Governance / Internal Control

The Sekisui Chemical Group Has Put in Place Its Own Corporate Governance System That Reflects Its Division Company Structure

Management Approach

Basic PhilosophyBasic Philosophy and Framework for Corporate Governance

Our Group’s basic philosophy regarding corporate governance consists of striving for sustainable growth and increasing corporate value over the medium and long terms. To help achieve these goals, we are increasing the transparency and fairness of our management and pursuing swift decision-making and will do so while continuing to meet—through the creation of value for society that is part of our Corporate Philosophy—the needs of five kinds of stakeholders: customers, shareholders, employees, suppliers, and local communities and the global environment.

Major OrganizationsOrganizations in Which the Sekisui Chemical Group Participates

  • The Japanese Society for Quality Control
  • Japan Chemical Industry Association
  • Kansai Chemical Industry Association
  • Japan Prefabricated Construction Suppliers and Manufacturers Association
  • Japan Business Federation
  • Kansai Economic Federation
  • The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Japan Federation of Housing Organizations
  • The Machinami Foundation
  • The Real Estate Companies Association of Japan
  • Wooden Home Builders Association of Japan
  • The Provision of Quality Housing Stock Association (SumStock)
  • KIDS DESIGN ASSOCIATION
  • Japan Sewage Pipe Renewal Method Association

DonationsDonations Relating to Governmental Policies

Donations (made by Sekisui Chemical alone) to industry bodies and political groups for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 are as follows:

(Thousands of yen)
FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017
18,681 18,936 19,050 22,909

Status of Voting Rights

Stock Shares Issued:

Current as of March 31, 2018
Category Number of shares Number of voting rights (votes) Details
Non-voting shares
Shares with restrictions on voting
rights (Treasury stock, etc.)
Non-voting shares (Other)
Shares with complete voting
rights (Treasury stock, etc.)
Ordinary shares 27,813,500 Number of shares of unit stock without any limitation on the content of rights serving as the standard for the Company: 100 shares
Shares with complete voting
rights (Other)
Ordinary shares 472,480,900 4,724,809 As above
Shares less than one unit Ordinary shares 212,885
Total number of shares issued 500,507,285
Total number of voting rights
among shareholders
4,724,809
  • Note: The row for “Shares with complete voting rights (Other)” includes the following shares (voting rights).
    Executive compensation BIP Trust 344,000 shares (3,440 voting rights)
    Stock grants ESOP Trust 302,000 shares (3,020 voting rights)

About the Age-Group Composition of Corporate Officers

Age-Group Composition of Officers in FY2017 (Sekisui Chemical)

  Under 30 30~39 40~49 50~59 60 or older
Number of Officers
by Age
Men 0 0 0 2 8
Women 0 0 0 0 0