30 Mar 2019

    Global Canon Group Companies Support the ‘Earth Hour’ 2019 Light Off Campaign for 11 Consecutive years

    Initiated by World Wide Fund for Nature, Earth Hour is the largest annual global environmental movement event by turning off lighting from 8:30 – 9:30 pm on the same day to show the concern towards climate change in the world. Event this year was held on 30 March. 188 countries and territories joined, thousands of landmarks turned off their lights in solidarity for our planet, over 2 billion impressions of #EARTHHOUR, #CONNECT2EARTH and related hashtags were generated to show their concerns.

    In global, Canon fully supported the Earth Hour and held a global "light off" event across Canon group companies at 323 sites in 38 countries and regions. Canon Hongkong Company Limited (CHK) continues its support for the 11th consecutive year by turning off all unnecessary lighting and electrical appliances during the campaign period, to show our determination to save the planet, encourage all staff join hands together and make a difference for sustainable development.

    President & CEO of CHK, Mr. Shunichi Morinaga (6th from right at the back row) together with CHK staff pledged to support ‘Earth Hour’, and take action to be a real green organization.