Corporate Governance Policy (Overview)
To achieve sustained growth and increase the corporate value in the medium and long-term, we shall establish and improve corporate management systems that ensure management transparency and fairness, and that enable quick and bold decision-making and implementation of measures.
(1) Appropriate Cooperation with Stakeholders
Fully recognizing that sustained growth of the Shimadzu Group and medium and long-term creation of corporate value is the result of resources provided or contributed by stakeholders, we shall endeavor to cooperate appropriately with stakeholders and build a relationship of trust.
(2) Securing the Rights and Equal Treatment of Shareholders
To make sure shareholder rights are ensured in real terms, we shall provide an environment for exercising shareholder rights. In consideration of minority and foreign shareholder rights and equal treatment, we shall ensure real fairness for all shareholders.
(3) Ensuring Appropriate Information Disclosure and Transparency
To build a relationship of trust with stakeholders, we shall appropriately disclose information with high added value whenever appropriate.
(4) Dialogue with Shareholders
To achieve sustained growth and increase corporate value over the medium and long-term, we shall engage in active and constructive dialogue with shareholders and investors.
(5) Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall promote sustained growth and increased corporate value over the medium and long-term and shall improve profitability, capital efficiency, and so on, by fulfilling their fiduciary responsibility to and accountability for shareholders.