Update : Jan. 15, 2013
Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) is working to revise the listing rules and promote better business practices. As part of these efforts, TSE created the Listed Company Award System, with the aim of encouraging proactive measures on the part of listed companies.
In addition to the "Corporate Activity Award" which recognizes external/formal areas, the "Corporate Value Improvement Award" will be established to award areas of content/quality in FY2012. In this way, TSE will continue working to improve the appeal of its market. The primary points of this renewal are as follows.
Establishment of "Corporate Value Improvement Award" for listed companies dedicated to improving corporate value by including investor concerns in management decisions
|Point 2||Advance Announcement of "Corporate Activity Award" Themes to promote proactive measures which contribute to fulfilling and enriching the Code of Corporate Conduct|
Selection will be performed by a committee of experts.
Chairman Kunio Ito (Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Commerce and Management)
Member Atsuto Sawakami (Chairman and Founder, Sawakami Asset Management, Inc.)
Member Scott Callon (Chief Executive Officer and Partner, Ichigo Asset Management, Ltd.)
The following groups are supporters of the Listed Company Awards.
Japan Investor Relations Association, The Securities Analysts Association of Japan, Japan Securities Dealers Association, Japan Investment Advisers Association, Japan Venture Capital Association, Nikkei, Inc.
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