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Sony Life offered a financial donation to Special Olympics Nippon (Japan)

Jun. 2, 2017

Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. ("Sony Life"), a wholly-owned life insurance subsidiary of Sony Financial Holdings Inc., offered a financial donation to Special Olympics Nippon (Japan), a public-interest incorporated foundation, on June 1, 2017.

Sony Life employees have participated in social contribution activities as part of its corporate endeavors. Sony Life has supported Special Olympics Nippon to help people with intellectual disabilities gain autonomy and more broadly participate in society through sports, and contribute to the formation of a diversity-friendly society.

In the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, Sony Life donated ¥5 million for this purpose. At the Special Olympics Nippon National Winter Games NIIGATA in 2016, approximately 500 employees from Sony Life participated as a volunteer staff. Furthermore, Sony Life's employees plan to participate in the upcoming Special Olympics Nippon National Summer Games AICHI as a volunteer staff in September 2018.

Note: This is an English-language summary of a Japanese announcement made by Sony Life on June 2, 2017. The summary was prepared by Sony Financial Holdings solely for convenience of non-Japanese readers.