Japan’s responses to rapid global sustainable finance evolution

How can Japanese institutional investors and financial institutions secure a place in the rapidly evolving sustainable finance world?

Join opinion leaders from Japan and abroad to discover how urgent theoretical and practical issues can marry with the vision for a new era of capitalism in a sustainability-conscious world.

Make new connections with 500+ senior Japanese finance professionals to debate regulatory developments, market trends and best practices in responsible investment, and be a part of advancing sustainable finance in Japan.

There are discounts available to NGOs, academics, small businesses and subscribers. Click here for more information. 

What can you expect at the forum?

Connect with the Japanese ESG and sustainable finance industry

Past attendees have included Dai-ichi Life Insurance, GPIF, Japan Post Insurance, Pension Fund Association, Sophia School Corporation, Transport Agency Pension Fund, and many more.

Get answers to the biggest ESG questions from industry experts

 
Carefully curated panel sessions will showcase the depth and the dynamics of sustainable finance discussion from global standardisations of ESG to organisational challenges to take up portfolio decarbonisation.

Japan-focused content with a global perspective

 
With a well-established network of sustainable finance practitioners, Responsible Investor will bring together both local and international attendees to discuss how to progress Japanese business in a sustainability-conscious world.

Meet our 2022 keynote speakers

Hear from the top officials presenting strategies to push climate risk management forward and enhance opportunities in sustainable finance.

Key event themes

    • Accelerating Japan’s path to Net Zero through the Green Transformation
      Understanding the GX Policy Package’s aims for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 – how realistic and deliverable are these aims?
    • Debating the future trajectory of ESG and its implications for investors
      ESG has faced considerable headwinds, given the recent backlash in the US, Ukraine war and energy crisis and increasing concerns of greenwashing – what are these impacts in the longer term?
    • The advancement of gender equality in Japan
      How can Japan further accelerate closing the gender pay gap and increase the ratio of women in managerial positions?
    • The evolution of data and Japan’s role in data disclosure
      Understanding the FSA code of conduct for ESG evaluation and data providers – how will it impact on ESG markets?
    • Getting the Asset Owner perspective on ESG
      What do Japanese institutional investors really want out of ESG?

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Connect with 400+ Japanese sustainable finance professionals

Aberdeen Standard Investments
AIG General Insurance Company
AllianceBernstein
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance
Asset Management One
Bank of Japan
BlackRock
BNP Paribas
BofA Securities Japan
ClearBridge Investments
Climate Disclosure Standards Board
Daido Life Insurance
Dai-ichi Life Insuarance
Daiwa Securities
Deutsche Bundesbank
Development Bank of Japan
Duskin Pension Fund
Eaton Vance Asia Pacific
European Investment Bank
Federated Hermes
Financial Services Agency
First Sentier Investors
FTSE Russell
General Insurance Association of Japan
Glass Lewis
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Government Pension Investment Fund
GRI
HSBC
Idemitsu Pension Fund
IFM Investors
IFRS Foundation
Institutional Shareholder Services
Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Japan Bankers Association
Japan Exchange Group
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Japan Investment Advisory Association
Japan Post Bank
Japan Postal Insurance
Japan Sustainable Investment Forum
Japan Telecommunications Welfare Association
Japanese Red Cross Society Pension Fund
Japanese Trade Union Confederation
JPMorgan Asset Management
Keidanren Japan Business Federation
KKR (Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations)
Legal and General Investment Management
London Stock Exchange Group
M&G
Manulife Investment Management
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Mercer Japan
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Ministry of the Environment
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Mizuho Bank
Moody's
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings
MSCI
National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives
National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives
Neuberger Berman
Nikko Asset Management
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Nissay Asset Management
NN Investment Partners
Nomura Holdings
Norinchukin Bank
Organization for Workers' Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid
Pension Fund Association
Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials
PGGM Investments
PRI
Resona Bank
Robeco
Rokinren Bank
S&P Global
Schroder Investment Management
Secom Pension Fund
Sekisui House Pension Fund
SMBC Trust Bank
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
Tokio Marine Holdings
Tokyo Electric Power Company
Tokyo Stock Exchange
Transport Agency Pension Fund
UBS Security
Vigeo Eiris
Wellington Management
World Bank Group
Yamato Group Pension Fund

