MC has a long history of rising to the challenge. Here, we highlight the origins of our pioneering spirit through accounts of Mitsubishi founder Yataro Iwasaki and other members of the Iwasaki family, while also taking a look back over history starting from 1954, when today's MC was first established.
The Launch of the New Mitsubishi Shoji:President Takagaki Urges Fairness in Business
We look at the path that led to the Great Merger of 1954, which resulted in the establishment of the new Mitsubishi Shoji, headed by President Katsujiro Takagaki.
Laying the Foundations for Success by Expanding the Company's Global Network
We focus on the development of the company's global network during the six-year tenure of President Katsujiro Takagaki.
Mitsubishi Shoji Strives to Expand Exports & Target Large Projects Reflecting Tradition of Tackling Big Challenges
We look back on various business activities that were promoted during the tenure of President Katsujiro Takagaki.
Japan's Economy Surges as Tokyo Prepares to Host the Olympics - New Business Models Begin to Take Shape
We reflect on the situation in Japan and developments at Mitsubishi Shoji during the tenure of President Kiyohiko Sho.
Push to Modernize Management Systems Reflects Focus on Future Business Growth Development of Data Processing Capabilities & Expansion of Telecommunications
We continue to look back on the tenure of President Kiyohiko Sho while highlighting the company's pioneering efforts to modernize management.
The "Ayame Operations" Groundbreaking Management Plan Revitalizes the Company
We reflect back on the pioneering reforms instituted by President Chujiro Fujino, as Mitsubishi Shoji sought to further develop its businesses during a period of high economic growth.
Mitsubishi Shoji Actively Enters New Fields Investment in Overseas Projects Takes Off
We look at the company's active expansion into new fields in the early 1970s as reflected by the launch of the Brunei LNG project, which proved to be a key juncture in the development of the MC Group's LNG business.
Staying True to the Spirit of the Three Corporate Principles Even in Times of Great Economic Turmoil
We look at how MC devised policies to fulfill its responsibility to society as a good corporate citizen during the period of economic turmoil that accompanied the Nixon Shock and the 1st Oil Crisis in the early 1970s.
Finding Hope in a Period of Low Growth Increased Efficiency and New Success in Petrochemicals
We look at steps taken by President Bunichiro Tanabe to strengthen the company’s constitution, and reflect on a national project that has come to characterize MC.
Mobilizing Companywide Efforts to Withstand Tough Economic Conditions MC Strives to Bolster Efficiency & Promote Organizational Reforms
We look back on efforts to bolster efficiency and promote organizational reforms under President Yohei Mimura.
Embracing the Spirit of "Corporate Responsibility to Society" Development of Social Contribution Activities & Establishment of Mitsubishi Shoji & Sun
In this final installment, we look back on the development of MC's social contribution activities.