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Direct Social Contribution Activities

SBI Group is a group of companies that are committed to pursuing the commercialization of businesses based on a sense of social justice.
Recognizing its social nature as a part of society, SBI Group contributes to the sustainability and improvement of society while responding to the demands of various stakeholders、and develops its business to obtain public trust in accordance with the "Customer-centric Principle," which is the Group's core management principle.

In addition to contributing to society through its core business (which SBI Group refers to as "indirect" social contribution), SBI Group is also continuing to make direct social contributions, such as improving child welfare through the SBI Children's Hope Foundation, to return profits made from its business to the society.

For more information on the SBI Group's social contribution through its core business and the SDGs, please refer to "SDGs Initiatives".

SBI Group’s Direct Social Contribution Activities

Support of abused children through SBI Children's Hope Foundation

Developing the Next Generation of Leaders at SBI Graduate School

Contribution to People's Health Management Through SBI Wellness Bank

Record of Direct Social Contribution Activities

The Softbank Finance board of directors established a basic policy.
Each group company that earns over 300 million yen in profits after tax deductions donates 1% of its profit to the Children's Social Welfare Corporation.
Charitable activities took hold.
After receiving the support of nine special government ordinance-designated cities and 39 prefectures, SBI donated 167.1 million yen (173 facilities) to children's homes and infant homes that are under local government jurisdiction.
SBI established the SBI Child Welfare Limited Liability Intermediate Corporation.
In addition to donations from each SBI company, SBI became the first enterprise in Japan to make use of stock options and securities as donations from supporters.
SBI Child Welfare Limited Liability Intermediate Corporation became fully active.
SBI representatives visit local governments and child welfare facilities across Japan to learn about child welfare facilities.
SBI representatives visit local authorities across Japan and participate in public hearings.
SBI Child Welfare Limited Liability Intermediate Corporation started to receive donations from supporters.
Founders of newly listed companies began to donate treasury stock.
Unlisted companies began to donate stock option rights.
The SBI Children's Hope Foundation was established. only)
The SBI Children's Hope Foundation PROFILE
The SBI Group invites supporters from a wide cross-section of society to participate in the Foundation. The Foundation was established to help children become self-reliant adults and to contribute to child welfare through activities to enhance child welfare awareness in Japanese industry.
SBI Wellness Bank was established. only)
Established in order to provide services that meet a wide range of people's various health-related needs, such as the desire to receive the world's best treatment, to be examined with the most advanced equipment, to be able to contact doctors 24 /7, to prevent illness, and to stay young and healthy.
Social Welfare Corporation Jitokuin "Children's Mental Care House Ranzan Gakuen" was opened.
Social Welfare Corporation Jitokuin (Director: Yoshitaka Kitao) "Children's Mental Care House Ranzan Gakuen," the first short-term care and education facility for emotionally disturbed children in Saitama Prefecture (currently: child psychotherapy facility, a child welfare facility where children who have been traumatized by abuse and need psychological treatment are admitted for a short period of time to receive specialized psychological care), was opened.
SBI Graduate School was found.
Licensed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The SBI Graduate School was established as a place where people with high aspirations and ambitions gather to learn and practice with each other in order to develop "talented individuals" who will bring vitality to the economy and society of Japan and the world.
SBI Children's Hope Foundation shifted to public interest incorporated foundation.
The foundation was officially authorized as a public interest incorporated foundation by the Prime Minister on February 24, 2010, and became a public interest incorporated foundation on March 1, 2010.
Announcement of Children's Hope Foundation's shift to a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation (Japanese only)
Reception hall "SBI Memorial Hall - Kisshokaku" was built at Abemonjuin Temple in Nara Prefecture.
When Abemonjuin, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan, rebuilt its aging guest house which was 100 years old, the SBI Group donated and built a reception hall "SBI Memorial Hall – Kisshokaku-" in celebration of the SBI Group's 20th anniversary.