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Social Contribution Activities

Key Fields:Human development Science & technology human resource developmentKey Fields:Human development Science & technology human resource development

Science & technology human resource development support program

Target Contents
Elementary/junior high school students "HITACHI Future Innovator Program"
Provision of school visits for career training and resolution of issues, making good use of scientific and technical thinking with a theme of social innovation business.
Junior/senior high school students "Female Engineer Encouragement Project"
School visits and events by female researchers and engineers from Hitachi Group.
Training program for girls to generate interest in researchers/engineers and motivation to pursue a career in science and technology.

Hitachi Science Seminar

  • HAYATAKE Mariko
  • Japan Science Foundation/Science Museum
    HAYATAKE, Mariko
    • Children participating in the Hitachi Science Seminar gain scientific and technological knowledge while having fun with various experiments and explanations including technical expertise that can be found only at Hitachi Group companies and research institutes. It is also expected that they will make personal growth through exchanges with people from Hitachi Group.

Main initiatives of Hitachi Group

  • “We Love the Earth Class” environment/science classes for children (Hitachi, Ltd. Kobe Plant)
  • "We Love the Earth Class" environment/science classes for children (Hitachi, Ltd. Matsudo Plant)
    Environment/science classes are held for elementary school students with themes of the water cycle and the environment.
  • “Kids Science class” and publication of teaching materials (Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)
  • "Kids Science class" and publication of teaching materials (Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)
    Employee volunteers are working as lecturers in experiment classes at kindergartens, nursery schools, elementary schools and after-school care centers close to plants. Teaching materials are published as PDF.
    See more details (access the website of Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)
  • Summer vacation chemical experiment classes for children and parents (Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)
  • Summer vacation chemical experiment classes for children and parents (Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)
    Chemical experiment classes are held for elementary/junior high school children and their parents during summer vacation, in a joint arrangement with The Chemical Society of Japan's "I-Love-Chemistry Club".
    See more details (access the website of Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.)
  • Kids' Science Seminar (Hitachi, Ltd. Central Research Laboratory)
  • Kids' Science Seminar (Hitachi, Ltd. Central Research Laboratory)
    This seminar is held for 5th and 6th grade elementary school students during summer vacation every year. Researchers from Hitachi, Ltd. Central Research Laboratory work as lecturers and support staff.
  • Support for science education in Hitachi City
  • Support for science education in Hitachi City
    Hitachi, Ltd. is supporting initiatives for expanded science education in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture. Various programs, such as experiment classes, are provided through cooperation with NPO Hitachi Science Club*.

    *NPO Hitachi Science Club
    An NPO of around 100 volunteer retirees from Group companies' plants and research institutes, including engineers with PhDs, professional monozukuri engineers, and senior engineers with special skills.

  • CSR
  • Hitachi Group Environmental Activities
  • The Foundation in Hitachi Group