Solasto views corporate governance as a framework for ensuring corporate management that is rapid and effective, stable and fair, and highly transparent. Through the creation and implementation of this framework, we are able to uphold our Management Philosophy, fulfill our Promises to Our Stakeholders, and realize our Management Vision, thus enabling us to continuously improve our corporate value.
Based on this view, we established the Solasto Corporate Governance Policy, a framework and guidelines for corporate governance, at the Board of Directors meeting held on June 30, 2016(Revised on May 1, 2020). We will use this framework to promote initiatives and strive to continuously improve our corporate governance.
We strive to enrich the lives of all people by working to ensure the health and vitality of individuals, our partners and society at large, while walking hand-in-hand with our clients in helping to create a more promising future.
To our clients
We vow to act professionally and with a strong sense of responsibility in serving the needs of our clients. At the same time, we will unwaveringly contribute to enhancing people's quality of life, ceaselessly showing integrity toward each and every individual accessing our services.
To our business partners
We aim to work closely with our business partners in developing mutual respect and sharing ideas, while walking side-by-side and developing together.
To our fellow colleagues
We aim to create a fair and open workplace environment that is upbeat and motivating, and where our employees show pride in their work.
To our communities and society at large
We vow to enrich people's lives and contribute to community progress through the services we provide and by offering a diverse range of work arrangements.
To our shareholders
We will promote sound and highly transparent management practices, with the aim of heightening our enterprise value and achieving consistent growth.
"The Solasto story has begun.
To provide global quality service in medical outsourcing, elderly and child care To create professional career for Japanese working women."
An innovation leader in medical outsourcing, elderly care and child care, with strong focus on client needs and service quality;
Transforming to a digital company of service industry constantly renewing service model leveraging state of the art ITs;
Contributing to local communities and all our stakeholders (clients, employees, shareholders, business partners) through continuous growth and strong business performance;
Through talent development and 2X compensation, supporting employees on work-life balance and to build professional life-time careers; and Culture with a value for care, reliability, compliance suited for medical, elderly care and child care.
Solasto has chosen to be a company with Board of Corporate Auditors as defined by the Companies Act. Additionally, to enhance the functions of our Board of Directors, under the Board of Directors we have established a Nomination, Evaluation, and Compensation Committee. The committee is chaired by an Outside Director as well as the majority of the members are Outside Directors. This enables us to create and maintain a system that takes advantage of the beneficial aspects of a company with nominating committee, etc.
・Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors consists of eight directors (of whom, four are Outside Directors). In principle, the Board of Directors holds monthly regular meetings as well as extraordinary meetings as necessary. The duties of the Board of Directors include the selection of candidates for Directors and, Corporate Auditors and Corporate Officers, supervision and making decisions on proposals related to annual budget, our medium-term management plan, and other important strategies, and making decisions on the execution of important business matters. Through their activities, the Board of Directors serves in a supervisory role for all business activities to ensure both management effectiveness and transparency. To ensure the clarification of management responsibilities and enable rapid responses to changing operating environments, the term of appointment for Solasto Directors is one year.
・Board of Corporate Auditors
The Board of Corporate Auditors consists of three Corporate Auditors (of whom, two are Outside Corporate Auditors) and is chaired by the Auditor who is selected by the resolution of the Board of Corporate Auditors to create a system that ensures the effectiveness of audits by each Corporate Auditor. Corporate Auditor conduct audits on the status of business execution by Directors and the fulfillment of supervisory duties by the Board of Directors by attending Board of Directors meetings and other important meetings. Board of Corporate Auditors work with the Board of Directors to hold monthly Board of Corporate Auditors meeting where members outline audit policy and audit plans as well as receive reports on important matters related to audits from each member, deliberate on matters, and make decisions.
・Nomination, Evaluation, and Compensation Committee
The Nomination, Evaluation, and Compensation Committee is chaired by an Outside Director. The committee advises the Board of Directors on matters related to the nomination and evaluation of and compensation for corporate management personnel, including making proposals to the Board of Directors regarding candidates for President and Corporate Officers.
・Corporate Governance Committee
Corporate Governance Committee is chaired by an Outside Director. The committee supports the function of Board of Directors by discuss and suggest to the Board of Directors on the matters and measures related to the increased corporate governance and management transparency and fairness.
In addition to the above, Solasto has established a Management Committee, the purpose of which is to promote rapid and efficient decision-making by the Board of Directors by serving as an entity that deliberates and decides on important matters related to business execution. The Management Committee is comprised by President, and Corporate Officers in management positions. In principle, the committee meets twice per month. Solasto also has established a Risk & Compliance Committee which serves as a general management entity for risk response and compliance for the entire company, and Investment Management Committee which evaluates investment efficiency on investment projects and monitors post-investment.
・General policies and procedures for appointing management team and nominating Directors and Corporate Auditors
Solasto selects candidates with the knowledge and experience required to execute the authority and responsibilities deemed required of Corporate Officers and Directors. Candidates are nominated for the position of Corporate Officer and Director by our Nomination, Evaluation, and Compensation Committee and submitted to the Board of Directors for approval. Corporate Officer candidates must be appointed by the Board of Directors. Director candidates must be approved by the Board of Directors, after which they are appointed by the General Meeting of Shareholders. Corporate Auditor candidates are subject to consent by the Board of Corporate Auditors and approval by the Board of Directors before candidates can be appointed by the General Meeting of Shareholders.