Sustainability

Top Message

The Z Holdings Group is dedicated to its mission of “Unleashing the infinite potential of all people, with the power of information technology”.
Information technology has been developed to empower each individual.
Now that society has matured, values are shifting from material wealth to “inner happiness”.
At the same time, Japan also faces intensifying problems of poverty, and disparities in education, etc.
Information technology’s specialty is correcting information asymmetry and I am confident that it can contribute to solving such social problems.
To that end, it is imperative that an IT society is safe and secure and its development doesn’t widen disparities so that society can evolve in a sustainable manner.
The Z Holdings Group will fulfill its accountability in disclosing matters related to ESG, and will create a sustainable society by pioneering the future with technology to continuously solve social issues.

Kentaro Kawabe
President and Representative Director,
Chief Executive Officer

Sustainability initiatives

Initiatives of group companies

  • Yahoo Japan Corporation

  • ASKUL Corporation (Japanese only)

  • eBOOK Initiative Japan Co., LTD. (Japanese only)

  • ZOZO, Inc.

Editorial Policy

This webpage on sustainability introduces the sustainability initiatives taken by the Z Holdings Group. Out of the entities included in the consolidated financial statements, the reports cover Yahoo Japan Corporation and other important subsidiaries.
On October 1, 2019, Yahoo Japan Corporation transitioned to a holding company structure and changed its name to Z Holdings Corporation. Out of the two split preparation companies that had been established by Yahoo Japan Corporation as its wholly owned subsidiaries, “Kioicho Bunkatstujunbi Kabushiki Kaisha” changed its trade name to “Yahoo Japan Corporation”.
For reports on business areas that are continued to be operated by Yahoo Japan Corporation, the subject of the report is Yahoo Japan Corporation. For reports that cover the information of group companies, the reports specify the names of the companies.

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