Participation in Initiatives

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.


Equator Principles

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.



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.

Climate Action 100+

TNFD Forum

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.

TNFD Forum Member

Japan Impact-driven Financing Initiative

The Japan Impact-driven Financing Initiative promotes impact investment through cooperation and collaboration between diverse and multiple financial institutions that believe that the purpose of financial institutions is to actively address social and environmental issues, holistically understanding impact.

Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ)

This alliance is coalition of bank, insurance, asset owner, and investment management institution initiatives that aim to move to net zero. The Bank is a member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), a constituent organization.

Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA)

The NZBA is a banking initiative launched by UNEP FI that aims to reduce GHG emissions to net zero by 2050 through investment and loan portfolios. Alliance members are required to set interim targets for the nine highest emitting sectors by 2030 at the latest to achieve Net Zero by 2050. The alliance also requires periodic disclosure of these targets thereafter.

Keidanren Challenge Initiatives for 30% of Executives to be Women by 2030

This initiative encourages diversity and inclusion to start a movement to increase the percentage of women in executive positions to at least 30% by 2030. It also aims to lead growth through innovation and the creation of a sustainable society.

TNFD Forum Member

Keidanren Initiative for Biodiversity Conservation

This is an initiative of companies and organizations which adopt and take the initiative to achieve the plural items among 7 items of, and/or agree with the whole idea and purpose in the “Declaration of Biodiversity by Keidanren and Action Policy (Revised Edition)”

TNFD Forum Member

Norinchukin Zenkyoren Asset Management Co., Ltd Initiatives

  • Sign the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
  • Participate in the Climate Action 100+
  • TCFD endorsement


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