Contributing to the Community
Affiliations and Awards
Nikken maintains a sponsorship, professional or support relationship with numerous scientific, medical and charitable organizations worldwide. The company has also been acknowledged as a leader in helping to promote a healthy society.
Healthy Child Healthy World
Nikken holds the special status of Trusted Partner with Healthy Child Healthy World, the organization dedicated to protecting children and adults against chemical toxins. Healthy Child Healthy World focuses on educating the public as to the importance of clean air, water and nutrition for a healthy lifestyle. As a Trusted Partner, Nikken shares its commitment to create an environment where families can flourish and also to help preserve planet Earth.
Presidential Call to Service Award
Nikken has been recognized by the President of the United States for supporting a Healthy Society. In 2008 the company was honored with the President's Call to Service Award.
This distinction acknowledges the participation of Nikken toward, in its words, "building a culture of service, citizenship, and responsibility." The award is conferred by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, given to individuals and groups in appreciation for serving the community and country.
Magnetic Health Science Foundation
In 1994 Nikken established the Magnetic Health Science Foundation in Tokyo, Japan. To date Nikken has contributed in excess of $7 million in funding the foundation's studies related to the application of magnetic technology in science and medicine.
To learn more about Magnetic Health Science Foundation, click here. (in Japanese)
University of California, Irvine
In 2003 Nikken made an endowment of $2 million to the University of California, Irvine Medical Center for a renovated, state-of-the-art facility named the Nikken Imaging Center. This included the procurement of advanced diagnostic equipment and support of imaging research. The gift also assisted in the construction of new hospital facilities at the Medical Center.
To learn more about University of California, Irvine, click here.
Other Ways Nikken is Working to Build a Healthy Society
Supporting a Healthy Society includes respect for the Earth. Nikken is dedicated to minimizing our environmental impact and conserving natural resources. Click here to learn more.