Environmental Communication

Local Environmental Contribution Activities("Panasonic Eco Relay for Sustainable Earth")

Panasonic ECO RELAY JAPAN Logo

Panasonic Group has implemented various region-based environmental activities designed by its employees themselves, involving local residents, children, and employees' family.
It is named "Panasonic Eco Relay for Sustainable Earth", with the thoughts of "linking beyond generations". We are aiming at contributing to building sustainable earth and society.
Industrial Solutions Company is also participating in this activity as a member of Panasonic Group. Each and every employee around the world is implementing environmental activities as a global citizen, and is trying to contribute to regional environment.
Here are examples of such activities.

Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd.
Arai Site (Niigata), Uozu Site (Toyama), Tonami Site (Toyama), and Nagaokakyo Site (Kyoto)

Arai Site:

On January 17, 2019, 28 third graders of nearby grade schools toured the factory. The factory activities for the environment were introduced.

Tonami Site:

On July 29, 2018, 47 employees participated in the “Shogawa Cleanup Operation” hosted by the regional federation of cooperation.

Uozu Site:

On March 31, 2019, the joint regional beautification and cleaning activities with local residents (230 participants) were conducted at six places in Tenjin area near the factory to promote regional contribution and interchange.

Nagaokakyo Site:

On December 8, 2018, at the Suzutani bamboo grove in Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto, the 57th Nagaokakyo City Bamboo Grove Conservation Volunteer Activities were conducted. 38 Panasonic-related people participated, cut down bamboos for bamboo grove conservation and to make bamboo lanterns, and created 208 lanterns.
In spring, they dig bamboo shoots and perform maintenance activities in bamboo groves.

Arai Site: Factory tour for grade school children
Tonami Site: Shogawa Cleanup Operation
Uozu Site: Joint regional beautification and cleaning activities
Nagaokakyo Site: Bamboo cutting

Panasonic Semiconductor (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (Suzhou, China)

August 18, 2018 was appointed as the PSCSZ Children’s Environment Day. Eighty seven children of employees participated in the event, and promoted roll out of Panasonic management principles and regional contribution and interchange through environmental protection education and factory tour.

Factory tour and environmental education

Panasonic Industrial Devices Materials Taiwan Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)

On October 28, 2018, a total of 35 employees and their family members participated in beach cleaning activities of New Taipei City Nature Reserve.
Because of the Taiwan’s “Arbor Day,” a total of 53 employees and their family members participated in the government sponsored tree planting activities held on March 12, 2019.

Beach cleaning
Scene of tree planting activities

Panasonic Manufacturing Ayuthaya Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

On June 5, 2019, seedlings were presented to employees so that they plant them at home on the World Environment Day.
We are committed to prevention of global warming by tree planting activities by employees.

Donation of seedlings
Seedlings

Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

For three days of April 2, 19, and 23, 2019, activities to collect hazardous waste found in employees’ residences (used fluorescent lamps, spray cans, used dry batteries, etc.) in exchange of plants for planting were performed.

On June 1, 2019, 475 employees participated in hands on learning by mangrove planting.
On July 21, they participated in cleaning activities of Samrong Canal to make a local contribution and interchange.

Exchanging wastes for plants
Mangrove planting experience

Panasonic Carbon India Co., Ltd. (India)

On June 27, 2019, a session was held with community residents under the theme of "Say No to Plastic (non-use of plastic bags)."
Furthermore, about 150 people comprising community residents and employees participated in a parade to promote the awareness campaign on the theme in the community.

Session with community residents
Environmental awareness campaign by a parade