ESG Data

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

Reporting period: FY2020/21 (April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021)

ESG Data (PDF 382KB)

Independent Assurance Report (PDF 80KB)

List of Calculation Standards

Corporate Governance

Members of the Board

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Ratio (%)
  June 30, 2016 June 30, 2017 June 30, 2018 June 30, 2019 June 30, 2020 June 30, 2021
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 - 10 - 10 - 10 - 10 - 12 -
Outside Directors 6 55 6 60 6 60 6 60 6 60 8 67
Non-Japanese Directors 3 27 1 10 2 20 2 20 2 20 4 33
Female Directors 1 9 1 10 2 20 2 20 2 20 3 25

As of the end of June 2021, average tenure of board members is 2 years.

Board of Directors Meetings

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
No. of Times Held 10 11 10 10 11 11
Average Attendance Rate (%) 100 99 100 100 100 99

Executive Management Board

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  Male Female Ratio of Female (%)
June 30, 2021 13 1 7

Officers (Executive Officers and Senior Managing Directors)

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  April 1, 2016 April 1, 2017 April 1, 2018 May 1, 2019 April 1, 2020 April 1, 2021
Male 27 33 34 33 38 30
Female 2 1 1 1 3 5
Ratio of Female (%) 7 3 3 3 8 14

Compliance

Number of Calls to Compliance Hotline

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
No. of Calls 19 42 31 84 126 81

Contributing to Sound and Sustainable Capital Markets

Caseload at Customer Help Desk Department (Nomura Securities)

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total (No. of Cases) 5,767 6,003 7,054 7,843 6,961 5,951
Complaints 2,771 2,531 2,479 2,542 2,315 1,006※2
Inquiries 2,749 3,267 4,147※1 4,852 4,180 4,463
Opinions and Requests 128 98 270 237 323 363
Other 119 107 158 212 143 119

From FY2020/21, only newly reported cases are counted.

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

2 of this total, 19 complaints were related to personal information

Barrier-Free Branches with AEDs (Nomura Securities)

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    FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Certified Universally Accessible No. of Branch Offices 33 32 32 32 31 31
Wheelchair-Accessible Toilets No. of Branch Offices 83 83 82 82 74 74
Wheelchair-Accessible Elevators No. of Branch Offices 68 66 67 67 63 64
With Steps Removed from Entrances and Exits
(With Ramps, Elevators, or No Steps)
No. of Branch Offices 128 132 129 129 108 98
With Installations to Mitigate Entrance and Exit Steps (Railings or Reduced Step Heights) No. of Branch Offices 14 12 12 12 10 8
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 (%) - - - 100 100 100

The declines since FY2019/20 are due to consolidations of branch offices.

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

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

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FY2018/19~FY2020/21 Ratio (%)
  FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
10 37.7 37.1 36.1
9 18.9 19.6 19.6
8 24.3 26.1 24.1
7 8.5 8.6 8.3
6 3.2 2.9 3.3
5 4.0 3.3 4.3
4 0.9 0.8 1.0
3 1.0 0.8 1.4
2 0.7 0.4 0.9
1 0.3 0.3 0.5
0 0.5 0.2 0.4

From FY2015/16 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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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Number of Issues 13 16 34 48 78 167
Issue Proceeds
(Millions of Yen)
94,958 1,249,656 1,145,635 2,304,041 1,854,760 14,051,003

Green, Social, and Sustainability bonds that Nomura Securities was involved in

Sustainable Investment

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Ratio (%)
  March 31, 2019 March 31, 2020 March 31, 2021
Sustainable Investment Ratio 74 73 81

To determine the sustainable investment ratio for our assets under management, we include the following investment approaches in Nomura Asset Management:

