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Mitsubishi International Corporation Foundation Changes Name To Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation For The Americas

Mitsubishi International Corporation Foundation Changes Name To Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation For The Americas

Published 11-27-07

Submitted by Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas

NEW YORK, NY - November 27, 2007 - The Mitsubishi International Corporation Foundation has changed its name to the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas. The new name was adopted to better reflect Mitsubishi Corporation's consolidated management strategy and the fact that all of the funding comes directly, or indirectly, from Mitsubishi Corporation, for environmental causes throughout the Americas. The Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas, based in New York City, was established as the Mitsubishi International Corporation Foundation in 1991 with funding from Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan, and its U.S.-based subsidiary, Mitsubishi International Corporation. With a current endowment of $6 million, the Foundation has dedicated nearly $4 million to environmental causes throughout the Americas.

MCFA's sister fund, the Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa, supports environmental education and conservation in throughout Europe, and has given more than $2 million in grants since 1993.

For more information about the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas, please visit www.mcfamericas.org; and for more information about the Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa, please visit www.mcfea.org.

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The Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas, based in New York City was established 1991 with funding from Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan, and its U.S.-based subsidiary, Mitsubishi International Corporation. Since its establishment, the Foundation has contributed over $12 million to environmental causes throughout the Americas. We have funded over 100 projects in more than 15 countries, focusing on four themes: biodiversity conservation, environmental education, environmental justice, and sustainable development.

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