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Takasago Plant, Osaka Plant, Shiga Plant

As part of efforts to preserve biodiversity, employees and their family members trimmed trees, cut underbrush, and performed other maintenance work for the Kaneka Forestry for the Future in Takasago, Settsu-no-mori Kaneka Biotope in Osaka, and Konooka Biotope Preservation in Shiga.

Kaneka Forestry for the Future (Takasago Plant)
Kaneka Forestry for the Future (Takasago Plant)

Walnut School (Shiga Plant)
Walnut School (Shiga Plant)

Firefly Viewing at Settsu-no-mori Kaneka Biotope (Osaka Plant)
Firefly Viewing at Settsu-no-mori Kaneka Biotope
(Osaka Plant)

All parent plants, group companies in Japan and overseas

Each plant, individually and in collaboration with local governments and chambers of commerce, cleaned up main roads around business sites and company dorms, industrial complexes, reed mowing areas, rivers, and seas.

Year-end local cleanup activity (Kaneka Sun Spice Corporation)
Year-end local cleanup activity (Kaneka Sun Spice Corporation)

Joint cleanup activity with neighborhood associations (Kaneka Hokkaido Styrol Co., Ltd.)
Joint cleanup activity with neighborhood associations (Kaneka Hokkaido Styrol Co., Ltd.)

Participated in a cleanup campaign held by a local industrial association (Kaneka Foods Manufacturing Corporation)
Participated in a cleanup campaign held by a local industrial association (Kaneka Foods Manufacturing Corporation)

Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc., Kaneka North America LLC

  • Made a donation of 7,000 dollars through the Kaneka Foundation to the recovery of biodiverse swamps in Jamaica Bay.
  • Installed nest boxes on the premises to foster purple martins, which eliminate mosquitoes.


Nest boxes for purple martins installed on the premises (Kaneka North America LLC)

Kaneka Foods Manufacturing Corporation, Kaneka Sun Spice Corporation, Kaneka Tohoku Styrol Co., Ltd., Kaneka Hokkaido Styrol Co., Ltd., Tamai Kasei Co., Ltd., Tokyo Kaneka Foods Manufacturing Corporation, Hokkaido Kanelite Co., Ltd., Kaneka Takasago Service Center Co., Ltd., Kaneka Medix Corporation, Shiga Denshi Co., Ltd., Nagashima Shokuhin Co., Ltd., Kaneka Solartech Corporation, Osaka Synthetic Chemical Laboratories, Inc., Tochigi Kaneka Corporation
  • Regularly picked up trash around the industrial parks and plants, collected empty cans, mowed grass, and performed other cleanup, greening, and recycling activities. Actively engaged in volunteer activities, including cleanups of neighborhood roads and rivers.
Kaneka Takasago Service Center Co., Ltd.
  • Carried out the Hana Ippai (flower planting) Campaign using planters in green spaces.
Kaneka Eurogentec S.A., AnaSpec, Inc.
  • Participated in an environment activity in Seraing and an environment program in the Bay Area, California.
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