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Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society

Masakazu Tokura, Representative Director & President

As stated in our Basic CSR Policy, we at the Sumitomo Chemical Group have been deeply committed to continuously creating and providing new value for our stakeholders, and thereby enhancing our enterprise value while also contributing to enriching people's lives and solving problems facing society at large and the global environment. And we have demonstrated our commitment in every aspect of our activity, from efforts to enhance efficiency and profitability to safety, environmental and quality assurance initiatives and social actions.

The 17 ambitious goals laid out in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present what the international community will strive as a whole to achieve by 2030 in a wide range of fields encompassing the economy, the environment and society. The chemical industry is an exciting industry that can contribute in a major way to these efforts to develop a sustainable society.

We at the Sumitomo Chemical Group will remain firmly committed to Sumitomo's principle that our business must not only benefit our interests but society at large, which is an essential part of Sumitomo Chemical's DNA that has enabled the company to last for 100 years. Each of us will stay aware of how we contribute to society through our work and boldly take on the challenge of further creating new value by leveraging the versatile power of chemistry. And we will work together to build a resilient Sumitomo Chemical Group and contribute to the development of a sustainable society through our businesses.