Nikko Asset Management

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Nikko Asset Management doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

Nikko Asset Management has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity, but there is room for improvement. A higher score would signify a stronger commitment to reducing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability measures.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Nikko Asset Management is part of the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Nikko Asset Management, based in Japan, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix and lower emissions. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 8.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Nikko Asset Management, founded in 1959 and headquartered in Minato, operates within the finance sector as one of Asia’s premier asset management firms. The company specializes in a variety of services including active fund management in Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset, and Alternative strategies, as well as offering a comprehensive suite of passive strategies. With over six decades of experience, Nikko Asset Management has established a global presence, employing a diverse team of investment professionals to deliver innovative financial solutions to clients worldwide.

Good news, Nikko Asset Management has embraced SBTi commitments

Nikko Asset Management has pledged to set science-based emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This commitment means the company aims to align its carbon footprint reduction with the level of decarbonization required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Nikko Asset Management should establish clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and promote sustainability throughout their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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