Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752)(NYSE:PC) held a ceremony to honor winners of its Eco Picture Diary Global Contest at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Nijo Castle in Kyoto, Japan on Tuesday, November 6. On June 3, 2011, Panasonic and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre signed a strategic partnership agreement to promote sustainable development through World Heritage conservation and environmental education for the next generation. The Eco Picture Diary Global Contest Ceremony was held in conjunction with the 40 th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention.
Panasonic aims to be the "No.1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry" by 2018, its 100 th anniversary. Panasonic is combining its environmental contributions with business growth as well as aiming to provide its environmental education programs to 2 million children. The total number of participating students in Panasonic's eco educational program since its inception in 2009 surpassed 1 million children. Panasonic will continue to work in unison with UNESCO to help foster eco awareness among children worldwide.≪Related URLs≫Panasonic kids school and the eco-picture diary http://panasonic.net/citizenship/education/ UNESCO partnership"Panasonic × World Heritage" site : http://panasonic.net/worldheritageFacebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/worldheritage.with.panasonic Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50468996&lang=en