|Organization:||Vice President, Corporate Community Relations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.|
Steve Morikawa has been with Honda since 1978 and oversees the company’s philanthropic and community relations programs and corporate image partnerships.
In keeping with the company’s strong commitment to the advancement of women’s sports and to giving back to the communities in which it does business, Honda has sponsored The Collegiate Women Sports Awards Program for the past 29 years, and over the course of the program, has donated over $2.8 million in grants and sponsorships to universities.
As a company, all Honda activities stem from a corporate philosophy built on the basic principle of respect for the individual and sharing joy with its customers, associates and society. This unique perspective inspires American Honda to be involved in a broad range of initiatives focused on youth, education, the arts and science and technology, proactively contributing to communities through corporate contributions, associate volunteerism and foundation grants benefiting a diverse range of organizations, including support of Special Olympics Southern California, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the National Youth Project Using Minibikes (NYPUM), among others.
American Honda’s activities also include sponsorship of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks, whose home arena is the Honda Center, and the Honda LA Marathon. The company has also been title sponsor of the Honda Classic PGA golf tournament since 1982.
Mr. Morikawa resides in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.