Sojitz Selected for Digital Transformation Certification
Apr. 7, 2021
Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has been selected by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) as an enterprise with Digital Transformation Certification.
The Digital Transformation Certification Program is based on Japan’s Act on Facilitation of Information Processing. Certification is awarded to companies that demonstrate outstanding efforts to implement the key practices of METI’s digital governance code by integrating IT systems into its businesses and corporate management vision and presenting this information to stakeholders.
Sojitz views digital transformation (DX) as a critical foundation for all businesses and related business processes, and the company sees adapting business models to the changes brought about by the digital revolution and new technologies as essential. Sojitz’s president is proactively working to advance initiatives in the role of Chief Digital Officer at the company.
Sojitz has received this Digital Transformation Certification in recognition of the company’s efforts to meet the requirements presented by METI’s digital governance code, which include initiatives taken by corporate management, the company’s IT strategies, frameworks, and system maintenance, as well as disclosure of this information to stakeholders.
Sojitz will continue to improve business models and optimize work processes through DX while fostering the development of employees who can effectively advance DX in order to raise the company’s corporate value.
[METI News Release]
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