Editorial Policy

Editorial Policy

The Sustainability Website features our value creation model and six forms of capital supporting this model while presenting a broad range of non-financial information regarding Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ sustainability initiatives, including Our Philosophy and Vision as well as priority issues we aim to tackle.

In addition, our main corporate website provides access to financial information and other corporate data along with up-to-date news releases. Moreover, information on our Tire, Sports and Industrial Products businesses is available via dedicated websites maintained for each business. Please also refer to news releases and our SNS posts for updates on these businesses.

The Integrated Report 2023 is designed to help readers gain the overview of Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ operations, to this end featuring essential items chosen from among the items mentioned above. It is our hope that our stakeholders will benefit from this edition.

Information Disclosure Structure

Scope of this Report With coverage focused primarily on Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. and its six factories in Japan, this report includes information on some bases and group companies in Japan and overseas.
Referenced Guidelines
  • “Guidance for Collaborative Value Creation 2.0” published by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Guidance for Collaborative Value Creation
  • “Integrated Reporting Framework” published by the Value Reporting Foundation (IFRS Foundation)
  • “Sustainability Reporting Standards” published by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • “Environmental Reporting Guidelines 2018” published by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE)
Period of the Report Fiscal 2022 (January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022), with some information from outside of this period
Date of publication or latest updating July 2023 (Integrated Report 2023), September 2023 (Sustainability Website)


In addition to facts on the past and present of the Sumitomo Rubber Group, this report contains projections based on forecasts and future management plans. Said projections reflect assumptions and judgments based on information available at the time this report was made. Actual results may differ from these projections.