Yokohama India organises community cleaning at Gurgaon


India CSR News Network

NEW DELHI: Yokohama India, a subsidiary of Japanese firm Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. Yokohama Rubber Company (YRC) pursuing its support for Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan, organised the first Community cleaning initiative at Gurgaon. This initiative also is in sync with Yokohama Global’s initiative of taking the month of June as Environmental Month

Yokohama India organises community cleaning at Gurgaon (1)With 50 people working towards creating awareness about community cleaning this activity was held behind DLF building No.5, cyber city Gurgaon, the employees both Japanese & Indian took towards cleaning the area with enthusiasm. This was aligned with UN’s Global Environmental Day. Employees of Cannon India also joined the activity and participated with equal zeal.

President & Director, of Yokohama  in India Satoshi Fujitsu, who also participated in the activity, said “We hope that we are able to enthuse and inform more people about community cleaning. This is a very important initiative and all should take some time out of their busy lives to keeping the community clean”

Yokohama recently, as part of its global “Forever Forest” project to plant 500,000 trees by 2017 on the 100 year anniversary of the company, organised the planting of more than 2000 trees at its factory at the HSIIDC Industrial Estate, Bahadurgarh, Jhajjar in Haryana. The Japanese Tyre Major plans to plant 12100 trees in the next 7 years up to 2023. The intention in the future is to donate the plants to the community.

Yokohama India Pvt ltd is running in to 10 decade of its establishment in Japan, under its management plan GD100 (Grand Design 100, on completion of 100 years of operations in 2017) decided to foray in to Indian market in 2007. India being one of the fastest growing automobile markets made Yokohama India Pvt. Ltd. to start its 1st manufacturing unit. The company is also a part of ATMA.

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