Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.


President Initiatives

More than 30 Years: Mitsui USA in Its Community

Over the decades, Mitsui USA's President's Office has responded when called upon and/or proactively has taken up leadership positions to serve the community.

Boards and Memberships

“CEO Leads Mitsui USA’s Corporate social responsibility”

Mitsui USA President & CEO plays an active role with prominent civic, cultural and educational organizations, including Boards, Councils and/or memberships, to lend broad support to:

  • Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc.
  • The Nippon Club
  • Japanese Educational Institute of New York
  • Japan Society
  • Japan Day @ Central Park
  • Partnership for New York City
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • New York Philharmonic
  • International House
  • The Weissman Center for International Business of Baruch College, CUNY

Corporate Contributions

Recent Mitsui USA donations include support of:

  • Great Houston Community Foundation's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund and American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in September 2017
  • American Red Cross support for Louisiana flooding relief in August 2016
  • National Association of Japan America Societies (NAJAS)
  • Inter University Center for Japanese Studies (IUC)
  • Mayors Fund to Advance New York City for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in November 2012
  • JCCI 2011 Northeastern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund for Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in March 2011
  • American Red Cross support for Colombia Red Cross disaster relief following Colombia flooding in December 2010
  • Metro Nashville Disaster Relief Fund to aid relief efforts for flooding in Tennessee in May 2010
  • Chile Relief and Development Fund of the American Red Cross for relief efforts for February 2010 earthquake

Arts & Culture Support

In recent years, Mitsui USA's President has increased the Company's
presence in the arts community, including support of:

  • Metropolitan Opera, HD Live in Schools Program
  • Lincoln Center Education, sponsorship of program at public high school in Queens, NY
  • New York Philharmonic’s musical education programs for school age children
  • New York Philharmonic Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8 at David Geffen Hall in February 2017
  • Japan Day @ Central Park annual festival
  • Heisei Nakamura-za Kabuki performances at the 2014, 2007 and 2004 Lincoln Center Festivals
  • Balanchine's "Jewels" and Saburo Teshigawara's "Sleeping Water" at the 2017 Lincoln Center Festival 
  • Kanze Noh Theater and Takarazuka Revue at the 2016 Lincoln Center Festival