Press Release

Calsonic Kansei Joins in Forestation of Saitama Prefecture

Calsonic Kansei Corporation (President & CEO: Hiroshi Moriya, Headquarters: Kita-ku, Saitama City) announced that it has concluded the Saitama Prefecture Forestation Agreement with Saitama Agriculture and Forestry Corporation, a public service corporation. Calsonic Kansei will engage in forestation to protect the environment in Saitama Prefecture where its headquarters are located.

Forestation by Calsonic Kansei will start with the donation of funds for improving forests owned by Saitama Agriculture and Forestry Corporation within the prefecture. Calsonic Kansei will continue to support the initiative with the participation of its employees.

Prior to the announcement, a signing ceremony for the "Saitama Prefecture Forestation Agreement" was held by the involved people at 10:40 AM on December 6 at the Saitama Prefectural Office. The agreement was concluded by the Governor of Saitama Prefecture, Kiyoshi Ueda; Administrative Director Ichiro Matsumura (forests' owner) from Saitama Agriculture and Forestry Corporation; and Executive Vice President Seiichi Kakizawa from Calsonic Kansei Corporation.

The term of this agreement lasts from December 6, 2017 through March 31, 2023. Calsonic Kansei is aiming to contribute to environmental protection in Saitama Prefecture in the long term even after the agreement term finishes.


At the Agreement ceremony (from the left: Kakizawa from Calsonic Kansei, the Governor Mr. Ueda, and Mr. Matsumura from Saitama Agriculture and Forestry Corporation)

(Reference: Outline of the Agreement ceremony)

1 Time and date:  10:40 -11:10 December 6, 2017

2 Place:  Meeting room on the 2nd floor of the main building, the Saitama Prefectural Office

3 Agreements:


  • Mr. Kiyoshi Ueda, the Governor of Saitama Prefecture                

  • Mr. Ichiro Matsumura (forests' owner), Administrative Director of Saitama Agriculture and Forestry Corporation

  • Seiichi Kakizawa, Executive Vice President of Calsonic Kansei Corporation

Term of agreement  December 6, 2017 - March 31, 2023 (five years)

Place of activity   Forestry operated by Saitama Agriculture and Forestry Corporation

Activities   Trimming, clean cutting, and thinning

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