Doc. No.: NR240620-1E

Kyoto, Japan – June 20, 2024 – SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd. has made a cash donation to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR, the UN refugee agency) *1 via Japan for UNHCR, a national partner of UNHCR in Japan, using a matching gift scheme to fund activities for refugee protection and support.

SCREEN has introduced a matching gift*2 scheme to solicit donation from employees all the year around, as an effort to continuously support refugees. Money collected as a result will be donated every year on the World Refugee Day (June 20). This year, a total of JPY 2,618,600 collected from June 2023 until May 2024 were donated to UNHCR.

We uphold “Innovation for a Sustainable World” as our corporate purpose. Within it we have reflected our vision to collaborate with our stakeholders to create new values and address various issues facing the society to pave a way for a better future. By promoting coordinated and continuous ESG activities, we will continue to act as a responsible corporate citizen in line with the SCREEN Group CSR Charter.

*1. UNHCR: the UN refugee agency is mandated to lead and resolve refugee problems worldwide. It has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. It collaborates with various partners and is active in as many as 135 countries around the world to extend support to refugees, internally displaced persons (IDP), and stateless people. It received the Nobel Prize in 1954 and 1981.

*2. Matching gift: A scheme in which a company or an organization solicits donation from individual employees/members and combines it with a matching amount of corporate donation.

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