Sharp China's Environmental Education Program Reaches 10,000 Children Osaka, June 7, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Since 2008, the Sharp Group in China has been providing environmental education for elementary school children, in cooperation with the China National Committee For The Wellbeing Of The Youth, Child Development Center*. In May 2013, the cumulative total of children who have participated in the program passed the 10,000 milestone. The Sharp Group gives environmental education classes to elementary school children in various parts of the world, namely North America, Japan, China, and other Asian countries. The aim is to foster an understanding of the Earth's environment and to encourage children to take action to protect the environment, specifically by saving energy and recycling. In China, Sharp has so far visited 147 schools in total in Shanghai and in the Jiangsu Province cities of Changshu, Wuxi, and Nanjing. With support from the China National Committee For The Wellbeing Of The Youth, Child Development Center, Sharp China creates teaching materials based on Sharp products and technologies. Sharp China employees themselves act as lecturers, giving fun and practical lessons. The Sharp Group is committed to raising environmental awareness among children and will continue providing environmental education throughout the world. Sharp's environmental education program in China (as of May 31, 2013) - Started in 2008 - Given to 10,581 children at 147 schools in total * The China National Committee For The Wellbeing Of The Youth, Child Development Center is an organization comprising government officials (active and retired), whose purpose is the sound development of the next generation. It conducts various research, training, and public relations activities. About Sharp Sharp Corporation (TSE: 6753) is a worldwide developer of innovative products and core technologies that play a key role in shaping the future of electronics. As a leader in liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and digital technologies, Sharp offers one of the broadest and most advanced lines of consumer electronics, information products and electronic components, while also creating new network businesses. For more information, please visit www.sharp.co.jp . Contact: Corporate Public Relations Division Sharp Corporation Phone: +81-6-6625-3006 (Osaka) Phone: +81-3-3260-1870 (Tokyo) Copyright 2013 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.japancorp.net Provider ID: 00026845
Sharp China's Environmental Education Program Reaches 10,000 Chi
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