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.
■ Participation in Saitama City Marathon as Volunteers
Saitama City Marathon, sponsored by the City of Saitama was held on March16, 2014. Clarion jointly supported the event as a part of local community contribution and brand value improvement activities. On the day before, employees of Clarion group and their families supported administration of the event as volunteer staffs. In the ceremony, prior to the race, a Clarion employee made the oath of fair play in the name of all participating runners.
■ A free concert was held as a part of community activities
A free concert by the Clarion music circle (Ensemble Clariono) was held at Saitama City Omiya Bonsai Museum. There were about 300 audiences visited the museum from local communities, including many from special nursing facilities, who enjoyed the performance of Ensemble Clariono.
■ Clarion China (CXEE) members participate in the Xiamen International Marathon as volunteers
On January 2nd, 2014, 200 CXEE members took part in the Xiamen International Marathon, which is one of the two leading marathon competitions in China, as runners and supporting volunteer staff members. Company banners as well as T-shirts with the Clarion logo worn by CXEE participants promoted the Clarion brand.
■ Clarion America (CCA) donates toys as Christmas presents
Employees of CCA collected contributions of toys during Christmas time, to be delivered to less fortunate children.
■ Clarion Thailand (CAT) makes donation to local schools
In May 2013, CAT took part in “School Bags to Local Schools Actions,” jointly sponsored with Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate Public Office.
■ Local Contribution and Environmental Activities of Clarion Hungary (CHE)
Clarion Hungary (CHE) carries out diverse activities not only in the area of contribution to local communities but also for environmental protection. It starts with community volunteer activities of make-green activities at a medical facility for children in Budapest and clean-up actions at Health office in Tápióbicske. Furthermore, CHE makes efforts to be a bridge linking people-town-green environment; for example, taking part in the Sausage festival in Tápiószentmárton. Our efforts extend further to reduction of environmental burdens, through such activities as installation of water-cooled windows, reflective walls and green-covered walls for the office buildings for saving electricity as well as usage of paper. Internal newsletters are published regularly aiming at increasing awareness on environment among employees as well as informing our efforts in this area. The newsletters are full of ideas to attract employees attention with reports, quiz and interesting information. These have been published continuously since 2014 fiscal year.We plan to continue such eco-friendly activities which our employees and the local communities are working together.