Conference & Event

JACD’s conference and events are delivering the highest quality speakers and leaders and aim to provide information and interactive discussions on issues facing directors in a changing business environment.

The 15th Annual meeting was held at Imperial Hotel on May 16, 2017.

Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi mentioned on his Chairman's statement, that the corporations are expected to return to their central role of delivering economic growth through their own development and not depend entirely on the government, also the corporate governance is indispensable in support of this process, and so I think that Japan also needs its investors to firmly put these requests to their CEOs.

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In Recognition of Distinctive Corporate Governance

Grand Prize Winner

◆HOYA CORPORATION (Precision Instruments)

Winners

◆ASTELLAS PHARMA INC (Pharmaceutical)
◆KAO CORPORATION (Chemicals)

Japan Association of Corporate Directors (JACD, Chairman: Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Senior Chairman, Orix Corporation), the independent organization for the board and directors, dedicated to promote excellence in governance and directorship, has announced its Corporate Governance of the Year Prize winners 2016.

The Corporate Governance of the Year (Committee Chairman: Atsushi Saito, Chairman of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Japan) honors the companies which have achieved and maintained long term profitability by implementing good corporate governance with the ultimate goal of revitalizing the Japanese economy, since 2015.

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Awarding ceremony has held on February 20th, 2017 in Imperial Hotel Tokyo.

The 14th Annual meeting was held at Imperial Hotel on May 11, 2016.

Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi mentioned in the Chairman's statement of the year, we will continue to serve as a guide for companies and institutional investors to the next steps of progress for corporate governance in Japan.


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In Recognition of Distinctive Corporate Governance

Grand Prize Winner
◆BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION (Rubber Products)

Winners
◆KOMATSU LTD. (Machinery)
◆HOYA CORPORATION (Precision Instruments)
◆Resona Holdings, Inc. (Banks)
◆RYOHIN KEIKAKU CO.,LTD. (Retail Trade)

Japan Association of Corporate Directors (JACD, Chairman: Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Senior Chairman, Orix Corporation), the independent organization for the board and directors, dedicated to promote excellence in governance and directorship, has announced its 1st Corporate Governance of the Year Prize winners.

The Corporate Governance of the Year (Committee Chairman: Atsushi Saito, Chairman of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Japan, Former CEO of Japan Exchange Group) examined companies which had achieved and maintained long term profitability by implementing good corporate governance with the ultimate goal of revitalizing the Japanese economy.

It is noteworthy that JACD commences the Corporate Governance of the year prize from this year.

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Awarding ceremony has held on February 2nd, 2016 in Imperial Hotel Tokyo.

The 13rd Annual meeting was held at Imperial Hotel on May 11, 2015.

Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi mentioned in the Chairman's statement of the year, there should be an increasing number of companies willing to make changes to enhance corporate governance so that they will be recognized in the global market. We are working to engage in activities during this year to support such companies.

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2014 JACD Conference

December 5, 2014

"Enhance Corporate Governance―Aiming for sustainable growth in corporate value."

JACD cosponsored an symposium with The Sankei Shinbun in December 2014.

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The 12nd Annual meeting was held at Imperial Hotel on May 14, 2014.

In the Chairman's statement of the year by Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi, JACD would provide training programs to independent directors and companies that have introduced an independent director system in September 2014. In addition, we could revise the principles of companies' corporate governance based on investors' opinions.

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Winter Seminar 2014

January 31, 2014

Winter seminar is an exclusive and a member-only annual seminar held in Kisarazu, a suburb of Tokyo.

Attendants disscussed, mainly on the issue that includes corporate governance to activate a Japanese economy.

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2013 JACD Conference

November 18, 2013

JACD cosponsored an symposium with The Sankei Shinbun in November 2013.

The Abe administration is prioritising corporate governance reform as one of the key measures in Japan's Revitalization Strategy.

Invited experts of politics and the economy as speakers, disucussed how we affect corporate sustainability and future economic growth through the governance reform of the Japanese companies.

The contents of the event were placed in the newspaper.

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The 11th Annual meeting was held at Imperial Hotel on May 27, 2013.

In the Chairman's statement of the year by Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi, three plans of this year were announced; 1) to publish the database of the independent director candidate, 2) to run a training of the director, and 3) to provide a certification of training course.

The Chief Cabinet Secretary, a member of the House of Representatives Yoshihide Suga's speech followed the meeting, talking about the politics that Prime Minister Abe aimed.

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Winter Seminar 2013

January 18, 2013

Winter seminar is an exclusive and a member-only annual seminar held in a suburb of Tokyo. This event is of value to members with an interactive panel discussion and an opportunity to voice views, discuss hot topics and ask questions -presented in a half-day event. Networking golf follows next day.

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2012 JACD Conference

November 27, 2012

JACD cosponsored a symposium with The Sankei Shinbun in November 2012, discussed reproduction of the Japanese economy and a task in the growth of the company.

Invited experts of politics and the economy as speakers, talked how we realize overall growth in Japan, mainly on corporate governance and economic development issues. The contents of the event were placed in the newspaper.

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Annual Members Meeting

May 21, 2012

A complimentary, member only annual event held in May.

The Annual Meeting takes place to receive reports on the past year in May.
Approximately 80 members gather for this meeting, and provide a good opportunity of the networking.

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Winter Seminar 2011

December 9, 2011

JACD's 10th anniversary seminar was held in Okura Academia Park Hotel, Kisarazu-city on 9th December 2011. Attendants discussed critical issues on corporate directors.

This seminar is broadcasted on TV program of Nikkei CNBC.

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2011 JACD Conference

September 6, 2011

JACD cosponsored a symposium with The Sankei Shinbun in September 2011, discussed the best practice in the governance of politics and companies.

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