ESG Data

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

Reporting period: FY2019/20 (April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020)

ESG Data (PDF 490KB)

Independent Assurance Report (PDF 54KB)

List of Calculation Standards

Corporate Governance

Members of the Board

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Ratio (%)
  June 30, 2015 June 30, 2016 June 30, 2017 June 30, 2018 June 30, 2019 June 30, 2020
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 12 - 11 - 10 - 10 - 10 - 10 -
Outside Directors 7 58 6 55 6 60 6 60 6 60 6 60
Non-Japanese Directors 3 25 3 27 1 10 2 20 2 20 2 20
Female Directors 1 8 1 9 1 10 2 20 2 20 2 20

As of the end of June 2020, average tenure of board members is 3.6 years.

Board of Directors Meetings

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
No. of Times Held 10 10 11 10 10 11
Average Attendance Rate (%) 99 100 99 100 100 100

Executive Management Board

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  Male Female Ratio of Female (%)
April 1, 2020 5 1 17

Officers (Executive Officers and Senior Managing Directors)

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Male 26 27 33 34 33 38
Female 2 2 1 1 1 3
Ratio of Female (%) 7 7 3 3 3 8

Compliance

Number of Calls to Compliance Hotline

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
No. of Calls 18 19 42 31 84 126

Contributing to Sound and Sustainable Capital Markets

Caseload at Customer Help Desk Department (Nomura Securities)

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total (No. of Cases) 5,540 5,767 6,003 7,054 7,843 6,961
Complaints 2,537 2,771 2,531 2,479 2,542 2,315※2
Inquiries 2,766 2,749 3,267 4,147※1 4,852 4,180
Opinions and Requests 81 128 98 270 237 323
Other 156 119 107 158 212 143

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

2 of this total, 25 complaints were related to personal information

Barrier-Free Branches with AEDs (Nomura Securities)

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    FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Certified Universally Accessible No. of Branch Offices 30 33 32 32 32 31
Wheelchair-Accessible Toilets No. of Branch Offices 78 83 83 82 82 74
Wheelchair-Accessible Elevators No. of Branch Offices 66 68 66 67 67 63
With Steps Removed from Entrances and Exits
(With Ramps, Elevators, or No Steps)
No. of Branch Offices 130 128 132 129 129 108
With Installations to Mitigate Entrance and Exit Steps (Railings or Reduced Step Heights) No. of Branch Offices 14 14 12 12 12 10
Percentage of Branches Equipped with AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) Ratio (%) 100 100 100 100 100 100
Percentage of Branches with Heartful Partner, a Specialist Team for Elderly Clients Ratio (%) - - - - 100 100

The declines in FY2019/20 are due to branch office consolidations.

Results of Customer Satisfaction Surveys at Branch Offices (Nomura Securities)

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FY2014/15~FY2017/18 Ratio (%)
  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18
5 49.7 50.4 53.8 55.3
4 31.5 31.3 29.6 29.5
3 13.3 12.7 11.8 11.2
2 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.3
1 1.3 1.4 1.1 0.9
0 1.3 1.4 1.0 0.8

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FY2018/19~FY2019/20 Ratio (%)
  FY2018/19 FY2019/20
10 37.7 37.1
9 18.9 19.6
8 24.3 26.1
7 8.5 8.6
6 3.2 2.9
5 4.0 3.3
4 0.9 0.8
3 1.0 0.8
2 0.7 0.4
1 0.3 0.3
0 0.5 0.2

From FY2014/15 to FY2017/18, a scale of 0 (worst) to 5 (best) with six ratings was used, while from FY2018/19 a scale of 0 (worst) to 10 (best) with 11 ratings has been used.

