Together with Society

Clarion Group aims to be a good corporate citizen. To this end, we engage in activities in support of local communities throughout the world. We have developed a wide range of activities in each country, including support for future generations, activities to contribute to local communities, and support (donations) for areas afflicted by natural disasters. Through activities such as these we are actively contributing to the well-being of local communities.

Social Contribution Activities

The whole of the Clarion Group has developed wide range of social contribution activities in each country with initiatives of each office, prioritizing support for areas suffering from natural disasters as well as establishment of friendly relationship with local communities.

Support to Areas Afflicted by Natural Disasters (Donation activities)

Domestic Clarion Group’s support to areas hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake

[ Donations ]

◆The earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, caused unprecedented damages to areas centering around Tohoku (northeastern Japan). In response to this, Clarion Group staged a campaign to raise donation funds from group employees. The total donation collected from group employees amounted to 1,300,777 yen and this was donated through Japanese Red Cross Societies.

◆Apart from employees’ donation, Clarion, as a company, donated 2 million yen to the city of Koriyama, with which we have close relations.

[ Donations ]
◆The earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, caused unprecedented damages to areas centering around Tohoku (northeastern Japan). In response to this, Clarion Group staged a campaign to raise donation funds from group employees. The total donation collected from group employees amounted to 1,300,777 yen and this was donated through Japanese Red Cross Societies.
◆Apart from employees’ donation, Clarion, as a company, donated 2 million yen to the city of Koriyama, with which we have close relations.

Presentation ceremony at Koriyama Disaster Countermeasure Headquarters

[ Help Goods ]

◆Hitachi Automotive Systems as a group collected help goods specifically for Sawa region in Ibaraki and Koriyama region in Fukushima. These goods in 47 cartons were delivered to these regions.

◆One thousand units (worth 39.8 million yen) of PNDs (Personal Navigation Devices with terrestrial TV receivers) were donated to Saitama prefecture’s disaster countermeasure headquarters. These devices were then donated to the city of Ishinomaki (Miyagi prefecture) and helped the people in the area very much as sources of information.

◆Fourteen units of PNDs were donated to personnel of town office of Futabacho (Fukushima prefecture) who stayed as refugees in Saitama Super Arena due to accident in Fukushima Dai-ichi Atomic Power Plant.

[ Volunteer Activities ]

◆We recruited 3 volunteers to help people from town of Futabacho who stayed as refugees in Saitama Super Arena due to accident in Fukushima Dai-ichi Atomic Power Plant, and they were engaged in the activities for total of 5 days.

Support to areas hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake from Overseas Clarion Group

Donations from overseas Clarion Groups and their employees came, converted in Japanese yen, to total of 4,413,233 yen, with remarkable sums from, among others, CM/CPM (1,644,600 yen) , CCA (US$17,605) and CHI group (483,857 yen).

Social Contribution Activities

Friendship with Local Communities

◆Volunteers from CHE of Hungary visited a child care facility in Transylvania region of Romania. They donated 25% of Clarion Brand Award which CHE had received last year, as well as stationeries, books, CDs/DVDs, candies and washing detergents which the volunteers had purchased. The region used to be a part of Hungary and the visit was very much welcomed and appreciated.

Memorial photo after the presentation

Memorial photo after the presentation

Local Social Contribution Activities

CXEE in China continues steady activities contributing the local community by collecting garbage on the sea-shore with volunteers from each department.

CXEE in China continues steady activities contributing the local community by collecting garbage on the sea-shore with volunteers from each department.

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