ESG Investment in ASEAN Is Promising; However, Challenges Remain, AJC Says in a New Study on ESG Investment in ASEAN

TOKYO, ESG investment has been implicitly and unsystematically undertaken among the ASEAN firms but it is promising, according to a study on the ESG Investment in the ASEAN region released by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC).

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment has gained momentum around the world and the force is moving towards Asia, especially in the ASEAN Member States. Against this backdrop, AJC, an intergovernmental organization of ASEAN and Japan based in Tokyo, issued a study ESG Investment: Towards Sustainable Development in ASEAN and Japan (to urge investors to invest responsibly by understanding ESG investment and contribute to the better and sustainable investment environment and society in Japan and the ASEAN Member States.

Source: NAM News Network