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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 a beach cleanup in Ostende, Belgium, near company plant. 
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o. Contributed to forest protection by purchasing office paper from a company doing tree-planting. 
Daikin Airconditioning France S.A.S. Recovered 6,600 kg of used paper for recycling. 
(Equivalent to saving 112 trees from being cut down, reducing 26,000 KWh of electricity consumption, and reducing 46,000 l of water usage.)
Recycled commercial products and parts based on the WEEE Directive (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive). 
Daikin Airconditioning Portugal S.A. On International Day of Forests in March, employees and customers—50 people in total—planted 60 trees. 
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. Providing environmental education to elementary school students.
Shenzhen McQuay Air Conditioning Co., Ltd. On national Tree-Planting Day, all employees planted vegetation on the company premises to strengthen awareness of the environment. 
To boost awareness of the need to protect the environment, 90 members of the quality assurance division held a cleanup activity on Wutong Mountain in Shenzhen. 
McQuay China (Suzhou) To raise awareness of environmental protection, employees held a cleanup in nearby mountains. 
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 Airconditioning (Vietnam) Joint Stock Company To commemorate International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, employees joined a local school in planting trees. 
Daikin Applied Americas Inc. Supporting environmental education.
Daikin America, Inc.  Employees volunteered at a local recycling center. 
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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.
Provided support to Japan Akademeia.
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 2016, about 150 elementary and junior high school rugby players took part.

Factory tours to educate local elementary school students about working society
In fiscal 2016, 251 students from three schools took tours.
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Yodogawa Plant) Kendo Training Hall for Children
Classes were held three times a week, with 12 students each time.

Factory tours for local elementary schools
In fiscal 2016, 192 students from two schools took tours.
Experience work days for local junior high school students
In fiscal 2016, 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 2016, 192 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.
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.
Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A. Accepted internship students, presented the Daikin Award to a young researcher contributing to biodiversity conservation. 
Rotex Heating Systems GmbH Accepted internship students and held factory tours, donated products that students use for practical studies. 
Daikin Chemical France S.A.S. Accepted university students for internship and training.
Daikin Airconditioning France S.A.S. Accepted internship students from an engineering university, hired some of the graduates, made donations to a vocational training school and a local Japanese school. 
Daikin Airconditioning Italy S.p.A. Supported a university’s participation in the Solar Decathlon Europe.
Gave factory tours. 
Daikin Airconditioning Poland Sp. z o.o Accepted internship students, hosted training of air-conditioning for students.
Daikin Airconditioning Portugal S.A. Donated products to a technical school. 
Gave demonstrations of air conditioning technology at a technical university. 
Daikin Airconditioning U.K., Ltd. Gave factory tours. 
Daikin Sweden AB  Donated products to a school that students use for practical studies.
Daikin Turkey A.S. Accepted internship students, held factory tours, and provided scholarships.
Conducted joint research with universities and gave lectures at universities.
Daikin Airconditioning Greece S.A. Hosted internship students.
McQuay Air Conditioning & Refrigeration(Wuhan) Co.,Ltd. Hosted interns, hired a number of them following their graduation.
Shenzhen McQuay Air Conditioning Co., Ltd. Held a company tour for elementary school students under the theme “Experience the excitement of science at McQuay!” 
Daikin (China) Investment Co., Ltd. Sponsored science and technology contest at local university
Held lecture at university in Guangzhou, gave factory tours. 
Donated teaching materials to a local elementary school, employees volunteered. 
Gave factory tours. 
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.
Gave factory tours as part of vocational training for the disabled. 
Gave factory tours for university students learning quality control. 
Donated school supplies to elementary school. 
Employees volunteered to help in the daily life and studies of students whose parents are working away from home. 
Daikin Air-Conditioning (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. Provided scholarships to students. 
Daikin Industries (Thailand) Ltd.

Held factory tours for university students.
Made monetary donation to elementary schools.
Donated items such as desks and chairs to schools.
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Held factory tours for 300 students ranging from elementary school to university.
Provided scholarships to seven universities. 
Helped a nearby school install a roof to keep out rain. 
Daikin Airconditioning (Vietnam) Joint Stock Company Donated an air conditioner for a university’s laboratory. 
Provided a scholarship to a university. 
Provided technical guidance on air conditioners to a university. 
Accepted students for a two-month internship in the service division.
PT. Daikin Airconditioning Indonesia Made donations to a technical training school and the local community. 
Gave lecture at university on basics of air conditioners.
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.
Donated air conditioner to a high school. 
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
Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum
Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra
Kansai Nikikai Public Interest Incorporated Association
Japan Opera Foundation
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
Arts Support Kansai
Takarazuka Review Supporters
Osaka Nohgaku Youseikai Kouenkai
Osaka Symphony Orchestra
International Music Exchange Association
National Museum of Ethnology
Rekishi Kaido Promotional Council 
Paleological Association of Japan
Fan Club of Mozart-Kammerorchester Japan
Art Stream 2016
Dojima Yakushido
Kaitokudo
Ryozen Museum of History
Osaka Wasso Cultural Exchange Association
Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris
Japanese Red Cross Society, Osaka Chapter
Living & Design 2016
SHIKI THEATRE COMPANY
Special autumn concerts, Soai Orchestra
9th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition and Festa
24th EU-Japan Fest 
Daikin Industries Czech Republic s.r.o. Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra 
Sponsored international music festival Young Prague. 
Daikin (China) Investment Co., Ltd. Has held an annual concert since 2007 with the aim of promoting arts and culture.
Daikin Australia Pty. Ltd. Employees and their families took part in a local singing event. 
Daikin America, Inc. Made donation to local theater.
Lent support to a local art school. 
Held 5th art contest at a local elementary school. 
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
Osaka Council, Scout Association of Japan
Booster club of Kyoto University football team
Made donation to Japan golf team for 2016 Rio Summer Olympics
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.
Made donation to the Pilsen ice hockey team.
Daikin Airconditioning France S.A.S. Made monetary donation to support activities of the French national ice hockey team.
Daikin Europe N.V. Was shirt sponsor of Belgian soccer team Club Brugge.
Daikin Applied Europe S.p.A.

