Strengthening Corporate Governance in the Japanese Market

Sarah Cohn    Doug Morrow, Martin Vezér, Martin Wennerström
07 Jun 2017
Category: ESG

Country or region: Japan

Sustainalytics' ESG Spotlight report titled, Strengthening Corporate Governance in Japan, summarizes the changing corporate governance landscape in Japan, headlined by Japan's Stewardship Code and Japan's Corporate Governance Code.

Our research assesses 450 Japanese firms and finds significant differences in the corporate governance adaptability of Japanese industries and firms. Specifically, diversified financials stands out as the industry best prepared to adapt to Japan’s shifting corporate governance environment.

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