Information Disclosure Policy
1. Basic Policy
The Nihon Kohden Group stands committed to broadly engaging its shareholders as well as society as a whole. In this regard, the company discloses corporate information in a responsible and fair manner and adheres to highly transparent management practices as outlined in the Nihon Kohden Charter of Conduct. In accordance with this commitment, information related to the Nihon Kohden Group is disclosed in a timely, responsible, fair and clear manner in order to deepen the understanding and trust of all stakeholders, including customers, shareholders and local communities, and to attain a reasonable valuation from financial markets.
2. Information Disclosure
Nihon Kohden discloses information in compliance with Japan’s Companies Act, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, other related laws, and the disclosure rules of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Information that is beneficial to fostering greater understanding of Nihon Kohden, but which is not subject to these laws and rules, is also proactively and fairly disclosed to every extent possible.
3. Internal Framework
Nihon Kohden has established an Information Disclosure Committee as well as rules and systems for timely disclosure, which it properly oversees and manages.
4. Information Disclosure Methods
Information which is subject to timely disclosure rules is released to the public through the Timely Disclosure Network (TDnet) operated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Information made public through TDnet is also promptly published on the Nihon Kohden corporate website. Information that is deemed important but which is not subject to timely disclosure rules is also disclosed in a timely, responsible and fair manner through press releases issued to media outlets and publications on the Nihon Kohden corporate website.
5. Forward-Looking Statements
Information provided by Nihon Kohden may contain future outlooks and strategies, such as earnings forecasts appearing in financial statements released in accordance with timely disclosure rules. Actual performance may differ from initial forecasts because this information contains uncertainties and risks related to economic trends, industry trends and exchange rates, among other factors.