Mitsubishi, in addition to providing its consumer base with quality products, seeks to contribute to the betterment of the communities it serves. From protecting the environment to encouraging employee representatives to take part in their local volunteering services, Mitsubishi charity efforts run the full spectrum of causes.
Environmental Charter: Drafted in 1996 and updated in 2010, the charter outlines Mitsubishi’s goal to reduce its impact on the environment.
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc.: A joint venture, Mitsubishi supports this organization that manages 13.6 million acres of preserved wilderness in Canada.
MC Foundation for the Americas: An organization founded to cover both the social and physical aspects of environmentalism, the Foundation for the Americas not only conserves the environment, but educates individuals on how they can help as well.
Matching Gifts Program: Mitsubishi matches employee donation to any non-proft organization, two dollars for every one dollar donated.
Representative Community Involvement: All Mitsubishi employees are encouraged to take part in their local communities and volunteer their time to making a better world.
Mitsubishi charity efforts extend beyond those listed above, encapsulating poverty and human rights as well as other environmentalist efforts. Mitsubishi is sure to continue its contribution to various causes in the future.
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No matter the month, you’ll always find plenty to do in our wonderful city of Charlotte. Even though the holiday season is pretty much wrapped up, there are plenty of events to enjoy during the winter months. Check out Larry Jay Mitsubishi’s list of things to do in Charlotte this January, and let us know which ones you check out!
New Years Arts and Crafts Mini Camp
Looking for something to do with your little one while you have a bit of quiet time? On Friday, January 2nd from 9am to 12pm, and Saturday, January 3rd from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, the New Years Arts and Crafts Mini Camp is offering a variety of mixed media projects for kids ages 4 through 14. Registration is $45 per child, and you can get a 10 percent sibling discount. The Mini Camp takes place at Small Hands Big Art on Ardrey Kell Road in Charlotte, and you can register online or by calling 704-246-8271.
Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week
If you’re a foodie, restaurant week is almost more exciting than Christmas itself. The semi-annual Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week takes place January 16th through January 25th, and features more than 100 restaurants offering at least three courses for $30 per person. Check out the website to see which of your favorite metro Charlotte restaurants are participating. Restaurant Week is a popular time, so it’s recommended you make reservations before heading to a restaurant.
Storytime in the Secret Garden
Head to Wing Haven Gardens and Bird Sanctuary on January 20th for a free event for children ages 5 and under! Storytime in the Secret Garden tells the story of Peter Rabbit, and features a walk through bunny paradise. This event occurs monthly, with a different story chosen each month, so make a habit of taking your little one each month in 2015!