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Environment

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions (Scope1&2)

CategoryFY17FY18FY19FY20FY20
(Goal)
Achievement
Rate
(%)
Boun
dary
Scope1&2
(t-CO₂)
722,514693,953776,104620,929722,000116SBKK*1
Scope1
(t-CO₂)
11,38611,45615,80315,41615,00097SBKK*1
Scope2
(t-CO₂)
711,128682,497760,301605,513707,000117SBKK*1
Intensity of GHG Emission*2
(t/Gbps)
849682628411520127SBKK*1
Long-term Goals
 FY21FY22FY23FY24FY25FY30Boun
dary
Scope1&2
(t-CO₂)
553,000473,000443,000417,000400,0000SBKK*1
  1. Boundary: SoftBank Corp. until FY18 and its subsidiaries Yahoo Japan Corporation and ASKUL Corp. are taken into account from FY2019. SoftBank Group Corp. has achieved Carbon Neutral in Scope 1 and 2 in FY2020, and will continue to do so in FY2021 and beyond.

  2. Emissions per communication volume

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions (Scope3)

 FY20
(t-CO₂)
Rate
(%)
Description of calculationBoundary
Total (Scope1,2,3)3,724,066100 SBKK*
 Scope 1: Direct Emission12,1410.3 SBKK*
 Scope 2: Indirect Emission of Energy Sources590,43815.9 SBKK*
 Scope 3: Other Indirect Emission3,121,48783.8 SBKK*
  Category 1: Purchased Products and Services340,2229.1Calculated by multiplying the purchase price of products and services by emissions per product including the procurement and transportation processesSBKK*
  Category 2: Capital Goods1,446,09938.8Calculated by multiplying the equipment investment amount by emissions per price of capital goodsSBKK*
  Category 3: Activities Related to Fuels and Energy not Included in Scope 1 or 2113,4323.0Calculated by multiplying the consumption of fuel/electric power and other by emissions per fuel procurementSBKK*
  Category 4: Transportation and Delivery (upstream)26,4810.7Calculated by multiplying transportation costs by emissions per transportation cost for transportation between bases and shipping. (Procurement transportation is included in Category 1)SBKK*
  Category 5: Waste from Business8370.02Calculated by multiplying the weight of industrial waste by emissions per waste amount for each kind of waste and each disposal methodSBKK*
  Category 6: Business Trips4,2160.1Calculated by multiplying the payment amount of transportation allowances by emissions per transportation allowance amount for each transportation category and calculated by multiplying the number of days of accommodation by emissions per number of days of accommodationSBKK*
  Category 7: Employee Commuting12,6340.3Calculated by multiplying the total commuting distance of employees by emissions per km of travelers for each transportation category and then multiplying the power consumption during telework by the emission factor of electric power.SBKK*
  Category 8: Lease Assets (upstream)94,2822.5Calculated by multiplying the total travel distance of company vehicles by the emission coefficient of fuel for each maximum loading capacity, and by multiplying the total floor area of warehouses by emissions per area for each purpose of use of buildings and then multiplying the power consumption of part of telecommunications equipment by the emission factor of electric power.SBKK*
  Category 9: Transportation and Delivery (downstream)603,37616.2For shipping, calculated by multiplying transportation costs by emissions per yen.SBKK*
  Category 10: Processing of Sold Products--N/ASBKK*
  Category 11: Use of Sold Products449,00812.1Calculated by multiplying the number of products sold/rented by lifelong power consumption of each product and the emission coefficient of electric powerSBKK*
  Category 12: Disposal of Sold Products7620.02Calculated by multiplying the total weight of products sold by emissions per product for each kind of wasteSBKK*
  Category 13: Lease Assets (downstream)--Included in Category 11, and calculatedSBKK*
  Category 14: Franchise30,1380.8Calculated by multiplying the total floor area of SoftBank shops and Y!mobile shops by emissions per area for each purpose of building useSBKK*
  Category 15: Investment--N/ASBKK*
  • Boundary: SoftBank Corp.and Yahoo Japan Corporation

Energy Consumption

 FY17FY18FY19FY20Boundary
Electric Power Consumption
(Thousand kWh)
1,418,7911,355,7031,644,2341,680,530SBKK*
 Renewable Energy Consumption
(Thousand kWh)
444432,516324,766SBKK*
City Gas (Thousand ㎥)4,7314,5544,5084,914SBKK*
Heavy Oil A (Kl)144190160198SBKK*
  • Boundary: SoftBank Corp.and Yahoo Japan Corporation

Third-Party Verification of Environmental Data

Greenhouse gas (Scope 1, 2, and 3) emissions and energy consumption during FY2020 were verified by the Japan Quality Assurance Organization, a third-party institution (verified ISO 14064-3 compliant with a limited level of assurance).

