Nikko AM's Approach
Nikko AM sees the implementation of environmental, social and governance factors in our investment processes as an ongoing journey of continuous enhancement in how best to apply the highest standards.
The approach to ESG factors is rooted in an investment philosophy that is backed by a process which is ESG-integrated. We believe that attention to ESG is about good investment discipline and is not a separate exercise; rather it is core to the business and inherent to long-term value creation.
Different asset classes have different dynamics, with varied geographies and industry sectors adding to that complexity. This makes ESG implementation more akin to an art than a science within portfolio construction. Each investment team interprets ESG implementation through its own lens, leading to a differentiated but equally high standard approach.
Our representative ESG capabilities include the following strategie: