Japan

“New coverage of ESG, satoyama issues” – The Japan Times – January 1, 2018

On January 1, 2018 The Japan Times announced the launch of two new consortia, the ESG Consortium and the Satoyama Consortium, in a special edition dedicated to the two topics. An article on ESG notes that “(s)spects of such globalization, including the rising influence of emerging market countries (China tops the annual list of countries […]

“Sustainable investing growing on pension demand, millennials” – Bloomberg – October 25, 2017

On October 25, 2017 Bloomberg Intelligence reported that “(p)ension funds’ demands for integration of long-term investment issues and asset managers’ hopes of capturing dollars from millennial and female investors are driving sustainable-investing growth. Japan is poised to power the next growth leg with its huge Government Pension Investment Fund.” The article posits that “sustainable investors […]