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Toshiba Group to Support Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

Press Release   •   May 13, 2015 02:05 GMT

Toshiba Group will make a donation that exceeds 7 million Yen to assist relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

It contains 5 million-Yen contribution through JAPAN PLATFORM (JPF) that is an international emergency humanitarian aid organization from Toshiba Corporation, Japan, and the donation from Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte, Ltd, seven Toshiba subsidiaries in India including Toshiba India Private Limited, Toshiba Information Equipment (Philippines), Inc., five Toshiba subsidiaries in the U.S.A including Toshiba America, Inc. Some of these companies are continuing their employee donation programs now, which will increase the total amount of contribution consequently.

Toshiba Group extends all our sympathy and condolences to the victims of the earthquake, and sincerely hopes for the earliest possible recovery from this disaster.

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Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation”, and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society.

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