About Square Enix Group

Corporate Governance

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(as of July 30, 2021)

III. Implementation of Measures for Shareholders and Other Stakeholders

1.Measures to Revitalize the General Shareholders' Meeting and Facilitate the Smooth Exercise of Voting Rights

Supplementary Explanations
Early Notification of General Shareholder Meeting In order to respond to investor needs, the Company mails notifications of General Shareholders' Meetings with more lead time than the 2 weeks stipulated by law (3 weeks Fiscal year 2021).
Scheduling Annual General Meeting to Avoid the Peak Time In addition to fulfilling its legal requirements, the Company endeavors to finalize the agenda of the General Shareholders' Meeting and coordinate the timing of the meeting as quickly as possible, thus enabling it to hold its meeting ahead of the peak days.
Allowing the Electronic Exercise of Voting Rights The Company accepts online voting. It also participates in the Electronic Voting Platform.
Participation in Electronic Voting Platform The Company participates in the Electronic Voting Platform.
Providing Convocation Notice in English The Company provides on its website abridged English translations of the key portions of the convocation notice, General Shareholders' Meeting reference materials, business reports, and calculation documents.
Other The Company posted a convocation notice on its website quickly after the Board of Directors had voted to convene the General Shareholders' Meeting and prior to mailing convocation notices.

2.IR Activities

Supplementary Explanations
Preparation and Publication of Disclosure Policy The Company publishes its information disclosure policy on its website.
Regular Investor Briefings for Individual Investors The Company usually hosts an IR conference after the General Shareholders' Meeting in order to engage in dialogue with individual investors. The briefing is delivered by the President and Representative Director and Subsidiary Directors.
Regular Investor Briefings for Analysts and Institutional Investors Briefing sessions are held immediately after the announcement of quarterly earnings results, with the President and Representative Director and Chief Strategy Officer or Chief Accounting Officer providing the briefing.
Regular Investor Briefings for Overseas Investors The Company usually conducts overseas road shows three times per annum where the President and Representative Director and Chief Strategy Officer provide briefings.
Posting of IR Materials on Website The Company posts earnings summaries, financial results briefing materials (including the briefing by the President and Representative Director), securities filings, annual reports, General Shareholders' Meeting convocation notices, General Shareholders' Meeting overviews (e.g., Q&A content), voting results, etc. on its website.
Establishment of Department and/or Manager in Charge of IR The corporate Strategy division is responsible for IR.

3.Measures to Ensure Due Respect for Stakeholders

Supplementary Explanations
Stipulation of Internal Rules for Respecting the Position of Stakeholders The Company establishes a Code of Conduct, IR Policy and Information Disclosure Policy and posts them on its website.
Promotion of environmental protection activities and CSR activities The company strives to improve its corporate value and achieve sustainable growth by contributing to society through its ESG (Environmental Protection, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance) initiatives. As part of its efforts to protect our environment, the Company promotes the sale of video games via digital downloads rather than in packages, thus reducing the gas emissions that result from transporting packaged products and the saving resources by digitizing manuals and game packages. Even when selling packaged products, the Company works to minimize the environmental impact of its business activities by using recyclable materials, for example.
As part of its social responsibility initiatives, the Company complies with the rating systems of the relevant country or region when selling its console game software in Japan or abroad so that customers can play its games with a sense of security. The rating system, which is operated by the Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO), designates age appropriateness based upon game contents. The Company also complies with the Operational Guidelines for the Provision of Random Items in Networked Games established by the Computer Entertainment Suppliers' Association (CESA), an industry organization of which the Company is a member. In accordance with the guidelines, the Company provides information on all in-game items provided via paid loot boxes (a method by which randomized virtual items are provided in direct exchange for money or for virtual currency that can be purchased with money), as well as on the frequency with which such items are provided in order to help customers decide whether to purchase them. As the above illustrates, the Company complies with legal regulations as well as industry guidelines in order to provide its customers with a safer, more comfortable game play environment and services.
Formulation of policies and others concerning information provision to stakeholders The Company establishes an IR Policy and Information Disclosure Policy and posts them on its website.

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