January 2000: Environmental and IT Responses

Seeking to Become a Leading Company of the 21th Century

As a social call for environmental measures increased in response to global climate change and other issues, TMC responded to the heightened need for a division to plan and oversee companywide environmental activities by establishing the Environmental Affairs Division as a special-purpose organization under the direct authority of the presidency in January 1998.

In the late 1990s, the digitalization of telecommunications technologies advanced and the adoption of multimedia expanded to networks. In addition, information technology (IT) rapidly advanced in conjunction with the full-fledged expansion of the Internet. In January 2000, the BR Global Strategic IT Department was established in the IT & Telecom Business Division, and Gazoo.com Division was established.

Organizational Chart

Organizational Chart