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Hitachi

Hitachi Capital Corporation

01 Mission 01 Mission

Social Values Creating Company

WHY NOT CREATE SOCIAL VALUE?

We will be conscientious of the global environment and
aim to become a Social Values Creating Company
that provides new values to realize social development and richer life for people.

02 Business 02 Business

SOCIAL CHALLENGESSOCIAL CHALLENGES

By combining the functions of our core businesses,
we address social challenges and customer needs.

SOCIAL CHALLENGES

Hitachi Capital Group provides
solutions to social challenges.

Reconstruction of infrastructure

Addressing global warming and energy issues

Support for safety and security

Response to food shortages due to growing populations

Improving productivity and addressing labor shortages

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SOCIAL CHALLENGES - Infrastructure reconstructionSOCIAL CHALLENGES - Infrastructure reconstruction

Solutions of Hitachi Capital Group

Social Infrastructure

We aim to build local communities that are convenient and comfortable to live in.

Service - Building local facilities which contribute local communities

Finance - Providing facilities that suit users' needs

Commercialization - We strive to contribute to a sustainable infrastructure to enrich people’s lives

Service - Building facilities for local communities

Finance - Providing facilities that suit users' needs

Commercialization - Building infrastructure to enrich people’s lives

Example: Ayase Town Hills Shopping CenterExample: Ayase Town Hills Shopping Center

We aim to build facilities that contribute to local communities.

Number of buildings leased:

310

(As of March 2018)

Example: School air conditioningExample: School air conditioning

We provide comfort to support the studies of school children.

Number of classrooms
where we have installed air conditioning
via Private Finance Initiative (PFI):

3,934

(This figure includes classrooms where air conditioning is expected to be installed by September 2019.)

SOCIAL CHALLENGES - Addressing global warming and energy issuesSOCIAL CHALLENGES - Addressing global warming and energy issues

Solutions of Hitachi Capital Group

Eco- and Energy-Related

Contribution for sustainable society

Finance - Providing support for natural energy businesses

Commercialization - Developing and providing circular energy

Finance - Providing support for natural energy businesses

Commercialization - Developing and providing circular energy

Power generation business map - Wind  power - 263 MW - Solar power - 176 MW - Biogas - Promoting CommercializationPower generation business map - Wind power - 263 MW - Solar  power - 176 MW - Biogas - Promoting Commercialization

Cumulative CO2 reduction
achieved through our power generation business:

380,000 tons

(equivalent to approxinmately 160 thousands households)

(As of March 2018)

Power Generation Capacity*

453 MW

(As of March 2018)

* Power generation capacity is the accumulated total of power generation business and equipment lease, including partial investment.

SOCIAL CHALLENGES - Support for safety and securitySOCIAL CHALLENGES - Support for safety and security

Solutions of Hitachi Capital Group

Vehicle Solutions

We provide new ways of using cars.

Finance - Providing financing and sharing opportunities

Commercialization - Achieving 'smart' use of cars by IT

Service - Providing customers' wants

Finance - Providing financing and sharing opportunities

Commercialization - Achieving 'smart' use of cars by IT

Service - Providing customers' wants

ExampleExample

We are currently developing safe driving solutions with the goal of eliminating car accidents.

Number of vehicles for which our services have been implemented in worldwide:

200,000

(As of March 2018)

SOCIAL CHALLENGES - Response to food shortages due to growing populationsSOCIAL CHALLENGES - Response to food shortages due to growing populations

Solutions of Hitachi Capital Group

Food and Agriculture Business

We provide delightful agriculture to everyone.

Commercialization - Constantly providing safe and stable supplies of food to your life

Finance - Providing support for improving the efficiency of agricultural production

Service - Creating new value to agricultural products by implementing traceability

Commercialization - Constantly providing safe and stable supplies of food to your life

Finance - Providing support for improving the efficiency of agricultural production

Service - Creating new value to agricultural products by implementing traceability

Example: Growing strawberries in the southern part of JapanExample: Growing strawberries in the southern part of Japan

We introduce new industry to local communities.

