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Tokyo Sustainable Finance Forum 2021

Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) held "Tokyo Sustainable Finance Week" from October 14 to October 23, 2021.

We disseminated information on the matter under the framework of the Event Week, in corporation with PRI and other event organizers who promote sustainable finance.

TMG aim to use this week to promote ESG investing and sustainable finance, and to develop Tokyo's presence in these fields, which contribute to the development of a sustainable city.

Tokyo Sustainable Finance Forum

・Date:Oct 15, 2021 (Fri) 14:15~18:00 JST
・Aimed at:Experts from public institutions, financial institutions, financial industry groups,business firms and more.



1.Opening Remarks Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo

2.Keynote speech「Role of Finance and Its Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals(=SDGs)」Hiromichi Mizuno Special Envoy of U.N Secretary-General on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments

3.Speech「The Critical Role of Disclosure in a Net Zero Economy」Mary Schapiro, Head Of The TCFD Secretariat Vice Chair for Public Policy, Special Advisor to the Founder and Chairman Bloomberg L.P.

4.Speech「JPX's Strategy on Susainable Finance」Akira Kiyota, Director & Representative Executive Officer, Group CEO Japan Exchange Group, Inc.【Download PDF】

5.Speech「ESG Investment by GPIF」Masataka Miyazono, President, Government Pension Investment Fund【Download PDF】

6.Speech「Sustainable Finance by a Large Institutional Investor」Carine Smith Ihenacho, Chief Governance and Compliance Officer, NORGES BANK investment management【Download PDF】

7.Speech「Leading sustainability in Asset Management」Marco Morelli, Executive Chairman, AXA Investment Managers

8.Speech「BOJ Strategy on Climate Change」Koji Nakamura, Deputy Director-General at International Department and Monetary Affairs Department, and Head of Climate Coordination Hub, Bank of Japan

9.Speech「On Investor's Engagemen」Emi Onozuka, Executive Vice President, COO, Japan Catalyst, Inc., a member of Monex Group

10.Speech「The Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Initiative regarding Sustainable Finance」Eiichiro Kodama, Director General for Global Financial City Strategy, Office of the Governor for Policy Planning, Tokyo Metropolitan Government【Download PDF】

11.Panel discussion「Toward the Promotion of Sustainable Finance」
 Hiromi Yamaoka, Board Director, Future Corporation/Special Advisor for International Finance, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Member【Download PDF】
 Takashi Saruta, President and CEO, Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company, Limited (SMDAM)【Download PDF】
 Hideo Tomita, Representative Director, Refinitiv Japan K.K. 【Download PDF】
 Mari Yoshitaka, Principal Sustainability Strategist, Deputy General Manager of Corporate Planning Dept. Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.

Financial Seminar for Citizens of Tokyo

*This seminar was held in Japanese only.
<Outline(PDF)>*Japanese version
・Date & Time:Saturday, October 23, 2021 13:00 - 16:30
・Aimed at:People who are interested in investing, or who want to start investing in the future

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