Nomura Recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for Climate Change Disclosure
Nomura Holdings has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors with $78 trillion in assets, for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information.
Nomura is featured in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), which is a key component of CDP's annual Japan 500 report and highlights the constituent companies within the large Japanese 500 companies (Japan 500) including companies in the FTSE Japan Index that have displayed a strong approach to information disclosure regarding climate change. Companies are scored on their climate change disclosure and high scores indicate good internal data management and understanding of climate change related issues affecting the company.
In 2012 CDLI comprises 22 companies from the Japan 500 based on analysis of the responses to CDP's questionnaire which focused on greenhouse gas emissions, emissions reduction targets and the risks and opportunities associated with climate change. Nomura received a disclosure score of 92 out of 100 and was selected as the only financial services company recognized in the Japan 500 CDLI.
Nomura strategically analyzes the impact of the group's business processes on the environment, community and society as part of our management decision-making. We will continue to enhance our environmental management efforts and information disclosure by collaborating closely across our global network.
Nomura aims to contribute to the sustainable development of the economy and society by promoting sound capital markets. To do so, we listen closely to the needs of our clients and other stakeholders to provide appropriate financial products and services.
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP harnesses the power of market forces, including 655 institutional investors with assets of US$78 trillion, to collect information from companies on their greenhouse gas emissions and assessment of climate change and water risk and opportunity. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change and water data and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions.