Contribution to local communities


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

Providing daily necessities

Japan

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.

    Americas

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

    Asia

    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.
    https://th.canon/en/consumer/Pantry-of-Sharing/news
    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.
    https://in.canon/en/consumer/we-stands-united-in-the-battle-against-covid-19-extends-csr-support-to-its-adopted-villages-and-sos-village-india/news

    Fund-raising activities

    Asia