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Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors

Japan Current 2014

This guide defines principles considered to be helpful for institutional investors who behave as responsible institutional investors in fulfilling their stewardship responsibilities with due regard both to their clients and beneficiaries and to investee companies

Issuer name

Financial Service Agency

More information

In this Code, “stewardship responsibilities” refers to the responsibilities of institutional investors to enhance the medium- to long-term investment return for their clients and beneficiaries (including ultimate beneficiaries; the same shall apply hereafter) by improving and fostering the investee companies’ corporate value and sustainable growth through constructive engagement, or purposeful dialogue, based on in-depth knowledge of the companies and their business environment.

Comply or explain


Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

investment institutions

Industry scope

Financial Services

Disclosure venue

Annual report

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

Trade and Investment






Asia Pacific

Date of publication


Issuer type

Financial Market Regulators

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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