Evaluation Method

Applicants’ documents will undergo an initial screening, and three (approximate number) of the most outstanding financial companies announcement and award ceremony will follow.

Evaluation Criteria

In keeping with the needs and opinions submitted by Tokyo residents on ESG investments, the judging panel will evaluate submissions based on the ESG investment activities involved, the contribution to promoting ESG investments, and so on. The Award welcomes applications not only from institutional investors, financial management companies and other businesses making investments, but also organizations such as rating agencies and financial service providers.

Process after Application

Final Evaluation・Result

CompanyMain ESG Promotional Activities
Neuberger Berman East Asia LTD.
  • Have been achieving results in ESG investment for nearly 80 years
  • Proactively engages with private companies that are often difficult to engage with ESG, through the operation of equities and bonds
  • Committed to spreading ESG and improving its transparency, including adherence to Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI*) and collaboration with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board in the US
Robeco Japan Company LTD.
  • The RobecoSAM Group Company carries out over 4,600 projects worldwide in terms of sustainability assessment, cooperating with S&P and Dow Jones Indices in America to develop the famous Dow Jones Sustainability Index as an indicator for ESG investment
  • Through the Active Ownership Team, the Operations Team and RobecoSAM’s Research Team practices engagement and exercises voting rights
Sompo Holdings, Inc.
  • Provides unique ESG-related insurance, such as “Weather Index Insurance” for Southeast Asia and “Disaster Prevention / Disaster Cost Insurance” for local governments
  • Contributes to the spread of ESG investment through activities such as participation in international conferences on climate change, the environment, etc.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Has achieved engagement with 90% of companies listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in market capitalization
  • Engagement focuses on marine pollution and plastics issues, and also offer biodiversity fund products

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