- 2024.02.21 31st "A Brief Message from the Heart" Letter Contest Winners Announced
Messages from Top Management of the 19 Companies
comprising the Sumitomo EXPO2025 Promotion Committee (Sumitomo Rubber Industries)
- 2024.01.30 "Visits to Sumitomo Group" Biogas power plant using ume seasoning effluent, Sumitomo Heavy Industries Environment
- 2024.01.25 22nd (2023) Intercollegiate Negotiation Competition
- 2024.01.18 Social Issues addressed by Sumitomo -Compass for the Future- Sumitomo Precision Products
Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan
The Sumitomo Group has been provisionally selected as an exhibitor hosting a pavilion at the 2025 World Exposition (Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan). For everything about Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan.
Courtesy of the Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition
Publication of "SUMITOMO QUARTERLY" public communications magazine
“SUMITOMO QUARTERLY” is the Sumitomo Group’s quarterly public communications magazine in Japanese and English. It introduces Sumitomo Group companies’ initiatives in diverse fields in Japan and throughout the world to a global readership.
"A Brief Message from the Heart" Letter Contest
The Sumitomo Group Public Affairs Committee has been a sponsor of "A Brief Message from the Heart" Letter Contest since 1994.
National Speech Contest for Students of Schools for the Blind and Visually Impaired
The Sumitomo Group Public Affairs Committee has been a special sponsor of the National Speech Contest for Students of Schools for the Blind and Visually Impaired since 2003.
Current Major Activities
SDGs and Sumitomo
─How to Create the Future─
As social issues rise to the top of the global agenda and gain ever-wider recognition, we are introducing the initiatives that Sumitomo Group companies are pursuing in response to stakeholders’ needs and to help resolve these issues through their business.
Social Issues addressed by Sumitomo
─Compass for the Future─
ressing issues confront all of us. For example, decarbonization initiatives have been gaining momentum, spurred by Japan’s declaration of its intention to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. We will show you how Sumitomo Group companies are tackling social issues through their business activities.
From the Sumitomo/Society Interface
Share the aspirations of people working for the Sumitomo Group who are devoting their energy and talent to socially beneficial endeavors in a host of fascinating fields.
Let’s go to related facilities
Higurashi Villa Memorial Museum
Built in 1906 as the second residence of the House of Sumitomo, Higurashi Villa was relocated and opened as a museum. It presents the history of copper smelting, which was central to the development of Sumitomo’s business, including the initiatives that led to a definitive
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Osaka Head Office Building
The Sumitomo Building is one of the grandest and most beautiful modern buildings in Japan. Its history is also intimately associated with the origins of Sumitomo’s Construction Department.
Hirose History Museum
By following in the footsteps of Saihei Hirose, this museum introduces the development of Niihama and the history of Japan’ s industrialization.
Sumitomo in History
Sumitomo Biographies : Director-Generals
Trace the footsteps of the director-generals who led Sumitomo and laid the foundations of the present-day enterprise.