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First Meeting of the Study Group on Improvement of Sustainable Corporate Value and Sophistication of Human Capital to be Held

January 14, 2020

Amid the dramatic changes in social and economic environments seen in globalization, digitalization and an aging society with fewer children, it is important for companies to develop human-resource strategies adaptable to management strategies for sustainably enhancing their corporate value, such as establishing human-resource portfolios by forecasting changes in business portfolios, securing and fostering human resources that create innovations and value  and establishing suitable organizations.

In order to encourage companies to establish human-resource strategies tailored to changes in the management environment and to improve mid- to long-term corporate value, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) inaugurated a new study group aiming to hold discussions on: roles that top management and the board of directors should play, respectively, in terms of human-resource strategies, ideal approaches to holding desirable dialogues with investors, and other issues.

The study group, called the “Study Group on Improvement of Sustainable Corporate Value and Sophistication of Human Capital,” will hold its first meeting on January 17 (Fri.), 2020.

1. Outline of the meeting

Date: January 17 (Fri.), 2020; from 13:00 to 15:00
Venue: Special Meeting Room 1 on the 17th floor, METI Main Building
Subject of discussion: Problem awareness of human-resource strategies adaptable to management strategies and efforts tackled by respective companies

Note: The meetings of the study group will not be open to the public in order to ensure an opportunity for members of the study group to exchange their opinions in a frank and free manner.

2. Distributed documents

The documents distributed at the meetings will be publicized on the METI website after the respective meetings finish.

Division in Charge

Human Resources Policy Office, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau