Action with NPOs

The Daiwa Securities Group plans various programs such as disaster relief programs and programs to donate part of the trust fees of investment trusts. By subsidizing NPOs rooted in the community, we are working steadily to provide support where needed.

Daiwa Securities Phoenix Japan Program

In May 2012, we established the Daiwa Securities Phoenix Japan Program as a measure to support reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake that occurred on March 11, 2011. Under this program, we donate part of the trust fees from the investment trust "Daiwa Nippon Support Fund Vol. 3 - Phoenix Japan -."

(Collaboration: Authorized NPO Japan NPO Center)

Kopernik Program

Since fiscal 2010, the Group has provided support to the American NPO Kopernik, which was established to improve quality of life and reduce poverty in developing countries. This program is operated by donations related to the investment trusts "Daiwa Eco Fund" and "Russell Investment Global Environmental Technology Fund".

Other disaster support (examples)

  • Donation in response to damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis in 2019 10 million yen
  • Contribution to Areas Damaged by the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake 10 million yen
  • Contribution to Areas Damaged by the Torrential Rain in July 2018
    10 million yen
    About 11.22 million yen (donation activities by officers and employees)
  • Donation in response to the heavy rain disaster in northern Kyushu in FY2017 10 million yen
  • Donation in response to the Kumamoto earthquake (April 2016) 10 million yen
  • Sponsored the "'New Tohoku' Reconstruction Business Contest"

Major initiatives to date

Disasters

Daiwa Securities Group Tsunami Reconstruction Fund (implemented March 2005 to September 2015)

The "Daiwa Securities Group Tsunami Reconstruction Fund" was established on March 9, 2005 as a measure to support the reconstruction of areas affected by the Sumatra Earthquake and Indian Ocean Tsunami that occurred on December 26, 2004. This is a long-term support project over 10 years from 2005, with Daiwa Securities Group Inc. contributing 10 million yen each year (100 million yen in total).
(Monitoring: Authorized NPO Asia Community Center 21, Fund management: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited)

Society

3keys program (implemented October 2012 to March 2016)

Since fiscal 2012, the Group has been providing support to 3keys, a designated NPO that provides learning support at orphanages. Under this program, we contribute part of the trust fees from the investment trust "Daiwa SRI Fund" to support the activities of this organization.

"Daiwa SRI Fund" Grant Program (implemented April 2006 to July 2013)

This is a subsidy program for domestic NPOs with the purpose of developing NPO staff who are active in fields related to "life" (human security fields). We donated part of the trust fees of the investment trust "Daiwa SRI Fund" during its operation.
(Collaboration: Designated NPO Civil Society Initiative Fund)

Social Business College (implemented October 2010 to September 2012)

As a successor program to "Daiwa JFS Youth Sustainability College", we conducted a program for the general public with the theme of "social business." We provide the details of this college in the form of lecture records and case study reports. This program was held using part of the trust fees from the investment trust "Daiwa Eco Fund".
(Collaboration: Music Securities, Inc.)

Daiwa JFS Youth Sustainability College (implemented October 2006 to September 2010)

A program was held for students in which sustainability was divided into four themes to provide an overall picture over four years (once session a month). Our college was translated into English and transmitted to 191 countries and regions around the world from the website of the environmental NGO Japan for Sustainability. This program was held using part of the trust fees from the investment trust "Daiwa Eco Fund".
(Collaboration: Designated NPO Japan for Sustainability)

Environment

Support for production of "Renewable Japan Status Report" (implemented 2010 to 2011)

We donated trust fees from the investment trust "Daiwa Eco Fund" to be used as production costs for the 2011 and 2012 editions of the "Renewable Japan Status Report" published by the designated NPO Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies.

Daiwa Russell GEF Environmental Technology Promotion Project (implemented 2008 to 2009)

This was a project to compile and disseminate a handbook about basic technologies that can be sufficiently created and operated by materials and human resources in developing countries from among Japan's environmental technologies. A donation was made from part of the trust fees of the investment trust "Russell Investment Global Environmental Technology Fund."
(Collaboration: General Incorporated Foundation Global Environmental Forum)

Daiwa CI Biodiversity Conservation Fund (implemented 2007 to 2008)

We established and supported a fund to support eight local communities that are important for biodiversity conservation in areas around World Natural Heritage Sites. A donation was made from part of the trust fees of the investment trust "Daiwa Eco Fund."
(Collaboration: General Incorporated Foundation Conservation International)