ASKUL, IR Excellent Company Award 2022 “”Empathy! Selected for “IR Award”
ASKUL Corporation (Headquarters: Koto-ku, Tokyo; President: Akira Yoshioka; hereinafter “ASKUL”) is pleased to announce that “Empathy! Selected for the “IR Award”.
■ ““Empathy! What is the “IR Award”?
“”sympathy! The “IR Award” is a new award established in 2020 on the occasion of the 25th IR Excellent Company Award. The purpose of this award is to reflect the perspectives of companies that have applied for the “IR Excellent Company Award” through “voting”, to share proactive IR activities, and to realize IR best practices.
In 2022, under the theme of “IR activities in collaboration with stakeholders,” 207 applicant companies entered their own IR activities that they particularly wanted to share. 20 companies, including “Empathy! Selected as an “IR Award”.
For details, please refer to the website of the Japan Investor Relations Association.
■ Evaluation of ASKUL’s IR initiatives
At ASKUL, the IR department shares the opinions and questions received from investors and analysts with management in a timely manner, and continuously strives to use them to improve corporate value. We also hold webinars to explain and answer questions about the content of the seminars for employees. The webinar is an opportunity for employees to deepen their understanding of the direction the company should take, such as the medium-term management plan, and to think about what each employee should do in their work. In addition, the webinar initiative is an opportunity for employees to promote their understanding not only of the stock market but also of IR activities.
ASKUL will continue to strive to improve the quality of its IR activities so that the results of its relationships with various stakeholders, including investors, can be used to improve corporate value over the medium to long term.
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