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Nissui Group's Contribution to Society Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nissui Group's Contribution to Society Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic

"Contribute to a healthy lifestyle with food safety and security": This is one of the key issues in sustainability set forth by the Nissui Group. We are providing aid to people including those who are in hardship due to their lives being heavily impacted by the spread of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and healthcare professionals who are making all-out efforts at the front line of medical examination and treatment. Going forward, we will continue to take measures to prevent infections in a thoroughgoing manner, endeavor to ensure the safety of our business partners as well as employees and fulfill our responsibilities as a food producer/supplier, and also continue looking into what we can do to contribute to society and put it into practice.

Japan

Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.

1) Donation of cans of food: To people whose lives are being heavily impacted

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
University of Tsukuba "Student Food Aid Project"
(located on same premises as Nissui's Fine Chemicals General Plant Tsukuba Plant)
January 19, 2021 288 cans of food (12 cases)

288 cans of food (12 cases)

Second Harvest Japan (certified nonprofit organization (NPO)) May 21, 2020 Donated 6,000 cans of food

[Photo] Donated 6,000 cans of food

[Photo] Donated 6,000 cans of food

Living and welfare section (for impoverished persons) of the local government of Minato City, Tokyo (Note 1) May 19, 2020 Donated 240 cans of food
Operator of "kids eat free" cafeteria in Minato City, Tokyo (Note 1) May 19 and 22, 2020 Donated 528 cans of food (total over two days)

(Note 1) Minato City, Tokyo: This is where Nissui's head office is located

2) Donation of cans of food: To healthcare professionals

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Platform for supporting healthcare professionals through food "WeSupport" (Note 2) May 14, 2020 Donated 2,400 cans of food
University hospitals, etc. in Tokyo May 14, 2020 Donated 1,200 cans of food

(Note 2) WeSupport: Web site URL ( https://wesupport.jp/) (in Japanese)

3) Other aid (e.g., cash donations)

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Global food aid for UN World Food Programme (WFP) June 8, 2020 Donated 1.5 million yen

[Logo] WFP)

[Photo] Donated 1.5 million yen

Outside Japan

F.W. Bryce, Inc. (U.S.)

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Food bank in local area of Cape Ann November 1, 2020 Donated 2,000 pounds (907.2kg) of frozen salmon, cod, haddock and other seafood products.
Hospital in local area: Lahey Hospital April 1, 2020 Donated 200 personal protective equipment (PPE) masks that had chronically been in short supply to nurses.

Nissui (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Local area of Takham and its public health agency May 11, 2020 ・Provided knowledge related to preventive measures and their implementation (Donation of infrared thermometers and support of equipment, e.g., foot alcohol sprayers designed by Nissui Thailand's engineering department
・Donated Nissui Thailand's food products to Kho Hong police office
・Employees' blood donation to the Red Cross

[Photo] Local area of Takham and its public health agency

[Photo] Local area of Takham and its public health agency

[Photo] Local area of Takham and its public health agency

300 students at three local schools January 8, 2022 Each year, "Children's Day" activities are carried out to give local children the opportunity to learn from activities other than school events. In 2021, however, the COVID-19 pandemic made it impossible to conduct such activities. Nissui Thailand prepared gifts and school supplies for teachers to cheer up students at schools in lieu of such activities.

[Photo] 300 students at three local schools

Thai Red Cross Society Once a year (2021)
(Ordinary once every four months)
Due in part to the spread of COVID-19 infections, blood for transfusion is frequently in short supply at the medical front line. Nissui Thailand played a part in helping mitigate the blood shortage problem in Thailand by running a blood donation campaign for the Thai Red Cross Society every three months, in which a total of 60 persons participated.

Salmones Antártica S.A. (Chile)

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Communities in the vicinity of sites
(Chiloé, Los Ángeles, Los Ríos, Hornopirén)
May to July 2020 Donated a total of 299 baskets containing food products (for approx. 1,200 people) to communities in the vicinity of sites of S.A.
Students in a rural area in Castro July 1, 2020 Donated 22 tablet computers to students in a rural area to enable them to participate in remote classes.

Sealord Group, Ltd. (New Zealand)

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Multiple locations in New Zealand March to June 2020 (partnership with "Kai with Love" is ongoing) Donated three tons of crumbed hoki (equivalent to 21,000 meals) to "Te Runanga o Ngāti Whātua," a tribal council governing the Maori people spanning from Auckland to Whangarei.
Donated the following items to local food bank "Kai with Love."
1) Shelf-stable foods
2) Cumulative total of approx. $5,000 contributed by employees (by September 2020)

[Photo] Donated the following items to local food bank Kai with Love.

Donated 37 boxes (one ton) of southern blue whiting to a wildlife hospital in Dunedin for yellow-eyed penguins, called "hoiho" in Maori, which are being protected by the hospital (and fed specific fish only) as they are designated as endangered species in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.

[Photo] Donated 37 boxes (one ton) of southern blue whiting to a wildlife hospital in Dunedin for yellow-eyed penguins, called "hoiho" in Maori

UniSea, Inc. (U.S.)

Recipient of aid Date/period of aid provided Description of aid
Regional community in the local area of Unalaska From April 6, 2020 onwards Made UniSea‘s idle facility available as a place to stay free of charge for local residents awaiting PCR test results and fishery personnel who need to be isolated for a set period of time after their fishing vessels return to the port, etc. Carried out initial work to make the building habitable by spending $44,357.

[Photo] Made UniSea's idle facility available as a place to stay free of charge for local residents awaiting PCR test results and fishery personnel who need to be isolated for a set period of time after their fishing vessels return to the port, etc.

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