OMRON Donates One Hundred Million Yen Towards Asian Tsunami Damage
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 5, 2005
Kyoto – OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645; US:OMRNY), a global leader inautomation, sensing and control technology, will donate one hundred million yen through the Japan Community for UNICEF for victims of the Asian tsunami following the earthquake off Indonesia. Additional pledges from local OMRON offices and affiliated companies will also be donated through the Japan Community for UNICEF.
Twenty-first century companies not only realize public responsibility through business activities but also through compliance with applicable laws, through ethical activities, and by protecting the environment among many other activities. In other words, companies are required to realize a wide range of public responsibility from a global vantage. OMRON has firmly positioned its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activities in the 2nd stage of the Grand Design 2010 (GD2010), the Company’s long term management vision and plan.In this stage, OMRON is working to encourage all employees, divisions and companies to understand CSR with a global view and to adapt CSR into their daily activities.
As a globally operational company, an Asian company, a Japanese company, and a company working towards formulating an optimization society(*1), and a company dedicated to CSR activities, OMRON decided to donate one hundred million yen towards reconstruction of the damage caused by the earthquake off Indonesia and the ensuing Asian tsunami.
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation. Established in 1933 and headed by President and CEO Hisao Sakuta, OMRON has more than 26,000 employees in over 35 countries working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields including industrial automation, electronic components, social systems (ticket gate machines, ticket vending machines, and traffic control), and healthcare. The company is divided into five regions and head offices are in Japan (Kyoto), Asia Pacific (Singapore), China (Shanghai), Europe (Amsterdam) and US (Chicago). For more information, visit OMRON’s website at www.omron.com
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