Sustainable Finance

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Number of Issues 9 13 15 33 47 72
Issue Proceeds
(Millions of Yen)
180,967 94,961 394,886 552,464 1,916,593 1,270,819

SDGs Bonds (Green, Social, Sustaoability bonds) in which Nomura Securities is involved

Sustainable Investment (Asset Management Division)

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Ratio (%)
  March 31, 2019 March 31, 2020
Sustainable Investment Ratio 74 73

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

1.Best-in-class approaches (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 (%)
  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio
Total 1,457 - 1,325 - 1,704 - 1,224 - 1,717 - 2,053 -
Education 530 36.4 562 42.4 451 26.5 407 33.3 410 23.9 308 15.0
Arts, Culture and Sports 333 22.8 102 7.7 567 33.3 157 12.8 476 27.7 932 45.4
Science and Academic Achievement 114 7.8 120 9.0 116 6.8 109 8.9 230 13.4 241 11.8
Community Contribution 161 11.1 162 12.2 189 11.1 261 21.3 277 16.1 237 11.5
Welfare and Health 85 5.8 79 6.0 53 3.1 33 2.7 46 2.7 48 2.3
Environment 34 2.3 29 2.2 71 4.1 59 4.8 69 4.0 62 3.0
Human Rights and Labor 19 1.3 39 3.0 12 0.7 6 0.5 16 0.9 41 2.0
Disaster Relief 68 4.7 56 4.2 61 3.6 9 0.7 18 1.0 12 0.6
Other 113 7.7 176 13.3 184 10.8 185 15.0 175 10.2 173 8.4

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

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  FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Number of Employees Involved in Community Contribution Program 6,547 10,067 6,474
Hours of Employee Volunteering in Work Time 4,637 hours 14,086 hours 8,311 hours
Value of In-Kind Contributions 12 millions of yen 22 millions of yen 20 millions of yen
Number of Partner Beneficiary Organizations 180 206 252

Participants and Materials in Financial and Economics Education

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 Cumulative Total
Visiting Classes (Elementary, Junior, Senior High Schools, Universities, Teachers)
Since 2008
No. of Schools 265 304 346 442 393 287 2,199
No. of Participants 9,836 9,637 15,317 19,377 18,919 13,847 95,930
Finance Courses for Universities
Since 2001
No. of Schools 108 106 104 106 102 101 2,067
No. of Participants 11,000 11,000 11,200 11,000 11,200 10,924 261,324
Financial Courses for the General Public
Since 2003
No. of Courses 566 412 304 270 256 212 8,588
No. of Participants 24,712 14,958 10,926 8,105 7,421 7,100 414,276
Nikkei Stock League
Since 2000
No. of Teams 1,361 1,429 1,618 1,832 1,792 1,726 31,468
No. of Members 5,167 5,587 6,462 7,180 7,103 6,892 124,703
Number of Educational Materials Supplied* No. of Schools 527 440 434 470 730 804 10,830
No. of Copies 39,550 27,305 30,167 37,163 61,581 62,698 922,213

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

Human Resources Valuing Diversity

Education and Training Expenses

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Millions of yen
  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total 2,972 2,880 2,767 2,987 3,225 3,100
Japan 2,076 2,020 2,094 2,093 2,004 2,035
Europe 115 225 161 228 280 228
Americas 573 426 299 435 694 639
Asia-Pacific 208 209 213 230 247 196

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

Participation in Education and Training

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total Aggregate No. of Hours 507,639 499,386 501,377 530,869 537,323 565,949
Aggregate No. of Participants 132,672 211,014 195,819 277,824 302,460 187,639
Japan Aggregate No. of Hours 333,305 307,295 303,854 298,571 332,570 440,867
Aggregate No. of Participants 14,398 16,294 15,581 14,896 18,879 22,451
Europe Aggregate No. of Hours 48,434 47,709 33,638 49,288 43,787 29,407
Aggregate No. of Participants 41,654 62,077 44,325 70,240 77,539 41,030
Americas Aggregate No. of Hours 15,439 17,589 15,848 23,139 15,983 9,127
Aggregate No. of Participants 12,255 25,122 19,816 38,169 35,932 17,393
Asia-Pacific Aggregate No. of Hours 110,461 126,793 148,037 159,871 144,983 86,548
Aggregate No. of Participants 64,365 107,521 116,097 154,519 170,110 106,765