Social

Human Resources and Diversity

 FY17FY18FY19FY20Boundary
Number of employees(persons)
 Total19,40819,99327,56829,212SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Men13,84514,20019,35020,549SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Women5,6625,7928,2188,663SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
   Ratio of female employees in revenue generating section*1 (%)32323333SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
   Ratio of female employees in STEM section*2 (%)15151414SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
Age composition of employees (persons)
 20s and below3,6113,6025,3695,257SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
 30s and 40s13,66513,90818,88820,210SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
 50s and up2,2122,4263,1043,513SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
Number of new hires (new graduate and mid-career) (persons)
 Total8486272,2462,214SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Men6037991,6731,626SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Women245300573570SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
Number of mid-career hires among new hires (persons)2724691,1481,313SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries③
Average cost of hiring full-time employees (thousand yen)1,0182,9703,1123,301SBG+SBKK
Number of employees in management (persons)4,4554,5796,1506,784SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
Ratio of female employees in management (%)22262424SBG
Number of female employees in management (persons)
 Total265303573663SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Number of female employees in entry-level management positions*3224254482564SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
  Number of female employees in senior management positions41499199SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
Average years of employment (years)
 Total7.66.56.65.7SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Men7.86.86.85.8SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
  Women7.36.16.35.5SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
Turnover rate for full-time employees (%)7.79.08.56.1SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
Number of temporary and contract workers (persons)3,8534,6845,4505,680SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
  1. Sections that generate revenue directly, such as sales and marketing

  2. Sections that routinely utilize science knowledge in the four fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

  3. Refers to entry-level managers, who are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization and provide instructions to their subordinates from higher-level managers

Nationality*1

 All employeesRatio (%)ManagementRatio (%)*2Boundary
Top 1Japan96.6Japan98.7SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
Top 2People’s Republic of China1.5People’s Republic of China0.4SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
Top 3Republic of Korea0.9Republic of Korea0.2SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
Top 4Other Asia0.6Other Asia0.2SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
Other 0.4 0.4SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④
  1. As of the end of March 2021

  2. The total value is 99.9% due to rounding down to the second decimal place

Salaries and Remuneration

 FY20Boundary
Average annual salary of
employees (thousand yen)
8,245SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries①
Average annual basic salary for executives (thousand yen)
 Men32,233Major domestic subsidiaries⑤
 Women-Major domestic subsidiaries⑤
Average annual salary of executives (thousand yen)
 Men57,276Major domestic subsidiaries⑤
 Women-Major domestic subsidiaries⑤
Average annual basic salary of employees at management levels (thousand yen)
 Men8,112Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Women7,248Major domestic subsidiaries②
Average annual salary of employees at management levels (thousand yen)
 Men11,365Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Women10,455Major domestic subsidiaries②
Average annual salary of employees at non-management levels (thousand yen)
 Men6,508Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Women5,505Major domestic subsidiaries②

Training and Development

 FY20Boundary
Average annual training cost per employee (thousand yen)126Major domestic subsidiaries④

Safety and Health of employees

 FY17FY18FY19FY20Boundary
Lost time injury frequency rate0000SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries④*
  • Major domestic subsidiaries④ added to SBG from FY20

Social Contribution Activity Cost

 FY20Boundary
Charitable donations
(thousand yen)
Total2,511,557SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Cash donation12,218SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Hours (in monetary terms)2,105,200SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 In kind donation368,303SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Management cost22,836SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
Community Investment (thousand yen)7,618,399SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
Commercial Initiatives (thousand yen)15,400SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②

Governance

Political Contributions

 FY17FY18FY19FY20Boundary
Total0000 
 Lobbying (yen)0000SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Political activities (yen)0000SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Trade associations (yen)0000SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②
 Others (yen)0000SBG+Major domestic subsidiaries②

Number of Disciplinary Actions related to Violations of Company Regulations, Laws, etc.*

 FY19FY20Boundary
Number of violations, including human rights infringements and harassment01SBG
Number of corruption related violations (bribery etc.)00SBG
Number of violations related to labor issues (long working hours, unfair dismissal, etc.)00SBG
Number of violations related to security00SBG
Number of violations related to neglect of duties00SBG
  • The fines for corruption related violations was zero.

