Initiatives for SDGs Examples of Panasonic Initiatives

Guided by its management philosophy, Panasonic is taking action to address a variety of social issues. Below you will find a selection of our initiatives.

1. Providing value through business activities

Contributions to people’s lives

・Providing A Better Life in Entire Towns

To resolve social issues and improve the value of entire regions, we are promoting the creation of towns that continue to develop through co-creation with partner companies, public organizations, universities and residents.

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
Goal 4: Quality Education.
Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
Goal 13: Climate Action.
Goal 17: Partnerships for The Goals.

・Building a Society Where Everyone Can Live Exciting and Fulfilling Lives

By providing greater consideration to more people through our products and services design, we are working to realize a society where everyone can lead lively, comfortable and rich lives in which no individuals are left behind.

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
Goal 4: Quality Education.
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities.
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

Contributions to customers and society

・Contributions to Creation of Safe Transportation Societies

We develop and provide solutions that make driving safer and more secure by combining highly developed technologies, for example in sensing, image recognition and communications, and conveying easily understood information to users.

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

・Improving the Productivity of Corporate Customers

Drawing on the know-how amassed in the manufacturing industry as well as robotics technologies, we are working to innovate the production, transportation, and selling processes of customers, who confront such wide-ranging challenges as increasingly diverse and sophisticated consumer needs and a shortage of labor. At the same time, we are endeavoring to improve productivity on the operational front and continuously create value.

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.

・Supporting the Production of Fruits and Vegetables in Harsh Environments

Aiming for a future where fruits and vegetables can be stably cultivated and supplied regardless of high temperature and high humidity, dry or cold climates, we are taking on the challenge of developing advanced agricultural solutions that can control light, air and water.

Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

Contributions to the global environment

・Contributions to Creation of Clean Energy Society

While reducing the amount of energy that we use, we are promoting the creation and utilization of clean energy and aiming to realize a society that is made more comfortable by clean energy. Looking ahead to 2050, Panasonic works toward the creation of energy which exceeds the amount of energy used.

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
Goal 13: Climate Action.

2. Responsible business conduct

・Contributions to Creation of Recycling-Oriented Society

As the duty of a manufacturer who uses a large volume of resources, we are promoting the reduction of the total resources used, product recycling, expanding the amount of recycled resources used in our products with the aim of contributing to the sustainable use of resources.

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

・Contributions to Creation of Societies That Respect Human Rights

As a corporate group that conducts business on a global basis, we are promoting initiatives aimed at respecting human rights and decent work that take entire supply chains into consideration.

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.

・Contributions to Creating Societies in Which Diverse People Actively Participate

While respecting people’s diversity, we are working to become a corporate group where people who have diverse characters and abilities get together and actively participate through a variety of systems and efforts geared toward inclusion.

Goal 5: Gender Equality.
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities.

・Contributions to Creating Societies with No Counterfeit Goods

Panasonic’s aim is to completely eliminate counterfeit goods and thus achieve a society in which people can live with peace of mind, prevent accidents caused by low-quality and no-guaranteed counterfeit goods, and deprive criminal organizations of funds gained through the sale of counterfeit goods.

Goal 4: Quality Education.
Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions.
Goal 17: Partnerships for The Goals.

3. Social contributions by the company and employees

・Supporting People Who Live in Off-grid Areas

By providing our own products free of charge and by providing management expertise to organizations working on solving social issues, we aim to eliminate poverty and increase educational opportunities in emerging and developing countries, while we are helping to build a sustainable society in which each of the individuals can become independent.

Goal 1: No Poverty.
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
Goal 4: Quality Education.
Goal 5: Gender Equality.
Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
Goal 17: Partnerships for The Goals.

・Initiatives to Protect the Diversity in the Ocean

In order to protect marine resources that are at risk of being exhausted due to increase in population and overfishing, we offer seafood produced in a sustainable manner at the corporate cafeteria. We will continue to provide employees with the opportunity to think about social issues and expand the circle of consumer behavior reform.

Goal 14: Life below Water.
Goal 17: Partnerships for The Goals.