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Sophia School Corporation

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

Select all that apply

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

・2019/2  PRI Academic Seminar “Climate Change and the Just Transition”  Panelist
・2019/4 PRI Japan Regular Plenary Meeting

・2019/6 PRI Japan  TCFD forum

・2019/10 PRI Japan Regular Plenary Meeting

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

We participated in a meeting hosted by GIIN and responded to a questionnaire from GIIN.

          JAPAN SIF
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

We participated in a meeting hosted by JAPAN SIF.

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

(1)Sophia University UN Weeks events and joint events with the Global Compact Network Japan Since 2014, Sophia University holds UN Weeks twice a year in June and October. This is intended to help cultivate human resources with global commitment, provide opportunities“ to consider our future and the world through UN activities ” and also to contribute to the activities for public awareness of SDGs. Symposia and various other events are held during the Weeks. Open to the public and high school students, the events help to introduce widely the activities of Sophia niversity and UN organizations and our partnership. In our efforts to support UNGC activities, we have carried out joint activities with Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ)during each UN Weeks.

(2)Implementation of SDGs Student Photo Contest

(3)Education and Research activities

   1.Implementing a new course on SDGs

   2.Adoption of “Research Branding Initiative for Private Universites”by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

(4)Special lecture by the UN Secretary -General

(5)Our faculty member ’s cooperation with GCNJ event

(6)Acquisition of “A+” rating from PRI
(7) Implementation of academic courses on The Ten Principles of UNGC and SDGs
 


SG 09.2. Assets managed by PRI signatories (Private)


SG 10. Promoting RI independently

10.1. Indicate if your organisation promotes responsible investment, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.2. Indicate the actions your organisation has taken to promote responsible investment independently of collaborative initiatives. Provide a description of your role in contributing to the objectives of the selected action and the typical frequency of your participation/contribution.

Description

          2019/3  Symposium  “ESG Investment for Asset Owners”   sponsored by R&I,  Speaker and Panelist
2019/3  “governance of Asset Management Based on PRI/ESG”  Publication on “University Management”(2019/3)
2019/5  UN Week Symposium “How do the Asset Owners Evaluate  the Business and Human Rights” hosted by Sophia University and  GCNJ, Speaker and panelist
2019/6  Symposium “Climate Risk Disclosure and Responsible Investment”  hosted by NGO 350.org Japan, Speaker
2019/7  Waseda University Graduate Course “Pension fund Management  and ESG”,  Lecturer
2019/7  Interview Article on SMBC Nikko Publication “Financial Management of  Universities”
2019/7  Seminar “Evolution of Impact Investment” sponsored by Nikko Asset Management, Speaker
2019/9  Interview Article on Sophia Magazine “ESG Investment Producing Measurable Impact for Sophia and Society” with Professor Rimmel
2019/9  Interview Article on ToyoKeizai  “ESG and Integrated Reporting” 
2019/10 Commonfund Forum “ESG Investment for Endowment funds” sponsored by Commonfund and GI Capital,  Panelist
2019/10  Seminar “Mission-Driven Investment” sponsored by Daiwa Securities and Gakko Keiri Kenkyukai, Speaker
2019/11  QUICK ESG Workshop “ESG and SDGs for Asset Owners’ Portfolio Strategy” hosted by QUICK ESG,  Panelist
        

Frequency of contribution

Description

          2019/3  Symposium  “ESG Investment for Asset Owners”   sponsored by R&I,  Speaker and Panelist
2019/3  “governance of Asset Management Based on PRI/ESG”  Publication on “University Management”(2019/3)
2019/5  UN Week Symposium “How do the Asset Owners Evaluate  the Business and Human Rights” hosted by Sophia University and  GCNJ, Speaker and panelist
2019/5   TCFD Consortium Founding General Assembly, Member
2019/6  Symposium “Climate Risk Disclosure and Responsible Investment”  hosted by NGO 350.org Japan, Speaker
2019/7  Waseda University Graduate Course “Pension fund Management  and ESG”,  Lecturer
2019/7  Interview Article on SMBC Nikko Publication “Financial Management of  Universities”
2019/7  Seminar “Evolution of Impact Investment” sponsored by Nikko Asset Management, Speaker
2019/9  Interview Article on Sophia Magazine “ESG Investment Producing Measurable Impact for Sophia and Society” with Professor Rimmel
2019/9  Interview Article on ToyoKeizai  “ESG and Integrated Reporting” 2019/10 Commonfund Forum “ESG Investment for Endowment funds” sponsored by Commonfund and GI Capital,  Panelist
2019/10  Seminar “Mission-Driven Investment” sponsored by Daiwa Securities and Gakko Keiri Kenkyukai, Speaker
2019/11  QUICK ESG Workshop “ESG and SDGs for Asset Owners’ Portfolio Strategy” hosted by QUICK ESG,  Panelist
        

Frequency of contribution

Description

          2019/3  Symposium  “ESG Investment for Asset Owners”   sponsored by R&I,  Speaker and Panelist
2019/3  “governance of Asset Management Based on PRI/ESG”  Publication on “University Management”(2019/3)
2019/5  UN Week Symposium “How do the Asset Owners Evaluate  the Business and Human Rights” hosted by Sophia University and  GCNJ, Speaker and panelist
2019/5   TCFD Consortium Founding General Assembly, Member
2019/6  Symposium “Climate Risk Disclosure and Responsible Investment”  hosted by NGO 350.org Japan, Speaker
2019/7  Waseda University Graduate Course “Pension fund Management  and ESG”,  Lecturer
2019/7  Interview Article on SMBC Nikko Publication “Financial Management of  Universities”
2019/7  Seminar “Evolution of Impact Investment” sponsored by Nikko Asset Management, Speaker
2019/9  Interview Article on Sophia Magazine “ESG Investment Producing Measurable Impact for Sophia and Society” with Professor Rimmel
2019/9  Interview Article on ToyoKeizai  “ESG and Integrated Reporting” 2019/10 Commonfund Forum “ESG Investment for Endowment funds” sponsored by Commonfund and GI Capital,  Panelist
2019/10  Seminar “Mission-Driven Investment” sponsored by Daiwa Securities and Gakko Keiri Kenkyukai, Speaker
2019/11  QUICK ESG Workshop “ESG and SDGs for Asset Owners’ Portfolio Strategy” hosted by QUICK ESG,  Panelist
        

Frequency of contribution

Description

          We encourage the sigining of PRI at various seminars and lectures and also at meetings held within the investment industry.
        

Frequency of contribution

Description

          Responded to inquiries on responsible investment at seminars, lectures, and meetings of the investment industry.
        

Frequency of contribution

Description

          2019/7  Interview Article on SMBC Nikko Publication “Financial Management of  Universities”
2019/9  Interview Article on Sophia Magazine “ESG Investment Producing Measurable Impact for Sophia and Society” with Professor Rimmel
2019/9  Interview Article on ToyoKeizai  “ESG and Integrated Reporting”
        

Frequency of contribution

10.3. Describe any additional actions and initiatives that your organisation has taken part in during the reporting year to promote responsible investment [Optional]

Endorsing "Investor Statement on Deforestation and Forest Fires in Amazon"

 


SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters (Private)


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