Basic information disclosure policy

The Group has made “Get to a healthier place!” its corporate philosophy. To make this philosophy a reality, the Company will strive to disclose information promptly to its shareholders, investors and other stakeholders under the basic principles of transparency, fairness and continuity.
By disclosing information in a timely and appropriate manner, the Company will improve the transparency of its management and strive to build relationships of trust with its stakeholders and promote a better understanding of the Company.

Information disclosure standards

The Company discloses information promptly based on transparency, fairness, and continuity by following the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, other laws and regulations, and Timely Disclosure of Corporate Information stipulated in the Securities Listing Regulations of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (hereafter “Timely Disclosure Rules”). The Company also discloses information that is believed to be important or beneficial for enhancing shareholders’ and investors’ understanding of the Company, proactively and fairly, even in cases where laws, regulations, and the Timely Disclosure Rules do not apply to the information being disclosed.
The Company will not disclose personal information, customer information, and any information whose disclosure will infringe on the rights of the relevant party.

Information disclosure methods

The Company discloses information subject to the Timely Disclosure Rules in accordance with the rules via the Timely Disclosure Network (TDnet) provided by the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Company also posts the information on the Company’s official website immediately following its disclosure via TDnet.
The Company also proactively and fairly discloses information believed to be important or beneficial for investment decisions employing appropriate methods such as posting it on the Company’s official website, even if the Timely Disclosure Rules do not apply to the information being disclosed.

Prevention of insider trading

The Group strives to prevent insider trading by appropriately managing its important corporate information.
Further, matters to be observed are specified in internal rules and training sessions and other events are held regularly to thoroughly inform the entire Group of these matters and promote an understanding and awareness of them.

Handling of earnings forecasts and future information

Any fact other than past and present facts that the Company discloses in earnings forecasts, future prospects, strategies, and targets are forward-looking statements. Such statements are made on the grounds of a plan, expectation, or decision made based on information obtained at the time and certain assumptions deemed reasonable. Accordingly, actual earnings results may differ from disclosed ones due to variable factors associated with uncertainties, such as economic climate.

Quiet period

To prevent the leakage of financial results (including quarterly results) information and to ensure the fairness of disclosure, the Company has adopted a quiet period that extends from the day following the last day of the (quarterly) accounting period to the day of the announcement of financial results for the corresponding accounting period. During this period, the Company refrains from answering questions about its financial results and earnings forecasts or commenting on them. However, if a material discrepancy from the earnings forecast is found during the quiet period, information will be disclosed in an appropriate manner in accordance with the Timely Disclosure Rules.

Development of internal systems/structures

In accordance with this Disclosure Policy, the Company strives to improve and enhance its internal systems and structures to disclose information in an appropriate manner by following laws, regulations, and the Timely Disclosure Rules.