We contribute to the advancement of society by supporting various activities as a company that underpin power generation, industry, and social infrastructure.
As a good corporate citizen, we value communication with local communities and actively engage in social contribution activities.
Social Contribution Activities
Basic Policy for Social Contribution Activities
As a company that underpin power generation, industry, and social infrastructure, we contribute to sound and sustainable development in the main countries and territories in which we operate, based on the Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporationfs Standards of Conduct.
In Japan, we support activities related to restoring and preserving cultural properties in order to pass down ancient Japanese culture to future generations. Overseas, we provide ongoing support for activities related to improving social infrastructure and developing future generations (construction of schools and other educational institutions).
Also, as a good corporate citizen, we value communication with local communities and promote social contribution activities.
Assistance for efforts to pass down Japanese culture and techniquesIn order to pass ancient Japanese culture and wonderful traditions down to future generations, we support efforts to restore and preserve cultural properties, and help pass down restoration techniques and skills.
Assistance for activities to improve social infrastructureIn addition to improving social infrastructure through our business activities, we contribute to development of local communities by supporting programs to upgrade infrastructure in inadequate condition.
Assistance for activities to develop future generationsWe support the construction of schools and other educational facilities that provide learning opportunities to children that will build our future society.
Promotion of activities rooted in local communitiesWe value communication with people in local communities in which we operate, and continually engage in programs that contribute to local communities.
Assistance for Efforts to Pass Down Japanese Culture and Techniques
Assistance in restoration and preservation of domestic cultural properties
In order to pass down precious Japanese cultural properties to future generations, since FY2010 we have been assisting*2 with activities to restore and preserve cultural properties through thegproject to restore and preserve cultural properties in Imperial Conventsh*1.
Project to restore and preserve cultural properties in Imperial Convents: Project to restore and preserve the paintings, sculptures, craft works, textiles, and historic structures owned by Imperial Convents for posterity.
This project is sponsored by the Medieval Japanese Studies Institute, and we provide support through the Foundation for Cultural Heritage and Art Research.
Key projects supported by the project to restore and preserve cultural properties in Imperial Convents
|2018||The conservation of a statue of Senjuin no Miya at Shinnyoji temple||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2017||The ongoing conservation of a statue of Senjuin no Miya at Shinnyoji temple||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2016||The conservation of a statue of Abbess Gekkyoken at Shinnyoji temple||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2015||The conservation of a statue of Kotokuin no Miya at Shinnyoji temple||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2014||The conservation work on a set of Genji screens belonging to Chūgūji Imperial Convent||Nara Prefecture|
|2013||The conservation of a statue of Hongakuin no Miya at Shinnyoji temple||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2012||The repair and preservation of the outer garments of a layered court costume (the uwagi and karaginu of a jūnihitoe) owned by Reikanji temple||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2011||The restoration of a nikai-zushidana, a two-tiered decorated cabinet, belonging to Sanji Chion-ji Imperial Convent||Kyoto Prefecture|
|2010||The restoration of the Nanakusa Emaki handscroll belonging to Hokkeji Imperial Convent||Nara Prefecture|
Assistance for activities to improve social infrastructure
Support for the infrastructure projects in emerging countries
As a company that underpin power generation, industry, and social infrastructure, we have helped upgrade inadequate infrastructure since FY2014 in emerging countries where we have deep business ties, and offer assistance to contribute to the development of local communities.
Key projects supported
|2018||Installation of a drinking water supply system*1||We installed a drinking water supply system to supply safe water to four elementary schools and local residents in Kandal Province, Cambodia||Cambodia|
|2017||Installation of drinking water supply system*1||We installed drinking water supply system equipment (water storage tanks, water supply pumps, drinking water filters, etc.) in order to supply safe water to elementary schools in four towns in Kingdom of Thailand, Sa Kaeo Province, Ta Praya District.||Thailand|
|2016||Bridge construction*1||We built a safe and durable bridge to replace the bamboo bridge that junior high and high school students in the area designated for support were using to go back and forth from school as well as for transporting agricultural products.||Philippines|
|2016||Solar power generation facilities*2||We installed solar power generation facilities with storage batteries at an elementary school in an area without electricity so that students can learn in a comfortable environment under lighting.||Philippines|
|2015||Installation of water system*1||We built a water system, including an RO System (Reverse Osmosis System) to a well in the area designated for support, in order to supply safe water to local residents.||India|
|2014||Installation of water system*1||We built a water system, including a disinfectant tank, water storage tank, and water distribution pipes, to provide safe water to local residents.||Philippines|
Supporting Activities of the Solar Lantern Project
Support for delivering electric Light to people living without electricity
There are still many people in the world who have no access to electricity. As a company that underpin power generation, industry, and social infrastructure, we have been stretching out a helping hand since FY2008 to thegSolar Lantern projecth* expanded in India.
As the first Japanese company to participate in this project, we have donated a solar panel (one panel) and 50 chargeable LED lanterns to people living in more than 50 villages without electricity.
Going forward, the Group will continue to deliver electric Light.
Solar Lantern project: Funding to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India through the NPO Gaia Initiative
Assistance for Activities to Develop Future Generations
Support for the construction of schools and other educational facilities in emerging countries
Since FY2010, we have been providing assistance* for the construction of school buildings, dormitories and other structures for elementary and junior high schools, as well as pre-schools, so that children in emerging countries can have opportunities to learn.
Assistance: Funding through the Nonprofit Organization World Vision Japan
Key projects supported
|2018||Assistance in construction and repair of lavatories at the SAKURA CAMBODIA-JAPAN FRIENDSHIP SCHOOL(TOMNOP ROLORK CHAS PRIMARY SCHOOL)*||Cambodia|
|2017||Currently constructing the Ledang Primary School
Current school buildings primarily made of bamboo wood are easily damaged by wind and rain, and are not very durable. By constructing strong brick or cement school buildings, we provide a safe and secure learning environment for children.
|2016||Construction of the Vien Son Primary and Secondary School Dormitory||Vietnam|
|2015||Construction of Trung Dinh Satellite Preschool||Vietnam|
|2014||Construction of Mwakikoya Primary School||Tanzania|
|2013||Construction of Nonchan Kindergarten||Laos|
|2012||Construction of Gezani Primary School||Tanzania|
|2011||Construction of Beribide Primary School||Bangladesh|
|2010||Construction of Shadashivbari Primary School||Bangladesh|
Financial assistance through Japan Team of Young Human Power (JHP)
Promotion of Activities Rooted in Local Communities
Our business offices and worksites engage in activities to contribute to local communities. Going forward, as a good corporate citizen we will continue to actively engage in social contribution activities.
Local volunteer activities
We participate in events to sell sweets made by disabled people in the Company cafeteria, and participate in activities to support their independence.
Donation to and cleaning of an orphanage
We participate in events to donate commodities to and clean orphanages and interact with orphans
Volunteer clean-up events
We pick up trash, cigarette butts and other items discarded near business offices and worksites.
We participate in events to maintain forests, including thinning operation.
Collection of PET bottle caps
We participate in events to provide vaccines to children around the world by donating collected PET bottle caps.
Commemorative backpack gift
We participate in events to collect used backpacks and send them to children overseas.