Enriching lives and the world

We have become who we are today by evolving with the times in unison with people and society.

We never pursue easy gains. Integrity and strong unity are cherished principles from which we work to create value for society.

As we face a fast-changing world, we look toward the future with renewed anticipation and reflect on the meaning of our mission.

To engage, commit and contribute.

To overcome challenges and come out ever stronger.

To cultivate the seed of opportunity, bridge possibilities and create a better tomorrow.

We know that the passions of each individual create our indelible values.

But we also acknowledge that the power of many is far greater than the effort of one.

So we are united in all our will and determination.

We represent different regions, diverse cultures, and all walks of life.

Yet we know that the strength of unity begins with respect.

With this as our foundation, we aim to create a world never seen before.

Passion. Determination. Values.

These ideas we share universally together to achieve prosperity and realize dreams for all.

This is our enduring promise.

Sumitomo Corporation



As part of the Sumitomo Corporation Group we follow the organisation’s Corporate Mission Statement, consisting of the Management Principles and the Activity Guidelines. These are the fundamental and ultimate value standards of the Company.

The Management Principles are the redefinition of Sumitomo’s business philosophy, which has been cultivated over its 400 years of business history. The Activity Guidelines stipulate the required behaviour of the Company and its officers and employees and provide the means to realise the Management Principles.

Corporate Vision
We aim to be a global organisation that constantly stays a step ahead in dealing with change, creates new value, and contributes broadly to society.

Management Principles
Corporate Mission
To achieve prosperity and realize dreams through social business activities.
Management Style
To place prime importance on integrity and sound management with utmost respect for the individual.
Corporate Culture
To foster a corporate culture full of vitality and conducive to innovation.

Activity Guidelines
To act with honesty and sincerity on the basis of Sumitomo’s business philosophy and in keeping with the Management Principles

  • To comply with laws and regulations while maintaining the highest ethical standards
  • To set high value on transparency and openness
  • To attach great importance to protecting the global environment
  • To contribute to society as a good corporate citizen
  • To achieve teamwork and integrated corporate strength through active communication
  • To set clear objectives and achieve them with enthusiasm