Platinum Sponsor

  • Seiko Epson Corporation
    Seiko Epson Corporation

    Founded in 1942, Epson has its roots in watch manufacturing, where it developed the efficient, compact, and precision technologies it utilizes to drive printing, manufacturing, visual, and lifestyle innovations and thereby provide new value.
    Epson, which examined societal issues and identified materialities (material issues) that it can address, is contributing to the SDGs by using its unique core technologies to innovate, creating and providing value in the form of solutions to these societal issues.
    By continuing to create this type of value, Epson will reach its stated aspirational goal of achieving sustainability and enriching communities.

  • Sompo Holdings, Inc.
    Sompo Holdings, Inc.

    We defined “SOMPO’s Purpose” and we will provide various values to society and contribute to a sustainable society by solving social challenges through our core business.
    The “SOMPO’s Purpose” is to create a society in which every person can live a healthy, prosperous, and happy life in one’s own way with “A Theme Park for Security, Health & Wellbeing”. To realize the SOMPO’s Purpose, we will practice purpose-driven management that links each employee’s “MY Purpose” with “SOMPO’s Purpose”.

Gold Sponsors

  • Kao Corporation
    Kao Corporation

    Kao’s mission is to create a Kirei life for all—providing care and enrichment for the life of all people and the planet. As we face rapid changes in society and the natural environment, Kao will integrate ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) perspectives into our business to help us meet the needs and desires of the people to live more sustainably, or the Kirei Lifestyle. We put our imagination and innovation to the task of enriching lives that will lead to living a beautiful life, inside and out — the Kirei Lifestyle.

  • PwC Japan Group
    PwC Japan Group

    At PwC, our Purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 156 countries with more than 295,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
    To address complex and diversified business challenges, the PwC Japan Group consolidates expertise related to assurance, consulting, deal advisory, tax and legal services and enhances its structure to enable organic collaboration. As a professional service network with a total of about 9,400 partners and staff, the PwC Japan Group provides our clients with quality services to meet their needs and expectations.

  • Philip Morris Japan Limited
    Philip Morris Japan Limited

    Philip Morris International (PMI) is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, as well as smoke-free products, associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. While PMI is widely known as a cigarette company, in 2016, it announced its new purpose: to deliver a smoke-free future by focusing its resources on developing, scientifically substantiating and responsibly commercializing smoke-free products that are less harmful than smoking, with the aim of completely replacing cigarettes as soon as possible. Philip Morris Japan Ltd. is a PMI’s subsidiary and the Japanese market is a key driver toward PMI’s vision of a smoke-free future.

Silver Sponsors

  • Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
    Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

    The Asahi Group set out our mission to “deliver on our great taste promise and bring more fun to life,” under which we embrace the principle of “building value together with all our stakeholders.” This is a promise to engage sincerely with each of stakeholders: our customers, employees, members of society, partners, and shareholders.
    We will develop the Asahi Group into an asset that is also valued by society in the future, and in doing so endeavor to contribute to ensuring a sustainable and prosperous society.

  • MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.
    MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.

    MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. is the insurance holding company of the new Group formed in April 2010 through the merger of Aioi Insurance Co., Ltd., Nissay Dowa General Insurance Co., Ltd., and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group.
    MS&AD Group aims to be a world-leading insurance and financial services group that consistently pursues sustainable growth and enhances its corporate value by solving a wide range of social issues with utilizing digitalization and leveraging the group’s diversity, MS&AD’s unique strength.

  • Suntory Holdings Limited
    Suntory Holdings Limited

    Suntory Group’s Mission “To create harmony with people and nature” is outlined in our corporate philosophy. This mission is the unchanging foundation of the Suntory Group that contributes to crating more affluent lifestyles while simultaneously realizing constant harmony with society and the beautiful global environment by delivering the highest quality products and services to customers around the world. We will always strive for further innovation with the goal of becoming a “Growing for Good” company that realizes a sustainable and vibrant society while continually creating new value.

  • Sun Messe Co., Ltd.
    Sun Messe Co., Ltd.

