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Sustainability

As the world recovers from COVID-19, investors will not lose sight of Sustainability, the trend of ESG issues will become more central to investing and business decisions will accelerate; this is already occurring.

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Sustainability

ESG 360 – The ‘S’ Factor in East Asia: Key Takeaways from the Series

We review the key points discussed in our ESG in East Asia series, including the diversity dividend and employment, demographic pressures and business opportunities.

26 min video | December 2022

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The Diversity Dividend - Equity as the Bridge to Inclusion

We explore how investment in high quality human capital development programmes for a new dynamic era of inclusion is not only essential for unlocking the diversity dividend, it benefits organizational performance.

21 min video | December 2022

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ESG360 – COP27: A Review of the UN's Climate Change Conference

We review the proposals, announcements and progress discussed at the UN's Climate Change Conference held in Egypt in November 2022.

33 min video | November 2022

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ESG360 – Gender Equality, Disability and the Diversity Dividend

We take note of how companies in East Asia compare to European peers in addressing diversity in the workplace, and what these companies can do to embrace disabled workers and achieve gender equality for the long run.

22 min video | October 2022

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ESG360 – How AgTech is Revolutionising the Food Chain

In this podcast, we explore how factors such as climate change, a population explosion and food security are driving AgTech solutions like insect protein and lab-grown meat.

28 min video | October 2022

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ESG360 - Japan’s Electricity Shortages and Demographic Dilemmas in East Asia

We explore the greater than expected power demand in Japan and the impact of demographic changes in South Korea.

21 min video | September 2022

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ESG360 - Green Energy Stocks and Navigating Social Data

We take a look at the resilience of green energy stocks amid a broad-based stock market downturn in the first half of the year.

23 min video | August 2022

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ESG360 - Why Focus on Employment Standards in ESG?

We discuss how how the best firms try to align their employees’ values and objectives with their own

0 min read | July 2022

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ESG360 - The ‘S’ Factor in East Asia

A research project between Nomura and the University of Sheffield’s School of East Asian Studies to explore the Social pillar of ESG with a particular focus on measuring employment in South Korea.

18 min video | June 2022

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ESG360 - Fixing the Problem with U.S. Quality Investing

In this episode of ESG360, Joe Mezrich, Nomura’s Head of Equities Quantitative Strategy, shares his insights on how to fix the underperformance of U.S. 'quality' investing.

13 min video | May 2022

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ESG360 - How War in Ukraine can Accelerate Renewables Adoption

In this episode of ESG360, we discuss Europe’s plan to reduce its reliance on Russian fossil fuels and what that means for the energy transition

22 min video | April 2022

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ESG360 - The EU’s Social Taxonomy, Climate Risks and ESG in Ukraine

We discuss recent developments in the EU's social taxonomy, how financial firms are managing climate risk and the ESG implications in Ukraine

24 min video | March 2022

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