The Essence of Toshiba is the basis for the sustainable growth of the Toshiba Group and the foundation of all corporate activities.

The Essence of Toshiba comprises three elements:
Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, Our Purpose, and Our Values.

With Toshiba's Basic Commitment kept close to heart,
we clarified our purpose – the difference that Toshiba Group makes in society –
together with our values, the shared beliefs that guide our actions.

Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group

Committed to People,
Committed to the Future.

At Toshiba, we commit to raising
the quality of life for people around
the world, ensuring progress that is
in harmony with our planet.

Our Purpose

We are Toshiba. We have an unwavering drive
to make and do things that lead to a better world.

A planet that's safer and cleaner.
A society that's both sustainable and dynamic.
A life as comfortable as it is exciting.

That's the future we believe in.
We see its possibilities, and work every day to
deliver answers that will bring on a brilliant new day.

By combining the power of invention with
our expertise and desire for a better world,
we imagine things that have never been –
and make them a reality.

That is our potential. Working together,
we inspire a belief in each other and
our customers that no challenge is too great, and
there's no promise we can't fulfill.

We turn on the promise of a new day.

Our Values

Do the right thing

We act with integrity, honesty and
openness, doing what's right –
not what's easy.

Look for a better way

We continually strive to find new and
better ways, embracing change
as a means for progress.

Always consider
the impact

We think about how what we do
will change the world for the better,
both today and for generations to come.

Create together

We collaborate with each other and
our customers, so that we can grow