Part 2 Let’s protect the nature of Kyushu! Elementary School Students SDGs Essay Contest Awards Ceremony Held

Arquel Technologies, Inc.
Part 2 Let’s protect the nature of Kyushu! Elementary School Students SDGs Essay Contest Awards Ceremony Held

Arquel Technologies Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture; Representative Director: Ryoji Miyawaki; hereinafter referred to as “our company”) has set the corporate purpose of “realizing a decarbonized society through digital innovation” and is committed to solving climate change issues and doing business. A climate tech company from Fukuoka that aims to achieve both Continuing from last year, we held an award ceremony for the 2nd SGDs Essay Contest for Elementary School Students, which is aimed at elementary school students in Kyushu and Prefecture.
This contest is held based on the idea of ​​CEO Miyawaki, “Thinking about the importance of nature in childhood leads to actions that are kind to the earth when you grow up.” In support of Fukuoka City and the Fukuoka City Board of Education, Mr. Hiroyuki Hayashi,
representative of THINNING / GOOD DAILY HUNT, which tackles mountain problems such as thinning timber in Itoshima, Fukuoka Prefecture, as a judge. Yuumi Highfield, who runs the picture book store “Books cyan, a small picture book store in the city” and writes interviews as a writer, and Ehon-kun, who conducts entertainment shows of picture books mainly in Fukuoka, cooperated.
Many of the submissions received were wonderful works that expressed not only the way of thinking about the SDGs from the perspective of elementary school students, but also their own practical experiences, as well as their thoughts on future developments. Each judge makes a difficult selection from among works that are difficult to judge, and decides and commends the winners of the Grand Prix, Semi-Grand Prix, Thinning Award, BoosCyan Award, and Picture Book Award for each of the lower and upper grades of elementary school. The ceremony was successfully held on Saturday, October 21st.
Many of the children’s works had similar expressions.
“What I’m doing is very small, but I’m going to keep doing it for the future.” “I think that by picking up trash, everyone around me will start doing it too.” Our contest may be very small. However, we hope to embody what we can do now and provide as many people as possible with an opportunity to think about SDGs and global environmental issues.
Overview of the Award Ceremony for the 2nd SDGs Essay Contest for Elementary School Students
Elementary school students in Kyushu and prefectures ■ Recruitment theme:
“What kind of eco-activities are you practicing?” “How can we keep the ocean and mountains clean?”
Choose one of the themes, give it a title, and apply.
Award ceremony: October 22, 2022 (Sat) 10:00-12:00 @ Asahi Shimbun Headquarters ■Secretariat: Let’s protect the nature of Kyushu! Essay Contest Executive Committee Secretariat
 092-474-2040 (Weekdays 10:00-17:00)
Asahi Shimbun Seibu Head Office Media Business Department
■ Sponsor: Arquel Technologies, Inc.
■ Support: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Board of Education
For details, please see the contest official website
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Comment from Judge Ryoji Miyawaki, our representative
I was able to get a lot of awareness and energy from the children through the contest again this year. All of the submitted works were wonderful, overflowing with the pure feelings of the children, and I couldn’t stop being moved. We are a company that tackles the problem of global warming. Through this activity, we hope to create future leaders who will take on the role of solving the problem of global warming.
2022 judges
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Hiroyuki Hayashi, CEO of THINNING/DAILY HUNT
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A small picture book store in town / writer Yuumi Highfield
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Picture book prince picture book
Company Profile
Carbon Neutral Digital Partner
Arquel Technologies Co., Ltd. President Ryoji Miyawaki
Established August 1, 2018 Number of employees 35 HP Headquarters Fukuoka Growth Next 2-6-11 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
Business description Providing digital services for carbon neutrality       Consulting for companies aiming for carbon neutrality
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