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Nov. 14, 2019  FTSE ESG Rating Seminar held at TSE [includes video]


FTSE Russell introduced the system and processes behind their ESG ratings

On November 14, 2019, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) held the “FTSE ESG Rating Seminar” at TSE Hall, hosted by FTSE Russell and co-hosted by JPX and London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).

Speakers at the seminar included FTSE Russell’s Head of Sustainable Investment, and representatives from FTSE Russell Japan who explained in Japanese about the FTSE Russell ESG rating method, the meaning of each rating category, the logic and thinking behind the ratings, and the thinking behind the survey questions. They also answered questions from the audience in detail. The successful seminar was attended by around 270 representatives from TSE listed companies.

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Materials Speaker
An introduction to LSEG and FTSE Russell PDF(Japanese only) Tadashi Tago
Japan Country Head, FTSE Russell
Increasing integration of sustainable investment by institutional investors globally PDF David Harris
Head of Sustainable Investment, FTSE Russell
Explanation of FTSE ESG Ratings PDF(Japanese only) Eisuke Nakajima
Head of Sustainable Investment Japan, FTSE Russell


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