• Japan to study 'financed emissions' in second climate scenario analysis of banks

    10 May 2024

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) and Financial Services Agency (FSA) are preparing to run a second climate scenario analysis of three major Japanese banks, which could include analysis of the banks' 'financed emissions'.

  • CA100+ adds six investor members to Global Steering Committee

    22 November 2023

    Climate Action 100+ (CA100+), the world's biggest collaborative engagement initiative, has named six new investor members to join its Global Steering Committee.

  • People moves 28 July including OCBC, First Sentier and more

    28 July 2023
  • Sumitomo Mitsui AM to take stake in Osmosis

    13 July 2023
  • Sumitomo Mitsui to begin voting against boards on ESG issues

    25 May 2023

    Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management will for the first time vote against boards that have failed to take action on ESG issues, following six years of engagement with company management.

  • Japan's largest banks hit by shareholder climate action

    12 April 2023

    Japan's six largest banks and energy companies have been hit by shareholder calls to disclose decarbonisation plans, over concerns that fossil fuel expansion will result in stranded assets.

  • People Moves 3rd February: Credit Agricole, Mitsui and more...

    03 February 2023
  • COP15: $24trn investor group calls for agreement on Global Biodiversity Framework

    13 December 2022

    150 financial institutions representing over $24 trillion in assets under management have called on countries to adopt a post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15).

  • SMTB: Companies concerned about our decarbonisation goals

    09 May 2022

    Corporate clients of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) are concerned about the bank's decarbonisation commitment, an executive has said.

  • Activists file climate resolutions at Japanese companies

    13 April 2022