Mitsubishi Group

The Mitsubishi Corporation (best known for its cars and electronics) is involved in importing large quantities of tropical rainforest timber into Japan. A Mitsubishi Group subsidiary has, for the last 15 years, been clear-cutting huge areas of tropical rainforest in Sarawk to supply the Japanese market. Its logging activities there continue 24 hours a day, with the aid of flood lights. Mitsubishi has further logging interests in nine other countries. Another subsidiary is opening a mine in the last large area of Ecuadorian coastal rainforest. The area is home of the Awa Indian nation as well as the Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve, identified as Ecuador's highest are of priority for biodiversity conservation by the US Agency for International Development.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is listed as providing services for the nuclear industry, including; construction services, reactor cores, fuel handling equipment, plutonium supply, radioactive waste incinerators, reprocessing and water treatment. They also manufacture armaments, including; aircraft, guided weapons and missiles, and armoured, tracked and fighting vehicles.

Mitsubishi owns Princes Foods.

Mitsubishi on-line

Critics on-line

case issues company people
media money campaigns feedback