Japan's largest "keiretsu", a collaborative group of integrated companies with extensive share crossholdings, personnel swaps and strategic co-operation. Companies in group include Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd, Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel Co., Kirin Holdings (who owns Australian dairy and drinks company, Lion), and many more.
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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