In Houston and in elite running circles around the world, the name Aramco takes on special meaning each year in January. That is when more than 300,000 runners, spectators and volunteers descend on downtown Houston to be part of Marathon Weekend. The three-day event hosts the Aramco Houston Half Marathon, the Chevron Houston Marathon, and the We Are Houston 5K, which is jointly sponsored by Aramco and Chevron.
Nearly 120,000 children and their parents flocked to the Marunouchi Kids Jamboree, an annual three-day educational event for elementary and junior high school students in the Tokyo Metropolitan area during a recent school break.
Aramco Asia Japan (AAJ) recently signed an agreement with The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation aiming to contribute to the efforts of disseminating knowledge, enhancing public interest and understanding of science and technology among local residents.
Representatives from the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (iThra) and Aramco Asia Japan were invited to take part in an international symposium of “Preservation of Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula” held recently by the Motoko Katakura Foundation for Desert Culture (MOKO-FDC) in the city of Yokohama, Japan.
Within the framework of Saudi Aramco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Aramco Asia-Japan (AAJ) has partnered with Japan’s Arid Land Research Center (ALRC), Tottori University in supporting their dryland research efforts in 2016.
Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture LP Gas Association recently held an appreciation ceremony in Sendai to express gratitude to those who provided disaster relief support after the Great East Japan earthquake in 2011.