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July 20, 2022
Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
As one of the projects in the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision 2.0, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), following last year’s program will continue hosting the “Tokyo Financial Award.” TMG has been granting a prize to financial institutions 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*1.
*1 ESG (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) investment refers to investment decisions based on an institution’s proactive efforts such as combating global warming, empowering women, selecting outside directors, etc.
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 management initiatives.
The selection of businesses in the “ESG Investment 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, July 29.（press release May 31, 2022:"Tokyo Financial Award, Financial Innovation Category:Now Accepting Applications from Financial business!"
The ESG Investment Category welcomes applications from financial institutions that practice activities to promote ESG investments and SDG management in line with the 8 themes in the ESG Investment Subcategory and the 17 SDG goals in the SDGs Subcategory.
For detailed information, please see the dedicated website.
Environment(E) Climate Change, Natural Resources, Environmental Market Opportunities
Society(S) Human Resources, Health and Safety / Human Rights, Consideration for Others
Governance(G) Corporate Governance, Corporate Behavior
The 17 goals set out in “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” adopted by the 70th UN General Assembly.
From: Wednesday, July 20, 2022
To: Friday, September 30, 2022
ApproximaPhoney 3 institutions (one of whom will also receive the Governor’s Green Finance Special Award)
Please visit the Tokyo Financial Award website to apply.
Please see submission guidelines(PDF:486KB) for details.
*Please click here for the original Japanese press release.
Assigned Operations for Global Financial City Tokyo