MOL Group proactively undertake local activities. In this section, we introduce several examples of this kind of activities.
Construction of Daycare Center
We donated some of the funds for constructing a daycare center (a multipurpose facility that will provide education for pre-school children, health checkups and meals for underprivileged people, and so on) to the Philippines international NGO Habitat for Humanity Philippines. Furthermore, MOL Filipino seafarers, their families and land-based staff of the MOL Group seafarer manning company Magsaysay MOL Marine, Inc. (MMM) are volunteering their time to help with construction work.
In September 2011, We participated in a charity event organized by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
In November 2011, We donated daily necessities and toys to a children's home.
In August 2011, We visited children's homes and donated gifts on the UN International Youth Day.
In November 2011, We donated the proceeds from a rummage sale at a children's charity event.
In December 2011, We visited various schools and donated supplies to them.
In July 2011, We donated shoes and clothing to a civil defense group.
Certificate of Appreciation from a Charitable Organization
MOL (Asia) Ltd. was honored by St. James' Settlement, a charitable organization in Hong Kong, with a certificate of appreciation for its many social contribution activities over the years, as the organization marked its 60th anniversary.
Various Employee-led Social Contribution Activities
Since 2006, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. has conducted a variety of social contribution activities. Recently, the company visited orphans and elderly people in facilities for the homeless with donations of daily commodities.
Donation of School Supplies and Support for Orphans
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. donated school supplies through a support NPO that enables orphaned children to continue school.
Relief Efforts in Flooded Areas
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (Thailand) Co., Ltd. provided monetary contributions in response to major flooding in October 2010. The company also used its own automotive vehicles to transport material assistance which the employees helped distribute.
Relief Efforts in Areas Affected by Volcanic Eruption
When Mount Merapi erupted on the island of Java, P.T. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Indonesia provided monetary contributions and employee donations to assist those affected, while employees traveled to the affected area to distribute material assistance by hand to those in need.
Visiting Children's Homes
Employees at Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (India) Pvt. Ltd. visited children's homes in Mumbai to donate toys, clothes, school supplies and other items.
Courses on International Customs Clearance and Trading Rules
MOL Group company Japan Express Co., Ltd. dispatched an executive to a project conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to lecture on compliance and rules in international trade to customs agents in five east African nations.
Christmas Party at a Children's Home
Employees at MOL South Africa (Pty) Ltd. held a Christmas party at a children's home in Capetown.
Volunteer Participation in Post- Earthquake Relief Efforts in Haiti
Employees at MOL (America) Inc. took part as volunteers in the creation of dried food by the Salvation Army for those affected by the major earthquake in Haiti.