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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

  • Reinforce compliance
  • Eliminate anti-social forces and prevent corruption and unethical behavior
  • Build a sophisticated internal control system
  • Increase the sophistication of the Board of Directors
  • Enhance risk assessment
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
1 KPI Number of compliance violations: Performance monitoring (annually)
Result Number of disciplinary actions: 40 -
2 KPI Employees' attendance rate at compliance training sessions: Performance monitoring (annually) Employees' attendance rate at compliance training sessions: 99% or more(annually)Update
Result Compliance Exam-taking rate: 100% -
3 KPI - Awareness of Compliance Hotline among full-time employees: 99% or moreNew
Result - -
4 KPI Ensure effectiveness of the Board of Directors: Conduct evaluation
Result Evaluation conducted in FY2021 -
5 KPI Average attendance rate of all Board Directors at Board of Directors meetings: 75% or higher
Result Average at Board of Directors 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

  • Enhance supply chain management
  • Sound and transparent disclosure
  • Coordination with organizations and regional communities
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
1 KPI Sustainability procurement survey collection: 90% or greater (annually)
Result Survey collection rate: 93% -
2 KPI Support for improvement activities at high-risk suppliers: 100% implementation
Result 100% -
3 KPI Supplier inspection / CSR audits: at least 2 companies Supplier inspection / CSR audits: 10 or more companiesUpdate
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 remuneration system
  • Promote the participation of diverse talent (professional participation of women, recruitment and retention of persons with disabilities, and initiatives related to LGBTQ persons)
  • Harassment prevention
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Create work-friendly workplaces for all
1 KPI Ratio of women in management positions: 20% or more (FY2035)
  • -
    15% or more by FY2030 (double the ratio of FY2021)
Result 7.6% -
2 KPI Ratio of employees with disabilities: At or above the legally mandated level (annually)
Result 2.34% -
3 KPI Ratio of annual paid leave taken: Keep at 70% or above (annually)
Result 70.1% -
4 KPI Accidents at work sites involving injury or death: Zero (annually) Serious accidents involving employees or at construction sites: ZeroUpdate
Result Number of fatal accidents: Zero -
5 KPI - Return rate from childcare leave: 100%New
Result - -
6 KPI - Ratio of male employees taking childcare leave:
30% (FY2023), 50% (FY2026)New
Result - -
7 KPI - Number of employees who retire due to nursing care responsibilities: 0
New
Result - -

[Note]

  • *1

    Free-agent system, 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

  • Promote workstyle reforms*1 (Smart & Fun!)
  • Offer diverse and flexible workstyles (Smart offices, teleworking, co-working spaces, etc.)
  • Promote health and productivity management
Representative KPI FY2021 FY2022
Target vision Work-style reforms and promotion of wellness management
1 KPI Promotion of workstyles for the post-COVID-19 environment
  • Provide office environments that encourage diverse workstyles: 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 Ratio of telework*2: 70% or greater (annually) Ratio of telework*2: 90% or greater (annually)
Update
Result 95.9% -
3 KPI Ratio of employees who smoke:
  • Decrease of 1% or more YoY
  • Less than 20% (FY2030)
Result 25.8% -
4 KPI High ranking in Japan surveys: Highly ranked among the major surveys (annually)
Result 5 stars in the Nikkei SDGs Management Survey, 5 stars in the 5th Nikkei Smart Work Management Survey -
Innovation Award in the Nikkei Smart Work Awards 2022
Certification in the 2022 Certified Health & Productivity Management
Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program in the large
enterprise (“White 500”) category

[Notes]

  • *1

    Super flextime system, teleworking, operational improvements using AI and RPA, permitting employees to take side jobs

  • *2

    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)