Mitsubishi Electric to support landslides relief efforts in Hiroshima
TOKYO, August 29, 2014 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that the Mitsubishi Electric Group will donate a total of 10 million yen to aid victims and support recovery efforts in connection with destructive landslides that occurred in Hiroshima, Japan on August 20.
Mitsubishi Electric will also coordinate a matching gift program through the Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund, under which contributions from employees will be matched by the company.
The Mitsubishi Electric Group expresses its deepest sympathies to those affected by the disaster and its sincerest best wishes for a speedy recovery.
About Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund
Established in 1992 as one of Japan's first employee-donation matching programs, the Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund is open to Mitsubishi Electric employees throughout Japan. Each year, many employees take advantage of the fund to support various facilities and programs involved with social welfare.