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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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total No. of Employees 28,672 28,865 28,186 28,048 27,864 26,629
Male 17,737 17,820 17,201 16,988 16,710 15,888
Female 10,935 11,045 10,985 11,060 11,154 10,741
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 62 62 61 61 60 60
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 38 38 39 39 40 40
Japan No. of Employees 15,973 16,083 16,227 15,819 15,852 15,748
Male 9,295 9,385 9,443 9,055 8,956 8,903
Female 6,678 6,698 6,784 6,764 6,896 6,845
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 58 58 58 57 56 57
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 42 42 42 43 44 43
Europe No. of Employees 3,485 3,424 3,026 3,057 2,909 2,691
Male 2,477 2,425 2,121 2,134 2,000 1,838
Female 1,008 999 905 923 909 853
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 71 71 70 70 69 68
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 29 29 30 30 31 32
Americas No. of Employees 2,449 2,503 2,314 2,362 2,357 2,120
Male 1,824 1,850 1,707 1,740 1,744 1,555
Female 625 653 607 622 613 565
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 74 74 74 74 74 73
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 26 26 26 26 26 27
Asia-Pacific No. of Employees 6,765 6,855 6,619 6,810 6,746 6,070
Male 4,141 4,160 3,930 4,059 4,010 3,592
Female 2,624 2,695 2,689 2,751 2,736 2,478
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 61 61 59 60 59 59
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 39 39 41 40 41 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 (%)
  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
Japan 56 56 58 56 57 59
Europe 12 12 11 11 10 10
Americas 9 8 8 9 9 8
Asia-Pacific 23 24 23 24 24 23

Number of New Hires

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total No. of Employees 2,934 2,868 2,763 2,901 2,779 2,416
Male 1,971 1,850 1,577 1,765 1,639 1,450
Female 963 1,018 1,186 1,136 1,140 966
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 67 65 57 61 59 60
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 33 35 43 39 41 40
Japan No. of Employees 845 932 1,107 1,008 1,100 1,004
Male 482 537 588 547 563 589
Female 363 395 519 461 537 415
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 57 58 53 54 51 59
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 43 42 47 46 49 41
Europe No. of Employees 510 405 283 376 346 286
Male 389 286 189 260 232 187
Female 121 119 94 116 114 99
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 76 71 67 69 67 65
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 24 29 33 31 33 35
Americas No. of Employees 510 424 318 355 333 251
Male 382 313 227 263 254 179
Female 128 111 91 92 79 72
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 75 74 71 74 76 71
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 25 26 29 26 24 29
Asia-Pacific No. of Employees 1,069 1,107 1,055 1,162 1,000 875
Male 718 714 573 695 590 495
Female 351 393 482 467 410 380
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 67 64 54 60 59 57
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 33 36 46 40 41 43

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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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Total No. of Employees 8,329 8,535 9,110 9,174 9,187 8,734
Male 7,095 7,165 7,705 7,671 7,586 7,139
Female 1,234 1,370 1,405 1,503 1,601 1,595
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 85 84 85 84 83 82
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 15 16 15 16 17 18
Japan No. of Employees 3,673 3,615 4,672 4,493 4,493 4,267
Male 3,437 3,345 4,289 4,075 4,036 3,803
Female 236 270 383 418 457 464
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 94 93 92 91 90 89
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 6 7 8 9 10 11
Europe No. of Employees 1,790 1,838 1,559 1,624 1,568 1,473
Male 1,479 1,503 1,270 1,316 1,251 1,171
Female 311 335 289 308 317 302
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 83 82 81 81 80 79
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 17 18 19 19 20 21
Americas No. of Employees 1,343 1,399 1,279 1,366 1,355 1,257
Male 1,093 1,123 1,029 1,097 1,099 1,007
Female 250 276 250 269 256 250
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 81 80 80 80 81 80
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 19 20 20 20 19 20
Asia-Pacific No. of Employees 1,523 1,683 1,600 1,691 1,771 1,737
Male 1,086 1,194 1,117 1,183 1,200 1,158
Female 437 489 483 508 571 579
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 71 71 70 70 68 67
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 29 29 30 30 32 33

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/sustainability/data/).