Supported Dragon Boat Club Crew World Championships.
Supported a soccer team of local children.
Daikin Airconditioning U.K., Ltd. Supported a local soccer team and its matches. 
Daikin Airconditioning Italy S.p.A. Made donations to a local skiing association. 
Daikin Airconditioning Greece S.A.  Supported a local water polo team and volleyball team. 
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Supported a soccer tournament for the disabled. 
Daikin Australia Pty. Ltd. Supported the activities of a local children’s cricket team. 
Daikin America, Inc. Made donations to support construction of facilities for baseball and softball.
PT. Daikin Airconditioning Indonesia Sponsored a charity marathon. 
Daikin Industries (Thailand) Ltd. Supported a local soccer team. 
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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.
Had a booth in the 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 Applied Europe S.p.A. Sponsored a local festival. 
Donated to a charitable foundation. 
Daikin Europe N.V. Supported an event in aid of cancer patients. 
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. 
Gave Christmas presents to a welfare facility. 
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.
Provided a local firefighting unit with necessary supplies. 
Donated to various charity organizations that support the disabled. 
Daikin Airconditioning Portugal S.A Donated exercise equipment to a facility for disabled children. 
Supported measures to prevent forest fires locally. 
Supported construction of a new building where families of patients can stay. 
Daikin Airconditioning U.K., Ltd. Supported a range of charity activities. 
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 Airconditioning Italy S.p.A. Donated air conditioners to medical center and other facilities. 
Daikin Airconditioning Greece S.A. Donated air conditioners to a hospital and other facilities. 
Employees take part in a blood donor clinic every three years. 
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.
Donated to an organization working to eradicate violence against women. 
Cleaned up mountain hiking trails. 
Daikin Air-conditioning (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Holds annual Bon dance festival.
Held blood donation drive.
Formed a volunteer brigade.
Supported the provision of daily necessities to refugees. 
Donated air conditioners to a local school for the disabled, and held a charity drive. 
Donated to a beginners training project of the Red Cross. 
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.
Donated daily necessities and other items to a seniors home. 
Supported the holding of a local cherry blossom festival. 
Donated products and other items to a hospital. 
Daikin Fluoro Coatings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Cleaned up area around the factory.
Gave to charity for needy families.
McQuay China (Suzhou) Employees held a Christmas party at a facility for the disabled, where they gave presents and put on performances. 
McQuay Air Conditioning & Refrigeration(Wuhan) Co.,Ltd. Held a cleanup at a local gymnasium. 
Daikin Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Held a blood drive in which 194 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.
Donated to the Sai Jai Thai Foundation, which carries out social welfare contribution activities. 
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 Airconditioning (Vietnam) Joint Stock Company Donated air conditioners to a hospital. 
PT. Daikin Airconditioning Indonesia Provided breakfast at the head store for Ramadan. 
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.
Made donations and presented air conditioners to numerous charitable organizations that support the needy and the sick. 
Repaired air conditioners, and donated new ones, to a marine rescue based. 
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. 
Gave Christmas presents to children suffering from cancer. 
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.
Daikin McQuay Air Conditioning Brazil Donated to numerous charities whose activities include promoting barrier free environments and providing medical care.
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List of Support for Disaster Victims

Base Recipient of support, details of support
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Japan) Made donation to help victims of the earthquake in Kumamoto. 
Make donation to help victims of the earthquake in Tottori. 
Daikin Europe N.V. Supported a charity concert held for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 in Japan. 
Donated funds for reconstruction of areas hit by the earthquake in central Italy. 
Daikin Airconditioning Italy S.p.A. Donated money and relief goods such as air conditioners to evacuation shelters following the earthquake in central Italy. 
Daikin Air-conditioning (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. Donated water purification tanks following floods in Suzhou in July 2016. 
Daikin Airconditioning (Thailand) Ltd.  Made donations for reconstruction following January 2017 floods in southern Thailand. 
Daikin Airconditioning (Vietnam) Joint Stock Company Collected donations in support of areas affected by a September 2016 typhoon in Danang. 
Daikin Compressor Industries Ltd. Provided support to victims of flooding in southern Thailand in 2016. 
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