Nissan contributes to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
To help with the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Nissan has established a fund with 2.5 million Euros. Through this endowment, Nissan will give one million euros to the Red Cross and other charities. Exports of Nissan automobiles to Russia have been halted, and the plant in St. Petersburg is expected to close down soon.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is establishing a 2.5 million Euro fund to assist with Ukraine's humanitarian crisis. Nissan's top priority has always been people's safety and well-being, and the Nissan Cares fund will contribute to larger efforts to help Ukraine's people while also assisting affected employees and their families.
Nissan will donate one million euros to the Red Cross and other non-profit organizations through the fund to support ongoing emergency activities that provide lifesaving assistance and essential supplies to families and children during this difficult time. The company is also willing to donate vehicles where it can.
Nissan has also contributed 1.5 million Euros to this special fund in order to provide financial stability and ongoing support to Nissan employees and their families who have been affected by the crisis. It could include relocation costs, living expenses for displaced families, medical expenses, and special assistance for children, depending on the circumstances.
Employees and partners who want to help directly will be able to do so through monetary donations or goods such as food and clothing donated to the Nissan Cares special fund.
"We have all been moved by the suffering of so many people and families, including members of our own Nissan family,"
said Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida.
"We established the Nissan Cares fund to support our employees and the international efforts that are working around the clock to respond to this immeasurable human tragedy."
Concerning our Russian operations, Nissan has suspended vehicle exports to Russia and anticipates that production at our St. Petersburg plant will cease soon.
Source: Nissan news