Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Mitsui Matching Volunteers
Support of company-sponsored groups of employees and family members
To improve the quality of life in the local community through charitable actions based upon employee participation
Mitsui Matching Volunteers provide support, via volunteerism, of qualified(*) U.S. organizations’ well-developed programs engaged in the promotion of basic human needs: food (including water), clothing, shelter, sanitation, education, healthcare.
(*) status designated by IRS code 501(c)(3)
Mitsui Matching Volunteers intent is to double the contribution to a charitable organization, once through an employee’s time & talent, and again through Mitsui Foundation’s grant dollars.
Mitsui Sons' & Daughters' Scholarships
Support of dependent children’s U.S. accredited undergraduate-level studies
To enhance employees' ability to provide post-secondary education and a means for their children's life achievements
Launched in 1997, to-date, Mitsui with its Group Companies have sponsored:
• Academic-year Scholarships 493
• Employees' Children 186
• Total in U.S. Dollars $ 1,759,000
(as of fall 2017)
Mitsui Sons' & Daughters' Scholarships are administered by Scholarship America®. See scholarshipamerica.org for more. -- In no instance does any officer or employee of Mitsui, its Group Companies, or its Foundations play a part in selections.
One Mitsui Initiatives are supported by The Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation, a U.S. 501(c)(3) charity established 1987 in New York.
See http://www.mitsui.com/us/en/sustainability/foundation for more.
At times One Mitsui is co-shared with Mitsui Qualified Group Company participants.
Other One Mitsui programs are being developed, too.
Mitsui Trees, Sweat and Benches
For Sakura tree-planting donations across the U.S. (or other indigenous trees) in public, green spaces where a Mitsui Qualified Group Company is located
Intended to be in conjunction with employee tree-planting activities and the installation of signature stone benches
To share beauty and the bonds of friendship, potentially through Sakura, the Cherry Blossom, a symbolic flower of springtime and the fleeting nature of life.
Co-shared Mitsui QGC Initiatives
For one-time, co-shared support of meaningful charitable projects
To be determined individually and/or collectively by Mitsui Qualified Group Companies (QGC) management and employees
Specifics will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
One Mitsui only considers support of qualified organizations with U.S. 501(c)(3) status.
Specifically, One Mitsui cannot support any discriminatory organization; individuals; or religious, fraternal, athletic, political, or lobbying groups; or endowments / building campaigns; or advertisements, films, television (media) productions; or social events, galas, or dinner tables / tickets (raffles); or other causes which may not be acceptable Mitsui.
Exception: Mitsui Matching Volunteers support can be made to religious groups for qualified charitable activities, designated projects, which are all inclusive of the community at large.
One Mitsui gives only for charitable purposes and does not accept benefits from its support.