Kimura puts the importance of people and sustainable business practices at the heart of its business today and into the future through the application of ESG principles.
The application of ESG principles throughout the investment process and within the firm provides Kimura with greater insight to business risk, allowing it to create sustainable returns for investors whilst mitigating ESG risk. By embedding ESG practices into the firm, Kimura aims to promote responsible investment within the SME’s it finances and sets ESG precedents within the trade finance industry.
Application of Kimura’s ESG principles
Kimura has an integrated approach to sustainable investment. The ESG principles at the heart of our business:
Managers need to consider various associated risk factors and adjust their parameters for each investment, by commodity type, geography and yield target.
Encouraging borrowers to disclose information on the ESG factors that do or could affect them:
Understand stakeholder management and community relations
Understand diversity and anti-discrimination
Understand supply chain sustainability