ESG Data

The following is the key ESG performance data of the Nomura Group.

Reporting period: FY2018/19 (April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019)

ESG Data (PDF 87KB)

Independent Assurance Report (PDF 60KB)

List of Calculation Standards

Corporate Governance

Members of the board

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Ratio (%)
  June 30, 2014 June 30, 2015 June 30, 2016 June 30, 2017 June 30, 2018 June 30, 2019
No. of people Ratio No. of people Ratio No. of people Ratio No. of people Ratio No. of people Ratio No. of people Ratio
Board of Directors 11 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 10 - 10 -
Outside Directors 6 55 7 58 6 55 6 60 6 60 6 60
Non-Japanese Directors 3 27 3 25 3 27 1 10 2 20 2 20
Female Directors 1 9 1 8 1 9 1 10 2 20 2 20

Board of Directors meetings

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
No. of times held 10 10 10 11 10 10
Average attendance rate (%) 98 99 100 99 100 100
Average term of office (Years) 3.1 3.8 3.2 3.3 2.7 3.7

Executive Management Board

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  Male Female Ratio of female (%)
May 1, 2019 7 1 13

Officers (Executive Officers and Senior Managing Directors)

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May 1, 2019
  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Male 27 26 27 33 34 33
Female 2 2 2 1 1 1
Ratio of female (%) 6 7 7 3 3 3

Contributing to Sound and Sustainable Capital Markets

Caseload at Customer Help Desk Department (Nomura Securities)

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total (No. of cases) 7,010※1 5,540 5,767 6,003 7,054 7,843
Complaints 4,023 2,537 2,771 2,531 2,479 2,542※3
Inquiries 2,730 2,766 2,749 3,267 4,147※2 4,852
Opinions and requests 55 81 128 98 270 237
Other 202 156 119 107 158 212

1 The increase in the caseload in FY2013/14 was due to a rise in the number of incoming calls and heavy demand on telephone circuits.

2 The increase in the number of inquiries in FY2017/18 is due to system changes.

3 of this total, 28 complaints were related to personal information

Branches that are barrier-free and have AEDs (Nomura Securities)

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    FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Certified universally accessible No. of branch offices 30 30 33 32 32 32
Wheelchair-accessible toilets No. of branch offices 78 78 83 83 82 82
Wheelchair-accessible elevators No. of branch offices 66 66 68 66 67 67
With steps removed from entrances and exits
(with ramps, elevators, or no steps)
No. of branch offices 129 130 128 132 129 129
With installations to mitigate entrance and exit steps (railings or reduced step heights) No. of branch offices 13 14 14 12 12 12
Percentage of branches equipped with AEDs (automated external defibrillators) Ratio (%) 100 100 100 100 100 100
Percentage of branches with personnel designated to provide assistance to seniors or disabled persons Ratio (%) 80 80 80 87 80 81
Percentage of branches with Heartful Partner, a specialist team for elderly clients Ratio (%) - - - - - 100

Results of customer satisfaction surveys at branch offices (Nomura Securities)

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Ratio (%)
  August
2014
January
2015
February
2016
February
2017
November
2017
March
2019
Extremely satisfied/satisfied 81.4 80.9 82.1 83.7 85.5 88.8
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 16.3 16.3 15.1 14.3 13.0 9.6
Extremely dissatisfied/dissatisfied 2.2 2.8 2.8 2.0 1.5 1.6

Sustainable Finance

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Number of issues 8 5 4 5 20 33
Issue proceeds
(millions of yen)
498,768 110,331 52,133 59,226 220,997 1,079,161

ESG bonds in which Nomura Securities is involved

Sustainable Investment (Asset Management Division)

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  June 2019
Sustainable investment ratio 72%

To determine the sustainable investment ratio for our assets under management we include the following investment approaches:

1.Best in Class (Investment in leading companies in each industry from an ESG perspective),

2.ESG Thematic Investment,

3.Impact Investment,

4.ESG Integration,

5.Active Share Ownership, including the exercising of proxy voting rights and direct engagement with investee company management.
In addition, to ensure an accurate assessment of our sustainable investment activities, we exclude investment strategies from the overall universe for which our company is unable to directly undertake sustainable investment decisions.

