira village of Miyagi prefecture with the participation of Toshiba Group staff and their families, as part of the campaign for "Toshiba 1.5 million tree planting". From Power Systems Company, 21 people including children and their parents from an affiliated company participated. Under the leadership of Miyagi Forest Instructors Association, they installed a nest box, built a construction pathway and developed rest area. In addition, they observed nature and had an experience of nature craft.
On August 31st 2015, environmental and energy meeting with Yokohama city administration was held in Keihin Products Operations. Keihin Product Operations explained power systems contributing energy saving and environmental and energy saving activities in the site. The discussion regarding energy supplying such as stand by private power generation systems and BCP(Business Continuity Planning) were made.
Factory tour 1
Factory tour 2
On June 12th 2015, Tohoku branch in Miyagi Prefecture implemented cleanup activities by all employees in the road from Nishikicho Park to Tohoku branch after the evacuation training at Tohoku branch.
20 employees in Toshiba Power Systems Company participated in this activity and contributed to keep streets clean by picking up trash.
Cleanup near branch
Nishikicho Park 1
Nishikicho Park 2
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