Social Contribution Activity News
Japanese National Disabled Ski Meet
March 9 – 11, 2017
Four TonenGeneral Group employees participated as volunteers in the 46th Japanese National Disabled Ski Meet for the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Cup, held at Sugadaira Kogen in Ueda City, Nagano. The Group provides support each year for this event, sponsored by the Japan Para-Sports Association and the Handicapped Skiers Association of Japan.
Kawasaki Refinery Runs Exhibit, Receives Best Booth Award at Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2017
February 16-17, 2017
The Kawasaki refinery ran an exhibit at the Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2017, held at Todoroki Arena in Kawasaki City. The refinery’s exhibit focused on environmental protection and energy conservation initiatives, and featured presentations, panel exhibits, a demonstration of the Video Pump used at the TonenGeneral Group’s Express service stations, and an environment quiz. The event attracted 15,500 visitors (according to event organizers) over the two-day period. The Kawasaki refinery booth was selected by visitors for the Best Booth Award for the fourth consecutive year.
Kawasaki Refinery Holds Blood Drive
February 9, 2017
The Kawasaki refinery held a blood drive at the refinery through the Kanagawa Red Cross Blood Center. Around 60 employees of the refinery and contractor companies donated blood in the initiative. We cooperate in blood drives held at our Kawasaki refinery twice a year as part of our social contribution efforts.
Sakai refinery participates in volunteer cleanup
- Local Communities
Sixty employees from the Sakai refinery participated in a volunteer cleanup implemented by nine companies in the Sakai-Senboku coastal industrial area in order to beautify the local environment. Participants collected cigarette butts, empty cans, waste paper, fallen leaves and other refuse from sidewalks and shrubbery around the refinery. As in previous years, the cleanup will be held six times this year.
Shimizu terminal welcomes Executive Committee of Petroleum Base Disaster Prevention Council for site tour
- Local Communities
January 24, 2017
The Shimizu terminal welcomed 34 visitors from the Executive Committee of the Petroleum Base Disaster Prevention Council for a site tour. During the tour, which was very worthwhile, the visitors received information about the terminal itself as well as disaster prevention systems for earthquakes and fires, followed by observation of the terminal grounds and firefighting vehicles and facilities. The tour ended with an explanation of the environmental assessment for the construction of an LNG power plant at the planned construction site.