• Don't rush into regulating data providers, says Japan's FSA

    24 August 2022

    Supervisors should not rush into regulating data providers while work to understand their "increasingly important" role in capital markets is ongoing, said Satoshi Ikeda, chief sustainable finance officer of the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA).

  • Japan consults on ESG data 'code of conduct'

    14 July 2022

    Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) has published what is believed to be a world-first 'code of conduct' for providers of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and evaluations.

  • Global capital requirement for climate risks is crucial for transition

    29 June 2022

    Japanese regulator recommends framing global warming as "a time bomb" to spur action

  • Japan's FSA: Strengthen ESG asset manager approach

    27 May 2022

    Japan's asset managers with ESG funds should continuously strengthen their investment process under a set of principles issued by the national regulator.

  • Japan's FSA plans principles to address 'nightmare' of investor ESG data requests

    11 February 2022

    Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) plans to launch a set of principles for ESG ratings and data providers this summer...

  • Japan's FSA forms ESG ratings and data committee

    09 February 2022

    Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) has formed a subcommittee to discuss ESG ratings and data providers.

  • Tokio Marine joins Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

    19 January 2022

    Physical risks from warming a "prudential issue" for Asia's regulators, says Japan's FSA

  • Moody's: Japan's FSA ESG disclosures may have limited immediate usefulness

    02 September 2021

    Forthcoming mandatory ESG disclosure requirements from Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) may have short-term limitations, Moody's Investors Service has said.

  • Bank of Japan climate change loan facility 'credit positive' for banks

    22 July 2021

    The climate change loan facility to be extended to lenders by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) is "credit positive" for Japanese banks...

  • Japanese regulator publishes draft social bond guidelines

    22 July 2021

    The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has published its proposed Social Bond Guidelines (SBG)...