Toshiba is committed to support India during the COVID-19 pandemic

14 May 2020 - Since Toshiba's establishment in 1875, the company is 'Committed to People, Committed to the Future'. These words express Toshiba Group's mission and convey the values that the company shares, and emphasize on value creation and contributions to society.

As per Mr. Tomohiko Okada, Managing Director, Toshiba India Pvt. Ltd. "Toshiba Group is responding to the global corona virus pandemic with measures that prioritize the safety of our employees and their families, and of our customers and business partners. We continue to monitor the situation in India and to follow Indian Government guidance and instructions, while doing all we can to ensure business continuity. Pursuant to our basic commitment "Committed to People. Committed to the Future", Toshiba group companies in India have donated approximately INR 2.28 crores during the current crisis, towards the fight against the pandemic as well as other CSR activities approved by Government of India".

Toshiba's relationship with India dates back close to 60 years. Toshiba has identified India as a hub for its manufacturing operations and export base with an aim to 'Make-in-India' and 'Export-from-India'. Toshiba group companies in India are committed to adhere to the Government of India's policies during the ongoing pandemic and to honour our commitments towards all our stakeholders.

As a responsible corporate entity, Toshiba group in India is contributing to disaster relief funds of state governments to support these governments towards the fight against the pandemic as well as other CSR activities approved by Government of India, to help Indian society at large during this time of unprecedented crisis. A total of approximately INR 2.28 crore have been donated as per below during this period, the contributions include voluntary salary contribution by Toshiba employees as well as contribution from Toshiba group companies namely Toshiba India Pvt. Ltd. (TIPL), Toshiba JSW Power Systems Pvt. Ltd. (TJPS), Toshiba Transmission & Distribution India Pvt. Ltd. (TTDI), Toshiba Software India Pvt. Ltd. (TSIP), Toshiba Water Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (TWS) and Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TJEI) in India.

Toshiba Group is responding to the global corona virus pandemic with measures that prioritize the safety of our employees and their families, and of our customers and business partners. We continue to monitor the situation and to follow government guidance and instructions, while doing all we can to ensure business continuity.

For more information, please contact:

Aeshna Makkar/ Saloni Jain
aeshna.makkar@prgenes.com
saloni.jain@prgenes.com
9911638353 / 8355821848