Initiatives for the Next Generation Growth

The JVCKENWOOD Group supports the growth of children who will play key roles in the future and fosters the next generation of citizens for sustainable social development by offering classes and opportunities to young people, and improving elementary school facilities. We will continue our diverse community activities to co-create value that can be passed on to the next generation.

■Work/Technology Experience Programs and Delivering Lessons

Acceptance of local high school students for work experience (internship)

JVCKENWOOD Nagaoka Corporation conducts a work experience (internship) for local high school students every year. In fiscal 2022, we also accepted two high school student and had them experience what kind of work is actually being done at JVCKENWOOD Nagaoka Corporation. We will continue to work with local high schools to foster the next generation.

Lecture on SDGs at Kanagawa Technical Senior High School

In March 2023, JVCKENWOOD participated in the "FANCL Kanagawa SDGs Lecture - Hope for the Future" and gave an outreach class on SDGs and sustainability to 72 students in the design course. The latest lecture covered JVCKENWOOD's SDGs and sustainability initiatives and highlighted cases of how we have reduced our environmental load by developing portable power supplies that utilize recycled batteries from electric vehicles. Moreover, since the audience this time was students in the design course, we introduced our thinking on design and showed examples of portable power supply designs.

■Opportunities for Younger Generation

Participation in collaborative education with Miskolc University (Hungary)

Shinwa Precision Hungary Ltd. (Hungary) has an internship program with the Miskolc University, and accepted two student interns in 2022. These students had worked in various departments, including production engineering.

■Providing Children with Learning Opportunities and Improving Learning Environments

Providing scholarships to elementary school students and enhancing elementary school facilities, such as toilets and washrooms, are vital to fostering students’ potential and creating opportunities for young people to sow the seeds of economic growth in developing countries, as well as improving hygiene and preventing infectious diseases. 

Scholarship and school supply donations for elementary school (Thailand)

JVCKENWOOD Optical Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. donated 8,000 bahts to Wat Ban Nong Bua Sala in the form of masks, alcohol gel, paper, writing implements, gifts and scholarships. The JVCKENWOOD Group hopes through these contributions to bring greater happiness to less fortunate children.

Repair of sanitary facilities in an elementary school (Indonesia)

The Mitra Association, an organization organized by employees of PT JVCKENWOOD Electronics Indonesia and volunteer members of Japanese-local companies in Indonesia, hired local contractors to repair damaged sanitary facilities, including hand washing stations, at four elementary schools in the vicinity of Suryacipta Industrial Zone. As a result of this activity, we were able to support the creation of an environment in which children can attend school with peace of mind.