Policy and Management Approach for Social Contribution Activities

The Kawasaki Group implements social contribution activities in various fields based on the Group Mission, “Kawasaki, working as one for the good of the planet.” We take advantage of our strengths and the capabilities of each of our employees for the activities. The key areas of our social contribution activities are as below.

  • The Kawasaki Group, as a corporate citizen, constructs a good relationship with local communities and contributes to their development.
  • The Kawasaki Group supports the next generation who lead the future technology.
  • The Kawasaki Group preserves the environment and achieves the sustainable society.
Applicable SDGs & TargetsKawasaki’s Approach & KPIs
4.1 By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes ・Handcraft and experiment courses for elementary and junior high school students
・Operation of Kawasaki Good Times World
・Operation of Kawasaki Robostage
・Participation in education events and programs

KPI: The number of participants in handcraft and experiment courses
15.2 By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally ・Reforestation(in Hyogo and Kochi)

KPI: Achievements of Forest Conservation Activities (area, the number of planted trees)
17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships ・Operation of Kawasaki Good Times World
・Official Sponsor for Vissel KOBE (a J. League Division 1 soccer club)
・Support of “Hien”exhibiton at Kakamigahara Air and Space Museum
・Support of community sports activity (ex. hockey)
・Participation in or sponsorship for local events
・Kawasaki Good Times Foundation

KPI: ・The amount of spending for “local communities” ・The number of visitors to Kawasaki Good Times World

Results of each activity

(Years ended March 31)

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
The amount of spending for local communities(million yen) 258 300 266 154 193
The amount of total spending for social contribution activities (million yen) 605 697 670 653 693
The proportion of the expenditure for local communities in the total amount of social contribution activities (%) 42.6 43.0 39.7 23.6 27.8
The number of visitors to Kawasaki Good Times World(thousand) 221 219 247 227 198
The number of participants in handcraft and experiment course 365 415 435 519 463

Achievements of Forest Conservation Activities (Fiscal year ended March 31, 2019)

Location Town of Taka,
Hyogo Prefecture
Town of Niyodogawa,
Kochi Prefecture
Activities ・Tree pruning, thinning and planting
・Nature watching and observation events
・Woodworking classes
・Tree thinning
・Environmental education
Participants Employees, their families and others (195 people) Employees and others (64 people)
Achievements ・Area: 0.5ha
・CO2 absorbed: 0.97t/CO2
・Trees planted: 200
・Area: 0.3ha
・CO2 absorbed: 15.0t/ CO2

* For the details, please visit the web site below.
(Realization of a Society Coexisting with Nature)

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