As a part of our CSR activities, we participated the cleaning activity around Arakawa River as volunteers.
Disposed plastic garbage becomes microplastic(*1) eventually because they are minified while flowing and deterioration.
To return to the nature through microbial degradation, it will take a tremendous amount of time unless the properly disposed.
This activity aims to retrieve trashes around Arakawa River before flowing into the sea.
For your guidance, The Arakawa Cleanaid Forum is NPO that continues to work on the social issue of river litter for a long time.
Their details, please see the link below.
We will continue our efforts to contribute to society with what we can do.
(*1)generic term for plastics with a diameter of 5mm or less.
MOT Donated to Peace Winds Japan to support ARROWS（Airborne Rescue & Relief Operations With Search）from our volunteer activity “A cup of your heart”！
We donated 55,000 yen to ARROWS（Airborne Rescue & Relief Operations With Search）as the fundraising destination for our volunteer activity “A cup of your heart” in 2021. 55,000 yen includes the donations from officers and employees (27,130 yen) and an addition from the company.
We have received a letter of appreciation from Peace Winds Japan for our donation.
A cup of coffee to bring someone a smile.
We will continue “A cup of your heart” volunteer activity and contribute to the society.
MOT Donated Nautical Chart Envelopes to the Japan Braille Library!
As a volunteer activity, we make envelopes from nautical charts for shipping white canes used by people with visual impairments. On Thursday, December 16, 2021, we visited the Japan Braille Library and handed over the chart envelopes.
“The nautical chart envelopes are very useful and easy to use because they are durable and water-resistant.” said one of the staff at the Japan Braille Library, giving a detailed explanation about the goods for the visually disabled. She talked about how the library’s staff members are doing their best to support people with visual impairments through a wide range of activities, including the production of Braille books and audio books.
We will continue to carry out volunteer activities and contribute to society.
Total Amount of Donation PROJECT “A Cup of Your Heart” reaches JPY 27,130!
We have a coffee machine in our office with which all of us can drink coffee for 10 yen per cup. The project “A cup of your heart” is established for donation of the total amount of the coffee, plus an equal amount contributed by the company.
This project started in January 2021, at the same time as the replacement of the coffee machine with a new one, and JPY 27,130 was collected. The recipient of the donation will be decided through an internal vote to be held at a later date.
A cup of coffee can bring a smile to someone else’s face.
We will continue this project and contribute to the society through volunteer activity.
Trial Introduction of Company Support for Participants in Social Contribution Activities (Volunteer Activities)
Mitsubishi Ore Transport Co., Ltd. has introduced a trial program to support and encourage the voluntary social contribution activities (volunteer activities) of its employees. We are going to start a trial on January 1, 2022, whereby the time spent participating in such activities during working hours will be regarded as working hours up to a certain limit.
By encouraging employees to participate in volunteer activities such as nature and environmental protection activities and disaster recovery support activities, we will keep contributing to society.
MOT won 2020 Volunteer Award of NYK group!
Mitsubishi Ore Transport has won 2020 Volunteer Award of NYK group.
We perform some volunteer activities like making envelops from charts.
We will be trying to contribute to our society in our way.
MOT won 2018 & 2019 Volunteer Award of NYK group!
Mitsubishi Ore Transport has won 2018 & 2019 Volunteer Award of NYK group. We perform some volunteer activities like making envelops from charts and materials for studying for children in developing countries. We will be trying to contribute to our society in our way.
Winning a YUSEN Volunteer Point System MVP
As part of our volunteering efforts, we have for some time been donating extended envelopes to the Japan Braille Library. These envelopes are made by our employees from old nautical charts.
We gained recognition for such efforts and received an MVP award in the group division of the Fiscal 2018 YUSEN Volunteer Point System.
The YUSEN Volunteer Point System is an annual program where volunteer activities carried out internally and externally by NYK Group employees are recorded as points and those points are converted into money, which will be donated to NPOs by NYK Line.
This commendation especially recognized our employees’ high participation rate in volunteering activities.
This award encourages us to promote our social contribution efforts.
