Nomura selects Greenstone for Emea carbon management

Source: Greenstone Carbon Management

Greenstone Carbon Management, the global carbon solutions specialist, has announced today that it has secured a contract with Nomura, the global investment bank, to help measure, manage and report its carbon emissions across the Bank's operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Greenstone Carbon Management's Acco2unt software will allow Nomura to address its complex carbon reporting requirements and ensure compliance with national and international legislation in an accurate and timely manner.

Nomura is a leading financial services group that provides services in over 30 countries in Asia, Europe, America, the Middle East and Africa. As a global organisation, Nomura is committed to assess the impact of their business activities on the environment. The implementation of Acco2unt will enable the management of environmental risks and assist with identifying opportunities to reduces these impacts and identify potential cost savings.

Tony Bartle, Head of Real Estate & Services at Nomura said, "Nomura has developed a comprehensive approach to CSR reporting in the recent years, including the measurement of our operational carbon emissions. As the global regulatory environment evolves, we recognised the need to implement a tool that enables Nomura to increase the accuracy of our carbon emissions calculation and provide a wide range of analytical functionality. Greenstone's Acco2unt carbon management solution will enable us to meet our global reporting requirements, including the CRC in the UK, and engage colleagues across the business in developing targeted carbon reduction initiatives and monitoring performance."

Matthew de Villiers, Chief Executive Officer at Greenstone Carbon Management commented, "We are delighted that Nomura has selected Greenstone Acco2unt for their carbon accounting requirements. Our online software is already enabling 32 organisations across 74 countries and is actively reducing the administrative burden and complexity of measuring and reporting carbon emissions. Transparency of carbon emissions information provides a new perspective to minimise consumption of energy and resources and allows companies to model and monitor reduction programmes on an ongoing basis."

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