Archive 2021

in Asia & Oceania

Beach Buddy Challenge
SDG 14: Life below water

P.T. Astra Honda Motor conducted Beach Buddy Challenge activities to remove plastic garbage in Segara Jaya, Bekasi, West Java.   
1,074 kilograms of plastic garbage was removed.
300 mangrove trees were planted in addition to the 5,500 trees which were planted previously (making a total 5,800 trees).

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I Love Vietnam
SDG 3: Good health & well-beings , 11: Sustainable cities & communities

"I Love Vietnam” is program about traffic safety and safe driving skills which has operated since 2004. The program has been continuously improved and updated in terms of form and content in order to bring stories and real images of the current traffic situation in Vietnam and useful traffic lessons. It helps viewers to increase their knowledge and skills to prevent accidents when in traffic, contributing to building a more civilized and safer traffic society.

In 2020, Honda Vietnam co-operated with National Traffic Safety Committee, Traffic Police Department - Ministry of Public Security and Vietnam Television to bring ILVN back with an all-new version named "Enjoy traffic." This is cartoon series focusing on preschool children from 3 to 5 years of age, who start cognitive development, love to explore the surrounding world and initially join traffic. "Enjoy traffic" revolving around three funny and lovely characters: Bi (Monkey) - Bo (Cat) - Ben (Chameleon) with three different personalities. Each episode is a lesson, a traffic story with much useful knowledge conveyed to children through the innocent, lively childhood perception of the three cartoon characters. Bi, Bo, Ben are like the companions of children together, exploring the world and creating the first perceptions and lessons about traffic for themselves. 

Accordingly, along with the broadcast on television, HVN will coordinate with the Ministry of Education and Training to pilot a direct training program in kindergartens in five provinces from the school year 2020-2021 so that children can have access to traffic knowledge in the easiest way  .

 

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Safety Riding Training
SDG 11 : Sustainable cities and communities

Bangladesh Honda Private Limited provides Safety Riding Training in collaboration with the government to Honda customers in various locations, aiming to promote safety awareness and reduce traffic accidents in Bangladesh. 

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Bangladesh Honda Private Limited provides Safety Riding Training collaborating with Government to Honda customers in different locations

“Dream Riding Program” motorcycle lessons for women
SDG 11 : Sustainable cities and communities, 4 : Quality education, 5 : Gender Equality

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) is proud to be the world’s largest seller of two-wheeled vehicles with an annual turnover of over 5 million units. Since 2009, HMSI has held a motorcycle training program open to women over 18 years old, with 85,652 participants in fiscal 2020 the largest attendance to date. Since beginning in 2009, a combined total of 261,337 attendees have registered for the course, a positive step towards creating a road-safe society. 

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Photo taken before COVID-19.

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Australian Childhood Foundation
SDG 3: Good health and well-Being for people

The Honda Foundation partnered with the Australian Childhood Foundation on its first ever end of year donation campaign. With the help of Honda owners, it raised AUD 32,655 to support and purchase “Little Hearts Healing Kits” for children in need of special personalized tools to help heal the little hearts of those who have experienced childhood trauma. The Australian Childhood Foundation protects, supports and heals children who have been affected by violence and abuse.

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Masks were removed for the photo only.

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WhatsApp-based Home Learning
SDG 7 : Affordable and Clean Energy, 13 : Climate Action

Honda Cars India supported WhatsApp-based home learning modules to 75,000 underprivileged government school students in Rajasthan.

The project aims to enable students to continue education during the pandemic while empowering teachers with student performance data to support remedial teaching. 

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Honda Khiang Khang Thai Fund
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

The Honda Khiang Khang Thai Fund (HKKT), under the Honda Thailand Foundation, together with the Honda Group of Companies in Thailand delivered 1,000 units of the Negative and Positive Pressure Smart Face Shield, and 100 units of the Honda backpack sprayer.

The Negative and Positive Pressure Smart Face Shield is a single face shield that can be adjusted to offer two different functions. It can be adjusted to be either a negative pressure face shield worn by COVID-19 patients to prevent the virus from spreading while transporting them or a positive pressure face shield worn by medical staff to protect themselves from infection. The donated items, worth over 40 million baht, have been distributed to 77 provinces nationwide through Honda’s automobile and motorcycle dealer network during February 2021.

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Donation of House Construction Supplies to Typhoon Victims
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Honda Foundation Inc. (HFI) in the Philippines donated construction supplies to rebuild homes in San Andres, Catanduanes.

To help communities affected by Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses, each family received galvanized steel sheets for their roofing needs, sets of marine-grade plywood, Coco lumber, and umbrella nails. In addition to these materials, Honda Foundation also gave them gifts of Honda souvenirs.

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Pond Development – Vithalapur Gj
SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, 13: Climate Action

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has built 3 reservoirs in 23 acres of land and constructed water conservation facilities in Vithalapur. 

These 3 reservoirs help to store 74 Mn gallons of water, minimizing risks of flooding and drought. More than 100 farmers are using the stored water from the reservoirs for irrigation.

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