Green Dream with Sumi Trust manager: Identifying ESG champions in Japan

SuMi TRUST’s Japan Impact Opportunities fund manager Kuniyuki Sugihara speaks to ESG Clarity

In this episode of the Green Dream, the video series where ESG Clarity interviews key figureheads in the responsible investment world to get their views on the latest trends, news and movements in this evolving landscape, global head of ESG insight Natalie Kenway speaks to Kuniyuki Sugihara, manager of the SuMi TRUST’s Japan Impact Opportunities Fund, which is part of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management.

He shared how analysing company alignment with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals helps him identify the ‘ESG champions’ to be included in the portfolio as well as impact opportunities.

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Natalie Kenway

Natalie is global head of ESG insight for ESG Clarity and has been an investment journalist for 16 years. She won Editor of the Year at the Aviva Investors Sustainability Media Awards 2021, and was Winner...