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TOKYO. - Monday, August 18th 2014
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.(TOKYO:4204) started their second annual Sekisui Environment Week with participation from employees throughout the entire global group. Each company has set their activity week during the dates of August 1 through August 7.
Sekisui Chemical has reviewed their long term environmental plan “Sekisui Environment Sustainable Vision 2030”, in correlation with the corporate mid-term management plan “SHINKA!-Advance 2016”, and established “Sekisui Environment Sustainable Plan Take-Off” (2014-2016). One of the goals in this mid-term plan is to encourage participation by all employees from all business sites globally in environmental projects during the “Sekisui Environment Week”.
Main Events of “Sekisui Environment Week”
1) Cherry Tree Forestation Event in Suzhou, China The Cherry Tree forestation event was held in Suzhou, China, on August 3, and 170 employees and their families from local subsidiaries participated, including the president and other executive directors from the Sekisui Chemical Group. Approximately 200 cherry trees were planted.
2) Examples of Other Environmental Projects (1) Sekisui S-Lec Mexico S.A. de C.V.: Forestation activities (2) Sekisui Aqua Systems Co., Ltd.: Clean-up activities around manufacturing site (3) Sekisui Heim Chushikoku Co., Ltd.: Clean-up activities of surrounding roads Last year, during the First Sekisui Environment Week, 156 sites out of 199 participated in nature observations and clean-up events.
About the “Sekisui Environment Week”
From August 1 through August 7, 2012, Sekisui Chemical Group hosted the "Global Children's Eco Summit 2012" in Japan as the 65th company anniversary event. Total of 85 children of company employees from major sites around the world participated, and exchanged different cultures through environmental studies. Working from the proposals received from the participating children, it was decided to establish "Sekisui Environmental Week", in which the entire Sekisui Chemical Group will be involved in environmental contribution activities every August.
About SEKISUI CHEMICAL
SEKISUI CHEMICAL will continue to develop the frontiers of “Creation of Housing/Social infrastructure” and “Chemical Solutions”, utilizing its prominent technologies and quality, thereby contributing to people’s lives around the world and the global environment. Sekisui Chemical was established in 1947, and currently has over 200 affiliated companies and over 23,000 employees worldwide. Visit www.sekisuichemical.com for more information.
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SEKISUI CHEMICAL Co., Ltd.
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