Purchase of Yamagata residents CO2 reduction value (J-Credit) and winning "Tohoku Support Award"
In March 2017 and February 2018, we purchased the CO2 Reduction Value created by the Yamagata Prefecture's "Citizen CO2 Reduction Value Creation Project". The purchase price of the credit is used for environmental conservation projects in Yamagata Prefecture. In addition, we received the "Tohoku Support Award" at the "FY2017 Tohoku Region Carbon Offset Grand Prix" for our "carbon offset activities for CO2 emissions related to annual electricity consumption at the Head Office" through the use of this J-Credit.
Participation in the local cleanup activities
Since FY 2018, our head office has participated in the "Littering Prevention and Street Smoking Ban Campaign" in the area around Takadanobaba station. This campaign aims to promote beautification and cleaning activities in cooperation with local shops, residents and administrative agencies as well as to encourage visitors to cooperate in creating clean cities. We also regularly engage in cleaning activities in the surrounding areas of Sayama Technical Center.
We accept company tours for local residents at Sayama Technical Centers / Research & Development Center. In addition to lectures on environmental issues and tours of the facilities, we conduct measurement experience using samples of drinking water, soy sauce, soapy water and river water taken nearby. We will continue to actively accept these tours for local residents to better understand our business.
As part of our corporate social responsibilities, we receive blood donation car from the Japanese Red Cross Society on-site at the Head Office and Sayama Technical Center once a year to cooperate with blood donation.
Opening the ground to local events
We open the grounds of Sayama Technical Center for local events such as Bon Festival dance.
Receiving overseas technical trainees
Each year, we accept technical trainees from overseas who work for organizations including JCCP Japan Cooperation Center Petroleum and Kitakyushu International Techno-cooperative Association (KITA) and hold seminar on our products and quality control and tours of actual machines.
Participation in the JAIMA Summer Science School
We participate in the Summer Science School sponsored by the Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers' Association (JAIMA) as a cooperating company every year. At this summer school, high school students have opportunities to experience the operation of analytical instruments. Through this experience, we encourage the further understanding of analytical instrument technology that is the basis for supporting various industries and raising interest in science and technology. We will continue to actively support these projects.
Participation in the "Calling & Supporting Movement"
We participate in the "Calling & Supporting Movement" promoted by the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The movement encourage "calling out" to those who are in need of help, such as the elderly, children, people with disabilities and foreigners to create a community where everyone can live in a safe, secure and comfortable environment.
Participate in Ministry of the Environment's "Water Project"
Supporting its purpose, we participate in the "Water Project", a public-private partnership education project aimed at maintaining or restoring sound water cycle promoted by Ministry of the Environment. With the purpose of maintaining or restoring a healthy water cycle, they introduce water projects implemented by companies and disseminate information regarding the importance of water and related areas. We will contribute to water quality management and prevention of environmental pollution by the production of measuring instruments. We will continue to promote educating employees and adopting eco friendly designs in our company buildings for conservation of water resource.
Installation of TABLE FOR TWO vending machine
We have installed TABLE FOR TWO vending machine at Sayama Technical Center to support school meals in developing countries. TFT is a social contribution activity originating in Japan that simultaneously tackles hunger in developing countries as well as obesity and lifestyle-related diseases in developed countries. When you purchase the subject products from this vending machine, part of the price you pay will be donated to support school meals in developing countries.