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List of Support for Environmental Protection

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Japan) “Forests for the Air” project
Forest protection in Shiretoko (Japan), Indonesia, Cambodia, China, India, Brazil, and Liberia.
Rejuvenating a forest in Harashiroyama, Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture.
Rejuvenating a forest in Izuhara, Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture.
Daikin Europe N.V. Employees and their families took part in tree-planting.
Participated in Energy Hunt campaign aimed at reducing energy usage at home and at work.
Held Mobility Week, during which employees take bicycles or public transport to work to reduce environmental impact. Company lends bicycles.
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o. Implements an environmental education program for kindergarten children.
Daikin Airconditioning U.K., Ltd. Planting trees to offset CO2 emissions from its business activities.
Daikin Air-conditioning (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Conducted tree-planting inside industrial park.
Promoted benefits of energy efficiency.
Xi'an Daikin Qing'an Compressor Co., Ltd. Employees joined in local tree-planting activities.
Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co., Ltd. Opened cherry tree garden inside the factory premises to the public for an environmental event.
Providing environmental education to elementary school students.
Daikin Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Conducted tree-planting in order to protect biodiversity in the tropical rainforest.
Took part in 3R International Marathon & Carnival to help raise environmental awareness.
Daikin Industries (Thailand) Ltd. Conducting tree-planting activities at temples.
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Conducted tree-planting inside industrial park.
Held coral and mangrove rejuvenation activities.
Daikin Applied Americas Inc. Supporting environmental education.
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List of Support for Education

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Japan) Held “Circle of Life” environmental education program for elementary schools.
Held science experiment classes at elementary schools.
Took part in program with Osaka Prefecture University to foster next generation of scientists through experiment-based classes at junior high schools.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Sakai Plant) Support for the Sakai Rugby School
The Kanaoka Factory lends its field three times a month to the Sakai Rugby School.
In fiscal 2015, about 150 elementary and junior high school rugby players took part.

Factory tours to educate local elementary school students about working society
In fiscal 2015, 276 students from three schools took tours.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Yodogawa Plant) Kendo Training Hall for Children
Classes were held three times a week, with 10 students each time.

Factory tours for local elementary schools
In fiscal 2015, 144 students from two schools took tours.
Experience work days for local junior high school students
In fiscal 2015, three second-year junior high students from Daiyon Junior High School in Settsu City took part.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Shiga Plant)

Factory tours to educate elementary schools in the city about local industry
Factory tours were offered for elementary school students in the city as part of social studies lessons on local industry.
In fiscal 2015, 215 students from one school took part.
Daikin field opened to the public
Daikin opened up its field to the public to use for baseball, pitch-and-putt golf, softball, and other activities.
Daikin invited children from day care centers to see the cherry blossoms in the plant's front garden.
The tennis courts and other facilities were opened to the public.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Kashima Plant) Daikin employees give lessons at local elementary schools Starting in autumn 2010, employees led fluorochemical experiments for upper-class elementary school students.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Soka Station) Facilities were open to local citizens on weekends and holidays: children and teenagers used the field for sports, while the activities plaza was used for pitch-and-putt golf.
Daikin Europe N.V. Hosted internships for university students, gave factory tours, made donations to schools.
Supported construction of facilities and made monetary donation to day-care center in Gambia, West Africa.
Daikin Airconditioning Belgium N.V. Accepted internship students and held factory tours.
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o. Accepted internship students, held factory tours, and donated air conditioners.
Daikin Device Czech Republic s.r.o. Held factory tours for students, accepted student trainees, provided Japanese lessons, cooperated with university.
Rotex Heating Systems GmbH Accepted internship students and held factory tours.
Daikin Chemical France S.A.S. Accepted university students for internship and training.
Daikin Airconditioning France S.A.S. Accepted internship students.
Daikin Airconditioning Italy S.p.A. Supported a university’s participation in the Solar Decathlon Europe.
Daikin Airconditioning Poland Sp. z o.o Accepted internship students, hosted training of air-conditioning for students.
Daikin Turkey A.S. Accepted internship students, held factory tours, and provided scholarships.
Conducted joint research with universities and gave lectures at universities
Daikin (China) Investment Co., Ltd. Established social reconstruction fund jointly with university.
Held course for university students in air conditioning systems.
Sponsored science and technology contest a local university
Held an interior designer contest.
Daikin Air-Conditioning (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Hosted university interns, gave factory tours, held seminars, etc.
Established Daikin Class at local trade school. Provided scholarships to students.
Daikin Refrigeration (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. Held factory tours.
Daikin Device (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. Provided educational support to partner universities
Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co., Ltd. Held factory tours.
Awarded scholarships to local elementary and junior high school.
Daikin Fluoro Coatings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Held factory tours and made monetary donation to elementary schools.
Daikin Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Hosted internship of 50 Malaysian students from local university or the overseas university for a two-to-three-month period.
Held factory tours for students: cumulative total of 171 participants over several tours.
Provided scholarships to students. Donated air conditioner to school library.
Daikin Industries (Thailand) Ltd.