Contributing to Sustainable Communities

Community contribution expenditures

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Amount (Millions of yen) Ratio (%)
  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio
Total 1,323 - 1,457 - 1,325 - 1,704 - 1,224 - 1,717 -
Education 604 45.6 530 36.4 562 42.4 451 26.5 407 33.3 410 23.9
Arts, culture and sports 66 4.9 333 22.8 102 7.7 567 33.3 157 12.8 476 27.7
Science and academic achievement 117 8.8 114 7.8 120 9.0 116 6.8 109 8.9 230 13.4
Community contribution 190 14.3 161 11.1 162 12.2 189 11.1 261 21.3 277 16.1
Welfare and health 39 2.9 85 5.8 79 6.0 53 3.1 33 2.7 46 2.7
Environment 84 6.3 34 2.3 29 2.2 71 4.1 59 4.8 69 4.0
Human rights and labor 20 1.5 19 1.3 39 3.0 12 0.7 6 0.5 16 0.9
Disaster relief 78 5.9 68 4.7 56 4.2 61 3.6 9 0.7 18 1.0
Other 129 9.7 113 7.7 176 13.3 184 10.8 185 15.0 175 10.2

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

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  FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Number of employees involved in community contribution program 6,547 10,067
Hours of employee volunteering in work time 4,637 hours 14,086 hours
Value of in-kind contributions 12 millions of yen 22 millions of yen
Number of partner beneficiary organizations 321 345

Participants and materials in financial and economics education

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 Cumulative total
Visiting classes (elementary, junior, senior high schools, universities, teachers)
Since 2008
No. of schools 56 265 304 346 442 393 1,912
No. of participants 2,825 9,836 9,637 15,317 19,377 18,919 82,083
Finance courses for universities
Since 2001
No. of schools 112 108 106 104 106 102 1,966
No. of participants 11,000 11,000 11,000 11,200 11,000 11,200 250,400
Financial courses for the general public
Since 2003
No. of courses 531 566 412 304 270 256 8,376
No. of participants 23,897 24,712 14,958 10,926 8,105 7,421 407,176
Nikkei Stock League
Since 2000
No. of teams 1,484 1,361 1,429 1,618 1,832 1,792 29,742
No. of members 5,699 5,167 5,587 6,462 7,180 7,103 117,811
Number of educational materials supplied* No. of schools 442 527 440 434 470 730 10,026
No. of copies 26,801 39,550 27,305 30,167 37,163 61,581 859,515

The total volume of learning materials donated to elementary and junior high schools by Nomura Holdings

Developing Human Resources Who Respect Diversity

Education and training expenses

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Millions of yen
  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total 2,515 2,972 2,880 2,767 2,987 3,225
Japan 1,978 2,076 2,020 2,094 2,093 2,004
Europe 81 115 225 161 228 280
Americas 262 573 426 299 435 694
Asia-Pacific 194 208 209 213 230 247

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

Participation in education and training

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total Aggregate no. of hours 406,602 507,639 499,386 501,377 530,869 537,323
Aggregate no. of participants 89,657 132,672 211,014 195,819 277,824 302,460
Japan Aggregate no. of hours 284,920 333,305 307,295 303,854 298,571 332,570
Aggregate no. of participants 12,325 14,398 16,294 15,581 14,896 18,879
Europe Aggregate no. of hours 26,117 48,434 47,709 33,638 49,288 43,787
Aggregate no. of participants 21,822 41,654 62,077 44,325 70,240 77,539
Americas Aggregate no. of hours 7,811 15,439 17,589 15,848 23,139 15,983
Aggregate no. of participants 5,598 12,255 25,122 19,816 38,169 35,932
Asia-Pacific Aggregate no. of hours 87,754 110,461 126,793 148,037 159,871 144,983
Aggregate no. of participants 49,912 64,365 107,521 116,097 154,519 170,110

Certain subsidiaries and affiliates were excluded from the number of participants in internal education and training in Europe, the Americas and Asia as the data was compiled based on persons registered through the Wholesale Division's internal training system.

