“Towards the Realization of Zero Emissions in 2050” Japan Times ESG Symposium (Japanese / English)

Japan Times ESG Symposium

The “Japan Times ESG Consortium”, which started in 2017, is now in its fourth year. From 2020, The Japan Times aimed to further connect Japan and the world by creating multifaceted activities such as “Sustainable Japan by The Japan Times”, which strives to disseminate ESG initiatives of domestic and international companies and organizations.

The Japan Times ESG Consortium will hold an "ESG Symposium" on May 13, 2021, with the theme "Toward the Realization of Zero Emissions in 2050."

Date and time: May 13, 2021, from 13:30 to 17:30
Location: Livestream

  • Opening/ Greetings from the organizer
    Ms. Minako Suematsu, Consortium Representative, The Japan Times Chairman and President
  • Guest introduction and greetings
    Ms. Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo (video message)
    Mr. Shinjiro Koizumi, Minister of the Environment (planned)
    Mr. Rintaro Tamaki, President of the Japan Center for International Finance
    Ms. Keiko Honda, Columbia University, Adjunct Professor (video message)
  • Corporate session (English) 60 minutes
    “Communication strategy with ESG promotion and stakeholders”
    Moderator: Mr. Ken Shibusawa, Commons Asset Management, Inc. Executive Chairman and ESG Chief Executive Officer
    Panelists: Ms. Jin Montesano, LIXIL Corporation, Director, Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer
    Ms. Mariko Kawaguchi, FUJI OIL HOLDINGS INC., Assistant to CEO
    Mr. Jérôme Bruhat, Nihon L'Oréal K.K., President and Representative Director (online participation)
  • Investor session (Japanese) 60 minutes
    “The power to promote ESG – from an investor’s perspective”
    Moderator: Ms. Mitsuyo Morisawa, PRI Secretariat Japan Head and CDP Japan Director
    Panelists: Mr. Hiroshi Ozeki, Nissay Asset Management, President and CEO
    Mr. Masafumi Hikima, Sophia University, Professor & Executive Director of Finance
    Ms. Emi Onozuka, Japan Catalyst, Inc., Executive Vice President, COO
  • Corporate session (Japanese) 60 minutes
    "ESG efforts by leading companies in the industry"
    Moderator: Mr. Naonori Kimura, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc. (IGPI), Managing Director
    Panelists: Ms. Tomomi Fukumoto, Suntory Holdings Limited, Senior General Manager of Corporate Sustainability Division
    Mr. Fumiaki Koizumi, Mercari Co., Ltd. Director, President (Chairman of the Board) / CEO of Kashima Antlers F.C. Co., Ltd.
    Ms. Yumi Otsuka, Toyota Corporation, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer
※ Please note that the program is subject to change without notice.

Organizer: Japan Times ESG Consortium

■About the Japan Times ESG Consortium
The Japan Times ESG Consortium was established to support the dissemination of ESG information in English by Japanese companies for overseas investors and investment institutions that place importance on ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance).
Utilizing the English coverage and editing capabilities of The Japan Times, we aim to spread Japanese ESG management to the world through our diverse media platforms such as newspapers, the Web, and SNS.
【Official URL】https://japan-esg.net/

■About The Japan Times
Established in 1897 (Meiji 30), The Japan Times has the longest history of any English-language newspaper in Japan. Its website was first introduced in 1996. Using social media, we are currently striving to spread information about Japan and its future to the world. Our readers consider us a reliable source of information about Japan. This includes not only foreign residents in Japan, but also government officials, think tanks and media around the world. For historical research about Japan and Asia, we use archives from universities and public libraries abroad.
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