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Nissan's corporate citizenship initiatives have been always focusing on "Cultivating Future Generation". We uphold our pledges to contribute to educational areas as one of our three main corporate citizenship pillars: Education, Environment, Humanitarian. In education field, we have many programs such as "Nissan Children's Storybook and Picture Book Grand Prix" with its long history, and "Nissan Joyful Picture Book and Storybook Exhibition", and in addition, we started the new programs such as "Nissan Monozukuri Caravan" and "Nissan Design Waku-Waku Studio", which utilize Nissan's strength for those original programs. With focusing on cultivating the future and the young generation, Nissan will continue to contribute to the society in good relationship with educational organizations.

NISSAN Children's Storybook and Picture Book Grand Prix

"Nissan Children's Storybook and Picture Book Grand Prix" is a contest for amateur storybook authors and was started in 1984 in cooperation with the International Institute for Children's Literature, Osaka.

Nissan Monozukuri Caravan

"Nissan Monozukuri Caravan" is a visiting style educational program for elementary school fifth grade students in Kanagawa, Tochigi and Fukuoka Prefectures, to allow them to experience the fun of Monozukuri.

Nissan Design Waku-Waku Studio

Started in 2008, Nissan's professional designers have visited elementary school children in Kangawa prefecture. Dubbed, Nissan Design Waku-Waku studio, the visits provide the children a fun and exciting glimpse into the world of car design. Activities include interactive lectures and demonstrations of brushed up concepts based on the car sketches the children have drawn.

Nissan Waku-Waku Eco School

Nissan launched this new program in 2008. Toward the environmental philisophy, "Seeking a symbiosis of people, vehicles and nature", we have an aim to get the students and future generation learn and think about the environment.

Nissan Art Award

A biennial event starting in 2013 to discover and promote Japanese artists and give them wider exposure. Nissan aims to help sustain and further develop Japan's vibrant arts culture, which would eventually lead to new inspirations for the society as well as for the company.

Support Brazilian Community in Japan

Under a program led by the Consulate-General of Brazil in Tokyo, Nissan's contribution will be used to employ a Portuguese-speaking counselor for community outreach programs.

Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies

The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies was established at Oxford University in the United Kingdom in 1981 with a contribution from Nissan. Today, the institutes is widely known as one of the principal centers for modern Japanese studies in Europe and contributes significantly to the promotion of better mutual understanding between Japan and Europe.

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