MITSUBISHI MOTORS Hosts Opening Ceremony for Children's Library and Meeting Center in Indonesia

Tokyo, September 28, 2020 --MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) held an opening ceremony on September 24 for a children's library and meeting center that the company helped construct in the City of Ternate, North Maluku Province of Indonesia. In addition to contributing three million yen of company and employee donations*1 for the construction project, MMC also partnered with World Vision Japan (WVJ), an international non-governmental organization, to build the facility through cooperation with the local government and the community.

"I am here to represent the community to give our utmost appreciation and gratitude to Mitsubishi Motors, who have helped us to fulfill our dream to open a child-friendly center in the city of Ternate," said Hamid Muhammad, the head of Takome Subdistrict of Ternate, at the opening ceremony*2. "Along with the development of technology, we hope that children will take advantage of this facility so that they grow creative, innovative, and visionary in the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0."

Takao Kato, chief executive officer of MMC, said, "I hope this facility provides children with various opportunities to enrich their lives as they grow, so they will drive the future prosperity of the community. MMC has sustained our business thanks to the support of the Indonesian people, and it's our pleasure to continue our social contribution that meet the community's' needs."

In 2018, MMC advocated Contribution to Local Economy through Business Activities as one of its materiality. It is working to contribute to local economies in the ASEAN region through the employment, human resources development, investment, technology transfer, and exports generated by its business growth in the region. To further help resolve environmental and social issues in ASEAN, MMC continues to leverage its unique technologies and services.

*1. The donation program that started in April 2019 in which Mitsubishi Motors Group employees voluntarily contribute small donation every month. The fund raised is used to benefit society.

*2…Held with a limited number of participants and thorough measures taken against the spread of the COVID-19.

 

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, the Philippines and Russia. Models, such as the PAJERO SPORT/MONTERO SPORT, TRITON/L200, OUTLANDER, ASX/OUTLANDER SPORT/RVR and XPANDER play a major role in achieving its growth. The global sales volume in fiscal year 2019 was 1,127,000 units, and the net sales of Mitsubishi Motors for fiscal year 2019 was 2.27 trillion yen. Mitsubishi Motors is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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