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Nomura Asset Management Establishes Sustainability Advisory Board

May 18, 2022

Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Tokyo, May 18, 2022 - Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (NAM), the core company within the Investment Management Division of Nomura Group, today announced the establishment of a Sustainability Advisory Board to strengthen its sustainability governance structure and help clients build assets.

NAM engages in sustainability activities to address a broad range of social issues and fulfill its fiduciary duty 1 to its clients as an asset manager. The Sustainability Advisory Board will provide independent external advice and feedback on NAM’s sustainability initiatives to further drive its efforts. NAM has invited three independent outside directors, as well as outside experts Masako Egawa, Chancellor of Seikei Gakuen, and Yumiko Miwa, Professor of Meiji University, to serve as board members.

As a responsible institutional investor, NAM will continue to address ESG issues while working to secure its place as the Japanese asset manager preferred by clients globally.

Sustainability Advisory Board Members (As of May 18, 2022)

Outside Expert Masako Egawa
Chancellor, Seikei Gakuen
Visiting Researcher of the Center for Advanced Research in Finance, The University of Tokyo
Outside Director, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
Outside Director, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Outside Expert Yumiko Miwa
Professor of Meiji University (Faculty of Commerce)
Outside Director, Eisai Co., Ltd.
Outside Director, Pigeon Corporation
Independent Outside Director Seiichiro Yamamoto
Chairperson of NAM’s Board of Directors,
Chairperson of NAM’s Sustainability Advisory Board
Representative Director, Y-Labs Corporation
Specially Appointed Professor, Sophia University
Executive Director, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Former President & CEO, Alliance Bernstein, Inc.
Independent Outside Director Akiko Kimura (Attorney-at-Law)
Head of NAM’s Audit and Supervisory Committee
Of Counsel, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Independent Outside Director Ryoji Maeda
Member of NAM’s Audit and Supervisory Committee
Former Corporate Auditor, Allianz Global Investors Japan Co., Ltd.
Former President &CEO, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co., Ltd.

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