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Internartional Initiatives

Japan Real Estate Asset Management (JRE-AM), which is JRE’s asset management company has become a signatory to the following international initiatives and participated in UNGC based on the idea that asset management considering ESG is essential to the sustainable growth of the asset value.
・Signatory to PRI
・Signatory to UNEP FI
・Participation in UNGC

Signatory to PRI


PRI comprises an international network of investor signatories that works to realize the Six Principles established for the finance industry in 2006 under the leadership of the then United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. This network is promoted through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).
PRI encourages the incorporation of Environment, Social and Governance issues into investment decision-making processes, with the aim to help companies enhance long-term investment performance and better fulfill their fiduciary duty. As of June 2018, approximately 2,000 institutions, representing more than US$82 trillion in assets under management, have signed on to PRI.
JRE-AM agreed with the basic approach of PRI and became a signatory in August 2018. It also participates in PRI Japan Network Property Working Group as a committee member.

1.We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes.
2.We will be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into our ownership policies and practices.
3.We will seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest.
4.We will promote acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry.
5.We will work together to enhance our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
6.We will each report on our activities and progress towards implementing the Principles.

Signatory to UNEP FI


UNEP is an agency of the United Nations established by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 to implement the Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and the Action Plan for the Human Environment, agreed upon at the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in the same year.
UNEP FI is a broad-based and closely knit partnership between UNEP and more than 200 banks, insurance, and securities companies around the world to promote sustainable finance. Since it was established in 1992, it has cooperated with financial institutions, policymakers, and regulatory authorities to promote a shift to a financial system that integrates economic growth and consideration for ESG issues.
JRE-AM agreed with the basic approach of UNEP FI and became a signatory in August 2018. It also participates in the UNEP FI Property Working Group. As of August 2018, this working group consisted of 30 representative real estate institutions in the world and promotes and encourages Responsible Property Investment (RPI).

Participation in UNGC


UNGC is a voluntary, global initiative supporting a global framework for sustainable growth through the demonstration of creative, responsible leadership by the respective corporations and organizations as principled members of society.
First proposed in 1999 by the then United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, participants currently number more than 13,000 organizations and companies based in 160 countries (as of July 2018). It engages in activities based on ten universally-accepted principles in the four areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. became a signatory of the UNGC and Mitsubishi Estate Group was registered as participants in April 2018. Along with this, JRE-AM has participated in this initiative as a member of Mitsubishi Estate Group.

  • Asset Managerジャパンリアルエステイト JRea

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