Ratio of Locally-Hired Managers in Overseas Offices

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Ratio (%)
  FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Europe 92 92 92
Americas 96 93 93
Asia-Pacific 81 85 80

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

Composition by Employment Contract

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
No. of Employees 28,672 28,865 28,186 28,048 27,864 26,629
Average No. of Temporary Employees 4,419 4,677 4,749 4,671 4,492 4,313

Headcount figures have been reclassified to include certain contract employees.

Use of Childcare and Family Nursing Care Support Plans*1

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No. of employees
  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Pre- and Post-Natal Leave 266 316 305 304 292 334
Childcare Leave 459 494 530 529 540 548
Leave to Care for Sick or Injured Children 606 673 784 1,329 1,574 1,549
Childcare Time 253 287 348 385 407 383
Assistance with Daycare Expenses 405 426 428 440 441 445
Family Nursing Care Leave 7 5 6 15 17 18
Reduced Working Hour Plan for Family Nursing Care 1 3 6 7 4 7
Paid Leave for Family Nursing Care 55 65 103 126 159 154

Post-Childcare Leave Reinstatement and Retention Rates*1

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Reinstatement Rate Men (%) 100 100 100 100 100 100
Women (%) 95 91 92 95 94 93
Retention Rate Men (%) 100 75 100 100 100 88
Women (%) 95 96 96 99 97 97

Human Rights Training *1

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    FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Sessions No. of Sessions 24 25 26 25 27 15
Lecture Hours Hours 15,059 15,403 15,432 15,939 20,572 15,223
Participants No. of Participants 14,643 14,871 14,992 15,174 19,949 15,898

Status of Other Personnel and Labor-Related Issues*1

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
Average Length of Employment
(Years)
Men 15.0 14.9 14.8 14.9 14.7 14.8
Women 12.7 13.0 13.2 13.5 13.5 14
Employee Turnover Rate (%) 6 6 6 5 7.2 6
Lateral Recruitment Rate (%) - - - 29.9 32.5 26.8
Number of Seniors (Aged 60 Years and Over) Rehired 714 534 532 582 666 690
Percentage of Employees with Disabilities (%) 2.07 2.03 2.03 2.00 2.08 2.3
Average Number of Annual Paid Leave Days Used (Days) 9.7 9.9 11.2 12.2 12.5 15.2
Rate of Taking Annual Paid Leave (%) 50.0 55.0 56.0 65.6 66.8 68.8
Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate 0.14 0.08 0.07 0.24 0.03 0
Absentee Rate (%) - - - 0.6 0.6 1.3
Percentage of Employees with Labor Union Memberships (%) 52.5 55.0 56.7 60.9 60.9 59.8
Average Annual Salary *2 (Thousands of Yen) 11,932 11,770 10,871 10,490 10,599 9,664
Monthly Average Overtime Hours (Hours) 25.3 26.3 19.3 15.8 15.5 16.3

