PASSION FOR THE BEST
Issuance of Green Bonds
1. Our Purpose and Background of the Issuance
Daiwa Securities Group has proven strong initiatives on addressing social issues and contributing to future development of society through its continuous effort in product development and provision for the past 10 years. Daiwa Securities Group looks on SDGs(The Sustainable Development Goals), adopted by the United Nations in 2015, as overarching goals to lead the world and Daiwa Securities Group Inc. has announced the launch of "SDGs Promotion Committee" chaired by Seiji Nakata, President and CEO of Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

In the medium-term management plan formulated this fiscal year, "Passion for the Best" 2020, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raises the promotion of SDGs as a foundation of business strategy and aims to create economic value and social value at the same time by solving social challenges through group business.
Moreover, Daiwa Securities Group pledges to contribute to solving environmental issues through its business as a financial service company and establishes "Environmental Principles" and five "Basic Environmental Policies" as our action plan.

In one of the five "Basic Environmental Policies", "Make positive environmental contributions through our core business activities", Daiwa Securities Group seeks to develop and provide financial products and services that promote a low-carbon, recycling-oriented, and symbiotic society.

The proceeds of the Issuance will be allocated towards financing and/or refinancing for Renewable Energy and Green Buildings through Daiwa Securities Group Inc. or consolidate subsidiaries. Daiwa Securities Group will contribute to achieve SDGs and offer various investment opportunities for investors.

Environmental Vision

The Group is dedicated to protecting the precious global environment and preserving it for future generations by leveraging financial capabilities.

Environmental Principles

The Group recognizes the importance of environmental principles such as the effort to combat global warming, recycling and reuse of raw materials, and preserving biodiversity, in order to create a sustainable society for the 21st century. The Group pledges to contribute to solving environmental issues through its business as a financial service company and to constantly seek new ways to reduce its environmental impact as a responsible corporate citizen.

Basic Environmental Policies

1. Make positive environmental contributions through our core business activities
We shall seek to develop and provide financial products and services that promote a low-carbon, recycling-oriented, and symbiotic society.
2. Implement an environmental management system
We shall implement an environmental management system and constantly seek new ways to improve environmental activities. In addition, we shall support environmental education and publicity efforts, while promoting environmental protection efforts by employees.
3. Take steps to save natural resources, reduce energy consumption, and promote biodiversity system
We shall continue to progress in our efforts to reduce the use of natural resources and energy, and seek ways to improve materials and energy efficiency (including efforts to improve business efficiency). We shall also take steps to reduce water use and reduce, reuse, and recycle other materials to contribute to a more environmentally friendly society. Furthermore, considering the importance of biodiversity, we shall seek a symbiotic relationship with the environment and use safe, clean methods of materials procurement.
4. Promote environmental communication
Working in concert with business partners, the local community, NGOs and NPOs, we shall actively disseminate information about environmental issues, and communicate our concern for the environment to customers and society at large.
5. Strictly observe environmental regulations
We shall always endeavor in environmental preservation, observing environmental laws and regulations in addition to the Group's environment policies.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (May 22, 2012)

 
2. Outline of the Issuance
Name of the Bonds The 32nd Series of Unsecured Bonds of Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
-- ranking pari passu solely with other series of debentures or bonds --
(Green Bonds)
Subscription Period November 22, 2018
Payment Date November 29, 2018
Maturity 5 years
Issue Amount 10 billion yen
Coupon Rate 0.230% per annum
Use of Proceeds financing and/or
refinancing for Renewable Energy and Green Buildings through Daiwa Securities
Group Inc. or its consolidated subsidiaries
Rating A: Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
A+: Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.
 
3. Second-Party Opinion
 
4. Investment Declaration
List of investors who declared investment (as of the date of Issuance)

The Oita Bank, Ltd.
Imperial Hotel, Ltd.
Nihon Suido Consultants Co., Ltd.
The Higashi-Nippon Bank, Limited
The Fukui Bank, Ltd.
The Musashino Bank, Ltd.
SAPPORO CHUOH SHINYOKUMIAI
Taiyo Life Insurance Company
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
The Rokinren Bank
 
5. Reporting
Financial Allocation Results
will be reported soon

Impacts on the environment
will be reported soon


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