Composition of employees

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total No. of employees 26,019 28,672 28,865 28,186 28,048 27,864
Male 17,737 17,820 17,201 16,988 16,710
Female 10,935 11,045 10,985 11,060 11,154
Ratio of male employees (%) 62 62 62 61 61 60
Ratio of female employees (%) 38 38 38 39 39 40
Japan No. of employees 15,062 15,973 16,083 16,227 15,819 15,852
Male 9,295 9,385 9,443 9,055 8,956
Female 6,678 6,698 6,784 6,764 6,896
Ratio of male employees (%) 56 58 58 58 57 56
Ratio of female employees (%) 44 42 42 42 43 44
Europe No. of employees 3,461 3,485 3,424 3,026 3,057 2,909
Male 2,477 2,425 2,121 2,134 2,000
Female 1,008 999 905 923 909
Ratio of male employees (%) 71 71 71 70 70 69
Ratio of female employees (%) 29 29 29 30 30 31
Americas No. of employees 2,281 2,449 2,503 2,314 2,362 2,357
Male 1,824 1,850 1,707 1,740 1,744
Female 625 653 607 622 613
Ratio of male employees (%) 74 74 74 74 74 74
Ratio of female employees (%) 26 26 26 26 26 26
Asia-Pacific No. of employees 5,215 6,765 6,855 6,619 6,810 6,746
Male 4,141 4,160 3,930 4,059 4,010
Female 2,624 2,695 2,689 2,751 2,736
Ratio of male employees (%) 64 61 61 59 60 59
Ratio of female employees (%) 36 39 39 41 40 41

The figures cover Nomura Group on a consolidated basis. In FY2013/14 and prior fiscal years, some subsidiaries were not included in the scope of the calculations.

Ratio of employees by region

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Ratio (%)
  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
Japan 58 56 56 58 56 57
Europe 13 12 12 11 11 10
Americas 9 9 8 8 9 9
Asia-Pacific 20 23 24 23 24 24

Number of new hires

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total No. of employees 2,920 2,934 2,868 2,763 2,901 2,779
Male - 1,971 1,850 1,577 1,765 1,639
Female - 963 1,018 1,186 1,136 1,140
Ratio of male employees (%) - 67 65 57 61 59
Ratio of female employees (%) - 33 35 43 39 41
Japan No. of employees 1,029 845 932 1,107 1,008 1,100
Male 507 482 537 588 547 563
Female 522 363 395 519 461 537
Ratio of male employees (%) 49 57 58 53 54 51
Ratio of female employees (%) 51 43 42 47 46 49
Europe No. of employees 503 510 405 283 376 346
Male - 389 286 189 260 232
Female - 121 119 94 116 114
Ratio of male employees (%) - 76 71 67 69 67
Ratio of female employees (%) - 24 29 33 31 33
Americas No. of employees 418 510 424 318 355 333
Male - 382 313 227 263 254
Female - 128 111 91 92 79
Ratio of male employees (%) - 75 74 71 74 76
Ratio of female employees (%) - 25 26 29 26 24
Asia-Pacific No. of employees 970 1,069 1,107 1,055 1,162 1,000
Male - 718 714 573 695 590
Female - 351 393 482 467 410
Ratio of male employees (%) - 67 64 54 60 59
Ratio of female employees (%) - 33 36 46 40 41

The figures represent total Nomura Group hires on a consolidated basis.

Data for FY2015/16 and prior fiscal years for Japan cover Nomura Holdings and Nomura Securities. Data for FY2015/16 and prior fiscal years for Asia-Pacific cover consolidated subsidiaries with certain exceptions, such as Capital Nomura Securities Public Company Limited and Nomura Asset Management Taiwan Ltd which were added to the scope of consolidation in FY2014/15.

Composition of managers

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Total No. of employees 7,944 8,329 8,535 9,110 9,174 9,187
Male 6,913 7,095 7,165 7,705 7,671 7,586
Female 1,031 1,234 1,370 1,405 1,503 1,601
Ratio of male employees (%) 87 85 84 85 84 83
Ratio of female employees (%) 13 15 16 15 16 17
Japan No. of employees 3,698 3,673 3,615 4,672 4,493 4,493
Male 3,480 3,437 3,345 4,289 4,075 4,036
Female 218 236 270 383 418 457
Ratio of male employees (%) 94 94 93 92 91 90
Ratio of female employees (%) 6 6 7 8 9 10
Europe No. of employees 1,797 1,790 1,838 1,559 1,624 1,568
Male 1,507 1,479 1,503 1,270 1,316 1,251
Female 290 311 335 289 308 317
Ratio of male employees (%) 84 83 82 81 81 80
Ratio of female employees (%) 16 17 18 19 19 20
Americas No. of employees 1,262 1,343 1,399 1,279 1,366 1,355
Male 1,028 1,093 1,123 1,029 1,097 1,099
Female 234 250 276 250 269 256
Ratio of male employees (%) 81 81 80 80 80 81
Ratio of female employees (%) 19 19 20 20 20 19
Asia-Pacific No. of employees 1,187 1,523 1,683 1,600 1,691 1,771
Male 898 1,086 1,194 1,117 1,183 1,200
Female 289 437 489 483 508 571
Ratio of male employees (%) 76 71 71 70 70 68
Ratio of female employees (%) 24 29 29 30 30 32

