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June 5, 2013


GLORY wins "The 22nd Best Environment-Friendly Company Award"

GLORY has received "The Outstanding Performance Award" at the contest of "The 22nd Environment-Friendly Company Award" held by the Hyogo Prefectural Government of Japan.

The award is given to the business entity which has conducted excellent activities for the preservation of environment, or engaged in creation activities. Also, the purpose of the award is to assist in creating the new style of life that would fit the environment surrounding the people in Hyogo prefecture, and to promote corporate activities for the environmental preservation and creation activities.

This outstanding performance award has been given to GLORY in appreciation of the following backgrounds.

  • GLORY conducted the forest conservation activity called "GLORY Yumesaki Forest" in collaboration with the local partners, administrators and forestry cooperative in order to promote the preservation of biodiversity. The activity involves planning and implementation of the forest improvement (thinning etc.) in the area covering the dimension of one (1) hectare for each year over 10 years from 2011, as well as the implementation of vegetation survey at forests, plains and waterfront area. The effects from the biodiversity activities will be evaluated continuously, aiming for the contribution in making the better regional environment.
  • GLORY developed environment-conscious products by adopting two kinds of energy-saving modes, energy-saving parts, and redesigning electric circuits, and have realized the reduction of CO2 emission by more than 15% compared with the case of conventional machines.
  • In 2008, GLORY was officially recognized by the minister of environment in Japan as a company authorized to dispose wastes on a wide-area basis without obtaining prior approval from each local government. GLORY is also aggressively promoting the recycle of the used products through promoting the wide-area waste collection service.

GLORY will keep promoting its biodiversity preservation activities jointly with each regional people, while promoting energy saving activities through the production of environment conscious products.

  • Forest Conservation Activity at "GLORY Yumesaki Forest"

    Forest Conservation Activity at "GLORY Yumesaki Forest"
    (Thinning activity at the broadleaf forest)

  • Scene of the award ceremony

    Scene of the award ceremony
    (On the left is Governor Ido of Hyogo Prefecture)


GLORY LTD., headquartered in Himeji, Japan, is a pioneer in the development and manufacture of money handling machines and systems. GLORY provides a variety of products such as money handling machines, cash management systems, vending machines, automatic service equipment, and cash management solutions that are built on its leading-edge recognition/identification and mechatronics technology. Committed to meet society's wide-ranging needs, GLORY serves the financial, retail, vending machine, amusement and gaming industries in over 100 countries around the world. GLORY employs approximately 9,000 people worldwide. For more information about GLORY, please visit GLORY's group website at http://corporate.glory-global.com/.


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