YANMAR AMERICA supported the "Freedom Braille Trail" for the visually impaired by the Lions club "PROS VS JOES BBQ COOK-OFF" in Bartow County, Georgia in September 2020. This event allows visually impaired people to freely enjoy trekking on the nature trail while utilizing Braille. Through these activities, we protect the eyesight of the visually impaired and improve their QOL.
Community Involvement and Development
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North America and Latin America
Supporting the event for the visually impaired held by Lions Clubs
- YANMAR AMERICA CORPORATION -
Supporting disinfection against the novel COVID-19 throughout the city of Indaiatuba
- YANMAR SOUTH AMERICA INDUSTRIA DE MAQUINAS LTDA. –
YANMAR SOUTH AMERICA supported street disinfection operation carried out by the city of Indiatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil in April 2020 as a prevention measures and corrective actions for infectious diseases caused by the novel coronavirus. We contributed a tractor free of charge for this operation to assist spraying sodium hypochlorite on the entire city area of Indiatuba.
Donation to a local hygiene research institute as emergency support for the new coronavirus
- YANMAR ITALY SpA -
In May 2020, YANMAR ITALY donated 10,000 euros to the local Lombardy Institute of Health in support of emergencies caused by the pandemic of COVID-19.
Ensuring the safety of employees and their families against COVID-19 and improving the work environment
- YANMAR COMPACT GERMANY GmbH –
YANMAR COMPACT GERMANY has created a work environment to ensure the safety of its business activities, while making it a top priority to protect employees and their families from infections with COVID-19.
For the first few weeks from March 2020, factory production was completely shut down. We have stocked masks and disinfectants, provided them free of charge for personal use by employees, and built a new office layout to maintain social distancing and a new work shift to avoid crowding.
We are also working to ensure the safety of employees and their families by drafting guidelines for remote work for office workers and starting remote work.
Disinfection operation for COVID-19 in Baghdad city
- YANMAR EUROPE BV -
Donated recycling PCs used in the company to elementary schools
- YANMAR ENGINE (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. –
In June 2020, YANMAR ENGINE Shanghai donated used PCs that were no longer needed at the company to elementary schools in underprivileged regions. We replaced the hard disks of 50 used PC and updated in 2018 to 2019 for this project.
This was originally planned to be in March 2020, although it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were able to donate safely. The PCs donated in 2016 are still in use at elementary schools in two provinces. We are glad to hear some feedback such as “Children who couldn't go to school because of COVID-19 were able to take internet lessons at home," and we will continue this kind of initiative.
Joint information exchange meeting on building information sharing system of hazardous waste
- YANMAR ENGINE (Shandong) Co., Ltd. –
In June 2020, YANMAR ENGINE Shandong invited administrative representatives of Suzhou New District and Qingdao City, and eight affiliated companies in Suzhou New District to hold an exchange meeting on building information sharing system of hazardous waste.
Participants shared their experience in managing hazardous waste, and each company reported on the progress and challenges of building informatization of hazardous waste.
Welcomed students from Suzhou Japanese Junior High School to factory tour
- YANMAR AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT (China) Co., Ltd. -
In September 2020, YANMAR AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT China welcomed total of 31 students and teachers from the Suzhou Japanese Junior High School to the factory tour. On the day of the event, we gave students an opportunity to think about their future and career paths through company and job introductions from Japanese expatriates, tours of product display and production sites, and questions and answers.
Cleanup around the head office in South Korea before the Golden Week holidays
- YANMAR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY (Korea) CO., LTD. –
At YANMAR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY Korea, all employees clean up around the head office twice a year before New Year's Day and Korean harvest festival, Chuseok. In October 2020, before the Chuseok holidays, we went outside of the head office and picked up garbage and cigarette butts on the street.
We also carried out activities to remove weeds on the sidewalk, pick up scattered fallen leaves, and clean them. The amount of garbage, cigarette butts, and weeds picked up was 4 to 5 bags of a 20 kg bag.
Donated food and household items to support women in need
– YANMAR ASIA (Singapore) CORPORATION PTE. LTD. –
In July 2020, YANMAR ASIA (SINGAPORE) CORPORATION cooperated with the NPO Project Smile and their efforts to distribute food and household essentials worth S$ 50 per person to support women in need. The initiative raised a total of S$ 2662.60 donations from 57 of our employees.
Support visually impaired people with specialized massage skills
– YANMAR CAPITAL (THAILAND) CO., LTD. –
YANMAR CAPITAL THAILAND employs 6 visually impaired people with massage skills to encourage and support their independence. They work twice a month for one year giving other employees massages.
We are grateful for this benefit that can relieve stress and relax to give better performance the next day thanks to the massage therapists.
Supporting religious and cultural activities in neighboring areas
– PT. YANMAR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MANUFACTURING INDONESIA –
YANMAR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MANUFACTURING INDONESIA carries out various social contribution activities to support religious and cultural activities in neighboring areas. In 2019, we donated 3 goats to Mojo, Panderegan, and Walnut Villages for one of the important festivals, Eid al-Adha (festival of sacrifice).
List of CSR activities by international group companies (excluding the above-mentioned activities)
|North America and Latin America||America||YANMAR AMERICA CORPORATION||Fundraiser for implementing business casual|
|Committee of community events established|
|Cohosted the event, Life 5K and employees participated|
|Events held utilizing outdoor parking|
|Brazil||YANMAR SOUTH AMERICA||Giving Christmas gifts to children|
|Contibuted to the local food event|
|Asia Pacific||Indonesia||YANMAR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MANUFACTURING INDONESIA||Donated gabage cans to nearby school|
|China||YANMAR AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT (CHINA)||Enhanced hiring people with disabilities|
|Donated desks and chairs to school|
|YANMAR ENGINE (SHANDONG) CO., LTD.||Help underprevileged students buy books for school|
|Emergency drill implemented|