Aug. 15, 2016
Sony Assurance Inc. (Sony Assurance), a wholly owned non-life insurance subsidiary of Sony Financial Holdings Inc., today announced the donation of a solar power generator, "Sorabear Power Generation Equipment" to a kindergarten in Chiba Prefecture. This donation is part of the Sorabear Smile Project* managed by the Sorabear Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes the spread of renewable energies and environmental education.
Since March 2009, Sony Assurance has carried out this program** to install solar power generators at kindergartens and nursery schools across Japan, which capitalizes on its unique automobile insurance premiums to support the Sorabear Smile Project.
Associated with this program, Sony Assurance has reached a total of 18 donations of Sorabear Power Generation Equipment.
Sony Assurance will continue to participate in the donation program and encourage children to get involved in environmental conservation through the installation of Sorabear Power Generation Equipment at other kindergartens and nursery schools across Japan.
Note: This is an English-language summary of a Japanese announcement made by Sony Assurance on August 15, 2016. The summary was prepared by Sony Financial Holdings solely for convenience of non-Japanese readers.