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Norinchukin announces new real estate strategies focusing on ESG
Investors - JANUARY 10, 2020

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Norinchukin announces new real estate strategies focusing on ESG

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Norinchukin and NZAM (Norinchukin Zenkyoren Asset Management) have announced new development and investment of ESG-themed J-REIT investment products.

Norinchukin has committed $100 million for the first investments to this program, and will offer this program to institutional and retail investors through both Norinchukin and NZAM platforms.

In this program, Norinchukin will invest in J-REITs by utilizing the GRESB framework as indicators for ESG evaluation, targeting the promote green building concepts and contributing to climate change mitigation by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Norinchukin also stated the organization will expand coverage of ESG real estate investments into the global markets through this program.

Norinchukin is putting significant efforts into applying ESG in its investments and developments of products. This will lead the trend of increasing demand on ESG-focused fund strategies and products for Japanese investors for both domest

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