双日と弊社が温暖化対策・低炭素事業の共同検討に向けて資本業務提携いたしました

Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) and SDG Impact Japan Inc. (“SIJ”) have entered into a capital and business tie-up to jointly pursue global warming solutions and advance low-carbon businesses. Under this agreement, the two companies will explore collaboration to generate carbon credits for renewable energy projects in developing countries, with a view to utilize Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism (“JCM”),1 as well as to partner on decarbonization and circular economy-related start-up investments and incubations. Sojitz has established the Sustainability Challenge as its long-term vision for 2050 and aims to create sustainable growth for both Sojitz and society by working to help achieve a decarbonized society through its business activities and by responding to […]

5/24 CEO前川がJapan Times主催Special Evening Roundtableに登壇

On May 24, our Co-CEO Shohei Maekawa participated in the “Special Evening Roundtable: Building a Greener Future for Japan” hosted by the Japan Times. The discussion focused on the current status and challenges of sustainability initiatives in Japan. It was a great opportunity to interact with like-minded people. Special Evening Roundtable: Building a Greener Future for Japan

5/22-23 RI Japan 2024に弊社CISOサシャ・べスリックが登壇いたしました

On May 22nd, “Plenary 3: What Role Should Japan Play in Countering the ESG Backlash? The panelists discussed the backlash against ESG and its impact. Despite the emphasis on acronyms and some ESG bashing, he expressed his view that sustainability is at the core of corporate management and that the essence of ESG will continue to be an important factor in the financial industry. He was also a speaker at the May 23rd workshop “Risk-Return-Impact: how impact investing is changing the paradigm.” A lively discussion ensued on the topic of impact investing, which is on the rise. https://www.peievents.com/jp/event/ri-japan

RIMM Japan: 株式会社エル・ティー・エス、株式会社ME-Lab Japanとの業務提携

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 entered into a business partnership with LTS Corporation (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Hiroaki Kabashima; hereinafter, LTS) and its wholly owned subsidiary, ME-Lab Japan Inc. (same company; President and CEO: Takumi Sakauchi), to conduct joint research on the development of new climate risk assessment indicators and provide services related to ESG assessment. Through this […]

4/24発売の財界・2024年春季特大号に特別座談会の記事が掲載されました

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 Corporation. Also published in Zaikai ONLINE on 5/6 https://www.zaikai.jp/articles/detail/3915/1/1/1

SDGインパクトジャパン 新経営体制のお知らせ

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 Structure Changes Since our founding in 2021, we have been developing incubation and fund businesses together with our strategic partners with the mission of promoting innovation and creating new capital flows for the next generation of sustainable society. Since its founding, through a wide range of businesses centered on the promotion of sustainability, including the […]

芙蓉総合リース株式会社からのAgFunder SIJ Impactファンドへの追加出資に関するお知らせ

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”), an impact fund investing in agri-tech and food-tech (SIJ is participating as an impact management advisor to the fund). The current LP investors are Asahi Group Holdings, Meiji Holdings, Kewpie Corporation, and NAKASHIMATO Co.. Sustainability in the agriculture and food sectors is one of the most important issues in the realization of the SDGs. In […]

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