Appointment of Independent Directors/Auditors

Appointment of Independent Directors by TSE-Listed Companies

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with two or more Independent Directors

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with two or more Independent Directors
(note)
  • ・Figures for years prior to 2017 are based on corporate governance reports. The figures for 2017 are based on corporate governance reports submitted by listed companies as of July 14, 2017.

What is an “Independent Director”?

An outside director that is designated by each listed company as an independent director under the TSE listing rules.
To protect the interests of general shareholders, TSE requires listed companies to designate highly independent outside directors/ auditors as independent directors/auditors.

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with 1/3 or more Independent Directors

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with 1/3 or more Independent Directors
(note)
  • ・Figures for years prior to 2017 are based on corporate governance reports. The figures for 2017 are based on corporate governance reports submitted by listed companies as of July 14, 2017.
Report Name File
Appointment of Independent Directors and Establishment of Nomination/Remuneration Committees by TSE-Listed Companies (July 26, 2017) icon-pdf
Appointment of Independent Directors by TSE-Listed Companies [Final Figures] (July 27, 2016) icon-pdf
Appointment of Outside Directors by TSE-Listed Companies [Final Report] (July 29, 2015) icon-pdf