August 3, 2020
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
As one project in the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is hosting the “Tokyo Financial Award.” TMG has been granting a prize to financial institutions which provide and develop innovative products and services that meet the needs and challenges of Tokyo citizens and businesses, as well as businesses which work to promote ESG investments*.
We are looking for financial institutions that practice activities to promote ESG investment in line with the themes of environment, society, and governance, as well as businesses practicing SDG-related (Sustainable Development Goals) management initiatives.
The selection of businesses in the “ESG Investment Category” and “SDGs Category” will start from today. You are cordially invited to make your submission.
Additionally, we are still accepting candidate companies for the “Financial Innovation Category” until Friday, September 11.
* ESG (“Environmental, Social, and Governance”) investment refers to investment decisions based on an institution’s proactive efforts such as combating global warming, empowering women, selecting outside directors, etc.
The ESG Investment Division welcomes applications from businesses that practice activities to promote ESG investments and SDG management in line with the 8 themes in the ESG Investment Category and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the SDGs Category.
For detailed information, please see .
The 17 goals set out in “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” adopted by the 70th UN General Assembly.
From: Monday, August 3, 2020
To: Friday, October 16, 2020
Approximately 3 businesses
Please see the submission guidelines(PDF:214KB) for details
*From the United Nations Depart of Social and Economic Affairs. For more information about the 17 SDGs, please visit:
Please click here for the original Japanese press release.
|Assigned Operations for Global Financial City Tokyo
Special Zone Strategic Projects Promotion Section,
Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion
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