The Yokogawa Group's various locations each work to benefit their local communities in ways to address their own specific needs.
Weekend Foster Family Activity at Social Welfare Home (China)
Weekend Foster Family visited an
In October of 2011, Yokogawa Electric China Co., Ltd. participated in the "weekend foster family" activity at the Suzhou Municipal Social Welfare Home. Acting as "weekend dads and moms," the volunteer employees of Yokogawa Electric (Suzhou) visited an aquarium to see fish and other aquatic life and had a meal with the children of the home. This activity gave the children, who rarely have a chance to feel the warm affection of parents in their daily lives, an opportunity to enjoy a fun, happy day filled with smiles as a family.
Charitable donations and volunteering to community (Australia)
YAU employee int the RAC Freeway
Through the year, Yokogawa Australia (YAU) is involved at a corporate level through direct donations to staff nominated charities. The donations are dedicated to organizations chosen by the staff through a national nomination process. YAU also supports the work of its staff by providing one day a year to each staff member to volunteer for the charity of their choice. The RAC Freeway Bike Ride for Asthma is one of such volunteering activity. 10 YAU employees participated on the 18th March 2012 and contributed to liven up this event.
A Friend to Environment (Middle East)
Beach cleaning by YME
employees and family members
"Yokogawa Middle East (YME) is actively contributing to local community through its various activities. "A Friend to Environment" is one of YME’s activities and was held in March 2012 with more than 200 participants of YME Employees and their family members in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and in May 2012 in UAE in Abu Dhabi with about 100 participants. "A Friend to Environment" includes beach cleaning, spreading the knowledge of clean environment to the society through booklets/ messages/distribution of trash bags to the cars usage. The participants successfully interacted with environment and neighbors in the community."
Donations for Welfare Assistance (Korea)
YKO’s donation events
Yokogawa Electric Korea Co., Ltd. (YKO) has made annual donations to various causes, including financial support to children and financially disadvantaged neighbors. Actually, the year 2011 was the period that YKO could expand our CSR activities to the largest level in YKO’s history. To be more specific about its CSR activities, YKO held various donation events such as the Kimchi (Korean Pickle)-making and coal briquette delivery to the neighbors for their wintering, apart from financial support to local community. Besides, YKO is supporting financial assistance every month to more than 10 children all over the world, with concerted cooperation with a volunteer club within YKO.