The crime rate in Osaka remains relatively low. However, many still experience petty theft or worse, fraud or sexual offenses. The elderly population is often a target for fraud, and young women fear stalkers while walking home alone. To help combat such incidents, Kansai Gaidai University’s volunteer group Himawari teamed up with the Osaka Prefectural Police to inform the community on how to protect themselves. These prevention measures enable Osaka to remain a safe and orderly city for families, students, and businesses alike.
With consumers placing greater importance on company values and the technology used to influence consumer behavior, auditors must account for these changes to effectively and holistically assess a company’s performance. EY Japan’s 2019 Audit Quality Report looks at how auditors can adjust assessment frameworks to implement continuous, iterative auditing for optimal business practices and responsible finances.
MetLife Japan has donated ¥10 million to relief and reconstruction efforts in the devastating wake of Typhoon Hagibis. MetLife Japan is also considering additional donations to accelerate efforts to rebuild affected communities. We send our deepest condolences, and hope for a quick recovery for everyone touched by this disaster.