100 THOUSAND SOLAR LANTERNS PROJECT

Vol 20Panasonic's Solar Lanterns Donated to UNDP Have Begun to Be Distributed to Ebola Affected Regions

Jul 17, 2015

Controlling the outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever is a matter of global importance. In order to...

Vol 19Panasonic Presents "Lantern'zoo" to Indonesian Village in Collaboration with NGO Kopernik

Apr 09, 2015

In February 2015, Panasonic presented a "Lantern' zoo" to Sone, a village in Indonesia's West Timor that has no access to electricity. This video features the smiles of villagers at the "Lantern' zoo" unveiling event in Sone. Our hope is that this video will raise more awareness about areas of th...

vol 18Panasonic Donates 630 Solar Lanterns to Vietnam

Mar 23, 2015

As part of the company's global "100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project", Panasonic donated 630 solar lanterns (BG-BL03) to Vietnam on March16, 2015. This marks Panasonic's first donation to the country under this initiative.

vol 17Panasonic Donates 110 Solar Lanterns to Indonesian Villages: "Zoo of Light" at Donation Ceremony

Feb 28, 2015

Panasonic's project to donate solar lanterns to regions with no access to electricity, "Cut Out the Darkness," features a "Zoo of Light" during Phase 2.

vol 16Panasonic Donates Solar Lanterns to UNDP for Ebola Relief Efforts

Feb 27, 2015

Tokyo, Japan - With the severe and far-reaching impact of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, governments and international organizations need more support for their relief efforts. They have called on the private sector to help the affected populations meet their basic needs in the midst of the cri...

vol 15Panasonic Donates More Than 2,300 Solar Lanterns to the Philippines

Feb 24, 2015

Manila, Philippines - As part of its efforts of the "100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project" in 2014, Panasonic donated 2,376 solar lanterns (BG-BL03) to the Philippines in mid-February 2015. The 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project was launched as part of Panasonic's corporate citizenship activities ...

vol 14Panasonic's 'Cut Out the Darkness' Project to Continue and Create 'Zoo of Light'

Nov 26, 2014

Panasonic's project to donate solar lanterns to regions with no access to electricity, "Cut Out the Darkness," will feature a "Zoo of Light" during Phase 2.

Vol 13Panasonic Donates More Than 6,000 Solar Lanterns to Cambodia and Myanmar

Nov 26, 2014

As part of its efforts of the "100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project" in 2014, Panasonic has donated over 6,000 solar lanterns (BG-BL03) to Cambodia and Myanmar. The 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project was launched as part of Panasonic's corporate citizenship activities (social contribution activ...

Vol.9"Cut Out the Darkness" Project to Deliver Solar Lanterns and Shades to Non-Electrified Regions Based on the Designs Contributed from All over the World

Jan 06, 2014

As well as thrusting the "100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project" to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the regions without electricity by 2018, the company's centennial, Panasonic Corporation has launched "Cut Out the Darkness," a project to deliver solar lanterns and shades based on de...

Vol 8 Solar Lanterns Illuminate Cambodia's Non-Electrified Areas

Dec 24, 2013

Panasonic's global "100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project" aims to donate a total of 100,000 solar lanterns to non-electrified areas in the Asian and African regions by 2018, through social institutions which include non-profit and non-governmental organisations. Read how Panasonic continues to suppor...

Vol 7 New Solar Lantern Product Launch and Donation Ceremony in Myanmar

Dec 11, 2013

Panasonic aims to contribute to the progress and development of societies in developing and emerging countries through donating a total of 100,000 solar LED lanterns to people living in areas without electricity by 2018, the 100th anniversary of the company's founding. One of the key countries is in...

Vol.6Panasonic to Release Solar LED Lantern for People Living in Areas Without Electricity

Oct 29, 2013

The solar lantern, fully rechargeable in six hours and emitting light 360 degrees, is convenient and practical as a light source as well as a power source in areas without electricity.

Vol.5Panasonic Launches the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project Website

Oct 29, 2013

Panasonic aims to contribute to the progress and development of societies in developing and emerging countries through donating a total of 100,000 solar LED lanterns to people living in areas without electricity by 2018, the 100th anniversary of the company's founding. On the website, project membe...

Vol.4Donation of 2,000 Compact Solar Lights to Refugees in Kenya Through UNHCR

May 24, 2013

Panasonic has donated 2,000 compact solar lights to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation in Kenya. A ceremony for the donation was held on May 16 at the UNHCR Representation in Japan, attended by relevant people such as Johan Cels, UNHCR's Representative in ...

Vol.3Panasonic Develops Solar Lantern with Charger Function for People Living without Electricity

May 13, 2013

At events related to the coming Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Panasonic will display a prototype of its new solar lantern designed to improve the lives of people living off-grid in the world.

Vol.2[Video Review] Light of Hope in Cambodia - 100 Thousand Solar Lantern Project

Apr 20, 2013

This video introduces how solar lanterns donated to an NGO in Cambodia in 2011 are being used. Please take a look and find out how such a small light can help make people lives better. The video will also make you realized once again how important international cooperation is.

Vol.1Panasonic Launches 100 THOUSAND SOLAR LANTERN PROJECT

Apr 04, 2013

Panasonic deploys the 100 THOUSAND SOLAR LANTERN PROJECT, a project to donate a total of 100,000 solar lanterns to people in regions of the world without electricity, by 2018, the 100th anniversary of the company's founding. As the first stage in this effort, Panasonic donated 3,000 Compact Solar L...

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