Social project features in international media

August 29, 2016
Japanese magazine shows importance of Nissan Institute’s projects
The social work performed by the Nissan Institute’s partners is attracting attention on the other side of the world. Japanese journalists visited NGO Fundação Gol de Letra to find out details of the new social project that will be launched through a partnership between the Nissan Institute, Gol de Letra, the Rio de Janeiro State Federation of Industry (Firjan) and training organization Sebrae.
During the Rio 2016 Games period, the Japan-based Weekly Post showed its readers Nissan’s trajectory in Brazil as a Japanese brand and sponsor of the mega-event. The social project called Caju, a new approach featured prominently, showing that Nissan’s support goes beyond sport. The project, which will be launched on September 6 as a social legacy of the Rio 2016 Games, will host an Education and Vocational Training Centre for youth in Caju, one of Rio’s most deprived neighborhoods.
The magazine article also mentioned the Parque das Águas Municipal Nursery in Resende, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which was built in line with certain education and sustainability criteria. According to the magazine, education and sport are being used to improve the everyday lives of the community’s children and reduce the negative aspects of the surrounding environment.