Contribution to Local Communities
We will now introduce the Kyowa Group's social contribution activities, such as participation in local community activities.
Cooperation in blood donations
Kyowa Electronic Instruments cooperates in blood donation activities as part of our social contribution activities.
In 2015, we were awarded a commendation for meritorious blood donation from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare
Co-sponsorship in the Kaju Okoku Higashine Sakuranbo Marathon
Yamagata Kyowa Dengyo, a Kyowa Group company, co-sponsors the Kaju Okoku Higashine Sakuranbo Marathon held in Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture every June.
Many of our employees participate as volunteers in tidying up the marathon course, and many other employees, including those from group companies, ran the marathon to add excitement to the event.
(From the left: Tsuguharu Ogiwara, sportscaster and member of the Nagano Olympic Ski Team in Japan; Mako Chiba, Medalist, World Championships in Athletics; Hiromi Abe, Director, Yamagata Kyowa Dengyo; Tetsuhiko Kane, professional running coach)
Cooperation with the Yamagata Prefecture Ghost Pumpkin Contest
Yamagata Kyowa Dengyo provides weighing scales to the Yamagata Prefecture Ghost Pumpkin Contest held in Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture every September and cooperates in conducting the competition by using the scales to measure the weight of exhibited pumpkins.