Held factory tours for university students.
Made monetary donation to elementary schools.
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Held factory tours for 300 students ranging from elementary school to university.

On Children’s Day in January, donated scholarship to industrial park in Amata City.
Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd. Provided support for schools in the form of repairs to walls and doors, the installation of potable water facilities, washrooms, and fans, and the provision of desks and chairs.
Daikin Australia Pty., Ltd. Made donations to educational center.
Daikin America, Inc. Tied up with university to provide scholarships. Held homestay program in Japan for American high school students.
Hosted internship students.
Daikin Applied Americas Inc. Hosted internship students, provided scholarships.
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List of Support for Promotion of Arts and Culture

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Japan) National Museum of Art, Osaka
Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra
Kansai Nikikai Public Interest Incorporated Association
Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra
Telemann Institute Japan Support Group
Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation
New Japan Philharmonic
NHK Symphony Orchestra
New National Theatre, Tokyo
Association for Corporate Support of the Arts
Kamigata Entertainment Culture Society
National Association of High School Guitar and Mandolin Music
Friendship Society of National Museum of Art, Osaka
Takarazuka Review Supporters
Osaka Nohgaku Youseikai Kouenkai
Osaka Symphony Orchestra
National Museum of Ethnology
Fan Club of Mozart-Kammerorchester Japan
Art Stream 2014
Shigeyama Otofu Kyogen 2014
Dojima Yakushido
Kaitokudo
Osaka Wasso Cultural Exchange Association
Exhibition of Shosoin Treasures
Japanese Red Cross Society, Osaka Chapter
Midosuji Illumination
Living & Design 2014
SHIKI THEATRE COMPANY
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o. Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra 
Sponsored international music festival Young Prague. 
Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A.

Contributed to restoration of bronze statue of Roman emperor Caligula. 
Daikin (China) Investment Co., Ltd. Has held an annual concert since 2007 with the aim of promoting arts and culture.
Daikin America, Inc. Made donation to local theater.
Daikin Applied Americas Inc. Supported local music events and film festivals. 
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List of Support for Promotion of Sports

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Japan) Daikin Orchid Ladies Golf Tournament
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o.

Employees took part in the Pilsen Half Marathon.

Supported the publishing of books on the Pilsen hockey team.
Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A.

Supported Dragon Boat Club Crew World Championships.
Daikin Airconditioning Central Europe Handels GmbH

Sponsored a tennis tournament for wheelchair athletes.
Daikin America, Inc. Made donations to support construction of facilities for baseball and softball.
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List of Activities for Local Citizens

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Sakai Plant) Holds annual Bon dance festival.

Continued participation in "Adopt a Road" cleanup initiative Under Sakai City's public cleanup campaign, employees took turns cleaning up the streets once a month. The area around the plant and nearby sidewalks were cleaned.
At the Kanaoka Plant, employees planted greenery nearby and cleaned up the streets, and employees of the waterfront plants picked up litter on the median dividing the main street.
Anti-noise measures
Employees patrolled the plant at night to ensure there was no disturbing noise or vibration that would disturb nearby residents.
When the sound-proof wall was erected, to make the structure less imposing, a sound-proof glass wall was put up at strategic points, and trees were planted.
Aesthetic measures
To improve the view from the adjacent high-rise apartment building, the plant roof had its rust removed and was painted.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Yodogawa Plant) Holds annual Bon dance festival.

Cleanup
Areas around the site cleaned up (once a month).
Employees took part in cleanup of local waterways (twice a year).
Area around main and west gates (near bus stops) was cleaned up (everyday).
Aesthetic improvement of urban area
Sponsored a 'tulip art' event in Settsu.
Won award of excellence in corporate category of Settsu City environmental festival.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Shiga Plant) Holds annual Bon dance festival
Weeding and cleanup
Employees removed weeds that had spread to adjoining public roads and picked up litter.

