Name of the Company: Seiko Epson Corporation
Industry type: Electronics Goods Manufacturer
Headquarters: Suwa, Nagano, Japan
Investment: ¥0.985 trillion (As on March 31, 2010)
Epson is dedicated to provide support to the community in the following designated fields and will be arranged in a manner, appropriate to the country and region of the world where activities are conducted
Epson’ Environment CSR activities include:
As a way to ensure the application of its sensor technology in environmental sciences, Epson has been monitoring the hatching of loggerhead turtle eggs in an artificial beach at Kamogawa Sea World and sites along the Tojo coastline since June 2010 in Japan. In this study, sand temperature is recorded every 30 minutes and the firm’ advanced sensor attached above the eggs site detects the time of hatch for subsequent correlation studies.
Installation of sensors near turtle eggs site
Corporate employees in data evaluation
Epson Singapore Pte Ltd (ESP) together with four other printer manufacturers, the Singapore National Environment Agency and National Library Board began “Project Homecoming” to collect ink and toner cartridges in Singapore. Under this project, the customers will deposit the concerned devices in collection boxes installed at 13 branches of the national library in the city, will be segregated then into metals and plastics for recycling and reuse of precious materials.
ESP management in front of collection box
Collection box at Epson business site
Epson America, Inc (EAI) recycles and reuses waste materials in its warehouses. In December 2011, EAI received the WRAP (Waste Reduction Awards Program) award from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery in recognition of its efforts for fourth time.
EAI employees with awards
In October 2011, Epson Taiwan Technology & Trading Ltd (ETT) ran a work experience program designed to develop “green talents” based on the principles of “prospering with the community” and “preserving the natural environment” for undergraduate and graduate students. Twelve Taiwanese students participated in the program had an international perspective and deepened their ecological knowledge through environment-themed discussions and tours to recycling facilities of Epson in Japan.
Eco-education tour at Kanbayashi Plant, Japan
Epson employees around the world involve in tree planting and cleanup activities along with local community members to avoid global warming and protect biodiversity respectively.
Carbon Trading Model Forest Project (China)
Jinguji 100-Year Forest Project (Japan)
Removing invasive species at Bijiashan Park (China)
Jurizuka Beach cleanup (Japan)
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