Mazda hopes this prize*1 will raise in/external recognition of the outstanding social contribution activities and support for increasing excellent activities.
The prize was selected by Mazda Social Contribution Committee*2 from the activities introduced on “Mazda Sustainability Report 2016 (Social Contribution Version)”*3 with viewpoints of resolving social issues, improving corporate values and expressing Mazda uniqueness.
Shown below are activities selected to “The 3rd Annual Mazda Social Contribution Prize”
Grand Prize :
Social Contribution Activities at Mazda Stadium - Mazda welfare vehicles donation to social welfare organizations - (Japan*4)
Support for the 31st and 32nd Roadster Charity Flea Markets (Japan*4)
Raising Traffic Safety Awareness - Cleaning convex traffic mirrors - (Japan*5)
Racing Accelerates Creative Education Program (United States of America*6)
Prize for Encouragement:
Taiwan and Japan's High School Baseball Exchange Project (Taiwan*7)
*1 The commendation is carried out once a year. This system was established in 2015.
*2 Established in 2010. The committee is regularly held (twice a year) to have discussions on policy/issues and to share information about social contribution (Chairperson:Executive officer in charge of CSR and Environment).
*3 Carried out over 400 activities in Japan and overseas (Around 100 activities are summarized).
*4 Mazda Motor Corporation
*5 Okayama Mazda Co., Ltd.
*6 Mazda North American Operations
*7 Mazda Motor Taiwan Co., Ltd.
As a company engaged in global business, Mazda is fulfilling its responsibilities as a good corporate citizen through ongoing involvement in socially beneficial activities tailored to the needs of local communities, in order to ensure that its business activities contribute to the building of a sustainable society.