The Japan Post Group has stipulated in its Charter of Corporate Conduct to "fulfill our responsibility to explain our operations by conducting highly transparent business operations and disclosing information in a fair manner" to earn the trust of customers. To achieve sustainable growth and medium- to long-term improvement in our enterprise value, Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. (the "Company") shall disclose information in a fair and accurate manner to its shareholders, investors, and other stakeholders. In addition, the management shall make efforts to actively communicate with them and share among its own staff the requests, expectations, and so on obtained through this communication.
Standards for information disclosure
The Company shall comply with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan, other applicable laws and regulations and the securities listing regulations stipulated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, manage important information about the Company and its subsidiaries, and swiftly disclose it in a timely manner.
Moreover, the Company shall not only disclose information in accordance with the aforementioned laws and regulations and other relevant rules and regulations, but it shall also strive to voluntarily disclose information that will contribute to the deepening of understanding of the Company and its subsidiaries at occasions such as investor information meetings.
Establishment of internal systems
The Company shall strive to establish and reinforce its internal systems by appointing the executive officer in charge of the Corporate Planning Division to be responsible for establishing the internal system for our IR activities, so that each division works together in an organic manner to ensure appropriate information disclosure. Furthermore, the Company has established the Disclosure Committee for discussions about information disclosure.
Method of disclosing information
The Company shall make disclosure as required based on the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan, other related laws and regulations, securities listing regulations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, etc. through prescribed means including the Electronic Disclosure for Investors' NETwork (EDINET), which is operated by the Financial Services Agency, the Timely Disclosure network (TDnet), which is operated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and through the Company's website.
Disclosure of information through methods other than the above shall be made through the Company's website and other means.
Information disclosed of the Company might include forward-looking statements. Such statements have been prepared in accordance with judgments made by the management based on the information available to the Company at the time of disclosure and on certain assumptions that the Company believes to be reasonable in making its predictions of the future, thereby containing various risks, as well as some degree of indeterminacy and uncertainty. Accordingly, actual figures and financial results may differ from the forward-looking statements included in the disclosed information depending on future business operation as well as changes in economic and other circumstances.