There are ways to prevent corporate scandals, and the key to prevention is the attitude of corporate executives, according to an executive at Japan’s largest economic organization.

If something happens that could cause a scandal, it is important for a company to disclose information even though it could affect the firm’s image and business, said Ryukoh Wada, senior managing director of the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations (Keidanren).

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