The figures cover Nomura Group on a consolidated basis. In FY2015/16 and prior fiscal years, some domestic subsidiaries were not included in the scope of the calculations.

Please refer to standards for calculation (https://www.nomuraholdings.com/csr/data/).

Ratio of locally-hired managers in overseas offices

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Ratio (%)
  Europe Americas Asia-Pacific
FY2017/18 92 96 81
FY2018/19 92 93 85

Figures are for managing directors working in overseas offices in the Wholesale and Asset Management divisions.

Use of childcare and family nursing care support plans*1

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No. of employees
  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Pre- and post-natal leave 273 266 316 305 304 292
Childcare leave 414 459 494 530 529 540
Leave to care for sick or injured children 571 606 673 784 1,329 1,574
Childcare time 223 253 287 348 385 407
Assistance with daycare expenses 408 405 426 428 440 441
Family nursing care leave 10 7 5 6 15 17
Reduced working hour plan for family nursing care 3 1 3 6 7 4
Paid leave for family nursing care 48 55 65 103 126 159

Post-childcare leave reinstatement and retention rates*1

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Reinstatement rate Men (%) 100 100 100 100 100 100
Women (%) 93 95 91 92 95 94
Retention rate Men (%) 100 100 75 100 100 100
Women (%) 98 95 96 96 99 97

Human rights training *1

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    FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Sessions No. of sessions 28 24 25 26 25 27
Lecture hours Hours 15,648 15,059 15,403 15,432 15,939 20,572
Participants No. of participants 15,220 14,643 14,871 14,992 15,174 19,949

Status of other personnel and labor-related issues*1

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
Average length of employment
(Years)
Men 15.6 15.0 14.9 14.8 14.9 14.7
Women 12.8 12.7 13.0 13.2 13.5 13.5
Employee turnover rate (%) 6 6 6 6 5 7.2
Number of seniors (aged 60 years and over) rehired 719 714 534 532 582 666
Percentage of employees with disabilities (%) 2.09 2.07 2.03 2.03 2.00 2.08
Average number of annual paid leave days used (Days) 9.2 9.7 9.9 11.2 12.2 12.5
Rate of taking annual paid leave (%) 49.0 50.0 55.0 56.0 65.6 66.8
Lost time injury frequency rate 0.22 0.14 0.08 0.07 0.24 0.03
Absentee rate (%) - - - - 0.6 0.6
Percentage of employees with labor union memberships (%) 53.5 52.5 55.0 56.7 60.9 60.9
Average annual salary *2 (Thousands of yen) 11,187 11,932 11,770 10,871 10,490 10,599
Monthly average overtime hours (Hours) - 25.3 26.3 19.3 15.8 15.5

