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Nomura Leads Woven Planet Bond Offering by Toyota

May 27, 2022

Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.

Tokyo, May 27, 2022 - Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has priced a Woven Planet Bond (sustainability bond1) offering by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). Nomura acted as lead manager on the offering.

TMC’s Woven Planet initiatives represent the company’s determination to accelerate its efforts toward the future based on the Toyota Philosophy of “doing things for someone other than ourselves,” which TMC has safeguarded and nurtured since its founding, and the SDGs spirit of “leaving no one behind.”

TMC intends to use the proceeds from the offering for its wide range of SDG-related initiatives.

As part of its efforts to Drive Sustainability, Nomura is actively working through its ESG and SDG activities to help create a more sustainable world and resolve issues affecting society. By underwriting SDG bonds such as green bonds, social bonds and sustainability bonds, Nomura serves as a bridge between investors who want to contribute to society and projects with capital needs that aim to resolve social issues such as climate change.

Nomura will continue to promote initiatives to achieve the SDGs and contribute to economic and sustainable social development, while contributing to the growth of Japan’s SDG bond market.

1 Bonds whose proceeds are used for projects that help resolve both environmental and social issues. Woven Planet Bonds meet the standards for sustainability bonds set out in the International Capital Market Association’s 2018 Green Bond Principles, 2020 Social Bond Principles and 2018 Sustainability Bond Guidelines, and have received a second-party opinion from Vigeo Eiris (currently Moody’s ESG Solutions) verifying eligibility.


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