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4. Contributing to the Global Environment
with the Power of Technology- Realizing a Carbon-neutral, Recycling-oriented Society -

Contribute to mitigating climate change, promoting a circular economy and
the adoption of renewable energy by utilizing cutting-edge technologies to pass
on a sustainable global environment to the next generation.

Sustainable development goals

3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING 6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION 7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEA ENERGY そしてクリーンに 12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION つかう責任 13 CLIMATE ACTION 14 LIFE BELOW WATER 15 LIFE ON LAND 17 PERTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

(1)Contribute to the mitigation of climate change through
technology and business

Contribute to the mitigation of climate change through technology and business Contribute to the mitigation of climate change through technology and business

As countermeasures to mitigate climate change, we promote the use of renewable energy and energy conservation through ICT to reduce CO2 emissions.

Main businesses

  • More efficient use of electricity
  • Transition to energy-efficient equipment
  • Leveraging IoT for more efficient use of electricity in consideration of the environment
  • Shifting electricity for cellular base stations to renewable energy*1
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Encouragement of renewable energy and ICT-driven energy efficiency
1 KPI Base station renewable energy ratio
50% or greater (FY2021)
70% or greater (FY2022)
Base station renewable energy ratio
70% or greater (FY2022)
Result Estimated to achieve more than 50% renewable energy ratio at base stations
53.5%
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2 KPI Work on new businesses that help promote CO2 reduction in society as a whole: Promoting initiatives Contribution to the reduction of CO2 emissions in society as a whole:
Spread and expand electricity-saving services for households through electricity applications, etc.Update
Result Promoted and expanded electricity-saving services for households through electricity apps -
3 KPI Achievement of carbon neutrality (FY2030)*2Update
Results
  • Renewable Energy replacement promoted
  • Considered the introduction of renewable energy with additionality*3
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[Notes]

  • *1

    We will primarily achieve this goal by using renewable energy sources that have been certified as non-dependent on fossil fuels.

  • *2

    SoftBank Corp.'s Scope 1 (direct greenhouse gas emissions by the company itself) and Scope 2 (indirect emissions from the use of electricity, heat, and steam supplied by other companies) are included in the total.

  • *3

    In addition to the use of conventional renewable energy sources, studies are conducted to contribute to the expansion of new renewable energy sources.

(2)Promote a recycling-based society (circular economy)

Promote a recycling-based society (circular economy) Promote a recycling-based society (circular economy)

Promote the controlled use of resources, in addition to recycling and reuse.

Main businesses

  • Mobile phone recycling, the introduction of carry bags using alternative materials to paper and plastic, and the reduction of paper usage through the use of smart devices
  • Utilize waste water resources and reduce waste products
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Promotion of resource conservation, reuse / recycling, and biodiversity (natural capital) conservation through the use of technology
1 KPI Number of used mobile phones collected for reuse / recycling: 10 million (total for FY2020-2025)
Result 5.13 million (FY2020-FY2021) -
2 KPI Percentage of decommissioned base stations going to landfill: 1% or less (annually)
Result 0.2% -
3 KPI - Promote initiatives related to biodiversity (natural capital) conservationNew
Result - -

(3)Realize a prosperous society through the spread of
renewable energy

Realize a prosperous society through the spread of renewable energy Realize a prosperous society through the spread of renewable energy

We will promote the spread of renewable energy businesses and services to realize an environmentally-friendly society

Main businesses

  • Spread the use of renewable energy (including feed-in tariffs) by providing the Shizen Denki electric power service
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Expansion of renewable energy services
1 KPI Renewable Energy Promotion: Expansion of renewable energy services
Result CO2 emission reduced by providing Shizen denki*1: 1.9 million tons-CO2 -

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[Notes]

  • *1

    Service that uses 100% renewable energy source through the mechanism of non-fossil certificates

  • *

    “Main businesses” include initiatives by SoftBank Corp. and companies in the SoftBank Corp. Group.

Six materialities (priority issues)