November 14, 2012
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Telephone Number: 0565-28-2121
Code Number: 7203
Corporate governance at Toyota Motor Corporation (“TMC”) is as follows:
I. TMC ’s Basic Policy on Corporate Governance and Capital Structure, Business Attributes and Other Basic Information
TMC has positioned the stable long-term growth of corporate value as a top-priority management issue. We believe that in carrying this out, it is essential that we achieve long-term and stable growth by building positive relationships with all stakeholders, including shareholders and customers as well as business partners, local communities and employees, and by supplying products that will satisfy our customers. This position is reflected in the “Guiding Principles at Toyota”, which is a statement of TMC’s fundamental business policies. Also, TMC adopted and presented the CSR Policy “Contribution towards Sustainable Development”, an interpretation of the “Guiding Principles at Toyota” that organizes the relationships with its stakeholders. We are working to enhance corporate governance through a variety of measures designed to further increase our competitiveness as a global company.
Percentage of Shares Held by Foreign Investors
Greater than 20% but less than 30%
[Description of Major Shareholders]
Number of Shares
Name of Shareholders
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd.
Toyota Industries Corporation
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd.
Nippon Life Insurance Company
State Street Bank and Trust Company
The Bank of New York Mellon as Depositary Bank
for Depositary Receipt Holders
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited
SSBT OD05 OMNIBUS ACCOUNT - TREATY CLIENTS
Existence of Controlling Shareholders
(excluding parent company)
Existence of Parent Company
The information set forth in this Description of Major Shareholders section is dated as of September 30, 2012. In addition to the above, TMC owns 281,192,085 of its own shares as treasury stock.
Stock exchange and section
Fiscal year end
Line of business
Number of employees at the end of the previous
fiscal year (consolidated)
Sales during the previous fiscal year
Number of consolidated subsidiaries at the end
of the previous fiscal year
Tokyo: 1st Section, Osaka: 1st Section, Nagoya:
1st Section, Fukuoka: Existing Market,
Sapporo: Existing Market
End of March
Greater than 1000 persons
Greater than JPY 1 trillion
Greater than 300 companies
4. Guidelines for measures to protect minority shareholders in the event of transactions with controlling shareholders
Other particular conditions that may materially affect corporate governance
II. Corporate Governance System of Management Business Organization, Etc. for Management Decision Making, Execution of Duties and Management Audit 1.
Organization structures and organizational operations
Company with a Board of Corporate Auditors
Number of Directors pursuant to the Articles of
Term of Directors pursuant to the Articles of
Chairman (excluding concurrently serving as
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Number of Directors
Election of Outside Directors
Establishment or non-establishment of a Board
of Corporate Auditors
Number of Corporate Auditors pursuant...