Pilot farm in Yomitan Village,
Okinawa Prefecture

Growing
7,000
strawberry plants

(As of March 2018)

Example: Brewing sakeExample: Brewing sake

We make full use of the rich natural resources of Hokkaido.

Number of bottles of sake
brewed at Kamikawa Taisetsu Sake Brewery*

76,240

(This is the number of bottles brewed for the first vintage in BY 2017.)

* BY: Brewery year. The brewery year for sake begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year.

SOCIAL CHALLENGES - Improving productivity and addressing labor shortagesSOCIAL CHALLENGES - Improving productivity and addressing labor shortages

Solutions of Hitachi Capital Group

Vendor Solutions

We provide support for security and flexible working styles.

Finance - Providing solutions to improve productivity

Service - Using business process outsourcing (BPO) to support our customers' selection and concentration processes

Finance - Providing solutions to improve productivity

Service - Using business process outsourcing (BPO) to support our customers' selection and concentration processes

ExampleExample

AI screening provides quick results (Start from the first half of fiscal year 2019).

Number of corporate customers
to which solutions have been provided via vendors*

Approximately
430,000

* Vendors: Manufacturers or distributors of products

Vendor Solutions

We can help contribute to our customers' product sales.

Infrastructure reconstruction

Addressing global warming and energy issues

  • Facilities leasing
  • Sales and lease of medical devices
  • Credit services
  • Factoring
  • Sales of secondhand goods
  • Bill collection services
  • Loan guarantee services

Infrastructure reconstruction
Addressing global warming and energy issues
Support for safety and security
Response to food shortages due to growing populations
Improving productivity and addressing labor shortage

03 Progress of our social value creation 03 Progress of our social value creation

Major milestones for the Hitachi Capital Group

Foundation of the company in 1957

Hitachi Capital was founded as Hitachi Home Electric Appliance Geppuhanbai Corp., for the purpose of selling Hitachi’s home appliances to a broader market. (In 1969, Hitachi Home Electric Appliance Geppuhanbai Corp. changed its name to Hitachi Credit Corporation.)
In 1968, Hitachi Leasing Corp. was established as the first Japanese manufacturer-based leasing company, for the purpose of expanding sales of Hitachi Group products. Back then, leasing was a new type of financing approach.
These two companies increasingly expanded their business areas and developed businesses with close ties to local communities during the years of high-speed economic growth in Japan.

Expansion to markets outside Japan

In 1975, we established our first overseas subsidiary in Hong Kong. We later expanded our business area to include the United Kingdom, Singapore, and the United States. Currently, we have local subsidiaries in Europe, the Americas, China, and the ASEAN region, and are continuing to develop our business. By developing our global business based on the needs of local communities, we contribute to economic development and job creation in each of the countries where we operate. Currently, our global businesses account for more than 50% of our total business, and we are striving to maintain our double-digit growth rates.

Establishment of Hitachi Capital

Hitachi Credit became listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1979, and Hitachi Leasing expanded their business as the leasing industry gained an increasingly large foothold in the Japanese economy.
In 2000, these two companies merged to become Hitachi Capital, consolidating the financing businesses of the Hitachi Group to expand business. The new company name received largest number of votes from employees, and was chosen to represent our resolution to play a central role in the financing business.

Expansion to new business areas

As the environment surrounding the leasing business underwent significant changes, we expanded our business areas to include the resolution of social challenges. By working with our group companies that perform a variety of business functions, we quickly expanded the areas of business in which we serve as a primary project contractor or coordinator.
In the social infrastructure business, we began managing commercial facilities in 2005, when we started managing Ayase Town Hills Shopping Center in Ayase City in Kanagawa Prefecture. In the eco- and energy-related business, we established Hitachi Wind Power Ltd. in January 2014. This wind power business was jointly established by Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Capital.

