PRESENTATION ON

“An Ethical Practices

And the Corporate Governance of Sony”

PREPARED BY: DARSHITA PATEL Enrollment No.: 107020592054

Japan. which is engaged in business through its six operating segments – Consumer Products & Services Group (consumer electronics. communications and information technology products for consumer and professional markets. is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan. NYSE: SNE). Tokyo. Minato. Device & Solutions Group (B2B products & services). Financial Services and Sony Ericsson. commonly referred to as Sony. Music. It ranked 73 on the 2011 list of Fortune Global 500 •Sony is a global manufacturer of audio. video. •Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group. Professional. .INTRODUCTION: •Sony Corporation (TYO: 6758. game & network services). Pictures.

Vision To create exciting new digital entertainment experiences for consumers by bringing together cutting-edge products with latest generation content and services. Mission Sony is committed to developing a wide range of innovative products and multimedia services that challenge the way consumers access and enjoy digital entertainment. By ensuring synergy between businesses within the organisation. Sony is constantly striving to create exciting new worlds of entertainment that can be experienced on a variety of different products .

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE GUIDELINES AT SONY 1)Primary Roles of the Governance Entities .Audit Committee .Corporate Executive Officers .Compensation Committee .Corporate Executives 2) Sony Initiatives 3) Cooperation of the Audit Committee and the InternaL Audit Division .Board of Directors: .Nominating Committee .

internal audit.S. •The "Disclosure Committee. etc. accounting. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and subject to SEC reporting requirements. finance." outlining the process through which potentially material information is reported from important business units.S. legal. Sarbanes-Oxley Act •Sony is subject to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) regulations because it is a foreign private issuer of equity securities registered with the U." comprised of officers and senior management of the Sony Group including those who oversee investor relations. corporate communications. •Sony has established "Disclosure Controls and Procedures. . corporate planning.Governance Related to the U.

John Ellington. •Sony recognizes that its business decisions need to give due consideration to the interests of its various stakeholders. •As part of a dialogue with its stakeholders. Mr. Group General Counsel of Sony Corporation. to talk with Mr. one of the world's foremost companies in the areas of consumer and industrial electronics and entertainment. . •Today. Chairman of Sustain Ability. the corporation has a worldwide organizational infrastructure based on tried and true managerial systems to achieve environmental goals.CODE OF ETHICS •Sony. on June 2004. Teruo Masaki. Sony invited one of the leading authorities in the CSR field.

What about CSR? •We recognize the importance of corporations acknowledging accountability for their social responsibilities. . we published the Sony Social & Environmental Report that began to cover issues concerning our interactions with people. •In 2002. •In 2003. •This report refers to international standards and guidelines related to social and environmental activity reporting. we added more information about CSR and published the report under the new title CSR Report.

•The Sony Group Code of Conduct will be conducted in stages throughout the Sony Group.Sony Code of Conduct •The Sony Group Code of Conduct sets the basic internal standards to be observed by all directors. officers and employees of the Sony Group in order to further strengthen the corporate governance. . to promote a thorough understanding of the meaning and importance of compliance. •The Sony Group Code of Conduct refers to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

•The Sony Group Code of Conduct sets the basic internal standards to be observed by all directors. •The core responsibility of the Sony Group to society is to pursue enhancement of corporate value through innovation and sound business practices. •The core responsibility of the Sony Group to society is to pursue enhancement of corporate value through innovation and sound business practices. one of the world's foremost companies in the areas of consumer and industrial electronics and entertainment. . •Sony recognizes that its business decisions need to give due consideration to the interests of its various stakeholders.LEARNINGS: • Sony is committed to strong corporate governance. officers and employees of the Sony Group in order to further strengthen the corporate governance and business ethics. Sony.

CONCLUSIONS •I concluded that company shows ethical practices & the corporate governance components according to their core business and their environmental business. .

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