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Corporate MECENAT Council MECENAT activity certification system《This is MECENAT 2024》certified activities decided

Corporate Support Association
MECENAT activity certification system《This is MECENAT 2024》certified activities decided
177 corporate arts and culture support activities certified
The Corporate Mecenat Association (5-3-2 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Chairman: Masumi Natsuzaka) is a public interest incorporated association (5-3-2 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Chairman: Masumi Natsuzaka) that is a certification system for mécénat (creating a prosperous society through art and culture) activities carried out by companies and corporate foundations. “This is MECENAT 2024”, 177 companies (119 companies/organizations) were certified through screening by experts (document attached).
Various philanthropy activities were held across the country, and some companies and organizations were seen using art to promote local culture and position it as social capital. 42 new projects have been added, including museums, galleries, and halls that are regional cultural hubs, social activities that connect people and nature to a sustainable region, and video media aimed at supporting young artists and expanding the art market. Our activities have been certified, and the scope of this system is expanding. Details of the activities will be published on the website ( in due course. ▼Press release (PDF) ◆Examples of certified activities
[Image 1:×1000.jpg] Yamanashi Meijo Co., Ltd./Gyozaisho and Densozo initiatives that convey the history of Shichiken Brewery
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Avex Creator Agency Co., Ltd./MEET YOUR ART
[Image 3:×2012.jpg] Kikkoman Corporation/“Tell us your “delicious memory”” contest ◆What is This is MECENAT?
“This is MECENAT” was established in 2014 with the aim of highlighting the diverse corporate patronage that takes place across the country and demonstrating its social significance. We issue a symbol, the “Mecenat Mark,” to activities that have been certified as “This is Mecenat,” provide support for public relations, and publish the details of the activities on our dedicated website, “Mecena Archive.” ▼Click here for Mecenat Archive
[Image 4:×720.jpg] Three types of certification marks are issued upon certification. ◆Examination committee member (2024)
Natsuko Hagiwara | Chairman of the National Women’s Education Center (Independent Administrative Institution) / Director of the Japan NPO Center *Chairman of the Examination Committee
Yoshiko Arai | Director of Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall / Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts
Osamu Sakura | Professor, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo / Team Leader, Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, RIKEN
Keiko Nakamachi | Professor Emeritus, Jissen Women’s University / Special Director, Akita Museum of Modern Art
Takuya Matsuo | 17 Co., Ltd. Creative Director/CM Planner/Copywriter Shu | Independent researcher, author, public speaker (Titles omitted and in alphabetical order)
Masumi Natsuzaka | Chairman of the Corporate Support Association ◆Examination points
[1] Are you actively involved in project planning and management? [2] How does the company position arts and culture promotion activities? [3] Comprehensive screening based on the wide range of activities, willingness to continue, and potential.
■Corporate Support Association: A private public interest corporation in which companies and other cultural organizations participate and collaborate with the aim of creating society through the promotion of arts and culture. In order to contribute to the realization of a creative and vibrant society and a prosperous society that respects diversity, we conduct research and research on the promotion of arts and culture, certification and recognition, grants, exchanges, dissemination, etc., with a focus on promoting corporate patronage. conduct business. Chairman: Masaya Ninomiya (Special Advisor, Sompo Holdings, Inc.), Chairman: Masumi Natsuzaka (Former Advisor, Kao, Inc.). Members: 127 companies/organizations (as of July 1, 2024).
[Image 5:×86.jpg] [Contact information regarding this matter]
Corporate Support Association Public Relations: Sato / Certification Award: Saito Fujimoto
Tel:03-5439-4520 Fax:03-5439-4521 E-mail: 8th floor, SHIFT MITA, 5-3-2 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0014 URL:
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