    Sun Messe Co., Ltd. provides integrated production services from consulting to planning, editing, production, and delivery of information transmission media for companies, governments, and various organizations, based on printing. With a wide range of human resources and production facilities, the company provides services that give shape to customers’ ideas with our company’s responsibility.
    The Sun Messe Innovative Network Center (Sinc) is responsible for upstream consultation and research planning for information dissemination. Sinc transforms the many possibilities of companies into valuable forms for the future, and offers practical proposals for new forms of business creation.
    Sinc leverages the power of creativity and the know-how of digital solutions to realize open innovation with a wide range of partners. We will create valuable stories for the realization of a sustainable society with dreams.


    The SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group provides chemical products to customers in industrial fields such as housing and related materials, water and environmental infrastructure, transportation equipment, electronics, and healthcare. In FY2020, we released our long-term vision for FY2030, entitled Vision 2030, which positions ESG management as our basic strategy for achieving a more sustainable society and profitable growth for the Group. Moving forward, we will strengthen business foundations and work to use the resulting technologies and innovations to better solve the social issues.

  • Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
    Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

    Daiwa Securities Group Inc. is a holding company of Daiwa Securities Group, which develops securities-related businesses in Japan and overseas.
    “Vision 2030” is a management vision newly formulated by the Daiwa Securities Group Inc. It outlines the goals the Group should aim for as we are moving forward to 2030—the target year for the SDGs.
    Under the core concept of “From savings to SDGs,” all officers and employees will unite as one and actively work on realizing the SDGs by creating a sustainable capital cycle.

  • Takenaka Corporation
    Takenaka Corporation

    Takenaka Corporation is one of Japan’s so−called super general contractors.
    With over 400 years since its foundation in 1610, Takenaka is improving building methods and technologies by the traditional design−build contract method, but the company also responds to the requirements for sophistication and diversification in contemporary architecture by incorporating leading−edge technologies.

  • Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC
    Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC

    Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting is a member of the international business professional network Deloitte, and part of the Deloitte Tohmatsu Group in Japan.
    As a member of Deloitte, DTC provides consulting services in Japan, leveraging Deloitte’s and the Deloitte Tohmatsu Group’s comprehensive and global capabilities in audit, tax, legal, consulting, and financial advisory services to assist with all manner of corporate and organizational issues, from building strategy to the execution and even operation of technology-based operations.
    Our approximately 4,000 consultants work together with Deloitte firms from all around the world, creating a structure that can provide the most appropriate service for any area on the planet.


    Toyota Motor Corporation works to develop and manufacture innovative, safe and high-quality products and services that create happiness by providing mobility for all. We believe that true achievement comes from supporting our customers, partners, employees, and the communities in which we operate. Since our founding over 80 years ago in 1937, we have applied our Guiding Principles in pursuit of a safer, greener and more inclusive society. Today, as we transform into a mobility company developing connected, automated, shared and electrified technologies, we also remain true to our Guiding Principles and many of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals to help realize an ever-better world, where everyone is free to move.


    Founded in 1905 as a travel agency, NTA Group has now branched out from the travel industry to other industries ranging from business to education. We aim to realize the value that clients seek through support in every interaction-related field. Our clients may have different goals, but the large tourist attraction known as Earth and the happiness of its people, along with the abundant cultures that are born there, are indispensable for realizing their values. Accordingly, with the goal of sustainable business for the future, we pledge to work on achieving SDGs based on “people,” “scenery,” and “culture” while carefully considering what can be done in the present.

  • BASF Japan Ltd.
    BASF Japan Ltd.

    BASF is the world’s leading chemical company, headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility and aim to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

  • Benesse Holdings, Inc.
    Benesse Holdings, Inc.

    Our philosophy in the Benesse Group is to help everyone attain well-being by always being there with the tools and support that build their motivation and empower them to solve problems at every stage of their lives. This philosophy is the fundamental basis for all of our business activities.
    With the lineup of services that we offer in each of our business segments that support people throughout their lives, including education and nursing care, we aim to fuel dreams and aspirations for everyone while playing a pivotal role in helping to achieve them.

Bronze Sponsors

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  • Ishii Zouen Landscape Co., Ltd.
    Ishii Zouen Landscape Co., Ltd.
  • Ohkawa Printing Co., Ltd.
    Ohkawa Printing Co., Ltd.
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    City of Yokohama Economic Affairs Bureau


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  • PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
    PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
  • PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited
    PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited

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