Sustainability Policy

Takara Leben Infrastructure Fund, Inc.
Takara Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Takara Leben Group, which Takara Asset Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter called “The Asset Management”) belongs to, defines our corporate identity as “THINK HAPPINESS AND MAKE THE HAPPINESS”, and aims to contribute to “Urban development which all people can have a life with peace of mind”

Also both Takara Leben Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (hereinafter called “The Investment Corporation”) and The Asset Management define the basic principles as contribution to a creation of earth-friendly and sustainable environment. And we aim to create value through utilizing natural energy and contribute to creation of employment and economic development as well as measures against global warming and improvement of energy self-sufficient rate in the community.

More recently, it has been paid more attention around the world to corporate responsibility to sustainability issues referred to as Environment, Society and Governance (ESG). In asset management business, there is a growing recognition that it is essential to understand risks and opportunities in ESG issues and manage them properly for maximizing mid-long term corporate value.

In consideration of the situations above, The Asset Management and The Investment Corporation established “Sustainability Policy” as described below in order to engage in ESG issues in our daily business operation concretely and proactively, considering that achievement of our basic principles and realization of sustainable society are conducive to enhancement of shareholder’s value

Established on May 23, 2019
  • Investment on renewable energy conducive to resolution of climate change issues
    We contribute to mitigating climate change issues through investment on renewable energy generation facilities which produce minimal GHG emissions.
  • Consideration for the surrounding ecosystem
    We strive to conduct appropriate risk management and make efforts on preserving the appropriate risk management, considering risk that the properties and business facilities including renewable energy generation facilities might impact the surrounding ecosystem, biodiversity and so on.
  • Resource saving/energy saving/waste reduction
    We plan to improve resource and energy use efficiency and waste reduction, and take actions for continuous improvement.
  • Stable energy supply
    We endeavor for continuous new investment and appropriate operations and management of the existing investment facilities to contribute to enhancing energy self-sufficiency rate in our country through investment on renewable energy as stable social capital with growth potential.
  • Contribution to local community
    We contribute to local community through investment and management on renewable energy generation facilities by creating of local employment and regional development through utilizing unused land.
  • Engagement in executives and employees
    We take initiatives on creating environment and structures which allow our executives and employees to work in a secure and comfortable way, in order to enhance individual abilities for operation.
    Also, we strive to provide educational and training opportunities to enhance the abilities, knowledge and awareness of ESG.
  • Engagement in supply chain
    We proceed with efforts on ESG in cooperation with partner companies constituting supply chains. Also, we make a decision considering ESG factors when purchasing and selecting products and services in our business activities.
  • Regulatory compliance
    We comply with laws and regulations on ESG in all our business activities.
  • Information disclosure and transparency
    We try to disclose information on ESG proactively in addition to financial information on business, in order to establish trusted relationships with stakeholders including investors, in view of highly public aspect of our business.
  • Appropriate business operation
    We establish the operation structure in The Asset Management, which ensures measures against conflict of interest and make impartial decisions between The Investment Corporation and private funds to which our sponsors and The Asset Management are entrusted.