In 1992, following three weeks of civil unrest in Southern California, the Nissan Foundation was created to support programs that educate people about the value of cultural diversity in American society.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) jointly announced today at the Mondial de l'Automobile (Paris Motor Show) that the two organizations will form a partnership to make the world’s roads safer through the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign.
Today Nissan announces a $50,000 program grant to the Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) – a science-based conservation organization that is dedicated to the long-term health and enjoyment of the 125-mile-long Harpeth River and its 1,000 miles of tributaries.
Today's youth are the scientists and engineers of tomorrow, and Nissan and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) are investing in that future with a $180,000 contribution to LULAC's National Educational Service Centers (LNESC), which offers programs that put Latino students on a path to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Nissan has again risen in the ranks of the world's greenest brands. The company improved its position to fourth place in Interbrand's Best Global Green Brands report, up from fifth last year. The survey cited Nissan's leadership in electric vehicles, ambitious EV infrastructure plan and its support for the sustainability goals of governments.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. reduced CO2 emissions from global corporate activities in fiscal year 2013 while increasing vehicle production by 5.1 percent. The 2.0 percent cut in CO2 during the year puts the company on track to achieve its goal of a 20 percent reduction by fiscal year 2016, compared to 2005.