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 (%)
  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio Amount Ratio
Total 1,325 - 1,704 - 1,224 - 1,717 - 2,053 - 1,307 -
Education 562 42.4 451 26.5 407 33.3 410 23.9 308 15.0 256 19.6
Arts, Culture and Sports 102 7.7 567 33.3 157 12.8 476 27.7 932 45.4 266 20.4
Science and Academic Achievement 120 9.0 116 6.8 109 8.9 230 13.4 241 11.8 147 11.3
Community Contribution 162 12.2 189 11.1 261 21.3 277 16.1 237 11.5 297 22.7
Welfare and Health 79 6.0 53 3.1 33 2.7 46 2.7 48 2.3 55 4.2
Environment 29 2.2 71 4.1 59 4.8 69 4.0 62 3.0 51 3.9
Human Rights and Labor 39 3.0 12 0.7 6 0.5 16 0.9 41 2.0 35 2.7
Disaster Relief 56 4.2 61 3.6 9 0.7 18 1.0 12 0.6 62 4.7
Other 176 13.3 184 10.8 185 15.0 175 10.2 173 8.4 138 10.6

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

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  FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Number of Employees Involved in Community Contribution Program 6,547 10,067 6,474 13,971
Hours of Employee Volunteering in Work Time 4,637 hours 14,086 hours 8,311 hours 7,018 hours
Value of In-Kind Contributions 12 millions of yen 22 millions of yen 20 millions of yen 8.5 millions of yen
Number of Partner Beneficiary Organizations 180 206 252 140

Participants and Materials in Financial and Economics Education

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21 Cumulative Total
Visiting Classes (Elementary, Junior, Senior High Schools, Universities, Teachers)
Since 2008
No. of Schools 304 346 442 393 287 138 2,337
No. of Participants 9,637 15,317 19,377 18,919 13,847 8,988 104,918
Finance Courses for Universities
Since 2001
No. of Schools 106 104 106 102 101 69 2,136
No. of Participants 11,000 11,200 11,000 11,200 10,924 5,862 267,186
Financial Courses for the General Public
Since 2003
No. of Courses 412 304 270 256 212 30 8,618
No. of Participants 14,958 10,926 8,105 7,421 7,100 500 414,776
Nikkei Stock League
Since 2000
No. of Teams 1,429 1,618 1,832 1,792 1,726 1,643 33,111
No. of Members 5,587 6,462 7,180 7,103 6,892 6,535 131,238
Number of Educational Materials Supplied* No. of Schools 440 434 470 730 804 11,214 22,044
No. of Copies 27,305 30,167 37,163 61,581 62,698 87,338 1,009,551

1 Visiting classes include online classes.

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

In FY2020/21, along with the renewal of learning materials, we donated materials to junior high schools nationwide.

As a result, the number of schools and the number of educational materials supplied have sharply increased.

Human Resources Valuing Diversity

Education and Training Expenses

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Millions of yen
  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total 2,880 2,767 2,987 3,225 3,100 2,089
Japan 2,020 2,094 2,093 2,004 2,035 1,143
Americas 426 299 435 694 639 623
Europe 225 161 228 280 228 177
Asia and Oceania 209 213 230 247 196 146

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Average Training and Development Expenditure per
Employee(Yen)
99,775 98,169 106,496 115,741 116,414 79,123

Participation in Education and Training

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total Aggregate No. of Hours 499,386 501,377 530,869 537,323 565,949 418,590
Aggregate No. of Participants 211,014 195,819 277,824 302,460 187,639 258,694
Japan Aggregate No. of Hours 307,295 303,854 298,571 332,570 440,867 288,129
Aggregate No. of Participants 16,294 15,581 14,896 18,879 22,451 23,374
Americas Aggregate No. of Hours 17,589 15,848 23,139 15,983 9,127 18,684
Aggregate No. of Participants 25,122 19,816 38,169 35,932 17,393 34,912
Europe Aggregate No. of Hours 47,709 33,638 49,288 43,787 29,407 42,000
Aggregate No. of Participants 62,077 44,325 70,240 77,539 41,030 69,309
Asia and Oceania Aggregate No. of Hours 126,793 148,037 159,871 144,983 86,548 69,776
Aggregate No. of Participants 107,521 116,097 154,519 170,110 106,765 131,099

Certain subsidiaries and affiliates were not included in the number of participants in internal education and training in the Americas, Europe and Asia-and-Oceania as the data was compiled based on persons registered through the Wholesale Division's internal training system.

