Contribution to local communities

Canon is assisting local communities in each region where we operate by providing goods such as hygiene products and foodstuffs, and through donations and fundraising activities.

Contribution to local communities


Fukushima Canon Inc.
  • 180 cloth masks made by employees and their families were donated to Fukushima City (Distribution to local junior high schools).
  • 130 face shields manufactured in-house were donated to Fukushima Prefecture.
  • Nagahama Canon Inc.
    As support for medical sites where supplies are in short supply, Nagahama Canon donated 200 aprons (gowns) that we made as trial products to Nagahama City and the Kohoku Medical Association as equipment.


    Canon Virginia Inc.
    Canon Virginia donated cloth masks made by employees to local police and medical institutions.


    Canon Hi-Tech (Thailand) Ltd.
    ‘Community pantries’ or ‘pantries of sharing’ were set up in the Ayutthaya and Nakhon Ratchasima areas where the factory is located to distribute rice, drinking water, instant noodles and snacks.
    Canon Marketing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
    Canon Marketing (Thailand) donated foodstuffs and daily necessities collected by employees to refill total 39 ‘pantries of sharing’ that were set up in local villages and communities in Bangkok, Samutsakorn and Chiang Mai.
    Canon Business Machines (Philippines), Inc.
    Canon Business Machines (Philippines) donated 1,000 N95 masks from the company’s stock to each of the three general hospitals in the neighborhood.
    Canon India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Canon India provided essential food and sanitation items to people in the villages that it has been supporting.
  • The company provided over 732 PPE kits for healthcare workers. The kits were given to the Health Ministries and the Directorate of Medical Education and Research of several states in the country. Additionally, kits were donated to the government hospitals near Canon India’s adopted villages.
  • Employees across India contributed to the PM CARES Fund.
  • Canon Machinery (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
    Donated 29 unused PCs through NGOs for online learning, which is in high demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.