Our Mission - Social Values Creating Company

According to the idea of SDGs, we are striving to serve as Social Values Creating Company based on the needs of society and our customers by evolving from a financing company.
In 2016, Hitachi Capital became an equity method affiliate of Hitachi, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. as the result of a capital and business alliance with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited. In 2017, Hitachi Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited, and MUFG Bank, Ltd. jointly established and funded Japan Infrastructure Initiative Company Limited, an open financial platform providing support for the infrastructure industry. Hitachi Capital has been working with our business partners to expand into new business areas.

Strong partnerships for further progress

Hitachi Group is moving forward with its social innovation business to address different issues facing our society and customers by utilizing IT and collaborative creation. Hitachi Capital participates in these efforts as an important financial partner.
Working with our partners across different business areas and industries, we have launched new projects in a wide range of business areas. By leveraging digital technologies such as IoT and AI, we have already initiated advanced financial services and other projects such as a safe driving platform project to eliminate car accidents and a large-scale trial project to promote the use of electric vehicles.

04 Growth and numbers 04 Growth and numbers

Growth

Business Locations of Hitachi Capital Group Business Locations of Hitachi Capital Group

Note: The size of a circle indicates the amount of current profit before tax.

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Hitachi Capital Group in Numbers

Number of Employees:

5,390

Ratio of Employees Located Outside Japan:

51 %

(As of March 2018)

Corporate Rating

#1 among listed leasing companies in Japan
JCR

AA-

R&I

A+

S&P

A-

Profit Before Tax

44.3 billion yen

(FY 2017)

Ratio of Profits Before Tax From Sites Outside Japan

#1 among leasing companies in Japan

55 %

(FY 2017)

05 Work style reforms and CSR activities 05 Work style reforms and CSR activities

Work Style Reforms

Extra career system

Pursue two careers for a more enjoyable work life.

K’s Bar

Break down barriers through direct communication with the company president.

Children's Visiting Day

Bring your children to work, for a hands-on work experience.

Personal holiday

Choose a special holiday for yourself.

Flextime system

Manage your own time.

Telecommuting system

Create your own work space at home.

Satellite offices

Choose your own remote office space.

Kurumin

Kurumin-certified by the Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare as a company that supports child-rearing

Enrich your life and support the next generation.

Support for Employees’ Career Development and
Communication

President's Award

Receive recognition for your contributions.

Intrapreneurship program

Turn your business ideas into reality.

Robot Idea Contest

Give shape to your innovation.

CCR
(Communication Road Show)

Share management vision with employees.

English skills enhancement program

Train overseas to gain cross-cultural experience.

“Thank You” Campaign

Express your gratitude to your colleagues.

CSR Activities

Japan

Support for the Artibility Award

Support talented artists with disabilities.

Japan

Cleanup campaign in the Shiba district of Tokyo

Brighten up the local community through environmental efforts.

Japan

Blood donation for charity

Demonstrate your passion to save precious lives.

Japan

Agricultural volunteer work by new employees

Use your strength and enthusiasm to help farmers with their work.

The United Kingdom

Participation in food-bank activities

Raise awareness of wastefulness.

Poland

Participation in the Noble Box Project.

Bring happiness to local communities.

The Netherlands

Sponsoring
soccer (football) clubs

Energize children and receive energy in return.

The United States

Donation to hurricane victims and
mental health care for affected employees

Support victims of natural disasters.

The United States and Canada

Participation in the Turkey Trot Race

Bring happiness to local communities.

Hong Kong

Selected as a “Caring Company”

Work toward developing a better society for the elderly.

Thailand

Visits to children who lost their parents due to complications related to HIV

Bring happiness to local communities.

Malaysia

Participation in the
“Earth Ethical Eating Walkathon”

Raise awareness of wastefulness.

Indonesia

Special dinner celebrating the end of Ramadan

Bring happiness to local communities.

Indonesia

Providing education about financial services to university students

Support the next generation.

06 Sponsorship 06 Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Japan

Daisuke Kataoka
(Pro golfer)

Japan

Kashiwa Reysol
(Soccer team)

Japan

Sunrockers Shibuya
(Basketball team)

The Netherlands

FC Groningen
(Soccer team)

The Netherlands

FC Emmen
(Soccer team)