Approach to Social Contribution through Capital Markets

The Monex Group looks to improve corporate value by embodying our business principles and providing value to society through business activities that follow our code of conduct. We promote ESG not just as an internal framework for creating value through business but as a common language among different stakeholders. We believe that it is important for the group to carry out our social mission: to establish a financial infrastructure that is stress-free for individuals and to provide the best financial services that meet individual needs, thereby contributing to the healthy development of capital markets.

Business Principles

Promotion of ESG investment in group companies

Monex, Inc. offers various ESG and SDG themed funds to retail investors in Japan. Monex Ventures contributes to the economic growth of Africa by investing in Africa Incubator, Inc.

Investment Education

Since its foundation, the Monex Group has been focusing on investment education based on the idea that improving the financial literacy of individual investors will lead to the revitalization of capital markets and economic development in order to realize the "democratization of capital markets. Monex, Inc., which plays a central role in this effort, holds nationwide offline investment seminars for 500 attendees, as well as online seminars that are open not only to Monex, Inc. customers but also to general individual investors. In addition, Monex University project offers a variety of investment education opportunities, including educational content mainly for beginners.

Financial Inclusion

In order to realize the vision of "democratization of capital markets," the Monex Group is implementing initiatives at each group company to provide retail investors with better access to capital markets and financial services. In the following pages, we will introduce the initiatives for improving Financial Access of Monex Securities, TradeStation Group, and Coincheck.