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January 21, 2021
Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion

Tokyo-London Green Finance Seminar 2021 & Participant Registration

Based on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government & the City of London Corporation Memorandum of Understanding to further deepen their exchange and collaboration in financial services*, which was concluded in December 2017 by TMG and the City of London, a green finance seminar to be organized jointly by TMG and the British Embassy Tokyo will be held as follows. The governor of Tokyo will give opening remarks in the seminar (video message).
* The MoU between TMG and the City of London, the center of financial functions in London, to collaborate in financial events, financial training programs, green finance, etc., as part of the effort to promote the “Global Financial City Tokyo” vision.

1 Date & time

Wednesday Feb. 10, 2021 17:30 – 19:00

2 Format

Online distribution
* Application to participate must be made in advance.

3 Target

Financial institutions inside and outside Japan, related government agencies/organizations

4 How to apply

Register on the website of the Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion, TMG

5 Application period

Thursday Jan. 7 to Monday Feb. 8, 2021

6 Venue

BELLESALLE Shiodome 2F Hall B
(Sumitomo Realty & Development Shiodome Hamarikyu Building, 8-21-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo)
* The general public may only participate online.

7 Program (planned) * simultaneous Japanese-English interpretation available. Participation fee: free

Time Program Speakers (planned)
17:30 Remarks by the governor (video) Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko
17:35 Keynote speech (video) William Russell
Lord Mayor, City of London
17:45 Topic
Perspective of Japan-UK cooperation: from the viewpoint of green recovery and TCFD
Mori Shigehiko
Director, FSI Risk Advisor, Risk Advisory Division, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
● Sir Roger Gifford
Chairman, Green Finance Institute, Alderman of City of London Corporation
● Ikeda Satoshi
Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency
18:15 Panel discussion
Latest information on green finance
Moderator: Takada Hideki, Executive Director, Green Finance Network Japan (GFNJ)
● Kato Hiroyuki, President & CEO, DBJ Securities Ltd.
● Adachi Eiichiro, Director, The Japan Research Institute, Limited
● Sherry Madera
Chief Industry & Government Affairs Officer, Refinitive
● Yamazaki Amane
Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Business Office (Social & Environmental Risk Management), Solution Products Division of MUFG Bank, Ltd.
18:55 British Embassy greetings Paul Madden, British Ambassador to Japan

For press releases in Japanese, click here.

Tokyo-London Green Finance Seminar 2021 is one of the collaborative events in the Tokyo Sustainable Finance Week.
For details, please refer to the link.

For inquiries (Japanese only)
Special Zone Strategic Projects Promotion Section, Strategic Projects Division, Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion
Phone: 03-5388-2144

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