Social Contribution Activities
Social Contribution Activities
Agreement on cooperation in the transportation of people
who need evacuation during disasters
On November 11, 2022, Sayama City, Saitama Prefecture, and Sayama office signed an "agreement on cooperation in the transportation of people who need evacuation during disasters". To prevent the same level damages of Typhoon No. 19 in 2019, which caused by record-breaking rain, we will cooperate with evacuation by transporting people living in the flood hazard area along the Iruma River, to evacuation shelters with our shuttle buses for employees in case of disasters.
Field trip of Hakodate Municipal Tokura Junior High School
On November 24, 2022, 11 students from Tokura Junior High School visited Hakodate NDK as a workplace experience. In the field trip, we explained our company, toured the factory, and held a Q&A session.
Cleaning activities around the front gate of the Furukawa
Factory No. 1 and the Eai River embankment
On October 28, 2022, 14 employees of Furukawa NDK cleaned and weeded around 30.0 to 30.6 km on the right bank of the Eai River near the front gate of the Furukawa Factory No. 1.
Cleaning activities near Kejonuma Pond
On October 19, 2022, 24 Furukawa NDK employees participated in a cleaning activity sponsored by the Kejonuma 2,000 Cherry Blossoms Meeting, cleaning up a 3.5 km loop road northwest of the Kejonuma Dam.
Guest lectures for career education in Suzhou Japanese School
In September 2019, we gave job lectures as a guest of special classes which is one of the career educations for middle school students in Suzhou Japanese School.
We told them the importance of work and introduced our products used in various field of our life.
NDK Festival, annually holds at the Sayama Plant, invites local stakeholders, folk tune club and Japanese drum club to have a good relationship with local residents. These local community events are also held at the other NDK group companies.
Awa Dance club "Dempa-Ren" activities
Awa Dance club "Dempa-Ren" performs their Awa Dance at a meeting of elderly, a special elderly nursing home, and a kindergarten. They also participate community-based activities such as the civil Awa Dance festival called " Iruma River Star Festival" which is held by Sayama city yearly.
Refuge for children
Sayama Plant has been registered as a "Refuge for children" to take its role as a community cooperation hub for local children to stop by in case of encountering any danger or troubles.
Sayama Plant biannually implements a group blood donation. In 2012, it was awarded "Distinguished Service Award for Blood Donation" by JRCS, Japan Red Cross Society.
In Sayama Plant, we reuse donated books by employee. Also, we donate the books to Sayama City Public Library through selling the unnecessary books.
Sayama Plant actively participates environmental conservation activities promoted by Saitama prefecture and Sayama city such as Supporting Activities of Sainokuni Road, Cleaning Activities of Iruma River, Beautification Activities by Kawanokuni Supporters. Sayama Plant also works for a regional contribution as a member of Sayama Environment ISO Liaison Committee of which Sayama city and ISO14001 certified companies play a central part.