Hitachi to Donate to Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Türkiye and Syria
Tokyo, February 15, 2023 – Hitachi Group extends its deepest sympathies to all those affected by the earthquake that struck in the southeast of the Republic of Türkiye near the border with the Syrian Arab Republic on February 6, 2023.
Hitachi Group today announced that it will donate 20 million yen each to the Japanese Red Cross Society and the Japan Committee for UNICEF, for a total of 40 million yen (approx. 300thousand U.S. dollar | 280thousand euro) to support relief efforts for people affected by the disaster.
In addition to individual donation programs at each Hitachi Group company, the entire Hitachi Group will also donate to aid programs such as the American Red Cross and the British Red Cross through a service by Benevity Inc., in which the company matches donations made by its employees.
Hitachi Group wishes for the earliest possible recovery of the afflicted areas.
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Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society with data and technology. We will solve customers’ and society’s challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products, under the business structure of Digital Systems & Services, Green Energy & Mobility, Connective Industries and Automotive Systems. Driven by green, digital, and innovation, we aim for growth through collaboration with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2021 (ended March 31, 2022) totaled 10,264.6 billion yen ($84,136 million USD), with 853 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 370,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at https://www.hitachi.com.