CII Letter to Japanese Prime Minister and Key Diet-members in Support of Corporate Governance Reforms

The Council of Institutional Investors (CII) announced that they sent letters to Japanese Prime Minister Abe and key members of theJapanese diet, MPs Yasuhisa Shiozaki and Masahiko Shibayama,in order to express CII's support for corporate governance reforms underway in Japan under the leadership of theLDP.

The letters also said that CII applauds the proposal to draft Japan's first Corporate Governance Code, encouraging the LDP to make it a robust one.

CII'sletter to Japanese Prime Minister Abe

CII letter to Japanese Diet-Members Shiozaki and Shibayama


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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