[Tokyo, Japan, December 26, 2023] : transcosmos inc. announced that on Saturday, December 9, 2023, the company planted a total of 160 HIKANZAKURA (Taiwan Cherry) and azalea trees on a land of approximately 4,000㎡ in Yaese-cho, Okinawa prefecture as part of transcosmos Forest project, the company’s afforestation activity to promote environmental conservation. 252 participants including the company’s employees and their families, as well as other related parties, joined the activity. To make the most of the tree-planting day, transcosmos offered an opportunity for employees to interact, holding a soccer training session inviting players of FC Ryukyu, a professional soccer club based in Okinawa; opening a park golf course for free; and bringing food trucks.
Overview of the tree-planting project
Date & Time: 10:00-14:00, Saturday, December 9, 2023
Address: 1305, Gushichan, Yaese-cho
(Yaese-cho sports tourism exchange facility/
Yaese-cho Health Promotion Center)
Tree-planting area: Total of 4000㎡
Trees planted: Total of 160 HIKANZAKURA (Taiwan Cherry) and Azalea trees
With a goal to expand its center network to include local areas, transcosmos opened MCM Center Okinawa, its first operations base in Okinawa prefecture in June 1999. The company chose Okinawa for its great hospitality and a pool of young talent. Since then, transcosmos has been increasing its presence in the prefecture, opening as many as 9 centers including its own building MCM Center Naha located in Omoromachi, Naha city which opened in March 2006. With around 3,400 employees, transcosmos offers a diverse range of services including contact centers, digital marketing, and business process outsourcing (BPO).
transcosmos is a certified Okinawa SDGs Partner Company and has been carrying out various initiatives to serve the community. In July 2007, transcosmos made a donation to help rebuild Okinawa’s Shuri Castle that had burned down, and donated acrylic sheets as preventive measures against the novel coronavirus during the pandemic in May 2022. As a company committed to local communities, transcosmos will continue to contribute to the development of Okinawa prefecture.
With the transcosmos SDGs Committee chaired by the Representative Director & Chairman in place, transcosmos has a framework specifically designed to execute its initiatives towards meeting social challenges and expectations with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.
In addition, with the aim of driving its ESG initiatives to create a sustainable society and enhance its long-term corporate value, transcosmos has set out its fundamental sustainability policy. Under the policy, transcosmos is committed to become a Sustainable Transformation (SX) Partner for all, and carries out a diverse range of activities with the purpose of boosting the well-being of society as a whole.
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