July 1, 2021
Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
As one project in the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), following last year’s program will continue hosting the “Tokyo Financial Award.” TMG has been granting a prize to businesses who provide and develop innovative products and services that meet Tokyo citizens and businesspeople’s needs and challenges, as well as those who work to promote ESG investments*.
We have asked Tokyo residents and businesspeople about the daily needs and issues that they face in relation to financial services, and have created the themes listed below.
The selection process for the “Financial Innovation Category” will start from today. You are cordially invited to make your submission.
Additionally, we plan to start accepting candidate businesses for the “ESG Investment Category” from the middle of July.
* ESG (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) investment refers to investment decisions based on an institution’s proactive efforts in combating global warming, empowering women, selecting outside directors, etc.
The Financial Innovation Category includes a total of 34 themes, divided among 6 general fields. We are looking for candidates who can propose solutions to these issues.
|Field||Themes (What customers want)|
(Financial Service as a whole)
|Eligible institutions||Domestic and international financial institutions that offer solutions to citizens and businesspeople’s needs and challenges and who are offering services in, or plan to offer services in, Tokyo.|
|Submission period||From: Thursday, July 1, 2021
To: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
|Number of award winners||3 institutions|
|How to apply||
*Please see submission guidelines for details(PDF:316KB)
※Please click here for the original Japanese article.
|Assigned Operations for Global Financial City Tokyo Strategic Projects Section, Strategic Projects Division Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
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