The World at a Crossroads
August 11, 2021 4:44 PM EDT

CONTENT FROM SOMPO HOLDINGS

In a continuing series of conversations with leaders who are building a better future, TIME Brand Editor Mark Barton sat down with SOMPO Holdings Group CEO Kengo Sakurada to explore the role of business in a sustainable future.

Kengo Sakurada believes business must be a force for change. The Group CEO of SOMPO Holdings, one of Japan’s largest insurers, Sakurada recently published his first book Bushido Capitalism: The code to redefine business for a sustainable future.

Before setting out to change capitalism, however, Sakurada set about changing his own company and is determined to transform SOMPO from a traditional insurer into a theme park for security, health and wellbeing. Sakurada’s theme park is a venue that delivers real and tangible solutions, innovations and improvements to the lives of its customers and to the broader society.

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