RIMM Japan:Announcement of business partnership with LTS Co., Ltd. and ME-Lab Japan Co., Ltd.

Joint research to develop “Climate Hybrid Risk” IndicatorsAccelerating GX management support using AI On 16th May 2024, our group company RIMM Japan Inc. (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Chairman of the Board: Masashi Yamashita) and its parent company, RIMM Sustainability Pte Ltd. (headquarters: Singapore; CEO: Ravi Chidambaram; hereinafter, both companies are collectively referred to as “RIMM”), have […]

4/24 Special Roundtable Discussion Featured in Zaikai

Under the theme of “What is the role of finance in solving social issues such as SDGs and ESG? The article featured a special roundtable discussion among Mr. Kamezawa, President of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Mr. Nagashima, President of Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company, and Mr. Tanika, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zaikai […]

Announces Change in Co-CEO and Management Structure

SDG Impact Japan Inc. hereby announces a change in the Co-CEO and new management structure of SDG Impact Japan, Inc. (“SIJ”), a company specializing in sustainable finance, effective April 1, 2024, as follows. 1.Details of Management Structure Changes Current Title New Title Bradley Busetto Co-CEO Director, Vice Chairperson Shohei Maekawa COO Co-CEO 2.Background of Management […]

Additional Investment from Fuyo General Lease Co.Ltd. to invest in AgFunder SIJ Impact Fund

SDG Impact Japan Inc. (CEO: Mari Kogiso, hereinafter “SIJ”) and AgFunder Asia Pte. (Executive Director: John Friedman, hereinafter “AgFunder”), a Singapore-based venture capital firm jointly announced that Fuyo General Lease Co., Ltd. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Hiroaki Oda, President and Chief Executive Officer; hereinafter “Fuyo Lease”) has committed to invest in AgFunder SIJ Impact Fund (hereinafter “Fund”), […]

Advertising works in which co-CEO Mari Kogiso has appeared won an Nikkei BP’s Award

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s advertisement “The Future of Ukraine and the World with Akira Ikegami and us”, which our co-CEO Mari Kogiso has appeared, won the Grand Prix at the 10th Nikkei BP Marketing Awards (2024). https://www.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/newsrelease/corp/20240304/ https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXZQOUC297UL0Z20C24A2000000/

We have been appointed as ambassadors of SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 Global Startup Program

We are pleased to announce that we have been appointed as ambassadors of SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 Global Startup Program. SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 Global Startup Program” is the largest scale global innovation conference in Asia and the only one of its kind in Japan, which creates “unseen encounters” with startup ecosystems in Japan and […]

sustainacraft and SIJ to partner for high-quality nature-based carbon credit fund

The 10-billion-yen Nature Commitment Fund aims to acquire 9 million tons of nature-based voluntary and JCM credits. sustainacraft Co., Ltd. (Headquarter: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Hiroshi Suetsugu, hereafter “sustainacraft”) and SDG Impact Japan (Headquarter: Chiyoga-ku, Tokyo, Co-CEO Mari Ogiso, hereafter “SIJ”) has agreed on working together to mobilize investment in high-quality nature-based carbon credits. The […]

Wataru Baba
Managing Partner

Senior Fellow, Climate and Sustainability at Panasonic Group since 2022, where he accelerated the company’s growth through an integrated strategy for creating positive impact on climate change and established Sustainability Committee, chaired by the Group CEO. Board Member of Japan Professional Football League (J.League) and Independent Director for a civic technology nonprofit, Code for Japan, and a web3 startup, Financie, Inc