Toshiaki Oguchi

Engagement in Japan

‘In our experience, conducting engagements in private and on a confidential basis is essential to be effective and to build a sound relationship with the company. The JEC’s approach aims to allay the wariness of Japanese companies in relation to engagement with shareholders.’

David Phillips

Effective Governance

‘In fact, through our research with investors, many have made the point that the last place to look for failings in governance is the governance section of the annual report.’