Conscious Corporate Citizen

The Toshiba Group's dedication to CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) is reflected in its slogan "Committed to People, Committed to the Future." We live our mission every day through CSR management and social contributions by our employees worldwide. CSR management means giving top priority to human life, safety, legal compliance, and contributing to the solution of problems in the global society through business. In 2004 
Toshiba became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, which defines universal principles covering human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption. We are working to fulfill our role as a leading global enterprise in all of these areas. 


With a new management policy of "Growth through Creativity and Innovation," we invest in product research and development  that will contribute to a better future. Priority business fields in this area include Healthcare, Energy and Data Storage. A network or research facilities around the worldincluding Japan, U.S., U.K., China and Indiaassures that Toshiba is conducting cutting-edge research and development. 


Toshiba of Canada CSR In Action

Toshiba of Canada emphasizes its Community Giving by focusing on the following core areas: Education and Environment. Toshiba of Canada also encourages its employees to get involved in their communities through various programs and initiatives.   


 Founded by Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the ExploraVision Awards program is the world's largest K-12 science and technology competition, and is open to students from Canada and the United States. ExploraVision encourages creative young minds to combine their imaginations with the tools of science and technology to create and explore a vision for the future. For more information on the awards program and how you can get involved, please visit the ExploraVision website. 

 Upopulis Toshiba is the National Notebook sponsor for the innovative Upopolis program. Upopolis is a safe, private online social network for kids and teens in hospitals. Through the power of technology and social media, it helps kids stay connected to family and friends, share experiences and stay up-to-date with schoolwork. It also features an online library of easy to understand medical information on a wide variety of conditions, treatments, equipment and procedures. Since April 2009, Upopolis has enabled over 1,000 hospitalized children to connect with their family, friends and schools, and allowed them to blog and chat with each other.

Toshiba of Canada encourages its employees to get involved in their communities through various programs and initiatives; and often supports local community giving initiatives outside of our core pillars. 



Toshiba’s National Food Drive

 360Kids Donation (Dec2017)  



Throughout December 2017, Toshiba of Canada coordinated food drives at Toshiba offices across Canada. Toshiba employees donated food and toys to local food banks and charities.

Employees of Toshiba of Canada’s Markham Headquarters collected food items to be donated to 360Kids Support Services. Toshiba of Canada also donated $2,000 to further support 360Kids.


360°kids has been providing support services to at-risk and homeless youth in York Region for the past 28 years. 360°kids surrounds kids in crisis with care and provides safe housing, support services, counseling, employment services for at-risk and homeless youth in York Region. 


Ride for Heart  

 ride for heart  

Toshiba of Canada has participated in the Heart and Stroke Foundation “Ride for Heart” bike ride for 4 years to help raise funds for Heart and Stroke research in Canada. Toshiba employee, Tawnya Valiquette stated “I enjoyed every minute of it. It’s for a great cause and I did this ride to support two loved ones”-after the 2013 ride. Toshiba of Canada continues to participate and support this event and cause.


The Northern Birthday Box Project 

  Fastball Association  

Toshiba of Canada is thrilled to be able to partner with a local youth sports team, the Whitby Eagles Girls Rep Fastball Association, to support the Northern Birthday Box Project. This initiative assists in bringing Birthday fun to children between the ages of 1 and 16 within remote Northern Canada. The Whitby Eagles team members collect items such as cake mix, icing, toys, books, stationary and decorations to be sent to Igoolik, Nunavut. Toshiba of Canada was pleased to provide shipping materials and cover the cost to ship the donated items. 


Earth Month


 Earth Month During Earth Week, Toshiba of Canada staff participated in a Lunch and Learn focusing on water conversation. The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) delivered a gardening workshop focusing on efficient use of water and the use of native plants. The group then connected these small scale water conservation tips with the risk to Canada’s freshwater supply due to the effects of climate change through watching an environmental documentary. #ToshibaEarthMonth


 Vancouver Sun Run


 Sun Run Vancouver  

On Sunday April 27, 2014 a Toshiba team participated in the 30th Annual Vancouver Sun Run.  The Vancouver Sun Run has been Canada’s largest 10K road race since its inception in 1985, with roughly 50,000 participants every year. Toshiba is a Bronze Level Sponsor of the annual event, where a Toshiba Team has participated in the Race for 10 years; and this year the Millionth Runner was rewarded a Toshiba 50L1400U Television. Toshiba participant Rick Bennett explains ‘this event helps many local charities throughout the lower mainland of BC and for Toshiba and our Toshiba team to be a part of this was inspiring.




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