Cleanup
Litter was picked up around the plant (3 times a year).

Greenery enhancement
Weeding, flower planting, and care for the cherry trees was carried out.
To mark the Shiga Plant's 40th anniversary, in fiscal 2010, 40 cherry trees were planted on the premises and cherry trees were donated to Kusatsu City.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Kashima Plant)

Holds a summer festival.
Cleanup around the plant
Cleanup staff were sent out (twice a month), cleanup days of plant held (once a month).
Took part in cleanup of industrial park along with other companies
The association of 24 companies in the industrial park held a cleanup twice a year.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Soka Station) Holds annual Bon dance festival and cleanups of areas surrounding the site (twice a year), takes part in regional joint disaster training, holds blood donation drive.
Daikin Europe N.V. Holds annual Bon dance festival.
Held blood donation drive.
Supported Shanti-Shanti, an organization which helps bring children of various nationalities and backgrounds aged 6 to 13 years old through the power of music.
Donates to local charities.
Holds cleanup activities along nearby coastline.
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o. Gathered plastic bottle caps to raise money to pay for medical care for young girl patients.
Daikin Device Czech Republic, s.r.o. Gathered donations from company and employees before Christmas and donated money to local orphanage.
Cleaned up area around the factory.
Donated vitamins to local orphanages.
Daikin Chemical Netherlands B.V. Gathered plastic bottle caps to raise money to donate to service dog training center.
Gathered stamps and plastic bottle caps to raise money to purchase guide dogs for the blind and to support people with cystic fibrosis, a type of genetic disorder.
Daikin Turkey A.S. Made donation to the WWF to protect endangered species.
Sponsored the Sakura Project, an effort to help women find rewarding work.
Cleaned up mountain hiking trails.
Daikin Air-conditioning (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Holds annual Bon dance festival.
Held blood donation drive.
Formed a volunteer brigade.
Xi'an Daikin Qing'an Compressor Co., Ltd. Forty employees joined a local environmental campaign in picking up litter.
Daikin Fluorochemicals (China) Co., Ltd. Cleaned up along the Yangtze River.
Held blood donation drive.
Visited a children’s hospital and made donations.
Daikin Fluoro Coatings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Cleaned up area around the factory.
Gave to charity for needy families.
Daikin Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Held a blood drive in which 192 employees took part.
Daikin Industries (Thailand) Ltd. Donated air conditioners to the police department and hospitals.
Joined blood donor clinics for the Thai Red Cross.
Held events and gave presents on Children’s Day.
Cleanup up coastal areas.
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Donated air conditioners to schools and other institutions.
Donated water tanks and electric pumps to schools for use on playgrounds and school farm fields.
Donated daily necessities to organization for intellectually disabled.

Joined blood donor clinics sponsored by Thai Red Cross.
Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt. Ltd. Held blood donation drive.
Invited local elementary school students to watch games of the Asia Cup cricket tournament.
Daikin Australia Pty. Ltd. Supported Summer of Surf campaign in honor of life guards who play the vital role of protecting lives at the beach.
Supported an organization called NSW Police Legacy by helping in the publishing of a children’s safety handbook.
Held a Christmas party, where donations gathered were donated to a children’s hospital.
Held a drive to collect toys to donate to a shelter for children taken from homes experiencing domestic violence.
Held a food bank drive to collect food items to donate to a charity.
Daikin America, Inc. Holds annual Bon dance festival.
Since 1994, DAI has been supporting the community through donations to the NPO United Way. It also holds a charity golf tournament.
Employees participated in Chemical Collection Day in Decatur, a day to safely dispose of old paint, insecticides, motor oil, fluorescent lamps, and other items that will be recycled.
Employees volunteered to help hospice patients do gardening work.
Employees supported Girlfriend Gala, an event to promote women’s leadership.
Supported Christmas and Easter parties for the disabled.
Daikin Applied Americas Inc. Made donation to the local community through the United Way.
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List of Support for Disaster Victims

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Europe N.V. Made monetary donations to support victims of an earthquake in April 2015 in Nepal.
Daikin Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Made monetary donations to support victims of an earthquake in April 2015 in Nepal.
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Made monetary donations to support victims of an earthquake in April 2015 in Nepal.
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