CSR

Using Sports for Regional Vitalization

Supporting Local Sports Teams and Events

[Japan] Mazda Motor Corporation, Dealerships  [Canada] Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI)
[Australia] Mazda Australia Pty Ltd. (MA)  [Thailand] Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. (MST)

Developing World-Class Players and Coaches

Developing World-Class Players and Coaches

MCI has been a corporate sponsor of the Canadian Snowboard Team since 2012, as part of national team athlete development activities.
MCI provided the teams with financial support and the loan of Mazda vehicles to be used for athlete development activities in 2017.


By the numbers
Duration of sponsorship: 6 years

Developing World-Class Players and Coaches

MA is the major sponsor of the North Melbourne Football Club, a prominent team in the Australia Football League. MA has been the major sponsor now for 19 seasons and has signed on until the end of the 2019 AFL Premiership season.
MA donated money and 4 prize cars to help raise funding, lent 16 Mazda vehicles in 2017.


By the numbers
Duration of sponsorship: 19 years

Developing World-Class Players and Coaches

Mazda Sales Thailand Co., Ltd. (MST) is the main sponsor of the national football club, SWATCAT Nakhon Ratchasrima Mazda FC.
MST has continued this sponsorship for six years as to promote the popularity and support development of football in Thailand.
This activity helps young Thai amateur to be interested in sport and to develop their healthy living.


By the numbers
Duration of sponsorship: 6 years

Contributing to Sports and Local Exchange

Contributing to Sports and Local Exchange

The Hofu Plant co-sponsors and supports the Hofu Yomiuri Marathon, which is held on the third Sunday of December every year (sponsored by the Japan Association of Athletics Federations).
The Hofu Plant has provided escort vehicles for over 20 years, and has done activities such as sponsoring number cards and volunteering at water stations since 2004. Over ten employees participated as water station volunteers in 2017.


By the numbers
Duration of program: Over 20 years

Contributing to Sports and Local Exchange

Mazda's nation-wide dealerships not only act as official sponsors for the National Sports Festival but also provide support for regional sports tournaments, local professional soccer teams, and amateur sports teams.
In FY 2017, Kanto Mazda dispatched three lead cars and drivers to the 42nd Itabashi-Takashimadaira Road Race, held in October of 2017, to support the tournament.


By the numbers
Duration of program: 25 years