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On March 24, 2018, Hitachi participated in "Earth Hour" conducted by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and turned off its signboards illumination, interior and exterior lighting at manufacturing plants and offices in many parts of the world where Hitachi sites are located for one hour from 20:30 to 21:30 local time, and considered the earth.
Furthermore, for an extension period from March 19 until 23, Hitachi called for lights off, and many sites of the Hitachi group in 21 countries and regions participated in this initiative and was able to reduce electricity consumption of approximately 46,000 kWh*1 in the period of 6 days.
Took a photo with a panda bear from the Earth Hour 2018 SNS program "# Traveling 60 Pandas" in Japan *1
Earth Hour Japan's program in which 60 stuffed panda bears travel around Japan as an ambassador of Earth Hour.
"Earth Hour" organized by WWF started in 2007 as an international event in which people all over the world share their desire to "halt global warming" and "protect Earth's environment" by turning off their electricity on the same day at the same hour for one hour. It is the largest event in the world today, with about 190 countries participating.