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June 19, 2020
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. wishes to express its sincere condolences to those who have lost family members, friends, or colleagues because of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and to extend its heartfelt sympathies to those suffering from the disease.
Tokyo, Japan, June 19, 2020—Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., a leading global real estate company headquartered in Tokyo, recognizes that in response to the global crisis triggered by COVID-19, one of the highest priorities of ESG management is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a view to ending the pandemic as early as possible. In order to fulfill its corporate social responsibilities, Mitsui Fudosan has been proactively assisting with measures to protect people’s lives and their health and has been making a concerted Group-wide effort to realize a sustainable society based on the VISION 2025 long-term vision.
Mitsui Fudosan has decided to donate a total of ¥0.8 billion to several medical institutions, including Mitsui Memorial Hospital*, as well as to universities, research facilities and other partners. The recipients have been making tireless efforts with respect to COVID-19, such as treatment, testing, and vaccine development activities, and the medical institutions have continued to offer general outpatient consultations during the outbreak. Together with this donation, Mitsui Fudosan will continue helping to ensure a stable healthcare system by distributing supplies such as personal protective clothing, face masks and ready-made meals from its disaster stockpiles
The Mitsui Fudosan Group has been conducting the following activities with respect to the spread of COVID-19:
* About Mitsui Memorial Hospital
Mitsui Memorial Hospital, a social welfare corporation (Location: 1, Kanda Izumi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo), is an advanced acute care hospital that has been designated as a Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer Care Coordination Core Hospital and Disaster Core Hospital (Number of beds: 482). Mitsui Memorial Hospital can trace its roots back to 1906, when Mitsui Hachiroemon, the representative of the Mitsui family, set up the Mitsui Charity Hospital as an incorporated foundation at his own expense for people unable to afford medical treatment because of poverty. Today, after serving the community for more than 100 years, Mitsui Memorial Hospital continues to do its utmost to provide medical care in coordination with the Mitsui Group.
The Mitsui Fudosan Group aims for a society that enriches both people and the planet under the principles of coexist in harmony with society, link diverse values and achieve a sustainable society, and advances business with an awareness of the environment (E), society (S) and governance (G), thus promoting ESG management. By further accelerating its ESG management, the Group will realize Society 5.0, which the Japanese government has been advocating, and contribute significantly to achieving the SDGs.
* The initiatives covered in this press release are contributing to three of the UN’s SDGs.
|Goal 3||Good Health and Well-being|
|Goal 10||Reduced Inequalities|
|Goal 11||Sustainable Cities and Communities|