Interim Report of The Committee on New Business of Keidanren
Recommendations for Creating New Businesses:
Building an Economy and Society that Nurtures the Entrepreneurial Spirit
Chapter VI : Keidanren's Role
Keidanren is cognizant of the role it must play in developing new industries and
businesses and plans to proactively address the following points:
- Keidanren shall vigorously advocate the issues addressed in Chapters II - IV,
in cooperation with a wide-range of economic organizations and corporations,
whether members or not, and with the trade unions.
With respect to tasks that should be addressed by corporations or CEOs,
Keidanren will call on its members to take responsibility for seeing that issues
are energetically addressed and will continue to remind members of the need for
decisive action to accomplish this agenda.
With regard to actions that the government should undertake, the relevant
committees of Keidanren will draft concrete demands and present them to the
- The suggested agenda to accomplish deregulation, outlined in Chapter II, is
of immediate and vital importance. Keidanren will commit all its
organizational resources to supporting the deregulation agenda of the
Administrative Reform Committee and will undertake its own independent
efforts to achieve deregulation.
- Regarding support for independent venture businesses, addressed in Chapter
III, Keidanren will conduct further studies to explore new ways to address the
problem concretely, including the possibility of creating a new organization to
foster venture businesses.
- With respect to reform of established corporations, address in Chapter IV,
Keidanren will study this issue in greater depth in cooperation with domestic and
foreign experts and the results of these studies will be made public.
- Regarding educational reform, addressed in Chapter V, a study will be
undertaken based on the ideas generated by Keidanren's Ad-Hoc Committee on
Nurturing Creative Human Resources. The Ad-Hoc Committee is working
toward writing its proposition by the end of this fiscal year (March 1996).
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