Nitto Denko Group CSR & Annual Report 2011
CSR & Annual Report 201133Promoting Education and International InteractionEmployees Become Lecturers of “Special Summer Class” Hosted by Development Center for Children’s FuturesThe Toyohashi Plant has been sponsoring Toyohashi-shi Boys & Girls Invention Club, which was established for the development of human resources, since 2007.On 28 August 2010, employees from the Toyohashi and Onomichi Plants became lecturers of a special summer class held at the Development Center for Children’s Futures, the theme of which was “various uses of tape and film”. In the class, experiments using our polarizing film were conducted and pieces of stained glass were made. Twenty-eight elementary school pupils who participated in the class were surprised and glad to know that they could not see colored images without polarizing and retardation films.Local School Children’s DayOn 21 August, the Welfare Committee of Nitto Matex Thailand visited Ban Ta-Kham Tuang Tong Jit 109 School, a government school in Chachoengaso, a province adjacent to Chonburi, where the company is located. A total of some 40 employees and the President were welcomed by a large number of pupils in grades from kindergarten through elementary school. The Company made donations for the construction of a playground and the purchase of sports equipment and stationery, as well as a separate donation of THB 50,000 (USD 1,600) in the form of a scholarship, which the President himself handed over to the children’s representative on the day of the event. Company employees organized games and gave out snacks and drinks to all.Donations on Children’s DayNitto Denko Materials (Thailand) made donations to schools in the Ayutthaya area, where their factory is located, on January 8. Taking advantage of the occasion of Children’s Day, which is celebrated by the local community and U-Thai Police Station on the second Saturday of January, the company donated stationery, sports equipment, dolls and other presents to children of Wat Ban Heep School, Wat Rajbamphen School, and Wat Mapprajan School.