English Draft of Japan’s New Stewardship Code; and Related Events in Other Countries

Soon Japan will have its first stewardship code. You can download a translation of the exposure draft of the stewardship code here:


At the same time, Matthew Orsagh of the CFA Institute has written this useful summary of recent development related to stewardship and engagement around the world:


The Board Director Training Institute (BDTI) is a "public interest" nonprofit in Japan dedicated to training about directorship, corporate governance, and related management techniques. It is certified by the Japanese government to conduct these activities as a regulated nonprofit. Read a summary about BDTI here, and see a menu of its services for both corporations and investors here.

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