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Ube Industries Contributes to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

October 14, 2020

Ube Industries, Ltd. wishes to express its sadness at the human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic, and extend its deepest sympathies to the bereaved families and those who have caught COVID-19.

Ube Industries and its Group companies have donated masks and other essential supplies and funds to various organizations including medical institutions and local governments, as a way to assist medical settings and other efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The details of the donations are summarized below. The UBE Group will continue working to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with government policies and action plans, and contribute to bringing the pandemic to an early end.

No. Donating Department or Company Details of Assistance Quantity/Value of Donation Timing of Donation
1 CSR & General Affairs Department, Ube Industries, Ltd. Donation of dustproof masks to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 960 pcs May 2020
2 Ube Chemical Factory, Ube Industries, Ltd. Donation of dustproof masks to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 7,520 pcs May 2020
3 R&D departments, Chemicals Company, Ube Industries, Ltd. Donation of Naviroll aprons (for use as medical gowns) to Health and Sanitation Bureau, Health and Welfare Department, Aichi Prefectural Government 60 pcs May 2020
Donation of protective clothing (for use as medical gowns) to Health and Sanitation Bureau, Health and Welfare Department, Aichi Prefectural Government 23 pcs May 2020
4 Electric Power Department, Ube Industries, Ltd. Donation of surgical masks to nearby hospital 150 pcs May 2020
5 Ube Film, Ltd. Donation of simplified gowns for medical use to nearby hospital 1,000 pcs May–June 2020
6 Meiwa Plastic Industries, Ltd. Donation of raincoats (for use as medical gowns) to Ube City Health Center 66 pcs May 2020
7 Ube Logistics Service, Ltd. Donation of raincoats (for use as medical gowns) to Ube City Health Center 151 pcs April 2020
8 Fukushima, Ltd. Employee blood drive 26 donors May 2020
9 Nantong UBE Concrete Co., Ltd. (China) Donation of surgical masks to Public Health Bureau, Osaka City Government (at request of Nantong Charity Union) 5,000 pcs April 2020
10 UBE Chemicals (Asia) Public Company Limited (Thailand) Donation of surgical masks to nearby hospital 120 pcs April 2020
Financial aid for 21 local community organizations 110,000 bahts (equivalent to ¥370,000) April 2020
Donation of disinfectant to Thai Government 5 pcs (1 gallon containers) and 12 bottles May 2020
11 UBE Corporation Europe S.A.U. (Spain) Approximately 50 subsidized meals a day for the homeless (roughly 4,200 meals in all) €49,750 (equivalent to ¥6.2 million) March–June 2020
Matching gift campaign (food items for the impoverished)
Donation to online food donation collection campaign €40,200 (equivalent to ¥5 million) March–July 2020
Subsidies for homeless housing €12,000 (equivalent to ¥1.5 million) March–July 2020
Matching gift campaign (food items for the impoverished)
Donation to Catholic Church of Almassora, Spain €2,000 (equivalent to ¥250,000) May 2020
Donation to town of Almassora, Spain €5,500 (equivalent to ¥680,000) May 2020
Donation to Gypsy fund €1,000 (equivalent to ¥120,000) May 2020
Boxed lunches for delivery workers €4,092 (equivalent to ¥510,000) March–July 2020

Contact

    • Ube Industries, Ltd.
    • General Affairs & Public Relations Group
    • Seavans North Building, 1-2-1 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8449
    • Phone : +81-3-5419-6110
    • Contact us by Internet.