Policy Brief

Impact Investment Report 2019

Impact Investment Report 2019


This report is a summary of the “Proposal for the Expansion of Impact Investing 2019” published by the GSG National Advisory Board (details on the reverse side) in April 2020.

“Proposal for the Expansion of Impact Investing 2019” is a report on the “present” and “future” of impact investing in Japan.

The report is a sequel (as 2019 edition) to the Proposal for the Expansion of Impact Investing 2015, published by the GSG National Advisory Board in 2015.

The report describes domestic and global changes in impact investing over the past five years. It also summarizes the following points:

  • key initiatives for the development of impact investing in Japan
  • actions required of each entity

The full text of the proposal is available on the GSG National Advisory Board website. Please visit our website. Separately, the GSG National Advisory Board also publishes a variety of reports, including the estimations of the domestic impact investing market and proposals on social IPOs. Please refer to them as necessary.

Click the cover image to download the report.


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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