1 Data covers Nomura Securities. The FY2019/20 data of percentage of employees with disabilities covers Nomura Holdings.

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

Our Environment

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  FY2014/15 FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20
GHG Emissions
Scope 1: Direct Emissions*1
(t-CO2)
Japan 2,107 1,986 2,005 1,968 1,901 1,895
Europe 797 752 772 784 683 675
Americas 69 72 72 73 74 69
Asia-Pacific 143 169 173 167 201 175
Scope 2: Indirect Emissions*1
(t-CO2)
Japan 40,965 39,065 36,783 35,302 34,126 30,709
Europe 14,164 12,822 11,786 10,031 8,364 6,880
Americas 6,406 6,966 6,168 5,510 5,361 4,728
Asia-Pacific 22,007 21,892 20,942 19,800 17,207 16,251
Scope 1, 2*1 Emissions Per Employee
(t-CO2)
Japan 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.1
Europe 4.6 4.3 4.2 3.6 3.2 2.9
Americas 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.3
Asia-Pacific 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.2 3.1
Scope 3 Emissions from Employee Travel*2
(Air, Rail, and Automobile Travel)(t-CO2)
Japan 20,823 22,013 22,936 24,554 23,417 19,476
Europe 8,127 7,651 7,023 7,929 5,774 4,342
Americas 4,349 4,966 4,343 5,547 5,147 4,205
Asia-Pacific*3 10,575 11,587 11,041 12,196 11,628 8,711
Energy Consumption
Direct Energy Consumption (Natural Gas, Etc.)
(MWh)
Japan 11,229 10,573 10,654 10,402 10,054 10,008
Europe 4,438 4,201 4,329 4,374 3,804 3,791
Americas 340 355 359 360 368 340
Asia-Pacific 611 732 743 720 862 758
Indirect Energy Consumption
(Purchased Electric Power)
(MWh)
Japan 72,780 70,520 68,372 67,360 66,807 62,574
Europe 30,836 30,133 30,713 30,135 31,666 28,233
Americas 22,148 21,882 20,236 18,883 18,345 17,273
Asia-Pacific 27,862 26,720 25,577 24,200 24,996 23,912
Including, Renewable Power Purchased*4 (MWh) 32,626 34,652 35,033 34,193 35,560 32,564
Percentage of Renewable Power 21.2 23.2 24.2 24.3 25.1 24.7
(Purchased Cooling and Heating Power)
(MWh)
Japan 12,400 11,971 12,320 11,680 11,335 10,289
Europe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Americas 238 140 198 254 284 202
Asia-Pacific 1,694 1,617 1,723 1,824 1,832 1,656
Environmental Resource Efficiency
Water Consumption (Thousand m³) Japan 171 170 168 161 161 153
Europe 97 115 107 111 109 103
Americas 26 30 29 30 30 27
Asia-Pacific 48 36 35 53 45 47
Copy Paper Consumption*5 (Tons) 1,041 1,083 1,018 1,002 1,018 990
Amount of Waste Generated*6 (Tons) 2,281 2,540 2,658 2,403 2,341 2,206

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 96.8% 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, Bangkok, Seoul, and Australia

1 The Cape Town office was included in the scope for Europe from FY2017/18. The Seoul office and Australia office were included in the scope for Asia-Pacific from FY2019/20.

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, Bangkok and Seoul offices in Asia include emissions from automobiles used on a daily basis (The Seoul office was added to the scope of calculation from FY2019/20).

3 Assurance-verified data for Asia totaled 8,512 t-CO2 in FY2019/20. (Offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Bangkok, Seoul, and Australia.)

4 Data for FY2014/15 comprise Japan, as well as the London, Frankfurt, Zurich and the Millan offices in Europe. The Luxembourg and Paris offices were included in the scope of calculation for Europe from FY2015/16, while the Madrid office data was added from FY2019/20.

5 Data for Japan were compiled based on paper purchased from specified suppliers by Nomura Securities for (all types of copy paper), Europe data comprise paper consumed by the London office, while Asia data comprise paper consumed by India, Hong Kong and Bangkok offices.

6 FY2014/15 data comprise data for Tokyo (the Nihonbashi Head Office building, Dai-ni Edobashi Building and the Urbannet Otemachi Building), the Osaka Branch, the Nagoya Branch, the Kyoto Branch and the Okayama Branch, as well as the London, Paris, Frankfurt, Zurich, Luxemburg, Hong Kong and India offices. From FY2015/16, data for the Nomura Asset Management Head Office building in Tokyo was added to the scope.

List of Calculation Standards (FY2019/20)

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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 2019)
Europe
(Excluding U.K.)

Electricity: Emissions factors from International Energy Agency, "CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion (2019 edition)" (Oct. 2019)

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 2018" (created March 2020)

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: International Energy Agency, "CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion (2019 edition)" (Oct 2019)

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 2019)

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, 2020 was compiled from the personnel data system.

Percentage (%) of males/females: Percentage of male employees and female employees as of March 31, 2020 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, 2020

Number of New Hires The number of newly employed persons during the period from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 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, 2020 and compiled according to the Nomura Group job definitions and the corporate titles held by personnel
Percentage (%) of males/females: Calculated based on the number of male and female managers compiled above
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, 2019 to March 31, 2020

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