The Hitachi Group Identity and Social Innovation Business
Grounded in the Hitachi Group Identity, we will raise the social, environmental and economic value we provide to customers and aim to achieve a sustainable society by focusing on our Social Innovation Business. The present world is said to be an era of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA), in which the future is difficult to predict. Looking around the world, we can see a wide variety of steadily approaching change that will have an impact on people’s lives, including climate change, resource shortages, demographic changes due to aging, problems related to urbanization, and responding to COVID-19. Since its establishment, Hitachi has operated under the Mission expressed by its founder: Namihei Odaira, the Mission has been carefully passed on to generations of employees and stakeholders throughout the company’s 110-year history. The Values reflect the Hitachi Founding Spirit, which was shaped by the achievements of our company predecessors as they worked hard to fulfill Hitachi’s Mission. The Vision has been created based on the Mission and Values. It is an expression of what the Hitachi Group aims to become in the future as it advances to its next stage of growth. The Mission, Values and Vision are made to be shared in a simple concept: Hitachi Group Identity.
MISSION The driving force behind the team was Namihei Odaira’s noble belief: “Contribute to society through the development of superior, original technology and products.”
VALUES The Hitachi Founding Spirit embodies the core values that were shaped by the achievements of our predecessors to realize the Mission. Hitachi Founding Spirit
Harmony (WA/ ) Sincerity (MAKOTO/ ) Pioneering Spirit (Kaitakusha-seishin/ )

VISION The Hitachi Group’s basic approach is to create value through the collaborative creation of innovations that answer the challenges of customers and society, and thereby work as “One Hitachi” to make progress toward shared goals. “Hitachi delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. With our talented team and proven experience in global markets, we can inspire the world.”