Notice Concerning Start of Accepting FY2021 ECO-VC Activity Applications

Due to the global COVID-19 outbreak, our company cancelled the respective events related to the FY2020 ECO-VC Activity, including the screening meetings and awards ceremony.

Under the circumstances, we have decided to start the FY2021 ECO-VC Activity significantly earlier than usual with the application period starting from October 2020, and have formulated the activity policy for fiscal 2021 accordingly. Attached are the documents provided for our suppliers to check the details thereof.

As for the respective events, including the screening meetings and awards ceremony, we will continue examining whether or not to hold them, when to hold them, how to hold them, etc. while carefully assessing the future impact of the COVID-19 problem.

* In the Activity Overview and Application Guidelines posted as of October 1, 2020, items/contents relating to "Utilize Renewable Energy" have been newly added. Please see the attached revised versions.

1) Objective

Implement cost rationalizations, CO2 reductions, reduction in total resources used, utilize recycled resources used and enhance product competitiveness through joint initiatives between Panasonic and its business partners and thereby help preserve the global environment.

2) Application Guidelines

1.Please refer to Activity Proposal, the Key Points of ECO-VC Activities, and apply your achievements or proposal using the designated form to the procurement professionals at our company to whom you are dealing with.

2.Screening process at Panasonic company

May vary by each Panasonic company. Please contact procurement professional at Panasonic company for the details.

Application Guideline and Application Form

All proposals must be related to Panasonic products.

3. Screening Board Meeting (To be conducted by Panasonic Global Procurement Company)

*As for the events related to the ECO-VC Activity, including the screening meetings and awards ceremony, we will continue examining whether or not to hold them, when to hold them, how to hold them, etc. while carefully assessing the future impact of the COVID-19 problem.

4) For inquiry about ECO-VC Activity

Please contact procurement person in charge at local Panasonic Manufacturing Company
or Panasonic Company.

You may also contact to ECO-VC Activity Administration at
eco_vc_iin@ml.jp.panasonic.com