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 Corporationfs 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.

Activity Concepts

  • 1.
    Assistance for efforts to pass down Japanese culture and techniques
    In 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.
  • 2.
    Assistance for activities to improve social infrastructure
    In 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.
  • 3.
    Assistance for activities to develop future generations
    We support the construction of schools and other educational facilities that provide learning opportunities to children that will build our future society.
  • 4.
    Promotion of activities rooted in local communities
    We 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

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Assistance in restoration and preservation of domestic cultural properties

a statue of Abbess Gekkyoken

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 thegproject to restore and preserve cultural properties in Imperial Conventsh*1.

  • *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.

  • *2

    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

Year Assistance project Location
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

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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

Year Assistance project Description Country
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
*1 Funding through the Nonprofit Organization World Vision Japan
*2 Facility installation and donation through Lions Club Tokyo Akasaka

Children now able to drink clean water

Children now able to drink clean water(Thailand)

Bridge construction

Bridge construction(Philippines)

Supporting Activities of the Solar Lantern Project

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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 thegSolar Lantern projecth* 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

Solar panels

Solar panels

Solar Lantern user

Solar Lantern user

Assistance for Activities to Develop Future Generations

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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

Photo Photo

Vien Son Primary and Secondary School Dormitory (Vietnam)

Key projects supported

Year Assistance project Country
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.
Indonesia
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
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    Financial assistance through Japan Team of Young Human Power (JHP)

Promotion of Activities Rooted in Local Communities

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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 Local volunteer activities
Donation to and cleaning of an orphanage Donation to and cleaning of an orphanage
Volunteer clean-up events Volunteer clean-up events

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.

Forest maintenance Forest maintenance
Collection of PET bottle caps Collection of PET bottle caps
Commemorative backpack gift Commemorative backpack gift

Forest maintenance

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.