Hitachi in Mexico

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

At Hitachi, we believe that a more sustainable society can only be achieved by making continued contributions toward the upliftment of the deprived and betterment of the society as a whole. Hitachi brings this concept to life through its global community activities and contributions. Hitachi pioneers the way by providing both financial and volunteer support to non-profit organizations who work towards improving the lives of people and the communities through their programs and social contributions.

 

Our social activities demonstrate Hitachi’s commitment towards enriching the quality of life within society. In Mexico, Hitachi participates in a variety of community activities to support society and respond to the needs and expectations of the community.

 

July 2016

HCQ (Hitachi Cable Querétaro) was part of the “Radioton 2016” organized by AMANC (Mexican Association of Aid to Children with Cancer). HCQ financially supports the organization which provides monthly sponsorship to help the cause of cancer-affected children. During the event, a symbolic check was issued to AMANC.  An interview was conducted for radio stations to explain how the Hitachi Family participates in this important initiative, and the kind of work it does.

 

June 2016

We celebrated the Hitachi Environmental Month in HCQ. A number of activities were organized so that collaborators could get involved and become aware of the importance of healthy environment. HCQ organized activities such as “Environment improvement posters contest, “Society and Environmental Conference,” “Sowing a seed for the planet workshop,” and “Recycling art workshops.”

December 2015

Thanks to the contributions of employees as well as HCQ, for a third year in a row, financial support was given to AMANC (Mexican Association of Aid to Children with Cancer). A lot of "tamales" (Mexican food) was provided to children for breakfast, along with candies to make their new year even happier.

 

 

 

November 2015

In November 2015, HCQ made a donation of 250 blankets to the municipality of El Marques for families with limited resources.

 

To mark the Day of the Dead Festival according to Mexican traditions, Clarion organized a contest of “Altares” and “Calaveritas”. The event witnessed participation by over 30 Clarion employees.

Over 100 Clarion employees and their families and friends participated as volunteers in the “1st Saitama International Marathon” that took place in November 2015. Clarion volunteers gave out water and sports drinks at the water stations and organized the course.

 

October 2015

HCQ provided financial support to the organization “Desarrollo de la Mujer Queretana AC” (Queretaro´s women development institution).This organization’s main purpose is to provide support to foster the economic development of poor women and promote fair practices in their communities. HCQ contributed towards the building of a house to train and organize women to become self-employed.

 

September 2015

To celebrate the 58th anniversary of the Family Medical Unit No. 2 of the IMSS (Mexican Social Security Institute), a family athletic meet was organized. HCQ distributed 100 shirts among the people who participated in the different categories - 1, 3 and 5 km, in soccer and basketball tournaments.

 

Clarion sponsored a mega conference at the “Friends of the River Association” to make the attendees and others aware about the environment conservation. It involved activities pertaining to the rescue of the river San Juan.

 

August 2015

HCQ donated a 58” Hitachi brand screen to the toy library of AMANC (Mexican Association of Aid to Children with Cancer). The library is situated within the premises of the Hospital of Children and Women in Queretaro. Thanks to the joint efforts of people from private and public sector, children who are receiving treatment have an adequate space for recreation.

 

 

Clarion contributed towards the betterment of society by means of distributing scholarships among deserving students/children in the community.

 

July 2015

HCQ provided financial support to improve infrastructure, equipment, and training of volunteer firefighters of Pedro Escobedo municipality, the closest Firefighting Station to the plant. The safety week event organized by HCQ was marked by conferences and dialogs on various topics related to safety and health of employees.

 

 

June 2015

Clarion provided financial support for an Athletic race during a local community festival. 

Clarion celebrated Father’s Day at its facility. Over 700 male workers were felicitated on the occasion with gifts as a token of appreciation.

 

May 2015

Clarion Volunteer Team conducted a food drive for a home for elderly. It involved collection of food and cleaning of the facility, articles at the home for elderly. In addition, to mark the celebrations on Mother’s Day, Clarion went out of the way to encourage its women workers and presented them gifts in order to recognize their efforts. The event benefited over 1800 women workers.

Over 40 Clarion workers and their families participated in a Reforestation drive organized by Clarion. During the event, 1200 trees were reforested in the sport park in San Juan del Rio, Queretaro.

 

April 2015

Clarion organized a grand children’s day party which witnessed participation of over 120 children. A number of interactive games and activities were organized for the children as well as gifts were distributed among children.

Clarion Volunteer Team conducted a drive to collect clothes for “Salvador Rivera” home in San Juan del Rio. Salvador Rivera is a home for destitute where women with sick mental condition are taken special care of.

 

March 2015

International Women’s day was celebrated with much fervor at Clarion. Gifts were distributed among the women employees as a token of appreciation.

 

January 2015

Clarion Volunteer Team while working towards its commitment to contribute to the community organized a Christmas party for sick children on the occasion of King’s day. Over 60 children joined party and had fun with Clarion Volunteer Team. In addition, Clarion collected toys for the kids in the community which were distributed among 300 children.

Links to global Hitachi CSR website and activities:

Global CSR website

Global CSR activities

Links to Hitachi subsidiaries’ CSR initiative:

Electronica Clarion, S.A. de C.V

HC Queretaro, S.A. DE C.V.