Mitsubishi Electric Teams Up With Wigan Warriors Foundation
Heat pump manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric, has announced that it has become the official main partner for rugby league side Wigan Warriors’ Community Foundation and a key partner of the Foundation’s new I’m a Green Warrior project.
I’m a Green Warrior is a ground breaking campaign to advance the growth of what is described as ‘a greener community and a sustainable future’ in Wigan. The Warriors Foundation wants to be the spearhead in engaging hundreds of schools, colleges and businesses along with thousands of individuals to get involved in the renewable energy agenda.
“It is fantastic to gain the support of such a prestigious global company as Mitsubishi Electric. We are very proud of the Wigan Warriors brand and it’s a great association for us to be working with a company who shares the same pride and values as we do”, explained Wigan Warriors Director of Community, Wayne Joyce.
“The partnership will allow us to extend our current delivery and help us take a further step in our ambition to become a world renowned foundation”.
The three-year deal will not only see Mitsubishi Electric become the Foundation’s main partner, they will also sponsor the Foundation’s innovative I’m a Green Warrior project.
This unique partnership between the Wigan Warriors Community Foundation, Wigan Warriors and Maloney Associates, is an innovative new project aimed at promoting the development of a greener community and a sustainable future in Wigan.
The Warriors Foundation and Mitsubishi Electric claim to share a vision of a more sustainable future. Working with the ‘I’m a Green Warrior’ project, Maloney Associates and the Energy Hub, the partnership will help to engage the community in the ‘green agenda’ and educate young people about the benefits of sustainability. The partnership will also allow the Foundation to further expand its impressive existing delivery programme as well as pioneering new projects and having a positive impact on more people in the community than ever before.
“We are delighted to be part of the Wigan Warriors Community Foundation and I’m a Green Warrior project as it matches our own commitment to getting everyone to look at how they can reduce energy use”, explained Martin Fahey, who leads Mitsubishi Electric’s Greenway Gateway environmental initiative.
“Our approach is all about engaging with people to start the energy dialogue and with Wigan, we are linking with a very strong and high quality brand that obviously means a lot to the community”.