ACTION TO 2020
Passing the baton to the future
- Universal・Diversity Nurturing “phantom rice” sasanishiki using ICT technology This reconstruction project is being carried out by NTT Docomo in Minamisanriku Town, Miyagi Prefecture, which sustained tremendous damage in the Great East Japan Earthquake. Utilizing the latest ICT technology, pesticide- and fertilizer-free rice cultivation is being carried out together with farmers in a continuous process of trial and error as we provide support for community development that is considerate of the rich natural environment.
- Culture・Education Making medals from urban mines! “Everyone’s Medal” Project Do you have any no-longer-used mobile telephones or smartphones lying around? Join in the “Making medals from urban mines! ‘Everyone’s Medal’ Project” (“Tokyo 2020 Medal Project: Towards an Innovative Future for All”), which enables all of us to participate in the Olympics and Paralympics through everyday objects, creating medals imbued with all our hopes and dreams that will shine on athletes’ chests!
- Culture・Education Sending one more push to athletes. Athletes Support Report Vol.1 With only two years to go before 2020, the Kanto Para Athletics Championships are positioned as an important event leading up to the Tokyo Paralympics. NTT Blue supporters gathered at the venue to fervently cheer on the athletes. We present an interview conducted by kid’s reporters with athlete Tadashi Horikoshi.
- Universal・Diversity Let’s begin learning for tomorrow! What is communication that links everyone? With an eye to 2019 and 2020, NTT is conducting barrier-free surveys in the vicinity of sporting venues throughout Japan together with local government agencies and our partners. Here we introduce initiatives for assisting community development that is kind to all people as well as “realize a barrier-free society” that is even more diversified and abundant.