Company

"CSR" stands for "Catalyst for Sustainability and Responsibility" as well as Corporate Social Responsibility.
As such, the firm's mission is to transform built environment to greener one, collaborating with the investment sector as a driver.
Please find our Sustainability Policy here.
Sustainability Policy 〉〉


Company Name CSR Design Green Investment Advisory, Co., Ltd
CEO Ryuichi Horie
Capital Stock JPY 15 million
Address Kudan Hikari Bldg. 3F, 2-4-13, Kudan-minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074 Japan [MAP]
TEL/FAX TEL +81-(0)3-5213-4830 / FAX +81-(0)3-5213-4831
Year of Foundation February 2010
Registration Investment advisory #2393
Associations The Association for Real Estate Securitization (ARES)
Green Building Japan (GBJ)
Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Japan Investment Advisers Association
Japan Sustainable Investment Forum (JSIF)
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Real Estate Sustainability & Energy-Efficiency Diffusion (RE-SEED)
Tokyo Building Owners and Managers Association
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Support for ESG Initiatives Japan Climate Initiative (JCI)
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

Ryuichi Horie

Ryuichi Horie
Co-founder and CEO

Profile of Representative Director Profile of Representative Director

Horie is a co-founder of CSR Design Green Investment Advisory, Co., Ltd., which focuses on investment advisory and research on green buildings/developments. He also has 22 years' experience in finance – he has worked for IBJ and Merrill Lynch, and also served as Managing Director responsible for structured finance including carbon trading and renewable energy funds at Deutsche Bank. Horie is a graduate of The University of Tokyo's Faculty of Law, and obtained an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a LEED AP O+M and a CASBEE AP for Market Promotion. He is also a Lecturer at J.F. Oberlin University, and is a member of several committees hosted by Japanese Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and Ministry of the Environment (MOE), and is a chairperson of the property working group of PRI Japan Network, and serves as an Member of Advisory Group of UNEP FI Property Working Group.

■Articles and Lectures

June 2016 Made a speech on “What is a green lease?” at the Symposium on Green Buildings: Energy Management for Green Lease hosted by Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo and backed by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
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(Japanese only)

November 2015 Made a speech on “GRESB 2015 Survey Results in the Japanese Market” at the GRESB seminar hosted by DBJ and ARES.

April 2015 Made a speech on “The Latest Sustainability Trend of GRESB and the Japanese Market” at the GRESB seminar hosted by ARES.
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(Japanese only)

March 2015 Made a speech at a seminar co-hosted by the UNEP FI/PWG and the Sustainable Real Estate Research Group (Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank).

February 2015 Made a speech on “GRESB” at the WGBC Asia Forum.

April 2014 Made a speech on “GRESB Survey and Japanese Market Trends” at “ARES Seminar on GRESB” hosted by Association for Real Estate Securitization (ARES).
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(Japanese only)

December 2013 Wrote a report on "GRESB 2013 Survey Results in the Japanese Market" in ARES Journal Vol. 16 with Takagi.
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(Japanese only)

October 2013 Made a presentation on GRESB at "Sustainable Buildings to be appreciated in the real estate market", a symposium held by Architectural Institute of Japan.
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(Japanese only)

September 2013 Made a presentation on “Indications from GRESB Survey results toward promoting green buildings” at the MLIT Green Building Committee.
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(Japanese only)

April 2013 Made a speech on "Overview of GRESB" at "GRESB Special Seminar" hosted by Association of Real Estate Securitization (ARES).
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(Japanese only)

February 2013 Wrote a report on "GRESB 2012 Survey" in ARES Journal Vol. 11 with Koyama.
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December 2012 Participated in a roundtable titled "The role of green buildings toward achieving sustainability" for "Appraisal & Finance" published by Jutaku- Shimpo- Sha, Inc.
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July 2012 Wrote an article on "Global initiatives to promote green buildings and their applications to Japan" for a periodical published by Japan Real Estate Institute. (Japanese only)

November 2010 Wrote an article for "Economic Classroom" of Nikkei Newspaper on "Responsible Investment and Green Buildings" with Prof. Mizuguchi
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