Japan

“Report: Fixed Income ESG Can Improve Risk Management, Returns” – Chief Investment Officer – April 25, 2018

On April 25, 2018 Chief Investment Officer covered a new report from the World Bank and Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) positing that a “growing body of research suggests that incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into fixed income investing can not only strengthen risk management, but should also contribute to more stable […]

“’100 per cent sustainable materials’: Bridgestone Tires rolls out global sustainable procurement policy” – Business Green – February 7, 2018

On February 7, 2018 Business Green reported that a day earlier the Japanese tiremaker Bridgestone had announced a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy that would apply globally to all purchased materials and services, from all suppliers. “’Our new policy is a critical step in realizing the Bridgestone Group’s global corporate social responsibility commitment, ‘Our Way […]