News Release

ORIX Bank Executes Positive Impact Finance for the First Time

Dec 25, 2023

TOKYO, Japan – December 25, 2023 – ORIX Bank Corporation (“ORIX Bank”) today announced that it has executed Positive Impact Finance (“PIF”) for &Do Holdings Co., Ltd. (“&Do HLD”). This is the first time for ORIX Bank to execute PIF.

PIF is a financing method that comprehensively analyzes and evaluates the impact of corporate activities on the economy, environment, and society to help increase positive impacts and reduce negative impacts. The financial institutions analyze the business activities of the companies that receive the finance, assisting them to set key performance indicators (“KPIs”) and formulate measures for achieving the KPIs. They also monitor the companies’ achievement status of the KPIs on an ongoing basis.
In this program, ORIX Bank has set four KPIs for &Do HLD to help create more livable cities, reduce the burden on the environment, and create a comfortable working environment within the company. It has also set specific measures for achieving those targets. This PIF and ORIX Bank’s PIF execution structure have received a third party opinion from Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (“R&I”), stating that they comply with the Principles for Positive Impact Finance of the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative.

ORIX Bank has engaged to date in lending that takes into consideration ESG (Environment, Social, and Corporate Governance) and the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), such as a Green Loan*1 and a sustainability-linked loan*2. It will continue to contribute to solving social issues by promoting finance support to corporate activities that lead to the realization of a sustainable society.

*1. ORIX Bank Provides First Green Loan to Mega-Solar Power Plant (August 19, 2021)
*2. ORIX Bank Executes Its First Sustainability-Linked Loan (July 3, 2023)

Contact Information:
Investor Relations and Sustainability Department
ORIX Corporation
Tel: +81-3-3435-3121

About ORIX Group:
ORIX Group (ORIX Corporation TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX) was established in 1964 and has grown from its roots in leasing in Japan to become a global, diverse, and unique corporate group. Today, it is active around the world in financing and investment, life insurance, banking, asset management, real estate, concession, environment and energy, automobile-related services, industrial/ICT equipment, ships and aircraft. Since expanding outside of Japan in 1971, ORIX Group has grown its business globally and now operates in around 30 countries and regions across the world with approximately 35,000 people. ORIX Group unites globally around its Purpose: “Finding Paths. Making Impact.” bringing diverse expertise and innovative thinking to help our world develop in a sustainable way.
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(As of November 1, 2023)

Caution Concerning Forward Looking Statements:
These documents may contain forward-looking statements about expected future events and financial results that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based on our current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and risks that could cause actual results that differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, those described under “Risk Factors” in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and under “(4) Risk Factors” of the “1. Summary of Consolidated Financial Results” of the “Consolidated Financial Results April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023” furnished on Form 6-K.

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