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  • The Declining Birthrate Makes Us Think About Japan’s Tendency to Postpone Problems

The Declining Birthrate Makes Us Think About Japan’s Tendency to Postpone Problems

By Aki Matsumoto

  • I would like to discuss this issue because demographics is a very important factor for investment, regardless of whether the issue is directly related to ESG or not.
  • The government has avoided discussing this issue. The bill for years of neglect in creating environment in which people can safely give birth and raise children is already becoming apparent.
  • This is the same idea that Japanese management should seriously discuss with investors their vision for future growth, which means that both the government and companies face the same issues.

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