Corporate Philosophy

Basic Philosophy on Corporate Governance

Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd. (the “Company”) seeks to ensure management transparency as well as appropriateness and legality of its business and strives to promote expeditious decision-making and business execution under the Sumitomo Forestry Group‘s corporate philosophy of “utilizing timber as a renewable and environmentally friendly natural resource, and contributing to a prosperous society through all types of housing-related services,” following one of our Action Guidelines that requires us to “conduct business that is beneficial to society based on the principles of integrity and sound management.” By further enhancing and strengthening its corporate governance through these efforts, the Company aims to continuously increase its corporate value and conduct management that lives up to expectations of various stakeholders around the Group.

Corporate Governance Structure (as of November 5, 2015)