Toshiba wants to make the world a better place. Thats why the company makes environmental protection a top priority. Toshiba embraces its global responsibility by taking careful steps to minimize the environmental impact of its products and services. Its part of a constant effort to help conserve precious natural resources and support the health of the planet for generations to come. Youll find that Toshiba global environmental programs are just as thoughtful and innovative as Toshiba products.
Four key features of the companys progressive approach are recycling, product design, green procurement and regulatory compliance. These efforts form the backbone of the Toshiba global environmental initiative.
Toshiba is proud to take an active role in developing the next generation of thinkers, leaders and innovators. The company offers a number of philanthropic programs across the globe designed to motivate and inspire young people to learn more about math and science. These programs act as a constant reminder that creativity and scientific curiosity are the building blocks of technological progress and are part of an honored tradition started by Toshiba founder Hisashige Tanaka in 1875.
In North America, Toshiba educational initiatives include the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards program and the Toshiba America Foundation.
At Toshiba, social responsibility is a part of the corporate culture. Toshiba makes a concerted effort to promote, nurture and reward good corporate citizenry throughout the organization with a number of innovative programs and awards. As a result, Toshiba employs some of the most socially active citizens on the globe. When you work at Toshiba, social awareness comes with the job description.
The key programs are the UN Global Compact and the ASHITA Awards.
Toshibas passion for innovation dates back centuries. The companys rich history begins with two giants of Japanese industry, Hisashige Tanaka and Ichisuke Fujioka. Both of these legendary figures launched groundbreaking businesses that make up the Toshiba of today.