CSR Principles and Promotion Structure

The SoftBank Group has established SoftBank Group CSR Principles as guidelines for the CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities of the entire Group. These principles lay the foundation for sustainable growth, and for earning the trust and support of customers, shareholders, employees, business partners and all our stakeholders. All companies of the Group use these principles to identify priority tasks according to characteristics of their business and its impact on society, and actively promote efforts to realize them.

The SoftBank Group will sustainably contribute to society in partnership with its global partners.

  • We will provide delight, trust, and happiness through our customer-oriented business approach.
  • To meet stakeholder expectations, we will continue to challenge corporate growth and clearly disclose information.
  • Employee satisfaction, pride, uniqueness and diversity will be encouraged and valued.
  • Mutual trust and fair trade with our suppliers will be a priority.
  • The SoftBank Group will continue to; drive the information society, support education for the next generation, increase communication for our diverse society, protect the environment and manage resources in a sustainable manner, and provide disaster response and relief, to create a better future for everyone.

CSR Promotion Structure

SoftBank Group CSR Working Group

The SoftBank Group has appointed a director of SoftBank Group Corp., the holding company of the Group, as the SoftBank Group Chief CSR Officer with responsibility for facilitating the Group's CSR activities. Each key company within the Group has also assigned a director to the role of CSR Officer. The SoftBank Group Chief CSR Officer leads the efforts to promote CSR activities group-wide as well as announces CSR activity policy of the SoftBank Group. All of the CSR Officers participate in the SoftBank Group CSR Working Group on a regular basis to share information, proceed with major initiatives, and work to raise awareness of CSR among all employees in collaboration with each other.

SoftBank Group CSR Working Group

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    Member companies of the SoftBank Group CSR Working Group are as follows (as of January 7, 2019): IDC Frontier Inc., Ltd., SB Atwork Corp., SB Energy Corp., SB Players Corp., SB Payment Service Corp. SB Media Holdings Corp., Carview Corporation, Cyber University Inc., SoftBank Corp., SoftBank Group Corp., SoftBank Technology Corp., ValueCommerce Co., Ltd., Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp., Vector Inc., Yahoo Japan Corporation (in the order of the Japanese syllabary)

CSR Performance

Major achievements in FY2016 and targets & plans for FY2017.

CSR Performance

GRI Content Index

GRI Guidelines corresponding to various disclosure requests

GRI Content Index

SoftBank Group CSR Report 2019

SoftBank Group CSR Report 2019

The SoftBank Group have published the SoftBank Group CSR Report with the aim of informing widely our fundamental principles and most recent activities in the previous fiscal year. This is a part of our effort to enhance information disclosure. Our approach reflecting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a global effort adopted by the United Nations in 2015, is also referred.