With SocietyTogether with Local Communities
Tokyo Century Group contributes to the public good and donates money to nonprofit organizations and groups as part of its social contribution activities. The Group also actively strives to engage in communication with local communities, including conducting cleanup activities in the vicinity of Group offices and holding industry seminars at universities.
Main Non-Profits Donated To
- ■Japanese Red Cross Society (Relief donation to support areas affected by Typhoon Hagibis)
- ■Itochu Memorial Foundation
- ■Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation
- ■Japan Association for the World Food Programme
- ■Ronald McDonald House Charities Japan
- ■Nippon Volunteer Network Active in Disaster, Sapporo UNESCO Association (Donated approximately 940 calendars and notebooks to the Calendar Fair sponsored by the two organizations)
- ■OISCA (Donated to the Kodomo no Mori Plan and Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Support – Coastal Forest Restoration Project sponsored by the association)
- ■Japan Service Dog Association
- ■Japan Rescue Association
- ■Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Donation to support the operation of its “Global Alumni Lecture (GOAL)” program
- ■CSR project organized by TISCO Financial Group (Donation was allocated to five public hospitals in Thailand for purchasing medical equipment)
- ■Marumori Town, Miyagi Prefecture and Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture hit by Typhoon Hagibis (Donated desks and chairs which became no longer in use due to the company’s new office layout)
Tokyo Century Corporation donated a total of ¥11,149,000 in fiscal 2019 to organizations, including social welfare corporations, public interest incorporated foundations and others.
Social Contribution Activities through Our Shareholder Incentive System
Tokyo Century donates 5% of the value of shareholder incentives (Quo Cards: Prepaid Card) each year to the groups which are engaged in social contribution activities. In fiscal 2020, Tokyo Century has donated to the Japan Service Dog Association which is engaged in service dogs’ training and the Japan Rescue Association which is engaged in disaster search dog’s training and deployment.
Service dogs are dogs which have undergone special training to assist people with hand or leg disabilities in their daily life.
Search and rescue dogs are specially trained to search for missing people with their keen sense of smell in disaster areas which are affected by earthquake, typhoon, landslide and others. They are engaged in lifesaving activities in disaster areas affected by increasing occurrence of natural disasters.
Environmental Conservation Initiatives
Believing the Earth’s biodiversity to be irreplaceable, Tokyo Century Group engages in activities to raise awareness on and conserve it. Tokyo Century conducted a cleanup activity on the Enoshima Katase Coast. In total, some 100 employee volunteers and their family members participated. Tokyo Century Group also intends to continue to engage in environmental activities which contribute to local communities.
Initiative on Educational Academic Support
Tokyo Century continuously engages in educational and academic support activities which serve as an initiative to contribute to the creation of talented individuals who will lead the financial industry in the future.
In fiscal 2020, Tokyo Century employees participated in industry research seminars and career development classes at universities as guest lecturer for 8 lessons to provide knowledge on finance and leasing as well as the way of working.
Furthermore, PT. Century Tokyo Leasing Indonesia (CTI), Tokyo Century’s local subsidiary in Indonesia, constantly delivers financial literacy lectures (*1) at elementary schools, high schools and universities. In 2020, CTI initiated “Month of Financial Literation and Inclusion (*2)” along with CSR Program, providing an online lecture at an elementary school in West Java, Indonesia.
*1 Number of lectures held at elementary schools, high schools and universities and the participants are as follows:
Number of lectures held: Once a year from 2014 through 2020
Number of participants: about 40 in 2020
*2 Financial inclusion: This aims to educate the participants and improve their knowledge on the types of products and business fields in the non-bank financial industry.