Information Security

FY19FY20Boundary
Number of major network accidents00SBG

Scope of this data (Boundary)
SBG :SoftBank Group Corp.
SBKK :SoftBank Corp.
Major domestic subsidiaries① :SoftBank Corp., PayPay Corporation, Cyber University Inc., Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp., SB Energy Corp., SoftBank Robotics Corp.
Major domestic subsidiaries② :SoftBank Corp., PayPay Corporation, Cyber University Inc., Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp., SB Energy Corp.
Major domestic subsidiaries③ :SoftBank Corp., PayPay Corporation, Cyber University Inc., SB Energy Corp., SoftBank Robotics Corp.
Major domestic subsidiaries④ :SoftBank Corp., PayPay Corporation, Cyber University Inc., SB Energy Corp.
Major domestic subsidiaries⑤ :SoftBank Corp., Cyber University Inc., Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp., SB Energy Corp.

Meetings held in FY2020

  • The following table shows the number of meetings held from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021.

  • Those who have been appointed or resigned during the term and those who have already resigned as of January 2022 are listed in the notes.

Board of Directors

Name*1Meetings attended/Meetings held*2 (attendance rate %)
Masami Iijima14/14 (100%)
Yutaka Matsuo14/14 (100%)
Lip-Bu Tan*38/8 (100%)
Yuko Kawamoto*3*48/8 (100%)
Maurice Atsushi Toyama14/14 (100%)
Soichiro Uno14/14 (100%)
Hidekazu Kubokawa*512/14 (86%)
  1. Only outside directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members.

  2. Excludes the number of the meetings not held in person.

  3. Appointed on June 25, 2020.

  4. Resigned on June 22, 2021.

  5. Resigned on June 23, 2021.

Audit & Supervisory Board

Name*1Meetings attended/Meetings held (attendance rate %)
Maurice Atsushi Toyama13/13 (100%)
Soichiro Uno13/13 (100%)
Hidekazu Kubokawa*213/13 (100%)
  1. Only outside Audit & Supervisory Board Members.

  2. Resigned on June 23, 2021.

Nominating & Compensation Committee

NameMeetings attended/Meetings held (attendance rate %)
Masami Iijima1/1 (100%)
Yutaka Matsuo1/1 (100%)
Masayoshi Son1/1 (100%)

Investment Committee

NameMeetings attended/Meetings held (attendance rate %)
Masayoshi Son83/84 (99%)
Yoshimitsu Goto*148/48 (100%)
Rajeev Misra81/84 (96%)
Katsunori Sago*280/84 (95%)
Ronald D. Fisher*384/84 (100%)
Marcelo Claure*483/84 (99%)
  1. Appointed on June 25, 2020.

  2. Resigned on March 31, 2021.

  3. Resigned on June 23, 2021.

  4. Resigned on January 27, 2022.

Brand Committee

NameMeetings attended/Meetings held (attendance rate %)
Yoshimitsu Goto20/20 (100%)
Kazuko Kimiwada20/20 (100%)
Natsuko Oga20/20 (100%)
Takeaki Nukii20/20 (100%)
Tatsuya Iida20/20 (100%)

Group Risk and Compliance Committee

NameMeetings attended/Meetings held (attendance rate %)
Tim Mackey*11/1 (100%)
Yoshimitsu Goto4/4 (100%)
Kazuko Kimiwada4/4 (100%)
Robert Townsend*23/3 (100%)
Katsunori Sago*33/4 (75%)
  1. Appointed on December 1, 2020.

  2. Resigned on December 1, 2020.

  3. Resigned on March 31, 2021.

Sustainability Committee

NameMeetings attended/Meetings held (attendance rate %)
Yoshimitsu Goto2/2 (100%)
Kazuko Kimiwada2/2 (100%)
Tim Mackey*11/1 (100%)
Tatsuya Iida*22/2 (100%)
Robert Townsend*31/1 (100%)
Gary Ginsberg*41/1 (100%)
  1. Appointed on December 1, 2020.

  2. Resigned on June 24, 2022.

  3. Resigned on December 1, 2020.

  4. Resigned on November 30, 2020.

* Unless specifically mentioned within this page, the disclosed data covers Softbank Group Corp.