The sudden spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 drastically changed people’s lives through the lockdowns and curfews enforced in various countries. In these circumstances, the Fujifilm Group is working hard to help the situation through its various business areas. Our main contribution is through our healthcare business, supporting medical professionals to prevent any collapse in the medical system. In practical terms, we are producing medicines/medical equipment and supporting vaccine development. Utilizing the products, technologies, and services that we have developed to date, we support the people in this “new normal” life. In these special contents, we introduce some activities of the Fujifilm Group’s wide-ranging contributions to society.
[Health] Supporting the Medical Sites in the Areas of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Supporting vaccine development and manufacturing with advanced technology and production control capabilities
Other Activities so far
[Daily Life] Proposing New Ways of Communication along with New Lifestyle
[Work Style] Supporting Work Styles Not Confined to Time and Place
Assistance under the spread of COVID-19
With the cooperation of non-profi t Single Mothers Forum, the Fujifilm Group supported around 2,100 single-parent households every month during the period from December 2020 to March 2021. In addition to donations totaling JPY 21 million for the purchase of necessities, Fujifilm disinfecting products and cosmetics were supplied.
Through an NPO, National Children’s Cafeteria Support Center, Musubie, the Fujifilm Group donated instax mini 11 instant cameras and film and disinfecting products to 200 children’s cafeteria groups nationwide, supporting important community network.
The Fujifilm Labor Union Federation engages in social contribution activities with the objectives of mutual support, connection with society, and broadening of horizons. From March to April 2021, we raised funds to support the education of children financially affected by the spread of COVID-19, and donated about 990,000 yen to Chance for Children, a public interest incorporated association.
FUJIFILM Business Innovation Singapore Pte. Ltd. partnered with non-profit TOUCH Community Services in volunteer activities to deliver meals to homebound elderly who were unable to go out due to COVID-19.
FUJIFILM India Private Limited partnered with the Society of Indian Radiographers to expand support for growing poverty among underprivileged women during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to providing soap, menstrual pads, and other hygiene products, a workshop was held to educate people on breast cancer.
FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation and FUJIFILM North America Corporation matched employee donations to provide a total of 20,000 dollars to non-profit Project HOPE for the provision of ventilators, personal protective equipment (PPE), and training to healthcare workers in areas with insufficient service due to COVID-19.
As a corporate member of non-profit Australian Business and Community Network, which supports education, FUJIFILM Business Innovation Australia Pty Ltd. donated 150 used laptops to four high schools to help eliminate the digital divide that has become more apparent due to COVID-19.
Other Activities so far
FUJIFILM Italia S.p.A. donated 15 highlyfunctional beds for COVID-19 patients.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc., donated face shields manufactured with its own technology.
FUJIFILM Business Innovation (China) Limited donated 245 printers and other equipment to 22 hospitals and government offices in six cities.
FUJIFILM Business Innovation Japan Corp. provided the data of posters and POP tools for free to increase infection prevention awareness.
FUJIFILM (Thailand) Ltd. organized a project to introduce the activities of medical doctors and other medical staff with photos, etc.
Fujifilm India Private Limited and Indian Radiological and Imaging Association supplied essential sanitary commodity kits to protect female across India.