United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative whereby signatory companies and organizations act as upstanding members of society, participating in the creation of a global framework for achieving sustainable growth.
In response to requests from institutional investors, the CDP sends major international corporations a questionnaire related to climate change and other issues. The CDP then analyzes, evaluates and discloses the responses.
The Equator Principles is an international risk management framework adopted voluntarily by financial institutions for assessing and managing environmental and social risks in project finance and other areas.
Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century
The Principles for Financial Action for the 21st Century aim to establish a sustainable society.
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
The Bank adopts the TCFD recommendations on the disclosures of financial risks and opportunities related to climate change.
Japan Climate Initiative
The Japan Climate Initiative is a domestic network of companies, local governments, NGOs and other actors that are actively engaged in taking climate action.
UNEP FI, PRB
The Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB) is a framework operated by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to ensure that signatory banks’ business practices align with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) is an international initiative aimed at developing and implementing a method to measure and disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the portfolio of financial institutions.
The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) is an initiative to enhance awareness and encourage action among Asia’s investors and financial institutions about climate change risks and low-carbon investment.
Climate Action 100+
Climate Action 100+ is an initiative for institutional investors’ groups in different regions of the world to engage with high greenhouse gas emitting companies to realize carbon neutrality.
The TNFD Forum is an organization that supports discussions by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)—an initiative to construct a framework for appropriate evaluations and disclosures of risks and opportunities regarding natural capital and biodiversity.
Norinchukin Zenkyoren Asset Management Co., Ltd. Signs PRI
In March 2020, Norinchukin Zenkyoren Asset Management Co., Ltd. became a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, in agreement with their fundamental concepts.
Going forward, we will continue to study and implement initiatives tackling ESG issues in keeping with our fiduciary duty. In so doing, we will fulfill our social responsibilities and strive to further enhance our activities.
- Sustainability Management at The Norinchukin Bank
- Message from the CEO
- Sustainability Advisory Board
- Sustainability Issues Surrounding the AFF Industries
- Formulation of Purpose of the Bank and the Medium/Long-Term Goals
- Our Purpose, Vision and Mission
- Milestones of Sustainability Management
- Philosophies and Policies Supporting Sustainability Management
- Identifying Sustainability Issues
- Sustainability Promotion Structure
- Participation in Initiatives
- Initiatives Against COVID-19
- Initiatives for Medium/Long-Term Goals FY2030
- Progress of Initiatives Toward the Medium/Long-Term Goals FY2030
- Reducing GHG Emissions at investees and Borrowers
- Restoring a Healthy Circulation of Forest and Forest Industry Providing Full Support for Wood Utilization Initiative
- Solving Environmental and Social Issues Through Sustainable Finance
- Initiatives to Manage Environmental and Social Risks
- Initiatives to Increase the Income of Farmers, Fishermen and Foresters
- Initiatives to Promote Diversity & Inclusion
- Examples of Major Initiatives
- Sustainability Disclosure