I have been an analyst (in charge of the electronics sector) at the Nikko Research Center and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd. for about 20 years. I have been deeply involved in ESG business, including the first establishment of SRI fund pensions in 2003. After working as an IR/SR advisor for companies utilizing my experience as an investor, I have been in my current position since April 2020. Currently, I am in charge of promoting the sustainability strategy of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., disclosing ESG information, and developing the sustainability business. I have served as a member of the METI's Dialogue Promotion Study Group and a member of the Nadeshiko Brand Selection Criteria Review Committee.