Approach to Social Contributions

The CSR theme "Social Contributions " is based on the following policy.
"To create a society in which people can experience spiritual fulfillment, Tamron engages in activities contributing to the development of photography and film culture, and acting as a good corporate citizen, takes part in local community activities and contributes to their development."

Related SDGs

  1. 4 Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  2. 15  Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Management system for Social Contributions

Important matters and targets determined by the CSR Committee are managed by each CSR administrative division. For the "Social Contributions" theme, CSR administrative division manages specific policies and targets.

Action items and important indicators

FY2019 Target Results Measure
For social contribution activities including fostering the next generation, Contribution of 1% of consolidated operating income for the previous year 63 million yen • Contribution to photographic culture by sponsoring photography contests such as railway scenery contests and macro lens photo contests
• Donation to local ecosystem conservation such as Minuma Tanbo
• Neighborhood cleanup activities at each site

Main Activities

Railroad scenery photo contests

Tamron sponsors the Railway Scenery Photo Contest in order to promote train culture and local revitalization in Omiya, known as an important railroad town in Japan and also site of our head office. As part of this contest, all winning entries are showcased at a photo exhibition held at the Omiya Sogo Department store. This local event is made possible with the much-appreciated support of the City of Saitama, the Saitama Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Saitama City Board of Education.
https://www.tamron.jp/special/contest/train2020/

Supporting Adaptive Athletes

Tamron supports adaptive athletes to promote and spread recognition of adaptive sports and to communicate the activities of adaptive athletes through photography. Each athlete has boldly taken on the challenge of competition and continued with unrelenting efforts on a daily basis. Together with the power of photography, Tamron will continue to support each athlete delivering hopes and excitement to the world through their sporting endeavors.
https://www.tamron.co.jp/en/special/athlete/