CSR

Thailand

Mazda executes various social contribution activities in Thailand.
AAT is supporting activities related to human resources, and the safety and health policy of AAT, with the aim of promoting safety and health awareness in its employees and communicating its visions to local community.

Person in charge of promoting social contributions at AAT

Person in charge of promoting social contributions at AAT

Sukanya Phongphen
Human Resource Analyst

【Environment】Initiatives contributing to environmental protection
【Safety】Initiatives contributing to traffic safety
【Human resources】Initiatives aimed at fostering the next generation
【Community】Community-based initiatives
【Mazda Foundation】Initiatives via Mazda Foundation

Safety at School and HIV/AIDS Social Responsibility

【Human resources】【Community】

Objective

To promote safety and health awareness and to communicate its visions to local community

Initiatives

The Occupational Health and Safety Committee in AAT has been cooperating with AAT’s Hope Club to promote the “Safety at School Project.” It also supports the community for HIV/AIDS at House of Grace Child Foundation, which is the workhouse for taking care of children affected by HIV/AIDS.

FY December 2014 Results

Safety at School Project at Ban Moh Mui in School in Rayong Province.

  • ■ Lunch program to support healthy life
  • ■ Donation of money, stationary supplies and sport equipment
  • ■ Support of preventive maintenance of electrical equipment by AAT maintenance team
  • ■ Providing school education program as a safety mini-walk rally aiming at an improvement in the sense of safety, health, environment, and team building.

HIV/AIDS Social Responsibility

■ Support for the Camillian Social Center at New Year Party by offering the presents to 50 children

Safety at School project

Safety at School project

Support for Internship Programs

【Human resources】【Community】

Objective

To support the students to have an experience to work and provide the knowledge that would be advantage for them

Initiatives

AAT has been highly recognized for its education initiatives since 1998, with an ongoing “internship program” for around 20 undergraduate students from each university during the March–May period of each year. This allows the students an opportunity to observe how AAT’s production process operates. AAT collaborates with many universities to provide on-the-job training, in line with the academic programs under Ministry of Education regulations. AAT is a company that helps produce highly qualified graduates who are able to contribute to the development of Thailand.

FY December 2014 Results

AAT provided an opportunity for 22 students from universities to join its internship program where they get more knowledge and experience from real working.

Internship program

Internship program

Community Support through Donation of Computers

【Community】

Objective

To support the effective services at local public institutions

Computer donation

Computer donation

Initiatives/FY December 2014 Results

IT Department, Human Resources Department and managements of AAT participated in the activities of computer donation to support the police station, the Subdistrict Administrative Organization, and the local hospital, which located near AAT. The 25 units computers which are no longer used at AAT were donated to them.

Malaysia

Mazda Motor Corporation and Bermaz Motor Sdn. Bhd.*1 (Bermaz) have established Mazda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (Mazda Malaysia), a joint venture company in Malaysia in 2012.
Bermaz as a “Good Corporate Citizen in Malaysia”, has been taking a leadership to carry out social contribution activities. Mazda Malaysia has been participating in the activities.

Person in charge of promoting social contributions in Malaysia

Person in charge of promoting social contributions of an area of Malaysia

Lee Ai Hoon
General Manager Marketing, Bermaz Motor Trading

*1 Bermaz Motor Sdn. Bhd.
A national sales company for Mazda vehicles fully owned by local investments (mainly Berjaya Auto Berhad)

Mazda Club Malaysia - CSR 2014 An Educational Field Trip Experience

【Community】

Objective

To support orphanage kids as annual corporate social responsibility event

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

In May, Bermaz and Mazda Club Malaysia (MCM) Northern Region organized a field trip in conjunction with MCM’s annual corporate social responsibility event and Family Day. Children from two orphanages, Penang Shan Children’s Home and Ru Yi Children’s Home, protecting children in need of specialized parental care and guidance were invited. Over 165 people participated and 40 Mazda vehicles supported this convoy. Japanese tire maker in Malaysia joined the event for a factory tour demonstrating the tire pressing process.
In August, along with MX-5 25th Anniversary Celebration event, Bermaz and Mazda MX-5 Club Malaysia invited children from two orphanages, Rapha Children’s Home and Rumah Tunas Harapan Darul Hilmi to the educational field trip experience towards the west coast of Malaysia with a convoy of 20 MX-5 vehicles to the venue, and provided support of monetary donation, and also lunch food and goods for them.

Support for Community Project, Charity Film Screening

【Community】

Objective

To support for organizing a charity film screening to provide the underprivileged and orphans with an opportunity to watch the movie for free

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

In September, Bermaz supported for Yayasan Harapan Kanak-Kanak Malaysia (YHKM) community projects for year 2014, and contributed in sponsoring the ticket for about 200 underprivileged children to watch movie hoping for children’s happy experience and steady growth.

Support for Orang Asli Children

【Community】

Objective

To support the Orang Asli*2 children of kg. sg. Ubi in Cameron Highlands

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

In November, Bermaz organized an outreach program for the Orang Asli children. They supported by donating money, providing lunch and Mazda goodie bags to bring happy and fun with the program to all about 100 children.

*2 The Orang Asli are the indigenous minority peoples of Peninsular Malaysia.

Support for Children under a Life-long Condition Caused Delays in Learning and Development

【Community】

Objective

To save children’s lives through the support to Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation (KDSF), non-profit organization for the welfare of children with Down syndrome

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

Bermaz has been collaborated with KDSF - KCK Fun Run Activities for Down syndrome children. This contribution is not only helps for the children to get a head start in their lives, but also a better chance for a brighter future. In addition to donation support, about 10 employees and managements from Bermaz as volunteers/participants joined this fundraising event activities in April.

Sponsor of Theater for Charity

【Community】

Objective

To support fund-raising charity concert for animal rescue

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

Bermaz supported Pan Productions to organize charity concert, Merrily We Roll Along*3, by purchasing theater tickets. In May, all Bermaz employees and several executive officers watched this theater musical at KL Performing Arts Centre together as one family to support the program. Their efforts through the musical event in continuing to further raise funds contributes to save animals from all the suffering and death that their overpopulation causes.

*3 Merrily We Roll Along is a musical with a book by George Furth and lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim. PAN Productions staged "Merrily We Roll Along" in 2014 at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre for the first time in South East Asia.

Mazda Medicare Fund

【Community】

Objective

To support underprivileged patient who is not able to pay the dialysis bill

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

Bermaz and Prima Merdu Sdn. Bhd. has initiated a corporate social contribution initiative program to provide assistance to renal patients with a financial contribution via Mazda Medicare Fund (MMF). This MMF project aims to provide financial subsidy to needy patients to obtain quality dialysis treatment in any one of 12 B. Braun Dialysis Centres operating in Malaysia, a leading provider in the field of chronic kidney disease. About 100 dialysis patients have received assistance for the first 6 months before they can receive support from Malaysia government.

The 2nd Mazda Charity Golf Tournament 2014

【Community】

Objective

To help cancer patients

Initiatives/FY March 2015 Results

The 2nd Mazda Charity Golf Tournament in October managed to raise MRGT100,000 as well with all proceeds going to Penang’s Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital, a non-profit hospital providing comprehensive and affordable cancer treatment for all. This joint charity event of all Bermaz management and their dealers and main supplier was attended by about 160 participants.