1 Data covers Nomura Securities.

2 In Nomura Securities, there is no difference in job types by gender or region.

Our Environment

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  FY2013/14 FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19
GHG Emissions
Scope 1: Direct emissions*1
(t-CO2)
Japan 2,207 2,107 1,986 2,005 1,968 1,901
Europe 1,131 797 752 772 784 683
Americas 46 69 72 72 73 74
Asia-Pacific 143 143 169 173 167 201
Scope 2: Indirect emissions*1
(t-CO2)
Japan 42,300 40,965 39,065 36,783 35,302 34,126
Europe 17,334 14,164 12,822 11,786 10,031 8,364
Americas 5,015 6,406 6,966 6,168 5,510 5,361
Asia-Pacific 21,601 22,007 21,892 20,942 19,800 17,207
Scope 1, 2*1 Emissions per employee
(t-CO2)
Japan 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3
Europe 6.0 4.6 4.3 4.2 3.6 3.2
Americas 2.2 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.3
Asia-Pacific 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.2
Scope 3 Emissions from employee travel*2
(Air, rail, and automobile travel)(t-CO2)
Japan 18,729 20,823 22,013 22,936 24,554 23,417
Europe 9,253 8,127 7,651 7,023 7,929 5,774
Americas 5,561 4,349 4,966 4,343 5,547 5,147
Asia-Pacific*3 9,552 10,575 11,587 11,041 12,196 11,628
Energy Consumption
Direct energy consumption(Natural gas, etc.)
(MWh)
Japan 11,729 11,229 10,573 10,654 10,402 10,054
Europe 6,210 4,438 4,201 4,329 4,374 3,804
Americas 225 340 355 359 360 368
Asia-Pacific 608 611 732 743 720 862
Indirect energy consumption
(Purchased electric power)
(MWh)
Japan 74,117 72,780 70,520 68,372 67,360 66,807
Europe 41,164 30,836 30,133 30,713 30,135 31,666
Americas 15,896 22,148 21,882 20,236 18,883 18,345
Asia-Pacific 26,942 27,862 26,720 25,577 24,200 24,996
Including, Green power purchased*4 (MWh) 6,317 32,626 34,652 35,033 34,193 35,560
(Purchased cooling and heating power)
(MWh)
Japan 15,258 12,400 11,971 12,320 11,680 11,335
Europe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Americas 2,220 238 140 198 254 284
Asia-Pacific 1,731 1,694 1,617 1,723 1,824 1,832
Environmental Resource Efficiency
Water consumption (Thousand m³) Japan 177 171 170 168 161 161
Europe 124 97 115 107 111 109
Americas 13 26 30 29 30 30
Asia-Pacific 45 48 36 35 53 45
Copy paper consumption*5 (Tons) 746 1,041 1,083 1,018 1,002 1,018
Amount of waste generated*6 (Tons) 2,659 2,281 2,540 2,658 2,403 2,341

The scope 1, 2, and 3 classifications follow The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol):https://www.ghgprotocol.org/

The coverage by region is as follows (coverage is equivalent to 96.5% of the FTE). However, data on air transportation in scope 3 are compiled based on data from all domestic and overseas business locations.

Japan: Group companies located in Japan (https://www.nomuraholdings.com/company/group/)
Europe: Offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Zurich, Madrid, Milan, Luxembourg, and Cape Town
Americas: Offices in New York and Instinet offices
Asia-Pacific: Offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Dalian, and Bangkok

1 The Bangkok office was included in the scope for Asia from FY2014/15. The Cape Town office was included in the scope for Europe from FY2017/18.

2 Data based on airline and long-distance railway travel in Japan and overseas purchased from specified travel agencies. Data for Japan, Europe, and the India, Hong Kong and Bangkok offices of Asia include emissions from regularly used automobiles.

3 Data for Asia received external assurance totaled 10,644 t-CO2 in FY2018/19. (Offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, India and Bangkok.)

4 Data for FY2013/14 was comprised of Japan and the Frankfurt, Zurich and Milan offices for Europe. Additions to the scope for Europe were the London office from FY2014/15, and the Luxembourg and Paris offices from FY2015/16.

5 Data for FY2013/14 was compiled based on paper purchased from specified suppliers by Nomura Securities for Japan, paper consumed by the London office for Europe, and paper consumed by the India and Hong Kong offices for Asia. From FY2014/15, the scope was expanded to include the Bangkok office for Asia, and from A4 paper to all copy paper purchased by Nomura Securities for Japan.

6 Data for FY2013/14 was compiled based on the Nihonbashi Head Office building, Dai-ni Edobashi Building, and Urbannet Otemachi Building in Tokyo, the Osaka Branch, the Nagoya Branch, the Kyoto Branch, and the Okayama Branch for Japan, the London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Zurich offices for Europe, and the India and Hong Kong offices for Asia. Additions to the scope were the Luxembourg office for Europe from FY2014/15, and the Nomura Asset Management Head Office building in Tokyo for Japan from FY2015/16.

