The Marubeni Foundation is a social welfare corporation that provides an annual contribution of 100 million yen in aid to social welfare facilities and organizations across Japan. In addition to this aid, in the year ended March 31, 2012 and 2013 the foundation also provided a total of 500 million yen in grants to 126 social welfare facilities and organizations affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Marubeni donated 500 million yen to the Marubeni Foundation to fund the Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Aid.
In the year ended March 31, 2013, a total of 293.57 million yen in grants was provided to 73 organizations. A presentation ceremony held in Sendai in June 2012 was attended by 71 organizations, and grant presentation certificates were handed to each grant recipient.
The Marubeni Group has made both monetary and goods donations to assist rescue and recovery work in the affected areas.
Marubeni, its domestic branches and offices, its local subsidiaries outside Japan and other member companies of the Marubeni Group have so far donated a total of 480 million yen (including 360 million yen to the five affected prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima, Aomori and Ibaraki). We also collected private donations from executives and employees, which amounted to 34.14 million yen as of July 31, 2011. This money was donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society.