Manufacturer electric and electronic equipment
Manufacture and sales of electric and electronic equipment used in Energy and Electric Systems, Industrial Automation, Information and Communication Systems, Electronic Devices, and Home Appliances.
|Mitsubishi Electric Corporation||JPN||website|
| Mitsubishi Group
owns 100% of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
|Mitsubishi Electric Corporation|
This company is 79th on SIPRI's list of the Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world (excluding Chinese companies), ranked by their arms sales in 2015. Arms sales accounted for 2% of this company's total sales in 2015.
[Source 2015][More on Military]
A European Union court upheld fines of 136m euros imposed on this company and Toshiba for their participation in a cartel for equipment used in electricity substations. The European Commission had fined this company 74.8m euros and a joint amount of 4.65m euros with Toshiba, for participating in a cartel for gas insulated switchgear between 1988 and 2004.
[Source 2016][More on Governance]
This company has sustainability claims on its website that it is taking definitive action to create a greener world through a low carbon, recycling based approach. It reports its achievements on environmental targets set in 2014, and sets new targets for 2015.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Mitsubishi owns 35-40% of the market for the Bluefin Tuna, which is listed as Critically Endangered, the highest risk category of the IUCN Red List. Mitsubishi has been stockpiling up to 20,000 tons of the frozen fish while continuing to buy more. While the price of a product gets higher the harder it is to find, Mitsubishi has been accused of deep freezing these fish to make an even bigger profit as the species gets ever closer to being completely wiped out.
[Source 2013][More on Oceans]
Rainforest Action Network (RAN) ran a Boycott Mitsubishi campaign in the 1990's for being the world's worst logger of tropical forests at the time.
[Source x][More on Forests]
Mitsubishi manufacture nuclear fuel through Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel Co. Ltd
[Source x][More on Nuclear]
The 2015 Solar Scorecard, produced by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, rates solar panel producers on their commitment to the environment and worker safety. Areas looked at include emissions transparency, chemical reductions plan, workers rights and conflict minerals. This company received a score of 53/100.
[Source 2015][More on Governance]
This website is dedicated to exposing the questionable business practices of Mitsubishi
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$36 billion in 2015|
|# Employees||129,249 in 2015|
|Subsidiaries||Mitsubishi Electric Australia Pty Ltd|