NB adds Japan fund to ESG platform

Neuberger Berman has added the Japan Equity Engagement Fund to its ESG platform.

The new UCITS fund covers Japanese small and mid-cap companies and will have a bias towards companies with a ‘willingness to change’. Stock selection will be based on a three-staged screening and scoring process focusing on quality, governance, environmental, social, and valuation factors. Tokyo-based Keita Kubota, Head of Japanese Equities at Neuberger Berman, will manage the fund.