Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has received the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015, an award established by the United Arab Emirates government and managed by Masdar, for the Large Corporation category.
His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize Large Corporation award to Yoshihiko Yamada, Executive Vice President and member of the board of Panasonic Corporation at the awards ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, on January 19, 2015.
The Zayed Future Energy Prize, inaugurated in 2008, recognizes leading solutions in renewable energy and sustainability and represents the vision of the late founding father and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who championed environmental stewardship and sustainability.
Panasonic boasts an extensive range of products supported by technologies that create, store, and save energy, and save water such as 'ECONAVI' and the solar power generation system, 'HIT'. It has also played a key role in the development of the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town, an eco-conscious, sustainable city that keeps residents at the heart of everything, alongside other partner companies and the city of Fujisawa. Panasonic has received this year's Zayed Future Energy Prize in recognition of these achievements, which adhere to Panasonic's management philosophy of social contribution.
"It is a great honor to receive the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015," said Panasonic Executive Vice President and member of the board Yoshihiko Yamada at the awards ceremony. "Since our foundation, we have endeavored to stay true to our management philosophy, to contribute to the progress and development of society through our business activities and a sustainable future. With our 100th anniversary on the horizon in 2018, we will further expand our efforts so that we may serve customers in a wide range of industries such as home appliances, housing, and automotive to bring to life our brand slogan, 'A Better Life, A Better World'."
HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces (R), presents the Zayed Future Energy Prize Large Corporation award to Yoshihiko Yamada, Executive Vice President and member of the board of Panasonic (L) during the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Copyright:Rashed Al Mansoori /Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates around 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.74 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2014. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/.
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