Japan's largest financial and industrial association, which operates through seven main business groups: living essentials (agricultural products, food and beverages, textiles, and construction materials); metals (ferrous and nonferrous); machinery (power generation equipment, electrical systems, automobiles); energy (liquefied natural gas, crude oil); and chemicals (petrochemicals, fertilizers, plastics).
| Mitsubishi Group
owns 100% of Mitsubishi Corporation
Mitsubishi describes itself as 'Japan's largest general trading company'. The company maintains an office in Rangoon, where it facilitates the distribution and sale of numerous products and services including petroleum, steel and textile products. Historically, Mitsubishi has invested US $70 million in the Yetagun gas project; Nippon Oil is also a Mitsubishi Company. Mitsubishi also carries out work for the Myanmar Port Authority, supplying cranes and dredgers ' by increasing the capacity of Rangoon Port the company is enabling the regime to increase the profits it makes from trade.
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The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 2/5.
[Source 2016][More on Forests]
This company received a score of 48.3/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
The Electronics TakeBack Coalition's Recycling Report Card evaluates takeback and recycling programs for computer, TV, printer and game console companies. The report card focuses on the programs available to consumers in the US, and relies on publicly available information, as of Sept 2010. This company received a grade of D+ for its recycling efforts in the USA.
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This company is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), an international membership organization representing more than 100 member companies across the cocoa value chain. WCF is committed to creating a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.
[Source 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
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]
Mitsubishi manufacture nuclear fuel through Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel Co. Ltd
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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.
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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]
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|Company Structure||Public Company|
|Revenue||US$43 billion in 2007|
|# Employees||55,867 in 2007 in World|
|Subsidiaries||Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd|