As a responsible institutional investor, we actively endeavor to engage in responsible investment, including stewardship and ESG activities from the perspective of fulfilling its fiduciary duty to provide good investment returns to customers and the ultimate beneficiaries.
Acceptance of Japan’s Stewardship Code
We accept Japan’s Stewardship Code, which sets out the principles of a “responsible institutional investor”.
We publish the results of our “engagement activities” for improving corporate value and self-assessments on the implementation status of the stewardship code, which we are currently reinforcing.
We have signed the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and engage in investment that takes into account the environment, society, and governance (ESG).
We publish our ESG investment policies and approaches.
Please visit the following link for more information: https://www.smd-am.co.jp/english/corporate/responsible_investment/