List of Calculation Standards (FY2018/19)

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  Definitions and Calculation Methods
Greenhouse Gas (GHG)
emissions (Scope 1 and Scope 2)
Definitions and methods pertaining to Japan follow laws related to the promotion of policies to deal with global warming. Those pertaining to countries overseas follow the methods established in the GHG Protocol, etc. Amounts of energy usage are calculated using the emissions factors for each type of energy. Please refer to the following for information on the sources of emissions factors.
Japan Emissions factors from "Implementation Ordinances for Global Warming Policies"
United
Kingdom
Emissions factors from "UK Government GHG Conversion Factors for Company Reporting" (Fiscal 2018)
Europe
(Excluding U.K.)

Electricity: Emissions factors from International Energy Agency, “CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion (2018 edition)” (Oct. 2018)

Other: Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Stationary Combustion Ver. 4.1” (May 2015)

Americas

Electricity: Emissions factors from US EPA, "eGRID 2016” (created Feb 2018)

City gas: Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Stationary Combustion Ver. 4.1" (May 2015)

Other: Emissions factors from US EPA, "Emission Factors for Greenhouse Gas Inventories" (Last Modified: 19 Nov. 2015)

Asia
(excluding Japan)

Electricity: Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Purchased Electricity 4.8" (April 2017) (Dalian in China), and International Energy Agency, “CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion (2018 edition)” (Oct 2018) (Excluding Dalian)

Water refrigeration: Emissions factors from US DOE, Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases, Appendix N

Other: Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Stationary Combustion Ver. 4.1" (May 2015)

Greenhouse Gas (GHG)
emissions (Scope 3)
Definitions and methods pertaining to Japan follow the guidelines established by Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE). Those pertaining to countries overseas follow the GHG Protocol, etc. Amounts of energy usage are calculated using the emissions factors for each type of energy. Please refer to the following for information on the sources of emissions factors.
Japan

Railways and aircraft (Japan): Greenhouse gas emissions are calculated for activities where carbon offset is applicable according the Guidelines Ver. 2.0 issued in April 2011 by the MOE.

Aircraft (overseas): Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Transport or Mobile Sources 2.6" (May 2015)

Automobiles: Calculated from emissions factors by type of vehicle provided by automobile manufacturers (grams/kilometer)

Europe

Railways, aircraft, and automobiles (U.K.): Emissions factors from "UK Government GHG Conversion Factors for Company Reporting" (Fiscal 2018)

Aircraft and automobiles (outside U.K.): Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Transport or Mobile Sources 2.6 " (May 2015)

Americas Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Transport or Mobile Sources 2.6 " (May 2015)
Asia
(excluding Japan)
Emissions factors from The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, "GHG Emissions from Transport or Mobile Sources 2.6 " (May 2015)
Energy consumption
(Direct energy consumption)
Calculated in accordance with legal regulations pertaining to types of energy used (LNG, etc.) as defined in the Law Concerning the Rational Use of Energy (Japan) and the GHG Protocol (overseas)
Energy consumption
(Indirect energy consumption)

Calculated in accordance with legal stipulations related to energy usage (purchased electricity and heating/cooling use) as defined in the Law Concerning the Rational Use of Energy (Japan) and the GHG Protocol (overseas)

The amount of purchased Green Power*1 is calculated based on the purchase of Green Power Certification*2 and the electricity bill from power suppliers.

  • Notes:
  • 1 Electricity generated using natural energy, including solar power, wind power, hydropower

  • 2 The environmental value added of electricity generated from natural sources obtained under "Green Power Certification" as certified by third-party certificate issuers

Water consumption Compiled from amount used recorded on invoices from water suppliers
Copy paper consumption Compiled from the volume of copy paper used annually
Amount of waste generated Compiled from amounts shown on waste management forms and/or on invoices from suppliers, based on laws related to waste disposal
Participation in education and training Calculated from education and training system data
Composition of employees
(Male/female ratio)

Number of employees: The number of employees as of March 31, 2019 was compiled from the personnel data system.

Percentage (%) of males/females: Percentage of male employees and female employees calculated based on the number of male and female employees according to the personnel data system

Ratio of employees by region

Calculation based on data cited above in “Composition of employees” on the number of employees by region as of March 31, 2019

Number of new hires The number of newly employed persons during the period from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019 compiled from data in the outside personnel data system and the (internal) personnel data system
Composition of managers Number of employees: Calculated from the personnel data system as of March 31, 2019 and compiled according to the Nomura Group job definitions and the corporate titles held by personnel
Participants and materials in financial and economics education

Teaching material for schools: The total volume of learning materials donated to elementary and junior high schools during the period from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019

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