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6. Developing a Resilient Management Foundation- Resilient and Honest Corporate Governance, Organization, and Personnel -

Conduct corporate governance with integrity to earn the trust of society through ongoing
dialogue with stakeholders.
In addition, foster innovation and improve the well-being of
our employees by developing a progressive workplace environment where diverse
human resources can thrive utilizing cutting-edge technologies.

Sustainable development goals

1 NO POVERTY 3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING 4 QUALITY EDUCATION 5 GENDER EQUALITY 8 DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH 10 REDUCED INEQUALITIES 12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION 16 PEACE,JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS 17 PERTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

(1)Enhance corporate governance and ensure its effectiveness

Enhance corporate governance and ensure its effectiveness Enhance corporate governance and ensure its effectiveness

We will work to construct sophisticated governance systems, increase management transparency, and engage in honest and fair corporate governance.

Main businesses

  • Enhance corporate governance systems and thoroughly prevent compliance violations
  • Implement sophisticated internal controls, eliminate antisocial forces, and prevent corruption
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
1 KPI Number of compliance violations: Performance monitoring (annually)
Result Number of disciplinary cases: 40 -
2 KPI Employees' attendance rate of compliance training sessions: Performance monitoring (annually)
Result Rate of compliance test taken: 100% -
3 KPI - Awareness of Compliance Hotline among full-time employees: 99%New
Result - -
4 KPI Guaranteeing the effectiveness of the board of directors: conducting evaluations
Result Evaluation conducted in FY2021 -
5 KPI Average attendance rate of all directors at board meetings: 75% or more
Result Average attendance rate at board meetings: 97.37% -

(2)Sustainable growth through cooperation with stakeholders

Sustainable growth through cooperation with stakeholders Sustainable growth through cooperation with stakeholders

We will build strong relationships of trust with our stakeholders through timely and appropriate information disclosure and regular dialogue, and pursue sustainable development together with them.

Main businesses

  • Ethical procurement and transactions
  • Sound and transparent information disclosure
  • Cooperation with local communities through initiatives such as disaster management agreements and the Social Emergency Management Alliance (SEMA)
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
1 KPI Sustainability procurement survey collection: 90% or greater (annually)
Result Survey collection rate: 93% -
2 KPI Support for high-risk suppliers for improvement: 100%
Result 100% -
3 KPI Supplier inspection / CSR audit: at least 2 companies Supplier inspection / CSR audit: 10 companies and moreUpdate
Result 5 companies -
4 KPI Number of partnerships with NPOs: 1,000 organizations (FY2023)
Result 791 organizations -

(3)Enhance employee happiness with diversity and inclusion

Enhance employee happiness with diversity and inclusion Enhance employee happiness with diversity and inclusion

We strive to create environments with meaningful work, where everyone can make the most of their abilities.

Main businesses

  • Support for employee growth and career realization*1
  • Fair evaluation and recruitment system
  • Promote participation by women, including recruitment and employment of persons with disabilities, and initiatives related to LGBT persons
  • Harassment prevention
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Create work-friendly workplaces for all
1 KPI Ratio of female managers: 20% or more (FY2035)
  • -
    In the process, 15% or more by FY2030 (200% of FY2021)
Result 7.6% -
2 KPI Employment of persons with disabilities: At or above the legally mandated level (annually)
Result 2.34% -
3 KPI Paid leave acquisition rate: Keep at 70% or above (annually)
Result 70.1% -
4 KPI Accidents at work sites involving injury or death: Zero (annually)
Result Accidents involving death: 0 -
5 KPI - Return rate from childcare leave: 100%New
Result - -
6 KPI - Male childcare leave acquisition rate: 30% (FY2023), 50% (FY2026)New
Result - -
7 KPI - Number of employees who retire due to nursing care: 0
New
Result - -

[Note]

  • *1

    Free-agent system and job posting system, SoftBank University, SoftBank career dock

(4)Enhance productivity with advanced workplace environments

Enhance productivity with advanced workplace environments Enhance productivity with advanced workplace environments

We will engage in promoting work-style reforms, and health and productivity management utilizing technology.

Main businesses

  • Work-style reforms*1
  • Promote health and productivity management
  • Relocate the corporate headquarters to a smart building
  • Promote diverse working styles unconstrained by time or place*2
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Work-style reforms and promotion of wellness management
1 KPI Promotion of working style looking ahead to the post-COVID-19 era
  • Provide office environments that encourage diverse working styles: Performance monitoring (annually)
Result Renovated and transitioned to a free address system at 12 offices -
Utilized shared office space in 5 of our own satellite locations, 33 WeWork locations, and over 250 other locations nationwide
2 KPI Teleworking ratio: 70% or greater (annually)*3 Teleworking ratio*3: 90% or greater (annually)
Update
Result 95.9% -
3 KPI Ratio of smokers:
  • 1% or more decrease from the previous year
  • Less than 20% (FY2030)
Result Aggregation in progress (scheduled to be updated in early June) -
4 KPI High ranking in Japan surveys: Highly ranked among the major surveys (annually)
Result 5stars in the Nikkei SDGs Management Survey, 5 stars in the 4th -
“Nikkei Smart Work Award 2021” Innovation Award
Selected as a “White 500” organization in the Health Management Paid Corporation 2021.

[Notes]

  • *1

    Super Flextime System, telecommuting, operational improvements using AI and IoT, permit employees to take side jobs

  • *2

    Telecommuting, use of co-working spaces

  • *3

    Percentage of employees who teleworked at least once a month

  • *

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

Six materialities (priority issues)