Azbil Makes Donations to Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

TOKYO, Jun. 24, 2020: We would like to express our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones as a result of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We would also like to extend our sympathies to all those who have suffered from this disease and to those who today find themselves in difficulty due to the pandemic. We would also like to express our utmost respect and deep gratitude to all members of the medical profession and others working on the frontlines in the struggle to control this pandemic.

Representing the azbil Group, Azbil Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6845) today announced that, due to the negative impact of COVID-19 worldwide, it will donate 20 million yen (US$185,000) to UNICEF’s COVID-19 response in order to provide aid to children and their families who are affected by the spread of COVID-19 especially in countries and regions with fragile healthcare systems. In addition, the azbil Group donated 30 million yen (US$280,000) in early June to organizations within Japan that provide assistance to health care workers and support disadvantaged people. The multiple donations in total amount to 50 million yen (US$465,000). With offices worldwide, the azbil Group is united in its belief to support in various ways people around the world who are facing a wide range of difficulties.

Guided by the azbil Group philosophy of “human-centered automation,” Azbil follows its guidepost of providing constant value to people and communities through its corporate activities while in pursuit of achieving the UN’s SDGs and realizing a sustainable society. Even during the current COVID-19 crisis, Azbil places the utmost priority on the safety of employees and related people and strives to maintain medical facilities that are also customers’ sites and other pillars of society’s infrastructure, thereby focusing on fulfilling the company’s societal mission. Moving forward, Azbil will continue to work toward realizing a sustainable society and proactively tackle issues facing society around the world.

To learn more about Azbil’s CSR efforts, please visit the following website.
Azbil's CSR efforts

* Posted information is accurate as of the date of announcement.