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Japan Inc. needs to get out of its comfort zone

Failure to embrace new ESG guidelines will further encourage activist investors

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The Tokyo Stock Exchange, operated by Japan Exchange Group (JPX), in Tokyo on Jan. 11: The TSE reforms are the first substantial changes since the 1960s. (Photo by Kosuke Imamura)

Melanie Brock is a specialist in Japan-APAC relations. She has her own consultancy and is a senior adviser at Finsbury Glover Hering.

April in Japan is a month filled with prospects and change, not to mention the very beautiful but fleeting sakura, the flowering cherry trees.

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