The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) signed deal with Earth Chemical Co., Ltd. (Earth) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category “Pesticides, Repellents, Fertilizers, Soil for Seed Planting and Herbicides, for Household Use.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 44*, including 29 Official Partners, who will play vital roles in the successful delivery of the Games.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the announcement, commenting, “I am delighted to welcome Earth as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner. For over many decades, Earth has been working to help provide healthy and comfortable lifestyles in Japan through the development of innovative insecticide products. I firmly believe Earth Chemical’s support will make a significant contribution to the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Games.”
Katsunori Kawabata, President and Chief Executive Officer of Earth, commented, “We feel greatly honoured to have become an Official Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Our company has grown by focusing diligently on helping people live healthier, more comfortable lives and by continually supplying the highest quality products. Under our slogan ‘The summer of 2020 will also be protected by Earth Chemical’, we are committed to supporting the Tokyo 2020 Games.”