Disclosure and IR

The Company is fully committed to undertaking fair and timely disclosure in an easily understandable manner of any information that could have a material bearing on the investment decisions of investors. Such disclosure is conducted on an ongoing basis, and is focused on the requirements of shareholders and investors. The Company's policy in this regard is in line with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and the Securities Listing Regulations of Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. governing the timely disclosure of information concerning the issuers of publicly listed securities. KDDI discloses its IR Basic Policy [1] on its website, explaining such matters as fundamental thinking regarding IR activities and the system for disclosing pertinent information. In particular, KDDI has set up a Disclosure Committee that concentrates on determining what information should be disclosed with the goal of improving business transparency and supplying appropriate information to the public.

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    Matters to be decided by the Board of Directors.

IR Basic Policy

KDDI places top management priority on building a trusting relationship with its shareholders and investors, ensuring value-oriented corporate management, active information disclosure, and enhanced communication.

Three IR Activity Guidelines

Through IR based on the activity guidelines outlined below, we strive to build long-term, trust-based relationships with shareholders and investors, as well as maximize our corporate value.

Open IR Activities

We value interactive dialogue with our shareholders and investors as well as ensuring accountability to our shareholders and investors through honest and fair information disclosure.

Proactive IR Activities

By always incorporating new ideas into our IR activities, we strive to make KDDI known to more people and promote further knowledge of the Company.

Organized IR Activities

Under the leadership of management, all of our officers and employees, including those of Group companies, engage in organized IR activities to further increase corporate value.

IR Activities

Enhancing Communication

Earnings presentation meetings were held quarterly to allow management to directly communicate the Company's results. KDDI also held individual and small group meetings with investors from Japan and overseas, and participated in various conferences and seminars for individual investors sponsored by securities companies for better communication.
KDDI takes the opinions expressed by shareholders and investors seriously, communicating them not only to management but also to employees in general. Such opinions are considered an extremely valuable reference in the formation of business and management strategies.

Activities Supplementary Explanation Explanations by the Representative Himself/Herself FY 3/2019
Regular Investor Briefings for Individual Investors The Company hold such briefings from management and internet broadcasting briefings. The briefings and materials are posted on our website. Yes over 1,200 investors
Regular Investor Briefings for Analysts and Institutional Investors Four times each year, the company convenes earnings presentation meetings for analysts and institutional investors, coinciding with its disclosure of quarterly earnings. These meetings can be observed via live and on-demand video distribution.
In addition, each quarter the Company's directors and other personnel visit its institutional investors in Japan to provide explanations of the Company's financial condition and future strategies.
Yes 4 times
Regular Investor Briefings for Overseas Investors Each quarter, the Company's directors and other personnel visit institutional investors in regions including Europe, the United States, and Asia to provide explanations of the Company's financial condition and future strategies. Yes 12 times
Segment-specific Briefings for Analysts and Institutional Investors The company holds briefings on our business strategies and tours of our facilities. The briefings and explanatory materials are posted on our website. 1 time
Individual Meetings for Japan and Overseas Institutional Investors The company has individual meeting with Japan and Overseas (Europe, the United States and Asia) institutional investors. Yes Approx. 800 interviews
Posting of IR Materials on Website The Company posts various IR materials on our website.
(Materials posted)
  • Financial Statements
  • Presentations
  • Data Book
  • Q&A of the financial results
  • Important news releases, including timely disclosure information
  • Reports related to corporate governance
  • Integrated Report
  • Notice of the General Shareholders Meeting
  • Annual Securities Report (Japanese only)
  • Shareholder newsletter (Japanese only)

Key External Recognition

Overseas

  • FTSE4Good Index Series
  • MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes
  • Euronext Vigeo Eiris World Index 120
  • Ethibel (R) Sustainability Index Excellence Global etc.

In Japan

  • DBJ Environmentally Rated Loan Program
  • MS-SRI
  • Gold Award in the PRIDE Index
  • Second overall in the 13th CSR Company Ranking etc.

Active Information Disclosure

KDDI provides webcasts of its results presentations on its website, and also posts an English-language version of its results presentations. Earnings reports, financial statements and operational data, information related to corporate governance, and other types of disclosure documents are made available. This data can also be viewed on our IR app and website, which are compatible with multiple devices.
Moreover, in our small meetings, we provided on-demand streaming of certain briefings on the Company website. As a result of our IR activities, KDDI has received excellent evaluations recently.
The Company was selected for a four consecutive year to receive the Daiwa Investor Relations Internet IR 2019 Grand Prize. We were also ranked Gold Prize in the "Gomez IR Website Overall Ranking 2019" by Morningstar Japan K.K.

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