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SDGs Initiatives

To Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs*)

As part of society, the SBI Group seeks to preserve and develop society in harmony with various stakeholders. At the root of this is our wish and determination to "ensure justice, comfort, environmental compliance and safety in our society." This will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are the worldwide shared goals that were adopted by the United Nations in 2015, with the target of achieving them by 2030.

In formulating the SBI Group's Materiality, we take into consideration the SDGs and identify the issues that we should prioritize. Besides practicing what is right in terms of social justice, the SBI Group will actively and directly work on social engagement activities to respect the SDGs and other international standards as we always base our business activities on a global perspective.

* Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The world's common goals that were adopted by 193 participating countries at the U.N. Summit in September 2015 and specifies the global priority issues up to 2030 and the way the world should be. The SDGs consist of 17 goals and 169 targets.

SBI Group's Materiality (Priority Issues) Example of Initiatives

I Create added value reflecting the new tide of society and customers' needs

・ Thorough pursuit of the Customer-centric Principle

・ Promotion of SBI SECURITIES' "Neo-securities Initiatives"

Efforts of financial inclusion in African countries

II Develop new industries and contribute to technological innovation

Encouragement of investment projects for stimulating the emergence of "New Industry Creator"

・ Offering of new financial services using blockchains and distributed ledger technology

・ Promotion of InsurTech

III Resolve social issues and revitalize the economy in cooperation with stakeholders

Contribution to regional revitalization to solve the challenges facing the community

・ Promotion the "Neo-bank Initiatives" of SBI Sumishin Net Bank

IV Achieve a sustainable society that is abundant and healthy

Contribution to people's needs for healthcare and health

Spread of renewable energy and stimulate regional development

Contribution to people's health management through SBI Wellness Bank

V Supporting the generation that bears the future

Support of abused children through the SBI Children's Hope Foundation

Development of next generation of leaders at SBI Graduate School

VI Develop organizational climate to respect and embrace diverse values

SBI Group human rights policy

Enhancement of human capital value

Diversity & inclusion

VII Strengthen and improve corporate structure for achieving sustained growth

Corporate governance initiatives

Internal control


Risk management