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Using our expertise in environmental and digital technologies, we endeavour to power good by creating a safer and smarter world.
In July of 2022, we brought 30 University students from ASEAN and Japan to Singapore to discuss the importance of social innovation and its relevance in this post pandemic world at our 16th Hitachi Young Leadership Initiative (HYLI).
Together with Asian leaders of today representing governments, businesses, civil society, and academia, we explored how we can all power good with social innovation through our experiences and perspectives.
In such instances, social innovation becomes the driving force for companies and government agencies to act towards improving living conditions.
Belinda Azzahra Irwan Putri
She sees a symbiotic relationship between the survival of companies and their ability to solve environmental and societal issues.
He has seen how social innovation can address inequitable disbursement of resources between urban and rural areas in Malaysia and reach out to underserved communities, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Matthew Ooi Xian Wei
She believes that people should be the centre of every project, and that by being inclusive and people-centric, we can address larger social problems.
Vivienne Angelica Hernane Viernes
Businesses that focus on growth at the expense of sustainability practices can create a lot of social issues such as manpower problems and mental health issues.
Rather than having a singular focus on profits, businesses should create a utopia through social innovation where we leave no one behind in our quest for economic progress.
Ong Jun Hock, Ryan
It has shaped the world to what it is today, and social innovation will continue to shape the world of tomorrow.
From hunger, poverty to diseases, social innovation can address such issues and improve the well-being of citizens.
Bach Minh Duc
Social innovation starts with a simple idea - that we have the power to change the world. Through our expertise, resources, business solutions and passion, we bring thinkers and doers together to solve some of the most urgent and critical issues that societies are facing today.
Social innovation is the foundation of what we do at Hitachi, and through our engagement and empowerment of young leaders, we hope to improve people’s lives and contribute to a better tomorrow.
Date of Release: October 2022
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