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Activities in Local Communities

Japan

NEC Wakuwaku Programming Lessons

  • Company name: NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd.
  • Country concerned: Japan

As programming becomes a compulsory subject in the elementary school curriculum in 2020, NEC Solution Innovators offers nationwide programming lessons for elementary school pupils.
Pupils get to know the fun of programming by creating simple games themselves using Scratch, a visual programming language developed by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media Lab.
This activity started in 2007, and roughly 800 elementary school pupils have participated (as of the end of fiscal 2018).

APAC

Community activities

  • Company name: NEC Asia Pacific
  • Country concerned: Singapore

NEC Asia Pacific carries out a variety of community activities every year with the participation of many employees.
These activities help the employees deepen their relationships with local communities as they deliver food to poor households in their neighborhoods, play games with elderly people at nursing homes, and so on.

Volunteer activities for school building repair

  • Company name: NEC Telecom Software Philippines, Inc. and JAE Philippines, Inc.
  • Country concerned: Philippines

Before the start of a new semester, employees of NEC Telecom Software Philippines and JAE Philippines visit local elementary schools to do volunteer activities for school building repair such as making chairs and shelves in classrooms and painting classroom walls.
The education ministry of the Philippine government gave them a letter of thanks.

Donation drive

  • Company name: NEC India and NEC Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Country concerned: India

NEC India and NEC Technologies India organized a donation drive with the participation of employees of their operation sites across the country, collecting notebooks, stationeries, water bottles, old clothes, old newspapers, etc. and raising funds.
The collected goods and funds were donated to NGOs supporting children in need.

China and East Asia

Food bank activities

  • Company name: NEC Platform Technologies Hong Kong Limited
  • Country concerned: China (Hong Kong)

Every year, many employees of NEC Platform Technologies Hong Kong take part in various volunteer activities.
They also participate in food bank activities of providing free meals to seniors living alone in poor areas and homeless people as well as subdividing donated rice, noodle and canned food.

EMEA

Maintenance of elementary school buildings and animal shelter facilities

  • Company name: NEC Laboratories Europe
  • Country concerned: Germany

As part of local contribution activities, NEC Laboratories Europe cooperated in a variety of maintenance work for local elementary school buildings and animal shelter facilities, with the participation of its employees, by painting walls, taking care of flower beds, cutting down trees, etc.

Charity activities for young cancer patients

  • Company name: NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH
  • Country concerned: Germany

Every year, NEC Display Solutions Europe holds a variety of charity events, such as a charity run, and donates the money collected from employees to an organization that supports children fighting illnesses.
This organization administers art therapy, music therapy and painless therapy and conducts various other activities to ease the pain and suffering of sick children.

Various community activities

  • Company name: NEC Europe
  • Country concerned: UK

NEC EMEA organizes charity runs and various other charity events every year.
The money collected from employees is used for such purposes as to help children who need educational support.

North America

Community activities and support initiatives

  • Company name: NEC America and NEC Foundation of Americas
  • Country concerned: USA

Employees of NEC America take part in a variety of local contribution activities, such as charity walks and fund-raising events.
The NEC Foundation of Americas organizes support initiatives every year in the areas of "education", "welfare and health", "safety and security" and "environmental preservation".
The NEC Foundation of Americas also supports the local contribution activities, such as charity events, done by NEC America employees through matching gifts and other programs.

Latin America

Charity event on Children's Day

  • Company name: NEC Argentina S.A.
  • Country concerned: Argentina

As part of its local contribution activities, NEC Argentina held an event on Children's Day in collaboration with a local charity group to provide preserved food and toys to children in need.
They received a letter of thanks from the charity group.