Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) today announces its support for the Japan-British Society, General Incorporated Association (“the Japan-British Society”). This is initially through a JPY 1 million donation towards planting and maintaining 1,000 cherry trees across parks in the United Kingdom, as a symbol of bilateral friendship between Japan and the UK.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) today announces its support for efforts towards commitment to the four areas of impact (Investor disclosure; Corporate engagement; Policy advocacy; Investment) under The Investor Agenda, for the global investor community to address climate change.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. today announces the establishment of its Corporate Sustainability Department, bolstering its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) commitments both in the way in which it manages itself and how it approaches investing.
At the shareholder meetings of 2,255 Japanese companies in which Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) invests held from July 2017 through June 2018, the Firm cast 3,453 negative votes against 22,142 proposals. This translates to 15.6% of the total.
(Changed on 28 August, 2018)
At an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) has confirmed the appointment of Mari Yamauchi as Outside Director.
Nikko Asset Management today announces a new exchange traded fund (ETF) linked to the S&P 500 Index with a currency hedge for the yen.