Japan has the third largest economy in the world and the second largest stock market. Recently the Japan Corporate Governance Code was introduced to promote the sustainable growth of Japanese corporates. However, research suggest that Japanase corporates have yet to adress key sustainability issues primarely within Governance.
This engagement aims to focus on Effectiveness of the board, Compensation structure, Diversity, Succession planning, Escalation of issues and implementation. Our business partner Governance for Owners Japan (GOJ) will undertake this engagement.