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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 ...

Sophie Robinson-Tillett, deputy editor of Responsible Investor, interviews Hiromichi Mizuno, executive managing director and chief investment officer of the Government Pension Investment Fund, at the RI Asia Japan 2018 conference in Tokyo.

ESG CONSORTIUM Apr 7, 2019

Responsible investing gaining popularity

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RI Asia Japan 2019 is a platform to learn, share and debate on key issues affecting responsible investment based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, which are set to ...

Rohto Pharmaceutical Co. employees participate in an exercise session. They can take part in such activities using Aruco in-house currency, which they earn based on their daily efforts and achievements toward improving their health.

ESG CONSORTIUM Mar 25, 2019

Employee programs on long-term wellness

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The concept of health and productivity management has become an important business approach for companies in recent years to keep growing, even within Japan's already mature business communities. Each company possesses ...

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike (fifth from the left) and winners of the Tokyo Financial Award  at an award ceremony in Tokyo on Feb. 5.

ESG CONSORTIUM Feb 17, 2019

Companies awarded for financial supports

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Seven companies received the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's inaugural Tokyo Financial Award in recognition of their excellent contributions to ESG (environmental, social and governance) investments or products and services aiding Tokyo ...