The Sumitomo Corporation Group has strengthened its internal controls in order to retain the trust of all its stakeholders.
The Sumitomo Corporation Group comprises five Business Units as well as regional organizations in Japan and overseas. Business Units, organizations, and Group companies collectively work together in a broad range of business fields. It is essential that we provide a uniform standard for operational quality at these businesses, irrespective of their business sector or region. Also, this standard must meet the expectations of our stakeholders.
Mindful of this, since 2004, we have strengthened internal control by taking the measures shown below.