Announcement of Voting Results to Select Recipients of Disaster-Resistant Glass Donation in Japan - Glass Power Campaign – Thinking of Tomorrow for the Earth and for Children -

Under the Glass Power Campaign, a corporate disaster-prevention activity, Past activities under the Glass Power Campaign have been internationally recognized and were introduced as advanced disaster-prevention activity by a private company in a preliminary meeting for the Third Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.In recent natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons, people were often injured by broken glass and evacuation centers were rendered unusable because of broken windowpanes.

To help prevent such injuries and damage, AGC has been carrying out a program to donate disaster-resistant glass since October 2005. This program aims at promoting the use of laminated glass and raising public awareness of its disaster resistance properties: laminated glass is shatter-proof, and does not shatter into small pieces even if it breaks. In 2008 we will donate disaster-resistant glass to a total of five designated shelters from among ten candidate sites, based on final results of online voting by people who support the Glass Power Campaign.

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600450 Announcement of Voting Results to Select Recipients of Disaster-Resistant Glass Donation in Japan - Glass Power Campaign – Thinking of Tomorrow for the Earth and for Children - glassonweb.com
Date: 12 December 2008
Source: Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

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