To contribute to the community through medical care
Mazda Hospital, founded on the principle of "providing the best and most up-to-date medical care, and contributing to society with warmth and kindness of heart," is committed to contributing to community healthcare as a core community hospital in eastern Hiroshima City.Though established by a private company, Mazda Hospital is well used by local residents, who now account for about 80% of outpatients and more than 90% of inpatients. Since 2000, the Hospital has held medical lectures, open and free of charge to the public, by Mazda Hospital staff each month at a nearby community center.
- The Hospital held eleven open lectures, with approximately 300 people attending.
- Patient treatment began in January in the in–patient ward (newly constructed wing), which features an improved emergency center and upgraded large medical equipment. The Hospital also enhanced its medical treatment environment and strengthened the treatment and emergency care system.
Mazda continues its efforts to contribute to the recovery of the regions affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
- Mazda donated 50 yen for every reply to the customer satisfaction questionnaires through dealerships in Japan, and 40,340 customers cooperated in answering the questionnaires. The donation was given to the Ashinaga Scholarship Society, to help construct the Tohoku Rainbow House (tentative title).
- Support was provided for quake-affected regions by purchasing their carbon offset credits at environmental events.
- Mazda donated a portion of the proceeds from Mazda booths set up at community contribution events.
- Grants were provided by way of the Mazda Foundation's programs for supporting citizen activism. A total of 1.15 million yen was provided to three programs to assist the recovery of the regions affected by the earthquake.
Other support activities included a donation through the cafeteria plan of Mazda employees.
- *The actions of the Mazda Group taken immediately after the earthquake through July 2011 are presented in the Mazda Sustainability Report 2011.
Mazda provides funds for various activities to contribute to the regional communities and to support academic and educational, cultural and artistic, international exchanges and sports areas. In FY March 2012, Mazda provided funds to the Mazda Foundation, which was established to promote science and technology and the sound development of youth, as well as to public organizations, etc. (Funds included relief aid for the Great East Japan Earthquake.)
Mazda cooperated for disaster prevention in local communities, for blood donations by Mazda employees during working hours (through the Japan Red Cross Society), for provision of funds and dispatch of human resources to local economic organizations, etc.