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Panelists discuss the theme "Deepening ESG investments: engagement and integration" at the 2019 Leaders' Conference held in Tokyo on Sept. 26.

ESG CONSORTIUM Oct 27, 2019

Conference tackles ESG investment trends

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Business leaders and financial experts gathered in Tokyo on Sept. 26 to exchange their perspectives on the growing importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the world of ...

Panelists shared their thoughts based on the theme "Structural changes on a global scale and what we should do" at the 2019 Leaders' Conference on Sept. 26 in Tokyo.

ESG CONSORTIUM Oct 13, 2019

Investing in a time of socioeconomic shifts

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The Japan Times ESG Consortium and the Japan Center for International Finance co-organized a forum on Sept. 26 in Tokyo to provide innovative ideas and thought-provoking suggestions in addressing global ...

(From left) Satoshi Sato, senior officer of the Sustainability Development Department of Seven & I Holdings Co.; Masaki Takao, CEO and co-founder of Jeplan Inc.; and Commons Asset Management Inc. Chairman Ken Shibusawa participate in a seminar on recycling plastic on July 26 in Tokyo.

ESG CONSORTIUM Aug 25, 2019

Businesses aim for increased sustainability

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In response to the increasing problem of plastic waste worldwide, Commons Asset Management Inc., which focuses on long-term investment, organized a seminar themed around recycling plastic on July 26 in ...

Climate Bonds Initiative CEO Sean Kidney discusses Japan's potential efforts in the fields of green bonds and green finance during an interview with The Japan Times in Tokyo on June 20.

ESG CONSORTIUM Jul 28, 2019

Japan advised to set own green taxonomy

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During a recent interview in Tokyo, CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Sean Kidney urged the Japanese government and private sector to further pursue the "green revolution" to catch ...

Japan is scheduled to adopt the Long-term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategy under the Paris agreement.

ESG CONSORTIUM May 12, 2019

Ambitious net-zero goal, but path unclear

by Kentaro Tamura

Research Leader, Climate And Energy Area, Institute For Global Environmental Strategies (iges)

SPONSORED CONTENT On April 23, the draft of Japan's first Long-term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategy under the Paris agreement was issued, and is now subject to public comment. The ...