Corporate Governance

Basic Views

The Softbank Group are guided by a fundamental concept of “free, fair, and innovative,” and a corporate philosophy of “Information Revolution — Happiness for everyone.” SoftBank Corp. (the “Company”) aims to be a provider of essential technologies and services to people around the world through its endeavors in various businesses in the information and technology industries.

The Group recognizes that it is vital to maintain effective corporate governance in order to realize this vision. The Company continues to strengthen corporate governance within the Group by taking measures such as formulating the SoftBank Charter of Corporate Behavior to share the fundamental concept and corporate philosophy of the Company.The Company also sets out various rules with which group companies and their officers and employees must comply.

The Company's corporate governance system centers on the Board of Directors, Audit & Supervisory Board Members, and the Audit & Supervisory Board. Four of the 11 directors are external directors to ensure robust mutual monitoring between the directors. The nominating committee, remuneration committee and SDGs promotion committee are established voluntarily as advisory bodies to the Board of Directors. The nominating committee and remuneration committee comprise the CEO and Independent External Directors to ensure independence of the committees. Two of the four Audit & Supervisory Board Members are external members to ensure independent auditing functions, thereby strengthening the monitoring of management.

Corporate Governance Report (updated on June 26, 2020) (PDF: 592KB/25 pages)

Corporate Governance System

Our corporate governance system

Corporate Management

Information of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members, including external officers

IR Activities

Information on our IR activities

Internal Control System

Information of matters Related to the Internal Control System

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    The contents of this page are based on information contained in Corporate Governance Report which was revised on June 26, 2020.