Japan Launch of the Principles for Responsible Banking

10 October 2019 | Tokyo, Japan

Following the global launch of the Principles for Responsible Banking on 22 September 2019 at the United Nations in New York with 130 banks collectively holding USD 47 trillion in assets signed up, UNEP Finance Initiative together with the Japanese Principles for Financial Action (PFA), a Japan nation-wide sustainable finance forum, are holding a Japan launch event to raise awareness of this new significant initiative to the wider audience in Japan.

Agenda

  • Opening remarks
    Takejiro Sueyoshi, UNEP FI Special Advisor in the APAC region
  • Introduction to the Principles for Responsible Banking
    Yuki Yasui, UNEP FI APAC Regional Coordination Manager
  • Special guest speaker
    Satoshi Ikeda, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Japanese Financial Services Agency
  • Panel discussion
    In the era of three sustainable finance initiatives ‒ PRI, PSI and PRB
    Moderator: Takejiro Sueyoshi, UNEP FI Special Advisor in the APAC region

    • Masahiro Kato, Head of Responsible Investment, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Bank
    • Hiroo Shimada, Deputy Manager of Corporate Planning Department, Tokio Marine
    • Tsukasa Kanai, Chief Sustainability Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings
    • Others (TBD)
  • Closing remarks
    Noriaki Tanabe, Ministry of the Environment Japan

 

Registration and information

Participation is by invitation only. Please contact japan@unepfi.org for further information.

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