Policy Brief

The Current State of Impact Investing in Japan 2019

The Current State of Impact Investing in Japan 2019


According to the survey of the GSG National Advisory Board in 2019, it is confirmed that the balance of impact investing in Japan reached at least JPY 448 billion.

The survey also shows that 6 new entrants executed impact investing this year while 9 out of 11 organizations executing impact investing which had continued to reply the questionnaires since 2018 expanded their activities.

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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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