Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, interpretation of fiduciary (or equivalent) duties,and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.
We express our basic approach to consider sustainability factors in our business activities, including investments, in “Strategic Approach for Sustainability” and “Mid-term Management Plan Vision 2021”. We evaluate ESG factors qualitatively. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance, which are core insurance companies in our group, accept The Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors (Japan's Stewardship Code). The companies make constructive dialogues with investees along with the code to increase their corporate value and promote sustainable growth in the long term.
Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]
We are planning to disclose our sustainable finance policy, exclusion guidelines, sometime during the fiscal year 2020.