Mitsubishi Corporation (Russia) LLC (MCR) strives to align itself with MC's global CSR strategy by getting involved in a wide variety of social and regional contribution projects. These projects also reflect MCR's appreciation of its responsibility to invest in the local community and to be a good corporate citizen in Russia.
MCR provides assistance in various fields related to education with a view to supporting and fostering the younger generation.
As a part of MC's International Contributions Program, MCR is engaged in efforts to support a Japanese Language & Culture Center established by the Moscow State Linguistic University in Russia. The Company provides the University with equipment, Japanese textbooks and videos, and teaching materials, while also encouraging staff volunteers to help students learn first-hand about Japanese language and culture. In this way, MCR is trying to foster youth development, helping them to achieve their aspirations of becoming qualified professionals, while also doing its part to promote Japanese culture in Russia.
Also MCR supports “Japanese speech contest” by offering presents for winners.
In 2017 and 2018, the Brunch Office of Mitsubishi Corporation (Russia) LLC in Vladivostok sponsored the Far Eastern University (FEFU) for graduate students wishing to study under the MBA program.
A large part of MC's social contribution activities is related to culture and art.
In 2013 MCR signed a sponsorship agreement with the Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre under which the Company sponsored the "Don Quixote" ballet premiere. Also in 2014 Company sponsored the "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai", in 2015 "Bayaderka" ballet premier, in 2016 – "White Swan", in 2017 – "Corsair". In 2015 and 2018, Mitsubishi Corporation (Russia) LLC was twise nominated for the prestigious Award "Patron of the Year in the field of culture" in Russia, the company was chosen as one of the winners.
Every year MCR supports festival of Japanese culture “Japanese Autumn”. The Festival holds in Moscow and other cities of Russian Federation.
MCR encourages the voluntary participation of employees in initiatives that contribute to Russian society. In particular, the Company has a program in place that enables staff volunteers to regularly visit orphans in the Tula region. These visits include a full day of educational yet fun activities with the orphans. Since both Russian and Japanese employees are involved, these activities range from sushi making, kimono wearing and origami folding master-classes to “matreshka” painting and “bliny” cooking experiments. Thanks to this program, orphans and volunteers have the chance to spend some very rewarding time together and to make some special memories.
In October 2013, LLC “Mitsubishi Corporation (Russia)” contributed to the charitable foundation “Podari Zhizn” for implementation of the Foundation's programs aimed at treatment and rehabilitation of children with hematological, oncological and other serious illnesses.
From 2015, every year Mitsubishi Corporation (Russia) LLC has been supporting the Charity Concert "Life in Motion" for attraction the public awareness to children with physical disabilities, for raise money for treatment and adaptation of these children.
In November 2015 MCR participated in the Event “Charity instead of New Year's souvenirs” for support children from “SOS Children's village”.