Mitsubishi Corporation

CSR Activity Reports: FY2016 - FY2017

May, 2017

WelfareJapan Association for the World Food Program Charity Walk: 'Walk the World'

The Japan Association for the World Food Program* hosted a charity walk called 'Walk the World' on May 14th, 2017.

Taking place on a Sunday morning, the event attracted 4,439 participants including 45 Mitsubishi Corporation and MC Group Company employees and their families. The diverse crowd, ranging from adults to children, enjoyed a leisurely 5 or 10km walk along Yokohama's scenic Minato-Mirai Bay, and in doing so made a significant contribution towards raising funds for the organization’s school lunch program. MC supports this event annually as a sponsor company.

* An NPO supporting the United Nations World Food Program's mission of fighting hunger worldwide

Apr, 2017

International Exchange & ContributionDonation to Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda is the most holy place for Myanmar's buddist and it is also one of the most well known spot for sight seeing. MC is making donation to Shwedagon Pagoda since 2013. Myanmar's buddists are deeply devouted in buddhism, and the idea of a never-ending cycle of life and death, and they are strongly beleiving that doing good deeds make their next life better. Therefore, they are keen on donating to pagodas and monks. We are expecting the Pagoda and whole country's developent.

International Exchange & ContributionRelief Aid for Victims of Colombia Floods

Mitsubishi Corporation's Honorary Chairman Yorihiko Kojima (left) and Gabriel Duque, Colombian Ambassador to Japan

Mitsubishi Corporation has donated JPY 5.0 million (approximately US$45,454) to the Government of Colombia as emergency relief for the regions affected by massive flooding in the city of Mocoa in southern Colombia. We would like to express our sincere condolences to the victims of this tragedy, and pray for the earliest possible recovery of the afflicted areas.

Mar, 2017

Global EnvironmentProject of Tree Planting for Desertification Prevention, Uzbekistan

On March 20, 2017 a Ground breaking Ceremony for the Project of Tree Planting for Desertification Prevention in Uzbekistan was held at the project site Dungalak in Navoi region, Uzbekistan.

With the joint efforts of school kids, local community representatives, volunteers three were planted sixteen kilograms of Saxaul seeds and four thousand seedlings.

The Project is aimed at implementation of the desertification prevention program for environmental recovery and increasing income by utilizing the community mutual aid scheme Hashar.

Feb, 2017

International Exchange & ContributionMitsubishi Group Internship Program for Australian University Students on the New Colombo Plan, Australia

6 Mitsubishi Group companies jointly held a 2 week internship program for Australian university students in February. Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokio-Marine Fire Nichido Insurance, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi Motors participated in this program and welcomed 29 students. They engaged in a variety of activities including office and operational site visits, and learnt Mitsubishi Group's diverse business activities. Many of the participants said “The size and diversity of the Mitsubishi Group was almost overwhelming, and we learnt a lot about various industries and businesses in 2 weeks””This program gave us a great opportunity to think about our future career more clearly”. The Mitsubishi Group supported the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan* through this internship program.

* The New Colombo Plan - An initiative of the Australian Government which aims to lift knowledge of Asia-Oceania in Australia by supporting Australian undergraduates to study and undertake internships in the region.

May, 2016

WelfareJapan Association for the World Food Program Charity Walk: 'Walk the World'

The Japan Association for the World Food Program* hosted a charity walk called 'Walk the World' on 15th May 2016.

Taking place on a Sunday morning, the event attracted 4,658 participants including 37 participants from Mitsubishi Corporation and Group Company’s employees and families. The diverse crowd, ranging from adults to children, enjoyed a leisurely 5-10km walk along Yokohama's scenic Minato-Mirai Bay, and in doing so made a significant contribution towards the organization's aim of raising funds for children.

* An NPO supporting the United Nations World Food Program's mission of fighting hunger worldwide

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