Mitsui & Co., Ltd. East Asia Bloc
MITSUI & CO. (SHANGHAI) LTD.
CSR activities of Mitsui Shanghai
We held the following CSR activities to deepen Chinese young generation’s understanding of Japan society and culture.
Contents of activities
1 Fudan University
(1)Mitsui sponsored lectures
From 2005, we cooperate with Center for Japanese Studies of Fudan University and hold 6 sponsored lectures each year.
We invite scholars who have deep study of the culture of Japan, writhers, famous local government officials and entrepreneurs to be lecturers. The themes of the lectures follow the times trend, cover wide ranges as society, economy, politics, literature, arts and Sino-Japanese relation. By now we have held 42 lectures and attracted audience more than 3,500.
10th anniversary memorial activities of Mitsui sponsored lectures
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of cooperation with Center for Japanese Studies of Fudan University, memorial activities was held on Oct.22, 2015 and commemorative brochure printed.
2 Zhejiang University
Mitsui Scholarship was established from 2016 at Zhejiang University and 4 excellent students are awarded each year.
3 Shanghai Ganquan Foreign Languages Middle School
Communication with Shanghai Ganquan Foreign Languages Middle School (local famous middle school with the feature of Japanese curriculum) from 2015 to contribute to local basic education.
(1)Mitsui Book Corner
Company staff donated old books (Chinese, Japanese and English) and Worker’s Union purchased new books for the establishing of Mitsui Book Corner at this school. About 500 nooks have been donated by now.
(2) “Sakura Festival” - Japanese short drama contest
Every March students of Ganquan organized the “Sakura Festival” by themselves. Mitsui supply prizes awarded to the winners of Japanese short drama contest and dispatch staff as judges.