Environmental Targets

The SoftBank Group has established environmental management systems and set targets to drive our corporate activities with a view to promoting and improving the earth's environment.

Environmental targets in offices

SoftBank Corp. has established environmental management systems, and its Head Office and Sapporo Office have been certified in the ISO 14000 environment management standard. We are presently carrying out environmental protection activities at our Head Office and at our offices throughout Japan.

Type of activityLocation (scope) of activity FY2017
Focus of activityObjective of activity
Clean energy Stable operation of on-site fuel cells to generate electricity Head Office
Fukuoka Office
Bloom Energy Server [fuel cell] 25% CO2 emission reduction (vs. emissions of purchased electricity)
Energy-saving Less use and more efficient use of electricity Head Office Electricity consumption 25% reduction compared with FY2010 levels
Lights-out management system Implemented at Head Office Continued light-out management system
In-company education Training on environmental matters Company wide Knowledge about environmental matters Increase staff knowledge of the laws governing treatment of industrial waste and handling Freon gas
Increase staff knowledge about how to handle used mobile phones

You can check the progress we have made towards achieving our environmental targets below:

Environmental Data

Environmental targets at network centers

We pro-actively undertake environmental preservation activities with the maintenance and management of our network infrastructure facilities.
To minimize the environmental impact from SoftBank's business activities, network centers across Japan are ISO14001 certified and have set the following environmental targets. Environmental management activities are actively promoted.

Type of activityFY2017
Focus of activityObjective of activity
Energy-saving Efficient use of electrical energy Electrical energy use (consumption) A 1% reduction in a year
Waste materials Proper handling of industrial waste Industrial waste Proper handling
Proper handling of waste CFCs Waste CFCs Proper handling

You can check the progress we have made towards achieving our environmental targets below:

Environmental Data