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UNCOVERING THE DARKNESS OF MEGA BANK – COAL-FIRED POWER GENERATION MONEY FLOW THAT EXACERBATES THE CLIMATE CRISIS

UNCOVERING THE DARKNESS OF MEGA BANK – COAL-FIRED POWER GENERATION MONEY FLOW THAT EXACERBATES THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Our deposits are being used in the Cirebon coal-fired power generation project in West Java, Indonesia, which exacerbates climate change and the community’s livelihoods. “Where are you going, my money? -The flow of money around…
RACE TO THE TOP CONTINUES AMONG THE JAPANESE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

RACE TO THE TOP CONTINUES AMONG THE JAPANESE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Moka Yamagata of Fair Finance Guide Japan discusses the new assessment scores and shows the clear success of the “race to the top” approach of the Fair Finance Guide in Japan with greater engagement with…
NORINCHUKIN BANK AND DAI-ICHI LIFE RANK TOP FOR ESG POLICY TWO YEARS IN A ROW ACCORDING TO NGOS

NORINCHUKIN BANK AND DAI-ICHI LIFE RANK TOP FOR ESG POLICY TWO YEARS IN A ROW ACCORDING TO NGOS

Japan – The latest set of scores was released by Fair Finance Guide Japan, a coalition of Japanese NGOs that shed light on the investment and lending policies of major financial institutions. Norinchukin Bank and…
UNCOVERING THE DARKNESS OF MEGA BANK – PALM OIL HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS HIDDEN IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

UNCOVERING THE DARKNESS OF MEGA BANK – PALM OIL HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS HIDDEN IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Indonesian palm oil plantations reported human rights abuses, including child labor. However, Japan’s Mega Bank continues to lend to the farm’s parent company. “Where are you going, my money? -The flow of money around the…
JAPAN INSURANCE GUIDE

JAPAN INSURANCE GUIDE

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PRESS RELEASE: NORINCHUKIN BANK AND DAI-ICHI LIFE RANKS TOP ACCORDING TO NGOS

PRESS RELEASE: NORINCHUKIN BANK AND DAI-ICHI LIFE RANKS TOP ACCORDING TO NGOS

Key Highlights from the 2020 Policy Assessments on Sustainable Finance for Banks in Japan Using the Fair Finance Guide Methodology Norinchukin Bank and Dai-ichi Life are among the top scoring financial institutions, according to a…
IN CONVERSATION WITH… YUKI TANABE

IN CONVERSATION WITH… YUKI TANABE