[6 April 2019, Hanoi] – Panasonic Vietnam is honored with the Golden Dragon 2019 Award as a leading consumer electronics and home appliances manufacturer for its contributions to the sustainable development of Vietnam.
“Entering the second century, with our business expansion worldwide, Panasonic continues to affirm our basic business philosophy with a desire of constantly contributing to each Vietnamese person’s life and the country’s prosperous development. The Golden Dragon 2019 Award once again proves our efforts to implement the commitment and recognition of the society for Panasonic’s persistent contributions to Vietnam’s development process in the past 60 years.” Highlighted by Mr. Kazuhiro Matsushita, General Director of Panasonic Vietnam.
Panasonic received the Golden Dragon Award 2019 as a leading consumer electronics and home appliances manufacturer for its contributions to the sustainable development of Vietnam
Being present in Vietnam since 1950s, Panasonic has seen the company grows into a leading consumer electronics brand and continues expanding its business in many areas. Panasonic enjoyed a sales turnover of over $ 1 billion with a total investment of $ 243 million in 2018. Panasonic has also pioneered in providing total business solutions, meeting growing demand for transportation, air quality, security, lighting, supply and logistics, factories, etc.
As part of its business in Vietnam, Panasonic has positively implemented diversified corporate social responsibility and human development activities. Panasonic Risupia Vietnam has become a familiar science-experience destination for more than 600,000 students and visitors since its establishment in 2010. Panasonic Scholarship Program has continued its mission of supporting Vietnamese students to realize their dreams with total value of scholarships up to tens of billion dong, officially entering the 15th year in Vietnam with expansion for students of all universities nationwide. Panasonic Kid Witness News program which became an indispensable playground for tens of thousands of students being in love with film making and explore themselves has officially started the 13th season in Vietnam.
Panasonic Vietnam’s CSR activities to contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam
Other sustainable development activities of Panasonic Vietnam such as the 100,000-solar lantern project supporting remote communities with no electricity, Eco relay with annual tree planting “For a Green Vietnam” or Panasonic eco-battery exchange program contributing to environment protection that has been continuously implemented.
Vietnam is one of the strategic markets of Panasonic in Asia Pacific. Thus, Panasonic will continue promoting the value of “co-creation” and “lifestyle-updates” strategy providing products and services that evolve with the individual end-user’s personal preferences and way of life that addressed by Company President Kazuhiro Tsuga at Cross-Value Innovation Forum 2018. The company’s business vision focusses on Panasonic’s advanced technologies and innovation that brings about a comfortable, safe and desirable life to mankind and the environment. Panasonic will continue to prioritize customer satisfaction and commit to its Basic Business Philosophy of contributing to the society as a public entity.
The Golden Dragon Award has been hosted by Vietnam Economic Times. It aims to recognize, appreciate and encourage FDI enterprises that achieve outstanding business performance, providing environment-friendly solutions, technologies, services, acting in accordance with tax obligations, ensuring labor benefits and an enthusiastic activist in social contribution, etc.