Connecting Japanese capital with global responsible investment

Join the PEI Responsible Investment Forum: Tokyo in-person on 13-14 June in Tokyo to dissect current allocation trends contributing to positive change.

Reconnect with Japanese investors, global fund managers, and strategic partners to map out responsible and impact investment frameworks for positive growth in 2022 and beyond.

Key conversations shaping the Forum include:

  • Understand APAC investor approaches on responsible investments in turbulent times.
  • How do LPs combine long/short-term strategy with active stewardship?
  • How can GPs report to LPs on their portfolio footprints?
  • How do we address the gap between Japan and global standards? and so much more.


Meet Japan’s responsible investor community in-person

Join the region’s biggest investors on the ground, including year-on-year attendees GPIF, Japan Post Bank, Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance and many more.

Understand investor needs and allocation plans

Join unmissable sessions where Japanese investors will unveil their ESG approaches and challenges. Start 1-to-1 meetings and join intimate think tanks in our networking programme.

Advanced and targeted networking

Organise your meetings in Tokyo by contacting investors two weeks before the in-person event and continue to explore new opportunities with access to the attendee directory for five months post-event.

2021 Advisory Board and Speakers

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Year-on-year Japanese investor attendees:

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AXA Life Insurance
California Public Employees' Retirement System
DBJ Asset Management
Development Bank of Japan
Farmers’ Pension Fund
Fuji Xerox
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Idemitsu Pension Fund
Itochu Corp
Japan Post Insurance
Konomi Inc
Marubeni Corporation
Mitsui & Co.
National Kyosai Federation of Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (ZENKYOREN)
Nippon Life Insurance
Nomura Funds Research & Technologies
Orix Life Insurance
Pension Fund Association
Sumitomo Life Insurance
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
The Norinchukin Bank
Tokio Marine Asset Management

2021 event highlights:



Discover how Japanese and Asia-Pacific investors have transformed their portfolios with positive results in turbulent times.

Global Responsible Investment series attendees have said


Rick Walters, Director, Infrastructure

This conference boldly showed where ESG and investing are heading. The streams on asset classes were particularly illuminating. Thank you.

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Georges Dyer

PEI’s Responsible Investment Forum brought together an impressive collection of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners on considering ESG factors in pri…

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Daniel Jacobs

If you are serious about integrating ESG into your investment strategy, you should attend this conference.

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Join the new era of networking

The Responsible Investment Forum: Tokyo virtual experiencewill connect your business with influential Japanese LPs and the world’s leading institutional investors, fund and asset managers, advisers, and strategic partners to light a path for responsible investment in private equity.

Our immersive virtual platform allows you to connect with the opinion leaders shaping the future of Asian and global responsible investment from the comfort of your (home) office, allowing you to stay ahead during volatile times.

The virtual conference will give you greater access and interactivity than ever before, with increased visibility, extended face-to-face networking, premium content available and connectivity with fellow attendees until the end of 2020.

View our how-to video below to discover ways to maximize the value you can gain at the virtual experience.

Meet the right people

Enhanced search capabilities, including the ability to see the list of attendees to an agenda session and sophisticated filtering allow you to narrow down potential business partners by region, investment strategy and sector to ensure you don’t miss a single new opportunity.

  • See who is attending through the attendee list and schedule a meeting with them
  • Use the filter function to meet the right people

Chat and arrange 1-to-1 video meetings

Book unlimited 1-on-1 video meetings with Japanese LPs, speakers and global attendees in virtual meeting rooms. Just search for your desired attendees and invite them for a chat. Once you have set up your meeting you can invite other event attendees to join.

  • Create a want to meet list to help you gather the people you want to meet in one simple place
  • Connect & chat with peers using conversations tab to start a new conversation
  • Schedule 1-to-1 video meetings in your built-in schedule

Lead the global conversation

Through interactive roundtable sessions, you can knowledge-share with the global private equity community. Interactive roundtable is the virtual equivalent of a breakout or roundtable at a traditional conference, you will be face-to-face with like-minded peers to discuss the asset class’ latest trends and strategies.

  • Join Interactive roundtable from to discuss the trends moving the industry forward
  • In public forums, create new topics and chat with your global leaders

Ask your questions to the titans of industry

Following panels during the conference week, speakers will be available for live Q&A to answer your questions. Discuss challenges and strategies with the panellists and your peers during and after the sessions.

