MItsubishi Pair at UN's Rio+20 Conference

Press Release
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries & Mitsubishi Corporation to hold joint exhibition at Rio+20, the UN's Conference on Sustainable Development

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) will hold a joint exhibition introducing their diverse business operations and products at the Japan Pavilion, a side event of Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development getting under way in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 20.

More than 20 business enterprises will exhibit at the pavilion. MHI and MC's joint concept will be "realization of a low-carbon society through the creation of smart communities." Both companies will introduce a wide range of their business operations and products.

In business relating to energy and the environment, using panel displays and video presentations MHI will introduce its gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) systems, "J-series" gas turbines, integrated (coal) gasification combined cycle (IGCC) technologies, offshore wind turbines, geothermal generators, carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems, and floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) units for liquefied natural gas (LNG). In business relating to transportation systems, the company will show its next-generation intelligent transport systems, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) and the H-IIA/H-IIB rockets.

MC too will introduce various aspects of its business operations focused on the environment, including such areas as smart communities, water, solar power and emissions reduction. In addition to using panel displays and video presentations, MC will present introductory lectures. It will also show panels describing the company's activities in corporate social responsibility (CSR). An actual i-MiEV, Mitsubishi Motor Corporation's (MMC) new-generation electric vehicle, will also be on display and show the new lifestyle to be provided by electric vehicles.


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