Corporate Missions and Fiduciary & ESG Principles

Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”), as an asset management company, acts as a fiduciary on behalf of its clients and is firmly committed to putting its clients’ best interest first. It places fiduciary and ESG principles at the highest guiding theme of its corporate value and actions.

Nikko AM strongly believes that investments by considering environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) are inherent to long-term corporate value creation, and contribute to the realization of sustainable economic growth. As such, Nikko AM views ESG issues as an integral part of its fiduciary duty and endeavors to incorporate ESG principles in all its investment processes.

Nikko AM, for the realization of high-quality financial services that truly meet clients’ needs, always endeavors to act in the spirit of the fiduciary and ESG principles, and continually makes effort toward further improvement with the ideas of innovation.

Code of Conduct Regarding Fiduciary・ESG Principles
Implementing Fiduciary & ESG Principles
Policies regarding the Fiduciary Duties of the Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Group
Report on Engagements Regarding Code of Conduct on Fiduciary・ESG Principles(as of May 1st, 2017)