The world economy is rapidly developing. Under such circumstances, we are encountering to environmental destruction. We have air pollution problems, and waste plastics cause marine pollution. In addition, forest destruction and global warming are long-term hot issues. Furthermore, we have various human rights issues. For example, labor issues, poverty issues, food issues, and education issues. These are concerned across the world. The environmental destruction destroys the ecosystem and threatens the survival of human being. Human rights problems cause hatred and regional or international conflicts.
Considering these serious problems, the United Nations set the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations Summit in September 2015. United Nations aim to achieve these goals during the 15 years from 2015 to 2030.
They aim to achieve SDGs by involving all sectors including international organizations, governments, corporations, and civil society groups. Investors are also required to be involved in achieving the SDGs.
Watanabe & Brothers’ Investment deems ESG investment in accordance with the idea of SDGs as principal of our activity. We are conducting long-term investment considering the factors such as Environment, Social, and Governance. We have to say that our goal is benefiting from long-term economic growth through such sustainable investment activities.