Sony engages its corporate social responsibility with innovation, wholesome business practices, and diversity and inclusion, all with the single goal of realizing sustainability following its corporate philosophy – For the Next Generation.
Sony first issued an environmental report in 1994. In 2003, Sony enhanced the information related to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and changed the name of report to “CSR report”. Against the backdrop of growing interest among stakeholders in more integrated disclosure of CSR activities in conjunction with financial reporting, in 2012 Sony has issued an Annual Report (one report) incorporating the information previously include in its Annual and CSR reports. The CSR Highlights section of this report reviews key CSR activities related directly to Sony’s business activities and certain other topics of interest to stakeholders.