Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

Astellas EMEA CEO volunteers at school

Ken Jones promotes healthy lifestyle as part of Changing Tomorrow campaign
AstellasChangingTomorrowDay

Ken Jones helps to teach primary school pupils about a healthy lifestyle

Ken Jones, the CEO of Astellas EMEA, yesterday joined students at Buckland Primary School in Staines, UK, as part of a campaign to promote healthy living.

Jones was taking part in Astellas' Changing Tomorrow day, which encourages company employees to give a day of their time to support their local communities.

The volunteer day at Buckland School involving hands-on support in teaching cooking skills to children as part of a Halloween themed lesson. The aim was to promote a healthy lifestyle and to improve the children's knowledge of food.

Astellas has supported the Buckland School previously, donating a total of 400 volunteer hours and funding the after-school cooking club, which teaches pupils and families how to cook.

Since Changing Tomorrow was launched as part of the company's corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme five years ago more than 6,000 Astellas employees have contribute 13,000 hours of volunteering at various community services across the world. This includes schools, hospitals, family shelters, parks and food banks.

International initiatives that Astellas employees have been involved in include street clean-ups in Tokyo and improving the grounds of a resort in Florida that provides free holidays to children with serious diseases and their families.

Dr Kenji Yasukawa, chief strategy officer and chairman of the CSR committee at Astellas, said: “As a good corporate citizen, Astellas will continue to actively engage in initiatives to support the health of people around the world.”

Article by
Thomas Meek

5th November 2014

From: Marketing

Share

Tags

Subscribe to our email news alerts

Featured jobs

PMHub

Add my company
M3 (EU)

M3 has over 20 years’ experience in building online doctor communities. M3 is the world’s largest network of verified doctors...

Latest intelligence

Our Top 5 Pharma Picks From Cannes Lions
Here are five of Art's top five pharma and healthcare picks from Cannes Lions 2022....
The Evolving Role of the Sales Rep
The COVID-19 pandemic sparked an evolution in physician engagement. Jill Padgett, EdD, Head of Training, explores what this means for the sales force and shares her advice for succeeding in...
Measure your omnichannel maturity with our new tool
Try our Omnichannel Maturity Tool to gain tangible advice and an instant analysis of your omnichannel readiness....