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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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May. 2008

Asset Management

Time for Pension Funds to Adopt SRI Policies

Atsuo Urakabe

SRI is not as prevalent among pension funds in Japan as in the US or Europe. Japanese pension funds would be well-advised to formulate explicit SRI policies to expand their investment opportunities and help improve the asset management industry's SRI product offerings.