Sustainability Promotion Framework
To ensure the efficacy of its sustainability initiatives, the Asset Management Company has established a Sustainability Committee and a Sustainability Secretariat as an organ for examining matters prior to their consideration by the committee. The Sustainability Committee is chaired by the Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director, and its other members are general managers of the Investment Division, the Finance Division, and the Planning and Administration Division.
|Meetings||The committee meets once every quarter in principle.
* In principle, the Compliance Division General Manager attends committee meetings and offers opinions from a compliance-based perspective.
|Role||The Sustainability Committee deliberates sustainability policy, short-and medium-term goals—including key performance indicators (KPIs) used to measure progress—based on the relevant risks and opportunities as well as, to manage and realize these, specific measures and their implementation plans. These items are proposed to the committee by the Sustainability Secretariat.|
|Meetings||The secretariat meets at least once every quarter in principle.|
|Role||The Sustainability Secretariat is an organ for examining matters prior to their consideration by the Sustainability Committee. The secretariat submits proposals to the committee pertaining to such matters as sustainability policy and short-and medium-term goals—including the KPIs used to measure progress—based on the relevant risks and opportunities as well as, to manage and realize these, specific measures and their implementation plans.
Furthermore, the secretariat manages Companywide implementation related to such matters as goals and specific measures decided by the Sustainability Committee and gathers relevant information from responsible divisions that it periodically reports to the committee.
The boards of directors of the Asset Management Company and FRI periodically receive reports on the policies, goals, specific measures and other matters decided by the Sustainability Committee as well as the progress of their implementation.
Number of committees: 4, average attendance rate of committee members: 100% (Fiscal 2020)