Environmental Conservation Efforts
The SoftBank Group is involved in numerous environmental management and ICT-aided projects tackling climate change and other issues to protect the planet for future generations.
Promoting environmental conservation efforts by employees
The SoftBank Group believes environmental conservation is the responsibility of each employee and that it is essential we educate ourselves and take action to contribute to the protection of the environment. To achieve this, the SoftBank Group has established e-learning programs, participates in the Fun to Share, and conducts other activities with the aim of encouraging and supporting environmental conservation efforts by individual employees in addition to those of the company as a whole.
Tackling climate change
The SoftBank Group aims to help tackle climate change by ensuring the services we provide have the lowest possible impact on the environment. Our efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of our corporate activities include reducing greenhouse gas emissions from offices and facilities, establishing data centers that employ cutting-edge green technologies, the use of renewable energy, and conducting in-house educational programs.
The 3R's (reduce, reuse, recycle)
The SoftBank Group continues to conduct activities based on the 3R's of reduce, reuse, recycle. SoftBank Corp. promotes the purchase, trade-in, and recycling of used or damaged mobile phones and tablets and strives to reduce the amount of paper used in the course of its business activities by digitizing product and service catalogs, reducing packaging, and redesigning manuals. In addition, the Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS hold “Eco Camps” to promote environmental awareness.
Providing eco-friendly services
The SoftBank Group aims to contribute to solving environmental problems through the services we provide to customers. Services include the Yahoo! Kids Environment portal, which focuses on environmental issues, and the Smart Japan site, which was set up to assist businesses in their efforts to conserve, store, and generate energy.
Aiming to promote renewable energy
The SoftBank Group recognizes the energy issue as a challenge that concerns the whole of Japan and believes that the promotion and expansion of safe renewable energy is one of the solutions. We therefore share policy recommendations and information to promote the adoption of renewable energy.