ESG disclosure requirements in Japan

ESG is high up on executive’s agenda in Japan. On the “E” side, in particular, on Climate Change, Japanese Prime Minister Suga announced in October the country’s pledge to achieve carbon neutral by 2050. This is a huge commitment. Hydrogen, battery storage, carbon recycling and offshore wind are named as the primary areas of development and investment. The videocast talks about ESG disclosure requirements in Japan, focuses on the impact EU regulations may have on Japanese asset managers.