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 invest in ESG leaders company showing positive social impact through ESG funds having ESG principles and financial results. We select ESG funds in Japan and the US in terms of social impact and carbon impact. If the social impact is higher than other funds, the management fee can be higher also. We exclude funds and company showing negative social impact. As AUM grows, we take impact investment and microfinance portfolio into our portfolio.
Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]
Out investment mostly comes from endowment to our foundation. We invest in ESG funds using gender, climate, poverty, and culture lenses according to settlor's will. The financial return will be used as grants or impact investments again for further impact.