CSR

SoftBank Corp.’s LGBTQ Inclusion Initatives Awarded Highest Rating for Fourth Year in a Row

A central tenet of SoftBank Corp.’s (TOKYO: 9434) human resource policy is “creating a strong organization by combining the capabilities of diverse individuals.” With the belief that the promotion of diversity is key to company growth, Sof…

SoftBank Corp. Places Priority on SDGs to Help Realize “A World Where All Things, Information and Minds are Connected”

Building on its past efforts to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations (UN), SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) announced the promotion of SDGs as a top managerial priority on May 11, …

FY2019 Earnings Summary: Revenue and Income Increase to Record Highs

On May 11, 2020, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) held its earnings results briefing for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 (FY2019). On a consolidated basis, revenue was 4,861.2 billion yen (a 4% increase year-on-year), operating income was…

Pepper Raises Plastic Pollution Awareness for Elementary Students

Pepper lectured students about marine pollution at an open classroom event held at Yoshikawa Elementary School in Kameoka City, Japan On November 19, 2019, Pepper —the humanoid robot developed by SoftBank Robotics Corp.— taught elementary …

How a “Symbol of Learning” for Children in Japan Became a Bridge between Japan and Nepal

In April 2019, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) launched the “Randsel of Love Donation Project” as a CSR initiative. About 20,000 of these leather school backpacks used by elementary school children in Japan made their way across the ocean to …

Proud to be Recognized by ‘PRIDE Index’ as LGBT-friendly Workplace

Photo of the award ceremony For the third year in a row, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) was awarded a gold rating--the highest ranking-- in the ‘PRIDE Index’ for its LGBT-friendly workplace policies. A conference was held on October 11, 2019…

Volunteers Help Restore Coral Reefs by Participating in the ‘SoftBank and Onna Village Future and Coral Project’

Okinawa, a chain of islands in the southernmost part of Japan, is famous for its pristine beaches and colorful coral reefs. Due to climate change, however, these reefs have recently seen severe coral bleaching, a phenomenon that greatly di…