Participation in Volunteer Activities at the “11th Sight World”
As part of our CSR activities, we participated as volunteer guides in “Sight World,” a comprehensive event for the visually impaired, held on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
“Sight World” is a comprehensive event that includes displays of state-of-the-art technologies, equipment, commodities, and other products for visually impaired people and also hosts support group meetings, symposiums, and experience sessions.
Our staff participated in the event as volunteer guides, directing visitors through the venue.
We will continue our efforts to contribute to society with what we can do.
Great East Japan Earthquake Support Activities
We extend our condolences to all who suffered as a result of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
As a member of the Mitsubishi Corporation Group, we took part in reconstruction assistance volunteer activities in order to contribute in whatever way we could to the recovery of the disaster-stricken area. (September 29 to October 1, 2016)
These activities consisted of participating in the Fukushima Winery Project by removing leaves from apple trees in order to improve apple colors. The Fukushima Winery Project is aimed at further restoration of agriculture in Fukushima by creating a new model integrating primary, secondary, and tertiary industries through the making of wines and liqueurs from fruit grown in Fukushima (peaches, apples, pears, and grapes).
We will continue our efforts to contribute to society.
Listing of MOT in the Japan Braille Library’s “Record of Gratitude”
In support of the Japan Braille Library’s activities, Mitsubishi Ore Transport Co., Ltd volunteers make expanding envelopes by reusing nautical charts.
MOT was listed as a volunteer partner in the Japan Braille Library’s annual “Record of Gratitude” for the past fiscal year.
We will continue our volunteer activities, doing what we can to serve the community.
MOT Pledges Support for People Affected by Kumamoto Earthquake
Mitsubishi Ore Transport Co., Ltd shows its condolences to the victim of this tragedy while offering its sincerest sympathy to residents of the disaster-stricken area.
We will be making a donation for supporting and rescuing the affected people with the charity by members of the MOT.
MOT hopes a quick recovery of the area.
Hosting Family Day
Aiming at “a comfortable and family-friendly workplace” from the perspective of work-life balance, we hosted a “Family Day” event at the office, where we entertained visitors from our employees’ families, the people who support them every day.
On that day, 13 people from six employees’ families participated in the event. They met and greeted those employees’ coworkers and supervisors, exchanging cards with executives, joining in a stamp rally, and taking quizzes. We held an exhibition on our corporate history and the maritime industry in general to provide a chance to deepen the families’ understanding of the company and the industry.
We will continue to strive to “improve our employees’ work-life-balance awareness” and to provide “a comfortable, family-friendly workplace.”
Start of in-house volunteer program (assembly of expanding envelopes)
As part of our collaborative efforts in support of the activities of the Japan Braille Library we started an employee volunteer program of making expanding envelopes from nautical charts which were no longer being used.
During their lunch breaks, 13 volunteers took part in the program and made over 30 envelopes.
These envelopes were delivered to the Japan Braille Library for use in the mailing of products for people with visual impairments. As a member of society we will continue to do what we can to serve the community.
Information session on the activities of the Japan Braille Library
As part of our CSR activities, we invited staff from the Japan Braille Library to present their activities to our employees. The Japan Braille Library is a social welfare corporation which produces braille and talking books and lends them free of charge.
At the session, the staff explained their operations and history, and had us wear eye masks to experience what total blindness is like.
As a member of society we will continue to create opportunities for greater awareness-raising.
Our grants for The Mitsubishi Foundation
We grant the subsidy for The Mitsubishi Foundation which has been established for the purpose of improving science, education, culture and welfare of Japanese society.
In grant form that foundation, many cultural winner including two Nobel Prize.
As a member of the Mitsubishi Group, we will continue to contribute to our society.
Aid for Tohoku
Our condolences go to all those who have suffered as a result of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
In order to provide whatever assistance we can to the recovery of the disaster-struck region, we have participated in recovery support volunteer activities as a member of the Mitsubishi Corporation.
Furthermore, we have done what we can by donating relief funds, joined by employees donating as individuals.