May, 28 2019 14:31 JST

Source: Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motors Signs United Nations Global Compact

Tokyo, May 28, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has recently signed the United Nations Global Compact ("UNGC") advocated by the United Nations and has also joined Global Compact Network Japan-a local network comprised of other UNGC signatory Japanese companies and entities.

The UNGC is an initiative that companies and groups from around the world participate in voluntarily. Participant organizations exercise responsible, creative leadership, act as upstanding members of society, and aim to create sustainable growth in society.
 
MMC strives to regularly make active, voluntary contributions to society through its business activities. MMC will uphold the four categories of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption, and the ten principles defined by the UNGC, and will continue striving to create sustainable growth in society.
 
[The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact]
 
  • Human Rights
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
 
  • Labour
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
 
  • Environment
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
 
  • Anti-Corruption
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

[Related links]
 
  • United Nations Global Compact
 
  • Mitsubishi Motors CSR Activities
 
About MITSUBISHI MOTORS
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The company launched the i-MiEV– the first mass-produced electric vehicle in 2009, which was followed by the OUTLANDER PHEV in 2013 – a plug-in hybrid market leader in Japan and Europe. Mitsubishi Motors has 30,000 employees and a global footprint with production facilities in Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Philippines and Russia. Models, such as the PAJERO SPORT/MONTERO SPORT, TRITON/L200, OUTLANDER and XPANDER play a major role in achieving its growth. The global sales volume in fiscal year 2018 was 1,244,000 units, and the net sales of Mitsubishi Motors for fiscal year 2018 was 2.51 trillion yen. Mitsubishi Motors is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

About Mitsubishi Motors
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies. Deeply rooted in MITSUBISHI MOTORS' DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, MITSUBISHI MOTORS introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its "Drive your Ambition" tagline -- a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today MITSUBISHI MOTORS is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world.


Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Sectors: Automotive

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