Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Received “Minister’s Commendation for Regional Revitalization Support Tax System (Corporate Hometown Tax)”
-Evaluation of the “Shi” Project, a donation scheme for regional revitalization-
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (CEO and President: Hiroyasu Koike, hereinafter referred to as “our company”) has received the fiscal 2022 Minister’s Award for the Regional Revitalization Support Tax System (Corporate Version of Hometown Tax), which is implemented by the Cabinet Office. Won the corporate category. Utilizing the corporate version of the hometown tax system, we donate a portion of our profits according to the sales balance of our ESG investment strategy products to SDGs-related projects implemented by local governments in each prefecture. project”*1 was evaluated.
This commendation recognizes local governments and companies that have made outstanding achievements in utilizing the local revitalization support tax system (corporate version of hometown tax) and conducted activities that are recognized as a model for others *2.
We aim to realize a sustainable and prosperous society through our asset management business. We believe that one of the important issues to be solved is “support for regional revitalization”, and in order to contribute to the solution together with investors, regional financial institutions, and the government, we have established a donation scheme “” In 2020, we established the Will Project*3. Donations will be made once a year according to the sales balance of the financial institution that handles the target investment trust. By fiscal 2021, we have donated a cumulative total of 80 million yen to SDGs-related projects implemented by local governments in each prefecture. Award summary (Excerpt from materials released by the Cabinet Office Regional Revitalization Promotion Secretariat)
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We will continue to contribute to the asset building of our customers while aiming to realize a sustainable and prosperous society by creating a virtuous investment cycle (investment chain) together with our customers and investee companies. .
*1 For details, please refer to the special site for the “Zhi” project on our website. https://www.nomura-am.co.jp/special/kokorozashi/ *2 For details, please refer to the materials released by the Cabinet Office Regional Revitalization Promotion Secretariat dated January 20, 2023. https://www.chisou.go.jp/tiiki/tiikisaisei/portal/pdf/dai5kai_kettei.pdf *3 Please refer to the news release dated October 19, 2020, “Regarding the Establishment of a Donation Scheme for Regional Revitalization ~ Supporting Hometowns with Investment Trusts ~”.
https://www.nomuraholdings.com/jp/news/nr/etc/20201019/nam20201019.pdf Overview of this scheme
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