In keeping with a code of conduct based on its CSR Charter, the SCREEN Group practices sustainable management that leads to improvement of its social value and undertakes sustainability activities that harness the efforts of individual executives and employees to resolve social issues.
Going forward, we will continue to work to realize a sustainable society as part of our global program of social contribution activities, including by nurturing the next generation and supporting science and education, supporting sports and culture, contributing to local communities, and working to protect the environment.

Initiatives

Nurturing the Next Generation and Supporting Science and Education

Supporting the Kyoto Manufacturing Hall of Fame and Manufacturing Workshop Learning program (Japan)

 Kyoto Manufacturing Hall of Fame and Manufacturing Workshop Learning program

Since 2009, we have sponsored the Kyoto Manufacturing Hall of Fame and Manufacturing Workshop Learning, and hold school visits for elementary school students. In fiscal 2019, 501 elementary school students from 11 schools participated. All program activities were canceled in fiscal 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program resumed in October 2021, and events are scheduled at five schools through March 2022.

Helping nurture the next generation of professionals (Japan)

Helping nurture the next generation of professionals (Japan)

The SCREEN Group promotes nurturing of the next generation of professionals in local communities by sending employees to serve as “Meister High School CEO” at Hikone Technical High School, which has been designated as a Meister High School Program by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Co-sponsoring “Table For Two” activities (Japan)

Table For Two

The SCREEN Group sponsors “Table For Two,” a program that delivers one lunch to a child in a developing country for every low-calorie TFT lunch chosen by an employee in order to help prevent lifestyle diseases. Since 2010, we have provided a total of more than 170,000 meals through the program. In developing countries, school lunches not only improve nutrition, but also help boost grades and provide another reason for kids to come to school every day.

Participating in the Summer Interactive Special Exhibit (Japan)

Participating in the Summer Interactive Special Exhibit (Japan)

The SCREEN Group submitted a work entitled Touch the Future: SCREEN Science Forest for inclusion in the Kyoto Municipal Science Center for Youth’s Summer Interactive Special Exhibit. The work helped children have fun learning about the relationship between SCREEN’s technologies and society through an experimental apparatus.

Supporting Sports and Culture

Supporting the creative activities of people with disabilities (Japan)

Art displayed in the head office lobby

We are supporting creative activities by displaying artwork in the lobbies of our Head Office and Rakusai Site done by artists belonging to Tensai-Art KYOTO, a non-profit research organization promoting art by people with disabilities.

Supporting local sports (Japan)

Photo courtesy of the Kyoto Football Association

Since 2019, the SCREEN Group has supported the Kyoto Football Association and an initiative by professional soccer club Kyoto Sanga F.C. to send its coach to elementary schools.

Supporting the Museum Partner program (Japan)

Supporting the Museum Partner program (Japan)

In 2019, the SCREEN Group entered into a Museum Partner agreement with the Kyoto National Museum. Through this agreement we support operation of the museum, including purchase and repair of cultural properties, educational programs, and research.

Contributing to Local Communities

Cooperating with food bank activities (Japan)

food bank activities (Japan)

Since 2018, we have helped people facing economic hardship by donating surplus food to Food Bank Shiga each time we refresh our stocks of emergency rations.

Cooperating with food drives (Hong Kong)

food drives (Hong Kong)

SCREEN GP China helps support people in need through Food Angel, an NPO.

Orchestrating a Christmas fund drive (U.K.)

From the event on December 13, 2019

Inca Digital Printers held an event called “Christmas Jumper Day” to collect donations for Magpas, a local air ambulance service, by having employees come to work wearing sweaters with fun designs having to do with Christmas.

Participating in a blood drive to help address a shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (South Korea)

Participating in a blood drive to help address a shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (South Korea)

SCREEN HD Korea and Trivis participated in a blood drive held by the Republic of Korea National Red Cross, which is facing a blood shortage due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Donating 10,000 masks to Gennevilliers (France)

LASSE donated 10,000 masks to Gennevilliers, where it has an office, to help the city deal with a serious mask shortage during the COVD-19 pandemic.

Donating hand sanitizer and other infection control supplies (South Korea)

SCREEN SPE Korea donated infection control supplies including masks and hand sanitizer to 50 low-income households with children in the Daegu region to help prevent COVID-19 infections.

Supporting Camp Kesem (U.S.A.)

Employees of SCREEN SPE USA Arizona donated funds, which the company matched, to Camp Kesem, a volunteer group dedicated to helping children whose parents are suffering from cancer.

Protecting the Environment

Participating in the Kyoto Model Forest initiative (Japan)

In fiscal 2021, participation was restricted to a tour of the forest by company officials due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The SCREEN Group participates in the Kyoto Model Forest initiative, which works to protect forestland in Kyoto Prefecture, by donating funds for forest maintenance. In addition to footing the bill for maintaining about 53 hectares of forestland in the Miyazakicho-Miyagawa district of the city of Kameoka since 2018, we orchestrate planned maintenance activities with employee volunteers.

Serving as a Lake Biwa Museum Aquarium Supporter (Japan)

Serving as a Lake Biwa Museum Aquarium Supporter (Japan)

Shiga Prefecture, where our Hikone Plant is located, is home to Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest freshwater lake. As part of its biodiversity conservation initiative, SCREEN Holdings serves as an Aquarium Supporter for the Micro Aquarium at Lake Biwa Museum, which provides materials and opportunities for examining the relationship between the lake and the people who live around it.