Sojitz Corporation


Integrated Report 2022


CEO Message

Ongoing Strides Toward Our Next Stage

In the first year of Medium-Term Management Plan 2023, We posted its highest earnings figures since its inception And took a large stride toward our vision for 2030.
We will work toward our vision for 2030 by framing the changes seen across the globe as opportunities and pursuing ongoing self-transformation accordingly.

Masayoshi Fujimoto
Representative Director, President & CEO

CFO Message

Reinforcement of Management Foundations to Support Ambition

We got off to a strong start in the first year of Medium-Term Management Plan 2023 with performance surpassing our initial expectations.
Sojitz will maintain a stable financial foundation and aggressively conduct new investments while raising faith in future earnings through engagement as it targets PBR of 1.0 times or above.

Seiichi Tanaka
Representative Director, Executive Vice President, CFO

Messages from the Outside Directors

Messages from the Outside Directors

I will spur Sojitz forward in evolving to accomplish the goals of Medium-Term Management Plan 2023 in order to improve corporate value.

In this discussion, Sojitz’s four outside directors express their thoughts on how to strengthen corporate governance at the Company, and discuss our accomplishments in the first year of Medium-Term Management Plan 2023 and the issues

Message from the Chairman of the Board
Norio Otsuka, Outside Director

Roundtable Discussion Between the Outside Directors
Naoko Saiki, Outside Director
Ungyong Shu, Outside Director

Message from New Outside Director
Haruko Kokue, Outside Director

Value Creation Story

Value Creation Story

Continuous Advancement to Next Step in Energy Solutions Businesses

On the following pages, you will see Masaaki Bito, an individual who has long been involved in the coal business, currently a core component of Sojitz’s earnings, speak with Takefumi Nishikawa, who stands on the front lines of our essential infrastructure businesses as COO of the Infrastructure & Healthcare Division, and Keiko Nakahara, general manager of the Corporate Sustainability Office. This discussion will touch on topics including the history of Sojitz’s energy solutions businesses and the outlook for our next step.



This section provides a look at the sustainability initiatives, human resource strategies, and corporate governance systems that form the foundations supporting Sojitz’s ongoing creation of value and value creation strategies.

Message from the CDO

Message from the CDO

Digital Transformation Strategies for Creating New Value

In this section, Tomomi Arakawa, who appointed as executive officer and CDO at Sojitz in December 2021, express data usage and technology implementation in existing businesses, and road map for DX-Experts Development.

Tomomi Arakawa
Executive Officer, CDO

Messages by Division Leaders

Messages by Division Leaders

Ongoing Self-Transformation for Bolstering Competitiveness and Growth

It is for this reason that we will continue collaborating proactively with partners inside and outside of business divisions while cultivating new business and human capital that responds to market needs and social issues. This approach will be taken toward bolstering competitiveness and creating new value. On the following pages, you will find messages from the COOs responsible for leading growth strategies for the business divisions that make up Sojitz’s business portfolio.

Integrated Report 2022


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