Culture, Arts and Sports
NEC contributes to local communities through culture, arts and sports as a good corporate citizen.
Culture and Arts
"Bridge", played by four players in two competing partnerships, has been "a part of socializing" for a long time in Europe and the United States, and today it is an official sports competition recognized by the International Olympic Committee. In order to popularize bridge in Japan and encourage international cultural exchanges, NEC supports an international tournament, the only one held by the Japan Contract Bridge League in Japan.
The female volleyball team "NEC Red Rockets" is recognized as the "Kawasaki Sports Partner"by Kawasaki City in Kanagawa Prefecture where the team is based, holds "Volleyball Classes" for junior high school students in Kawasaki City, and a volleyball class for approximately 250 elementary and junior high school students in Inawashiro Town, Fukushima Prefecture in 2013. Moreover, the male rugby team "NEC Green Rockets" conducts commuting road cleanup activities in Abiko City, Chiba Prefecture where the team is based, and works to popularize rugby through the participation in Great East Japan Earthquake reconstruction support charity events and rugby classes for children.