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Sumisho Scrum


The world faces numerous societal issues. Leveraging the integrated strength of our global networks, Sumitomo Corporation has formed the Sumisho scrum to address these issues one by one and generate new value.

People are the bridge that links the future

Sumitomo Scrum―This is the integrated corporate strength that Sumitomo Corporation wields in various domains with the aim of delivering prosperity, convenience, and happiness to people around the world. Business in Focus shines a spotlight on the enthusiasm displayed by those employees at Sumitomo Corporation who connect the world and are committed to making this goal a reality.

Uploaded: NIKKEI Online
Period: October 7, 2015 - March 31, 2016

Advertised by Sumitomo Corporation in FY 2015

Our eyes are
on the Earth's future.

As lifestyles and values change, it is important not to let these changes
interfere with the goals we have set.
The Sumitomo Corporation Group will continue to focus on what the world
will need in 10 years, 100 years, and beyond.

Unique in every field of business.

As an integrated trading company,
Our business spans a wide range of industries.
But we aim to satisfy our customers not just by variety alone.
In every aspect of our business, our goal is to far exceed
customer expectations, taking on exciting new challenges
with an eye toward the future.

Unalterable beliefs in changing times

From the international trader of products to the general business operator that meets a broad spectrum of needs to offer extensive social value - the integrated trading business has changed in response to the changing needs of the times, this also holds true for Sumitomo Corporation, a long-established enterprise in the industry. However, the company has stood firm on its beliefs, which have remained unchanged throughout the course of its long history. The following stories provide an explanation of what these beliefs are.

Uploaded: NIKKEI Online
Period: December 18, 2014 - March 15, 2015

Taking on endless challenges
Sumitomo Corporation - A 21st Century integrated trading company

In the post-war era, integrated trading companies led Japan's economic growth and played an important role as a bridge between Japan and the rest of the world. Today, people, goods, and money move freely across national borders as economies and societies undergo dramatic change. What roles are required of integrated trading companies? This content, in an eight-installment series, attempts to redefine the roles of present and future integrated trading companies, while showcasing the wide range of business activities of Sumitomo Corporation.

Uploaded: NIKKEI Online
Period: February 3 - May 2, 2014

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