About Hioki

CSR History

1986 The HIOKI Philosophy is adopted of Respect for Humanity and Contribution to Society.
1988 Employees hold a tree-planting festival at HIOKI Forest Hills, the site of the current Head Office.
1989 Forest Hills Scholarship Fund, a special public-interest trust, is launched.
1990 The Head Office and main plant are relocated to a newly completed facility at HIOKI Forest Hills in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture.
1991 The Ueda Minami League youth baseball program is launched.
1992 HIOKI receives the Japan Greenery Research and Development Center President’s Award in recognition of its active promotion of afforestation.
1995 The first Local Afforestation event is held at Kamishina Elementary School.
1997 South Junior Sports Club is launched.
HIOKI earns ISO 14001 certification.
1998 HIOKI receives the Kanto International Trade and Industry Bureau Director's Award in recognition of its active promotion of afforestation.
2000 The first HIOKI Festival is held.
2003 Hioki begins donating musical instruments.
2004 HIOKI receives the 6th Shinshu Ecology Grand Prize in recognition of its Local Afforestation program.
2005 The HIOKI Scholarship and Greening Foundation is established.
HIOKI receives the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award in recognition of its active promotion of afforestation
2007 HIOKI begins supporting the Kenya Vegetation Restoration Project.
2008 HIOKI is recognized by the Minister of State for Measures for Declining Birthrate for distinguished service under the Supporting Children and Families in Japan program.
2009 HIOKI's main plant is recognized by the Prime Minister of Japan for distinguished service in promoting afforestation during 2009.
2011 HIOKI receives the 2011 Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Encouragement Award in recognition of its safety and hygiene policies.
2012 HIOKI receives the Dark-blue Ribbon Medal in recognition of community service initiatives including its donation of musical instruments to an Ueda elementary school.
2013 Construction of the Health & Fitness Center is completed.
2015 Construction of the HIOKI Innovation Center, the company's new R&D facility, is completed.
2017 Construction of the HIOKI LodgeⅡ is completed.