NCRAM’s primary industry initiative and investor collaboration is as a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI), to which NCRAM became a signatory in 2013. Our ESG Committee also seeks out industry groups and forums to discuss industry developments and best practices for implementation of ESG analysis in investing.
We also collaborate with companies in the Nomura Group on our approach to using Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in our investment process. Our affiliate, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (NAM Tokyo), has also established an ESG Committee, chaired by senior investment personnel, to discuss the company’s key policies relating to ESG issues on a firm-wide basis. NCRAM’s ESG Committee is separate and distinct from NAM Tokyo’s ESG Committee.