Mitsubishi Corp. engages in the provision of services utilising the function of general trading. It operates through the following segments: Global Environmental and Infrastructure, Industrial Finance, Logistics and Development, Energy Business, Metals, Machinery, Chemicals, Living Essentials and Others. The Global Environmental and Infrastructure segment handles trading and related business operations in power generation, water, transportation, and other necessary infrastructure. The Industrial Finance, Logistics and Development segment deals with asset management, infrastructure financing, corporate financing and leasing. It also provides solutions in construction and real estate development focusing on commercial facilities and urban development, condominium development and logistics. The Energy Business segment explores, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil, petroleum products, petroleum coke, coal coke, carbon products, and liquefied petroleum gas. The Metals segment supplies steel products, non-ferrous metals and ferrous raw materials. The Machinery segment handles the areas of industrial machinery, shipping, defence and aerospace, motor vehicles and Isuzu. The Chemicals segment supplies chemical products that include raw materials for synthetic resins and fibers, chemical fertilisers, inorganic raw materials, industrial salts, plastics, electronic materials and life science products. The Living Essentials segment provides consumer necessities connected with clothing, food and housing, which includes food, textile, daily necessities, healthcare, distribution and retail services. The Others segment represents services and operational support of corporate staff departments to the company and its affiliates; income and expenses from financial and personnel-related activities, as well as cash and securities for financial and investment activities. The company was founded by Yataro Iwasaki in 1954 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.