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About Norinchukin Bank
The Norinchukin Bank (also known as Nochu Bank) is a Japanese cooperative bank, headquartered in Tokyo. It was founded in 1923 by the Japanese government to support its agricultural industry. It provides funding for agricultural, fishing and forestry cooperatives. The bank is also one of Japan’s largest institutional investors and invests in bonds, securitisation products, stocks, private equity and real estate, also through its overseas branches in New York, London and Singapore. The Norinchukin Bank adopted the Equator Principles in 2017.
13-2, Yurakucho 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Kazuto Oku |
President and CEO
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The Norinchukin Bank is owned by its members: Japanese agricultural cooperatives, fishery cooperatives, forestry cooperatives, and related federations, as well as other cooperative organisations that have invested in the bank.
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Norinchukin Bank does not operate a complaints or grievances channel for individuals or communities that might have been affected by the bank's finance.
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Tracking the Equator Principles
EPFIs reporting status
EP reporting page: https://equator-principles.com/reporting-the-norinchukin-bank-2019-2020/
Project name reporting status of Equator Principles signatories for each financial institutions' most recent reporting period. Where there is no percentage presented the EPFI has not reported having financed any project transactions in that reporting period.
Global finance sector failing to apply conservation criteria to pulp and paper funding
Japanese Banks ill-Equipped to Reform Banking Practices in Line with the Paris Agreement
Revision of the Policy on Environmental and Social Considerations in Financing and Investment Activities
Voluntary standardsNorinchukin Bank has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
- Business for Social Responsibility
- Carbon Disclosure Project
- Equator Principles
- Global Reporting Initiative
- Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB)
- Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
- Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
- Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)
- United Nations Global Compact
The Norinchukin Bank's web page on corporate social responsibility can be accessed here.