Apr. 03, 2017
Identification of Sumitomo Corporation Group’s Material Issues
Sumitomo Corporation announced the identification of its “Six Material Issues to Achieve Sustainable Growth with Society”, a set of social issues that Sumitomo Corporation Group regards as important and should prioritize addressing through its business activities as well as the challenges Sumitomo Corporation Group needs to overcome in creating solutions.
These material issues were defined based on Sumitomo’s Business Philosophy and the Sumitomo Corporation Group’s Corporate Mission Statement. Going forward, Sumitomo Corporation Group will position these material issues as an important factor in developing business strategies and in the decision-making process for individual businesses.
<Issues that Sumitomo Corporation Group should prioritize addressing through its business activities>
・Achieving Harmony with the Global Environment
・Contributing to the Development of Local Communities and Industries
・Establishing a Foundation for Comfortable and Enriching Lifestyles
・Providing Diverse “Accessibility”
<The challenges Sumitomo Corporation Group needs to overcome in creating solutions>
・Developing Human Resources and Promoting Diversity
I. Message from the President and Chief Executive Officer: Achieving Sustainable Growth with Society(0.16MB/PDF)
II. Six Material Issues to Achieve Sustainable Growth with Society(2.31 MB/PDF)
Corporate Communications Department,