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  FY2020/21
Average Hours of Training per Employee 19

Composition of Employees

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total No. of Employees 28,865 28,186 28,048 27,864 26,629 26,402
Male 17,820 17,201 16,988 16,710 15,888 15,696
Female 11,045 10,985 11,060 11,154 10,741 10,705
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 62 61 61 60 60 59
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 38 39 39 40 40 41
Japan No. of Employees 16,083 16,227 15,819 15,852 15,748 15,330
Male 9,385 9,443 9,055 8,956 8,903 8,586
Female 6,698 6,784 6,764 6,896 6,845 6,744
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 58 58 57 56 57 56
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 42 42 43 44 43 44
Americas No. of Employees 2,503 2,314 2,362 2,357 2,120 2,152
Male 1,850 1,707 1,740 1,744 1,555 1,567
Female 653 607 622 613 565 585
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 74 74 74 74 73 73
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 26 26 26 26 27 27
Europe No. of Employees 3,424 3,026 3,057 2,909 2,691 2,769
Male 2,425 2,121 2,134 2,000 1,838 1,912
Female 999 905 923 909 853 856
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 71 70 70 69 68 69
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 29 30 30 31 32 31
Asia and Oceania No. of Employees 6,855 6,619 6,810 6,746 6,070 6,151
Male 4,160 3,930 4,059 4,010 3,592 3,631
Female 2,695 2,689 2,751 2,736 2,478 2,520
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 61 59 60 59 59 59
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 39 41 40 41 41 41

The figures cover Nomura Group on a consolidated basis.

The sum of male and female may not be consistent with the total number of employees, since only employees whose gender is disclosed are included in the number of male and female employees.

Ratio of Employees by Region

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Ratio (%)
  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
Japan 56 58 56 57 59 58
Americas 8 8 9 9 8 8
Europe 12 11 11 10 10 10
Asia and Oceania 24 23 24 24 23 23

Subtotals may not add up to totals due to rounding.

Composition of Employees by Age Groups

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    FY2020/21
Under 30 Years Old No. of employees 5,535
30-50 Years Old No. of employees 15,275
Over 50 Years Old No. of employees 5,310

Certain subsidiaries that do not compile age data were not included in the calculation.

Number of New Hires

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total No. of Employees 2,868 2,763 2,901 2,779 2,416 1,934
Male 1,850 1,577 1,765 1,639 1,450 1,203
Female 1,018 1,186 1,136 1,140 966 730
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 65 57 61 59 60 62
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 35 43 39 41 40 38
Japan No. of Employees 932 1,107 1,008 1,100 1,004 642
Male 537 588 547 563 589 379
Female 395 519 461 537 415 263
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 58 53 54 51 59 59
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 42 47 46 49 41 41
Americas No. of Employees 424 318 355 333 251 246
Male 313 227 263 254 179 183
Female 111 91 92 79 72 63
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 74 71 74 76 71 74
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 26 29 26 24 29 26
Europe No. of Employees 405 283 376 346 286 288
Male 286 189 260 232 187 215
Female 119 94 116 114 99 72
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 71 67 69 67 65 75
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 29 33 31 33 35 25
Asia and Oceania No. of Employees 1,107 1,055 1,162 1,000 875 758
Male 714 573 695 590 495 426
Female 393 482 467 410 380 332
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 64 54 60 59 57 56
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 36 46 40 41 43 44

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

Data for FY2015/16 for Japan cover Nomura Holdings and Nomura Securities. Data for FY2015/16 for Asia and Oceania 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.

The sum of male and female may not be consistent with the total number of employees, since only employees whose gender is disclosed are included in the number of male and female employees.

Mid-Career Hiring Ratio

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    FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Mid-Career Hiring Ratio Nomura Securities % 29.9 32.5 26.8 38.3
Nomura Asset
Management
% 40.7 54.3 30.2 29
The Nomura Trust and
Banking
% 10 66.7 42.3 38.1

The mid-career hiring ratio is based on the Act on Comprehensive Promotion of Labor Measures (date of announcement: July 15, 2021)

Turnover Rate

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total Turnover Rate   6 6 5 7.2 6 7.4
Male - - - - - 8
Female - - - - - 6.4
Voluntary Turnover Rate - - - - - 6.3

Data for FY2019/20 and prior fiscal years cover Nomura Securities. From FY2020/21, data for Japan (Nomura Holdings and Nomura Securities) and primarily the Wholesale Division in the Americas, Europe, and Asia and Oceania are included in the calculation. (coverage is equivalent to 86% of the FTE)

