Social Contribution

Foreign contribution activities

  1. ▼ Initiatives in China
  2. ▼ Initiatives in India

Initiatives in China

Donating Notebooks through the Consulate General of Japan in Shanghai

Donating Notebooks through the Consulate General of Japan in Shanghai

In October 2018, while giving lectures introducing Japanese culture at Zhongming Elementary School in Tongling County, Anhui Province and Nanchang University, Jiangxi Province, the Consulate General of Japan in Shanghai gave KOKUYO notebooks as gifts to the students attending the lectures.

Chasing Big Dreams with Small Notebooks!

Chasing Big Dreams with Small Notebooks!

From October 21 to 23, 2018, six employees from the Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen offices of KOKUYO (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Commerce (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and KOKUYO Furniture (China) Co., Ltd. gathered together to visit Haieryu Elementary School in Sangzhi County, Hunan Province, and interacted with children there.

The employee volunteers spent a meaningful day with the children, playing games and doing crafts using KOKUYO stationery.

We organize these kinds of interchange activities with children every year. Seeing the stationery they have made bring smiles to so many children's faces was an irreplaceable experience for the employees. KOKUYO is actively having its employees participate in volunteer activities to help them personally understand the concept of contributing to society through our products.

Presenting Gift Sets to Poor Children to Celebrate Discharge from Hospital through Cherry Blossom Foundation of the Shanghai Japanese Commerce & Industry

In May 2016, the Shanghai Japanese Commerce & Industry Club established the Cherry Blossom Foundation based on a cooperative agreement with the Shanghai Children's Health Foundation. The Cherry Blossom Foundation has been helping poor families with surgery or treatment expenses for their children who are suffering from strabismus or congenital dislocation of joints. Additionally, the Club presents celebratory gift sets packed with stationery, sweets, etc. to children being discharged from the hospital.

On November 28, 2018, members of the club visited the Children's Hospital of Shanghai and handed the celebratory gift sets directly to the child patients who had been receiving support. The gift sets included stationery donated by KOKUYO.

Students of Shanghai Fourth School for the Disabled Visiting KOKUYO’s Furniture Showroom

Students of Shanghai Fourth School for the Disabled Visiting KOKUYO’s Furniture Showroom

In the autumn of 2018, a total of 28 students from Shanghai Fourth School for the Disabled visited the showroom of KOKUYO Furniture Co., Ltd. Employees of KOKUYO Furniture introduced its furniture products to students using simple sign language they had learned, and got the students to touch chairs and desks to experience the latest office environment. Through this activity, we communicated the warmth of society to the students.

Initiatives in India

Donation of stationery to underprivileged children through Holy Family Hospital

May 2018

KOKUYO Camlin, with the support of Holy Family Hospital’s NGO, donated stationery to underprivileged children living in slums, and at the same time, provided guides on essential knowledge such as basic hygiene concepts and human rights.

Art therapy at Tata Memorial Hospital

July 2018

The Tata Group is a major conglomerate in India. Tata Memorial Hospital held an event using art and pictures as therapy for leukemia patients and their families. Approximately 50 patients fighting leukemia and family members took part. KOKUYO Camlin co-sponsored the event and provided products.

Art event jointly organized with Spandan Foundation

Art event jointly organized with Spandan Foundation

November 2018

An art event for children with various disabilities was held in Mumbai together with the Spandan Foundation, an NGO which was established in 1990 for the purpose of supporting children’s education. KOKUYO Camlin provided the art materials necessary for this event, and was able to bring smiles to the children’s faces.