  • Engage through live polling and surveys
  • Built-in calendar to create your own daily schedule so you don’t miss your favourite sessions
  • Automated reminders

Join the virtual experience today

The immersive virtual platform offers you limitless cross-border access to the global responsible investment community to discuss the challenges facing Asian markets and the allocation preferences of Japan’s leading LPs. Connect through unlimited virtual private meetings with the largest Japanese LPs and global GPs until the end of 2020.

View key conversations shaping the industry

Download the agenda to see the trends shaping Japanese investors’ allocation strategies and markets across the region. These topics will shape the discussions of the Responsible Investment Forum: Tokyo 2022.

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Ms. Niann Lai today.

Explore the Forum:

2022 agenda

Read trending topics shaping your strategies in our agenda.

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2021 attendee list

View who attended our conference.

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2021 event highlights

View key insight from the 2021 virtual event

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Pre-Event Resources

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2022 preliminary agenda

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2021 attendee list

Partner with the Responsible Investment Forum

We help brands to meet the right investors, close communication gaps, and maximise exposures among the influential responsible investment communityAttendees are exclusively decision-makers at the leading responsible/impact investors, fund and asset managers across the region and globe. Sponsorship gives you:

  • Early access to networking and meeting the right investors
  • Opportunity to share your thought-leadership
  • High-profile branding opportunities
  • And much, much more …

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Discuss trending topics with our speakers

Download the agenda to see what crucial topics our industry-leading speakers will share.

Want to join our industry-leading speaking faculty? Contact our producer, Ms. Niann Lai today.

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2021 Speakers

Felicia Erh M&G Real Estate

Felicia Erh

Portfolio Manager, Fund Management, M&G Real Estate

Felicia is the portfolio manager for M&G Asia Property Fund, responsible for investment strategy and fund performance with oversight of acquisitions, divestments and asset management. Prior to joining M&G Real Estate, Felicia was with Soilbui… Read full bio
Sae Imamura, Responsible Investor

Sae Imamura

Events Leader, Responsible Investor

Sae is an Events Leader at Responsible Investor, an online publication that focuses on sustainable finance and ESG investment. She is responsible for research, production, speaker acquisition and execution of RI's flagship conference in Tokyo and the… Read full bio
Masashi Kataoka The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Masashi Kataoka

Head of Venture Investment Center, Alternative Investment Department, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Masashi Kataoka is the Head of Venture Investment Center of Alternative Investment Department at Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company where he heads the venture direct and fund investment team. Prior to his current role, he had led various teams since 201… Read full bio
Jonathan Labrey The Value Reporting Foundation

Jonathan Labrey

Chief Policy Officer and Head of UK Office, The Value Reporting Foundation

Jonathan Labrey is Chief Policy Officer at the Value Reporting Foundation, leading the organization’s influencing strategy with policymakers and regulators. He has over 17 years of experience working in public policy, corporate governance and regulat… Read full bio
Wai Leng Leong CDPQ

Wai Leng Leong

Managing Director and Regional Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ

Leong Wai Leng is responsible for the regional management of CDPQ Global in Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, she coordinates all CDPQ activities in the region and ensures optimal positioning and outreach. CDPQ has offices in Singapore, New Delhi, Sh… Read full bio
Fiona Mann LGIAsuper/Energy Super

Fiona Mann

Senior Investment Analyst, ESG/ Equities, LGIAsuper/Energy Super

Fiona is responsible for the integration of ESG across LGIAsuper’s investment portfolios in both listed and unlisted assets, including private equity. Additionally, she also has oversight of the Australian and Global Equities portfolios. She has over… Read full bio
Chikako Matsumoto Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Chikako Matsumoto

General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Chikako Matsumoto, General Manager, ESG Strategy and Solution Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Limited. Chikako is responsible for the development of ESG-related products and services for corporate clients and the promotion of ESG business acro… Read full bio
Rizal Mohamed Ali, Retirement Find (Incorporated)/ KWAP

Rizal Mohamed Ali

Vice President, Responsible Investment, Retirement Find (Incorporated)/ KWAP

Rizal has over 20 years experience in legal and ESG related work. He was previously a legal officer for a public listed conglomerate prior to joining KWAP over 10 years ago. He presently heads the Responsible Investment Section at KWAP, which was set… Read full bio
Anne-Maree O’Connor NZSF

Anne-Maree O’Connor

Head of Responsible Investment, NZ Super Fund and Member Representative, One Planet Sovereign Wealth Funds (OPSWF)

Anne-Maree O’Connor is Head of Responsible Investment for the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZSF). Her main role is the development and oversight of the Guardian's responsible investment (RI) framework which includes integrating environmental, soc… Read full bio