Japan’s largest insurer to assess ESG performance of $663bn portfolio

Nippon Life says it will consider reducing investments in domestic companies with persistently high carbon emissions and sovereign bonds with low ESG ratings

Nippon Life Insurance, the largest Japanese insurer by revenue, has said that it will introduce ESG ratings for all investments across its ¥70trn ($663bn) portfolio from April 2021. The initiative aims to improve investment returns and reduce risks by increasing positions in comp…

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