Message from Management

In 2021, the Benesse Group formulated a five-year medium-term management plan to “Evolve Core Businesses and Expand into New Fields.” Management from each business segment introduce their medium- to long-term strategies for the changing business environment.

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How We Create Value

We are responding to the changes in the business environment and creating value in our four business segments to support people over their whole lives.

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Enhancing Operational Resources

We are enhancing our governance and capital resources to strengthen the management base for ongoing value creation in the future.

Messages from the chair of the board and the newly appointed director

Katsumi Ihara

Outside Director
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mutsuo Iwai

Outside Director

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  • Message from the CEO
  • Benesse Group Corporate Philosophy & Principles
  • Contents / Editorial Policy
  • Steps in the History of Value Creation at Benesse
  • The Benesse Value Creation Model
  • Key Sustainability Challenges for the Benesse Group
  • Message from the COO
  • Medium-Term Management Plan
  • Message from the CFO
  • Financial Highlights
  • At a Glance
  • Education Business in Japan
  • Kids & Family Business
  • Focus 1 Ensuring that learning goes on despite the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Focus 2 Fusing people and digital technology as only Benesse can
  • Nursing Care and Childcare Business
  • Focus 3 Using technology to improve QOL
  • Berlitz Business
  • Corporate Governance
  • Message from the Outside Director
  • The Benesse Group DX Strategy
  • Human Capital
  • Intellectual Capital
  • Social Capital
  • Environmental Initiatives
  • Communication with Shareholders and Investors

Last updated : 2021/11/29