Composition of Managers

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Total No. of Employees 8,535 9,110 9,174 9,187 8,734 9,145
Male 7,165 7,705 7,671 7,586 7,139 7,424
Female 1,370 1,405 1,503 1,601 1,595 1,720
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 84 85 84 83 82 81
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 16 15 16 17 18 19
Japan No. of Employees 3,615 4,672 4,493 4,493 4,267 4,445
Male 3,345 4,289 4,075 4,036 3,803 3,930
Female 270 383 418 457 464 515
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 93 92 91 90 89 88
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 7 8 9 10 11 12
Americas No. of Employees 1,399 1,279 1,366 1,355 1,257 1,319
Male 1,123 1,029 1,097 1,099 1,007 1,049
Female 276 250 269 256 250 270
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 80 80 80 81 80 80
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 20 20 20 19 20 20
Europe No. of Employees 1,838 1,559 1,624 1,568 1,473 1,564
Male 1,503 1,270 1,316 1,251 1,171 1,238
Female 335 289 308 317 302 325
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 82 81 81 80 79 79
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 18 19 19 20 21 21
Asia and Oceania No. of Employees 1,683 1,600 1,691 1,771 1,737 1,817
Male 1,194 1,117 1,183 1,200 1,158 1,207
Female 489 483 508 571 579 610
Ratio of Male Employees (%) 71 70 70 68 67 66
Ratio of Female Employees (%) 29 30 30 32 33 34

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

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

The sum of male and female may not be consistent with the total number of employees, since only employees whose gender is disclosed are included in the number of male and female employees.

Ratio of Locally-Hired Managers in Overseas Offices

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Ratio (%)
  FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Americas 96 93 93 97
Europe 92 92 92 96
Asia and Oceania 81 85 80 97

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

Composition by Employment Contract

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
No. of Employees 28,865 28,186 28,048 27,864 26,629 26,402
Average No. of Temporary Employees 4,677 4,749 4,671 4,492 4,313 4,224

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
  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Pre- and Post-Natal Leave 316 305 304 292 334 327
Childcare Leave 494 530 529 540 548 625
Leave to Care for Sick or Injured Children 673 784 1,329 1,574 1,549 1,411
Childcare Time 287 348 385 407 383 415
Assistance with Daycare Expenses 426 428 440 441 445 316
Family Nursing Care Leave 5 6 15 17 18 8
Reduced Working Hour Plan for Family Nursing Care 3 6 7 4 7 6
Paid Leave for Family Nursing Care 65 103 126 159 154 138

Post-Childcare Leave Reinstatement and Retention Rates*1

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Reinstatement Rate Male (%) 100 100 100 100 100 100
Female (%) 91 92 95 94 93 97
Retention Rate Male (%) 75 100 100 100 88 91
Female (%) 96 96 99 97 97 98

Human Rights Training *1

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
No. of Participants 14,871 14,992 15,174 19,949 15,898 16,974

Data for FY2019/20 and prior fiscal years represent the aggregate total of participants in human rights awareness training programs. Data for FY2020/21 and after represent the aggregate total of participants in conduct training and other training programs that dealt with human rights awareness.

Status of Other Personnel and Labor-Related Issues*1

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
Average Length of Employment
(Years)
Male 14.9 14.8 14.9 14.7 14.8 15.4
Female 13.0 13.2 13.5 13.5 14 14.7
Number of Seniors (Aged 60 Years and Over) Rehired 534 532 582 666 690 715
Percentage of Employees with Disabilities (%) 2.03 2.03 2.00 2.08 2.3 2.4
Average Number of Annual Paid Leave Days Used (Days) 9.9 11.2 12.2 12.5 15.2 13.9
Rate of Taking Annual Paid Leave (%) 55.0 56.0 65.6 66.8 68.8 60.8
Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate 0.08 0.07 0.24 0.03 0 0.03
Absentee Rate (%) - - 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
Percentage of Employees with Labor Union Memberships (%) 55.0 56.7 60.9 60.9 59.8 61.4
Average Annual Salary *2 (Thousands of Yen) 11,770 10,871 10,490 10,599 9,664 10,137
Monthly Average Overtime Hours (Hours) 26.3 19.3 15.8 15.5 16.3 14.5

1 Data covers Nomura Securities. From FY2019/20, the data of percentage of employees with disabilities covers Nomura Group.

