Community Involvement and Development Welfare and Support
Approaches to community involvement and development
The Fujitsu General Group considers the "Promotion of Education for the Next Generation" and "Promotion of community coexistence" to be key issues for community involvement. We wish to convey the excitement of product creation and manufacturing to children who will lead the next generation, and nurture human resources who will be involved in manufacturing in the future. In addition, by holding various events for local residents, we aim to play a role in the development of local communities.
Donations and volunteer activities via Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation, a charitable organization that supports
hospitals for pediatric cancer patients (Fujitsu General (Australia) Pty Ltd.)
Our Australian distributor Fujitsu General (Australia) Pty Ltd. donates to Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation, a charitable organization that supports hospitals for pediatric cancer patients. In the past 14 years, over 9 million AUD has been donated.
Sponsorship of New Zealand's largest charity event, Special Children's Christmas Parties (Fujitsu General New Zealand Ltd.)
Our distributor in New Zealand, Fujitsu General New Zealand Ltd. is a major sponsor of the Special Children's Christmas Parties, which is New Zealand's largest charity event for children (with illness, intellectual disorder, etc.) and families in need of support, held in major cities across the country each year.
Volunteer participation in the COVID-19 PCR testing site
Mr. Chen Xu, a sales representative of our manufacturer and distributor in China, Fujitsu General Central Air Conditioning (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. volunteered to work on January 12, 2021 at the COVID-19 PCR testing site in the Jianling Community on Huaidi Subdistrict, Shijiazhuang City. A call was made for people to wear masks, register their IDs, and be quiet in order to ensure that people in line at the site could undergo the inspection smoothly. Mr. Chen Xu's guidance helped people to line up, and by having them keep their social distance, the risk of COVID-19 spreading was reduced and the inspection time was shortened.
Environmental protection walking activities
On November 8, 2020, over 100 employees and their family members participated in the environmental protection walking activities at Fujitsu General Central Air-conditioner (Wuxi) Co., Ltd., our Chinese manufacturing and sales company.
The activities helped employees strengthen their bodies and improve their physical abilities while also promoting employee communication through group activities.
Participation in a program to make wishes come true for children with intractable diseases
In FY2020, Fujitsu General America, Inc., our American sales company, endorsed and became a sponsor of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the world’s largest volunteer organization that makes wishes come true. The foundation works to make wishes come true for children ages three to 17 who are battling intractable diseases, with the aim of giving them the strength to live and the courage to continue fighting.
They do not grant the children’s wishes; they make the necessary arrangements and preparations and provide the help that makes their wishes come true.
Participation in a program to assist former servicepeople who suffered physical or mental injuries in battle
In FY2020, Fujitsu General America, Inc., our American sales company, endorsed and became a sponsor of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a support program for former servicepeople who have suffered injuries, whether they are physical or, like PTSD, mental.
Creating and releasing a video for World Autism Awareness Day
Fujitsu General America, Inc., our American sales company, created and released a video to coincide with April 2, the date the UN declared World Autism Awareness Day.
We believe that more widespread understanding of autism and other developmental disabilities will help make the world a place where everyone can live in happiness.
Creating and releasing a video for breast cancer awareness
Fujitsu General America, Inc., our American sales company, created and released a video in October to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the USA.
Awareness-promoting activities during the month include covering buildings around the world with pink lighting and wearing pink shirts.
ABS Aircon Engineers Private Ltd., a company engaged in the design, installation, and servicing of air conditioners in India, implements various donation activities.
Fujitsu General donated 3 million JPY through the Japanese Red Cross Society to help those affected by the torrential rains that struck Kumamoto Prefecture and other areas in Japan in July 2020 for the relief of victims and reconstruction of afflicted areas.
We also offered special repair services—including waiving fees for repair estimates, diagnoses, and travel costs—for damaged Fujitsu home appliances owned by individuals living in areas covered by the Disaster Relief Act. (2020 Kyushu floods, 2021 Fukushima earthquake)