Appointment of Independent Directors/Auditors

Appointment of Independent/Outside 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 2016 are based on corporate governance reports. The figures for 2016 are based on corporate governance reports submitted by listed companies as of July 14, 2016.

What is an “Independent Director”?

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

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with Independent Directors

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with Independent Directors
(note)
  • ・Figures for years prior to 2016 are based on corporate governance reports. The figures for 2016 are based on corporate governance reports submitted by listed companies as of July 14, 2016.

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with Outside Directors

Ratio of 1st Section Companies with Outside Directors
(note)
  • ・Figures for years prior to 2016 are based on (i) corporate governance reports and (ii) research on corporate governance of the listed companies conducted by Japan Association of Corporate Directors. The figures for 2016 are based on corporate governance reports submitted by listed companies as of July 14, 2016.
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