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HOME News News Release List NRI Listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

NRI Listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Nov. 17, 2021

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

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TOKYO, November 17, 2021 – Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, announced today that it has been selected for the fourth consecutive year as a component of the “ Dow Jones Sustainability World Index” (DJSI World), the world's leading ESG investment indicators on November 13, 2021. Furthermore, the Company was simultaneously selected for the DJSI’s Asia-Pacific version of the index, DJSI Asia Pacific, for the sixth consecutive year.

logo:Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The DJSI is a stock price index compiled by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in the United States. It is used to assess the sustainability of the world's major companies from economic, environmental, and social perspectives.

In 2021, 322 of the top-ranking 3,500 companies in the world by market capitalization were selected for inclusion in DJSI World (35 of which are Japan-based companies), with 19 companies were selected in the industry to which NRI belongs “IT Services & Internet Software Services” (3 of which are Japan-based companies).

In the governance and economic dimension, NRI received high marks for initiatives for privacy protections and cyber security. Regarding the environment dimension, DJSI also rated NRI highly for being selected for the CDP*1’s highest rating, the Climate Change ‘A List’. On the social dimension, NRI also received a high evaluation primarily for initiatives in human resources regarding utilizing personnel data and receiving third-party external assurance of social reporting data.

NRI Group Medium-Term Management Plan (2019-2022) calls for “Solving social issues through value co-creation,” with which the Company has committed to “Co-create a thriving future society by driving new value,” “Co-create an ideal society by effectively utilizing its resources,” and “Co-create a safe and secure society by advancing its infrastructure” through its business activities. Based on this plan, NRI focuses on linking its business opportunities to both the attainment of a sustainable society and the enhancement of sustainable corporate values.

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    The CDP is a non-profit organization whose main activity is to request information disclosure on environmental issues such as climate variability measures, water resource protection, and forest conservation, and to promote such measures through it. CDP website: https://www.cdp.net/en/companies/companies-scores

 


For Reference

■NRI’s sustainability-related initiatives

■NRI’s external evaluations

NRI has been selected for several global ESG investment indexes and ratings including DJSI World.

ESG Investment Index or Rating Description
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Selected for the 4th consecutive year since 2018
Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index Selected for the 6th consecutive year since 2016
MSCI ACWI ESG Leaders Index Selected for the 6th consecutive year since 2016
FTSE4Good Developed Index Selected for the 16th consecutive year since 2006
MCSI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index Selected for the 5th consecutive year since 2017
MSCI Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) Selected for the 5th consecutive year since 2017
FTSE Blossom Japan Index Selected for the 5th consecutive year since 2017
S&P/JPX Carbon Efficient Index Selected for the 3rd consecutive year since 2018
Sompo Sustainability Index Selected for the 10th consecutive year since 2012
CDP Selected for the 2nd consecutive year from 2019 for the CDP’s highest rating, the Climate Change ‘A List’

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Inquiries

Inquiries about this press release:

Sangi Tamaoka
Corporate Communications Department
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
Tel: +81-3-5877-7100
E-mail:kouhou@nri.co.jp


Inquiries about index selection result:

Kenji Honda, Yukari Ishiguro
Sustainability & Responsibility Group
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
E-mail:41sustainability@nri.co.jp

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