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Tokyo Sustainable Finance Forum 2020

Tokyo Metropolitan Government(TMG) has been proactively making efforts to promote sustainable finance through various actions in order to contribute to solving social issues through finance.Tokyo Sustainable Finance Week was organized by the TMG from Feb 8th 2021, with the aim to promote financial services that contribute to the establishment of a sustainable city and to develop Tokyo's presence in the field of sustainable finance.

Tokyo Sustainable Finance Forum

・Date:Feb 9th, 2021 (Tue) 13:30~17:30
・Target:This forum is intended for Public institutions, Financial institutions, Financial industry groups and Business Firms (especially who belong to the ESG promotion department, corporate planning department, etc.)


1.Opening Remarks/Speech
The vision of "Global Financial City: Tokyo" and efforts regarding Sustainable Finance
Hisaaki Terasaki, Director General, Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
2.Keynote speech 1
Global trends in Sustainable Finance
Takejiro Sueyoshi, Special Advisor, UNEP Finance Initiative
3.Keynote speech 2
Development of Sustainable Finance in Japan
Mariko Kawaguchi, Specially Appointed Professor, Rikkyo University Graduate School of Social Design Studies Executive Advisor to CEO, Fuji Oil Holdings Inc
4.Keynote speech 3
Sustainable Finance trends in Japan and overseas from the perspective of investors
Yasunori Iwanaga, Chief Responsible Investment Officer Amundi Japan Ltd.
5.Panel discussion
Discussion on diversification and possibilities of Sustainable Finance
・Leo van Stijn, Managing Director, Country Manager Japan, ING Bank N.V., Tokyo Branch
Satoshi Ikeda, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency
Akie Iriyama, Professor, Waseda University Graduate School of Business and Finance. Waseda Business School.
Keisuke Takegahara, Executive Officer, Deputy Chief Research Officer, Chief Manager of Sustainability Management Office, Corporate Planning & Coordination Department, Development Bank of Japan Inc.
Takumi Matsuo, Senior Officer, Corporate Strategy, Japan Exchange Group
Tomoki Muto, Managing Director, Global Head of Structured Finance, MUFG Bank, Ltd.
・Yuki Isogai, Technical Lead, Sustainability Center of Excellence, PwC Japan Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Sustainability LLC

Financial Seminar for Citizens of Tokyo

This seminar was held in Japanese only.

・Date:Feb 11th 2021 (Thu./National holiday) 13:00~17:00 (JST)
・Target:People who Live, Study or Work in Tokyo (This seminar will be held in Japanese only.)

Featured Topics(2020)

8th:Tokyo Sustainable Finance Week Results (2/2)
7th:Tokyo Sustainable Finance Week Results (1/2)
6th:Overview of sustainable finance in Japan
5th:Global trends in sustainable finance (e.g. EU Taxonomy)
4th:Basics about sustainable finance for individual investors
3rd:Sustainable finance during and post the COVID-19 era
2nd:What is Sustainable Finance (2/2)
1st:What is Sustainable Finance (1/2)