Corporate Data

Corporate Data

NameNord Institute for Society and Environment
OfficeTOKYO SQUARE GARDEN14F 1-9-10 Kyobashi Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031 Japan
Tel: +81-3-6427-9768 Fax: +81-3-6745-3301
Email: it half-width @)
EstablishedMay 7, 1986
Capital10 million yen
President and CEO  Hiromitsu Kumetani

Main Services

  • Research and consulting on socio-environmental policy
  • Research and consulting on regional planning
  • Research and consulting on marketing
  • Research and consulting on CSR and PR
  • Planning and building communication media contents

Major Clients

  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Dentsu Inc.
  • Dentsu Public Relations Inc.
  • The Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated
  • NTT Publishing Co., Ltd
  • Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
  • Intelligence, Ltd.
  • NTV Eizo Center Corporation
  • Keio Research Institute at SFC
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency
  • Japan Atomic Energy Agency
  • National Institute of Radiological Sciences
  • The Energy Conservation Center, Japan
  • The Institute for Areal Studies, Foundation
  • Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute
  • Human Renaissance Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Opinion Research Corporation
  • B/R/S Group


  • The Japan Marketing Association
  • The Japan Marketing Research Association
  • The Japan Association for Public Opinion Research
  • The Public Relations Society of Japan
  • The City Planning Institute of Japan
  • The Organization for Urban-Rural Interchange Revitalization
  • Junkan Workers Club
  • The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry


1986  Nord founded in Minami-Azabu, Minato-Ku, Tokyo
1991  Research Laboratory for Society and Environment established
1992  Office relocated to Irifune, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo
Hirofumi Kumetani becomes CEO
1993  Office relocated to Shintomi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo
1994  Capital increased to 10 million yen
1996  Tenth anniversary of foundation
1997  Office relocated to Kyobashi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo
2002  NORD Space established
Research Laboratory for Society and Environment renamed to Research Institute for Society and Environment
2006  Twentieth anniversary of foundation Social Environment Communication Site built
201630th anniversary of foundation