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

Our Environment

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  FY2015/16 FY2016/17 FY2017/18 FY2018/19 FY2019/20 FY2020/21
GHG Emissions
Scope 1: Direct Emissions*1
(t-CO2)
Japan 1,986 2,005 1,968 1,901 1,895 1,406
Americas 72 72 73 74 69 87
Europe 752 772 784 683 675 638
Asia and
Oceania
169 173 167 201 175 21
Scope 2: Indirect Emissions*1
(t-CO2)
Japan 39,065 36,783 35,302 34,126 30,709 26,006
Americas 6,966 6,168 5,510 5,361 4,728 4,112
Europe 12,822 11,786 10,031 8,364 6,880 4,988
Asia and
Oceania
21,892 20,942 19,800 17,207 16,251 11,275
Scope 1, 2*1 Emissions Per Employee
(t-CO2)
Japan 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.8
Americas 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.0
Europe 4.3 4.2 3.6 3.2 2.9 2.1
Asia and
Oceania
4.2 4.2 3.8 3.2 3.1 2.1
Scope 3 Emissions from Employee Travel*2
(Air, Rail, and Automobile Travel)(t-CO2)
Japan 22,013 22,936 24,554 23,417 19,476 2,411
Americas 4,966 4,343 5,547 5,147 4,205 389
Europe 7,651 7,023 7,929 5,774 4,342 97
Asia and
Oceania*3
11,587 11,041 12,196 11,628 8,711 812
Energy Consumption
Direct Energy Consumption (Natural Gas, Etc.)
(MWh)
Japan 10,573 10,654 10,402 10,054 10,008 7,646
Americas 355 359 360 368 340 432
Europe 4,201 4,329 4,374 3,804 3,791 3,624
Asia and
Oceania
732 743 720 862 758 84
Indirect Energy Consumption
(Purchased Electric Power)
(MWh)
Japan 70,520 68,372 67,360 66,807 62,574 55,213
Americas 21,882 20,236 18,883 18,345 17,273 16,243
Europe 30,133 30,713 30,135 31,666 28,233 22,974
Asia and
Oceania
26,720 25,577 24,200 24,996 23,912 16,542
Including, Renewable Power Purchased*4 (MWh) 34,652 35,033 34,193 35,560 32,564 27,749
Percentage of Renewable Power (%) 23.2 24.2 24.3 25.1 24.7 25.0
(Purchased Cooling and Heating Power)
(MWh)
Japan 11,971 12,320 11,680 11,335 10,289 9,034
Americas 140 198 254 284 202 101
Europe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Asia and
Oceania
1,617 1,723 1,824 1,832 1,656 1,446
Environmental Resource Efficiency
Water Consumption*5 (Thousand m³) Japan 170 168 161 161 153 106
Americas 30 29 30 30 27 20
Europe 115 107 111 109 103 103
Asia and
Oceania
36 35 53 45 47 9
Copy Paper Consumption*6 (Tons) 1,083 1,018 1,002 1,018 990 611
Amount of Waste Generated*7 (Tons) 2,540 2,658 2,403 2,341 2,206 1,397

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 97.5% 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 and Oceania: Offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Mainland China, 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 from FY2019/20, and the Shanghai office was included from FY2020/21 in the scope for Asia and Oceania.

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 and Oceania 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 and Oceania totaled 783t-CO2 in FY2020/21. (Offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, India, China, Bangkok, Seoul, and Australia.)

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

5 The Shanghai office was included from FY2020/21 in the scope for Asia and Oceania.

6 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 and Oceania data comprise paper consumed by the India, Hong Kong and Bangkok offices. The Singapore office was included from FY2020/21 in the scope for Asia and Oceania.

7 Data comprise Tokyo (the Nihonbashi Head Office Building, Dai-ni Edobashi Building and the Urbannet Otemachi Building, and Nomura Asset Management Head Office 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 FY2020/21, data for the Singapore office and Tokyo (the Toyosu Bayside Cross Tower) were 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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