Toward the realization of a carbon-free society, major life insurance companies are moving toward virtually zero carbon dioxide emissions from investee companies.
Of these, Dai-ichi Life has set a goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from investee companies by approximately 30% by 2025 compared to 2020.
On top of that, the company aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to virtually zero by 2050 by engaging in intensive dialogue with investee companies that emit a large amount of carbon dioxide.
In addition, Nippon Life has set a target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from investees to virtually zero by 2050, and Meiji Yasuda Life and Sumitomo Life are also considering reductions.
A major life insurance company, which is also one of the leading institutional investors in Japan that manages a large amount of assets, has set a series of goals to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from investees to virtually zero, and is working on "decarbonization" by companies May accelerate further.