Mitsubishi Motors Thailand donated 6 million baht to 3 foundations
BANGKOK – May 12, 2022: Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., led by Mr. Eiichi Koito, President and CEO, together with Mr. Shin Kubo, Executive Vice President, Corporate and Global Unit and Mr. Sarote Maartlert, Senior Vice President, Sales, After Sales and Network Improvement Unit handed over a total of six million baht to three organizations, each of which received two million baht, namely Chaipattana Foundation, Ramathibodi Foundation and the Information Technology Foundation under the Initiative of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The contribution was made as part of the company's CSR effort last year to commemorate the 60-year presence in Thailand and its social commitment to Thailand’s sustainable development.
Receiving the donations was Dr. Sumet Tantivejkul, Secretary-General of the Chaipattana Foundation, Professor Emeritus Dr. PORNCHAI SIMAROJ Lecturer at Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital and Prof. Dr. Pairash Thajchayapong, Secretary-General of the Information Technology Foundation under the Initiative of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
“Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has continued to support for sustainable development of Thai society as a means of giving back to Thai society. The donation of six million bath is made as part of the CSR project to commemorate our 60th anniversary last year in the country, in which customers participated by purchasing Mitsubishi models marked "Special Edition" or "Passion Red Edition." The donation to three foundations reflects our contribution, covering all three of Mitsubishi Motors' core CSR pillars: environment, health, and education which is also another important goal of Mitsubishi Motors to run our business in Thailand,” said Mr. Eiichi Koito, President and CEO, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
One of the three foundations is the Chaipattana Foundation, a royal charity organization founded by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej that works to provide immediate, timely, and appropriate remedies to difficulties impacting Thai people through various development projects. The second foundation, the Ramathibodi Foundation, trains medical personnel and promote public health in the country. The last one, the Information Technology Foundation under the Initiative of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, encourages education and research in information technology and science among academically disadvantaged individuals and better the lives of Thai people through the use of information technology.
As a part of Thai society, several social projects have been initiated as the CSR direction, “To Contribute and Grow with Thai Society”. The most recent CSR activity is a collaboration with health and energy officials to establish green hospitals by installing solar panels at community hospitals around the country through the “Solar for Lives” project to provide solar panel system, including yearly maintenance, for community hospitals countrywide. Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has also promoted educational equality in Thai society through a variety of initiatives, including the Mitsubishi Motors Give Chance, Give Education project through the Equitable Education Fund (EEF), the MMTh VTECH Scholarship Program and the Equitable Education Fund (EEF), as well as internship opportunities for Thai youth.
About Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (MMTh)
Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the largest plant in the MMC group and an export hub to more than 120 countries, is one of Thailand’s leading automotive manufacturers committed to produce and sell a range of vehicles that are eco-friendly, high in quality, performance, safety, comfort, technology and customer satisfaction. In 2018 MMTh celebrated a total production of five million units, and officially opened Education Academy in Pathum Thani. MMTh’s current range of vehicles includes MITSUBISHI TRITON, MITSUBISHI PAJERO SPORT, MITSUBISHI ATTRAGE, MITSUBISHI MIRAGE, MITSUBISHI XPANDER, MITSUBISHI XPANDER CROSS and MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV. To ensure the highest quality, MMTh uses its proving ground in Si Racha, Chonburi to assess products from design and prototype stages to pre-production and commercialization. This ensures customers take delivery of vehicles that are second-to-none in all aspects of quality.
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