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Nomura Selected as Component of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
November 20, 2020
Nomura Holdings, Inc.
Tokyo, November 20, 2020 - Nomura Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has been selected as a component of the DJSI World Index and DJSI Asia Pacific Index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”) are the world’s first and leading global sustainability benchmarks.
This year a total of 323 companies were selected from among 2,500 of the world’s largest companies for the DJSI World Index. A total of 158 companies were selected from among 600 of Asia Pacific’s largest companies for the DJSI Asia Pacific Index.
Nomura has been selected as a component of the DJSI World Index for six consecutive years and has been selected as a component of the DJSI Asia Pacific Index for 12 consecutive years since its launch in 2009.
Under the concept of “Drive Sustainability.” Nomura is actively engaged in ESG and SDG initiatives in order to help resolve social issues and build a more sustainable world. Nomura was highly rated for these initiatives and its commitment to information disclosure.
Nomura has also been a component of the FTSE4Good Index for 14 consecutive years since 2006, as well as being selected as a component of the FTSE Blossom Japan Index. The indices, established by FTSE, are wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange Group.
In addition, Nomura has been selected for inclusion in the MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index and the Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index. The Euronext Vigeo World 120 Index is an ESG index operated by Euronext and Vigeo Eiris.
These indices are designed to measure companies’ performance against globally recognized corporate social responsibility standards, and to facilitate investment in those companies.
Nomura will continue to proactively disclose information on its ESG and SDG initiatives in order to further enhance its corporate value over the medium to long term. The firm will also strive to contribute to the creation of an affluent society and sustainable economic growth.
Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant Banking. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.