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 2017 (Social Contribution Version)”*3 with viewpoints of resolving social issues, improving corporate values and expressing Mazda uniqueness.
Shown below are activities selected to “The 4th Annual Mazda Social Contribution Prize”
Grand Prize :
Mazda Ekiden Road Relay Race（Japan*4 and Mexico*5）
Public Service at the Mine Proving Ground (Japan*4)
Donating Computers (Japan*6)
Raising Traffic Safety Awareness - Activities to raise awareness of traffic safety - (Japan*7*8）
Sponsorship for Arts and Culture (Australia*9)
Prize for Encouragement:
Installation of Community-Support Vending Machines (Japan*10)
*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 500 activities in Japan and overseas (Around 100 activities are summarized).
*4 Mazda Motor Corporation
*5 Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation
*6 Mazda Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd.
*7 Hokkaido Mazda Sales Co., Ltd.
*8 Hakodate Mazda Co., Ltd.
*9 Mazda Australia Pty. Ltd.
*10 Mazda Parts Co., Ltd.
Prize for Encouragement (Japan)
Installation of Community-Support Vending Machines
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.