Cabot Corp. donating $500,000 to Japanese relief efforts

ERJ staff report (TB)

Boston, Massachusetts — Carbon black producer Cabot Corp. has pledged $500,000 (euro 345 million) to support earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan.

Boston-based Cabot said it is donating $100,000 to the social welfare divisions Aizu-Wakamatsu City and Fukushima Prefecture at the request of its employees in Japan. Cabot operates carbon black plants in Chiba and Shimonoseki, Japan, and a business office in Tokyo.

Cabot also will donate $400,000 to local organisations dedicated to providing relief or rebuilding communities.

“We hope that…

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