Asia will be able to catch up on ESG investing, says Japan’s GPIF CIO

Photographer: Akio Kon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments are increasingly gaining prominence among asset managers across the world (particularly in the West),  corporations in Asia are considering broader adoption of ESG-focused principles.

Hiromichi Mizuno, chief investment officer at Japan’s $1.4-trillion Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), said Asia will be able to catch up and get on the learning curve when it comes to responsible investment.

Bring stories like this into your inbox every day.

Sign up for our newsletter - The Daily Brief
Subscribe to Newsletter