Our leading advisory board in 2023

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Our leading advisory board in 2023

Arisa Kishigami

Independent Consultant, En-CycleS

Arisa Kishigami is an independent thought leader & consultant through her initiative En-CycleS. Arisa aims to bridge gaps in thought and action on sustainable investment/finance and corporate management in Japan and globally. As part of this, Ari… Read full bio

Michiyo Morisawa

Senior Lead, Japan, PRI

Dr. Michiyo Morisawa is Japan's senior lead in the signatory relation of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and PRI has expanded ESG investment since establishing the Japan Network in 2010. Also, she is as Japan Director of CDP, guiding… Read full bio

Hideki Takada

Director for Strategy Development, Financial Services Agency

Mr. Takada has been working as a government official at the Ministry of Finance since 1995, dealing with various policy areas including public finance, tax and financial services. His career also includes secondments to other public bodies such as: H… Read full bio

Minako Yoneyama

Relationship Manager Japan, Signatory Relations, PRI

Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency, Government of Japan

Satoshi Ikeda has been the Chief Sustainable Finance Officer (CFSO) at the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) since 2019. In this role, he covers a wide range of issues concerning sustainable finance which include, among other things, designin… Read full bio
Mari Kogiso, SDG Impact Japan

Mari Kogiso

Co CEO, SDG Impact Japan

Mari is an impact investing expert with extensive background in inclusive business, sustainable finance, and social entrepreneurship. Most recently, Mari founded the SDG Impact Japan to promote sustainable finance in Japan and Asia and serve as CoCEO… Read full bio

The RI Japan conference will take place in May 2023, all timings are in Japan Standard Time (UTC+9).

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Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

RI Japan 2023 - Wednesday 24th

Day 1 (All times in JST)
08:15 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome remarks from Responsible Investor and Lead Sponsors

09:15 - 10:05

Plenary 1: Globalisation vs localisation of ESG standards and their adoption in Japan

  • Comparing updated global regulatory disclosure standards: SFDR, SEC, UK and in Asia – are we seeing greater convergence in these standards?
  • Will tighter disclosure standards actually make any tangible impact in driving capital to sustainable assets?
  • What standards will Japan adopt – the ISSB or SSBJ standard? Is there a more localized approach for Japan needed given its transition needs?
10:05 - 10:20

Keynote: Promoting Transition Finance in Japan

10:20 - 11:00

Networking break

11:00 - 11:50

Plenary 2: Accelerating Japan’s path to Net Zero through the Green Transformation

Reiko Hayashi, Satoshi Ikeda
  • Understanding the GX Policy Package’s aims for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 – how realistic and deliverable are these aims?
  • GX economic transition bonds and transition finance – what is the role that this can potentially play?
  • What is further needed to accelerate the transition of Japan’s energy supply structure and lessons can be learned from other OECD countries?  What is the offshore perspective?
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Reiko Hayashi

Director and Deputy President, BofA Securities Japan

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Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency, Government of Japan

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11:50 - 12:40

Plenary 3: The evolution of data and Japan’s role in data disclosure

Arisa Kishigami
  • Understanding the FSA code of conduct for ESG evaluation and data providers – how will it impact on ESG markets?
  • Can it tangibly influence investor confidence in ESG ratings and enhance ESG standards?
  •  Alternative data sets, what is the next generation of ESG data?
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Arisa Kishigami

Independent Consultant, En-CycleS

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12:40 - 13:30

Networking lunch

13:30 - 14:15

Stream A-1: Investing in the Just transition

  • Balancing between a Just Transition and Net zero alignment.
  • Understanding how to mitigate the social impacts of the energy transition.
  • Geopolitics and the energy crisis impact on the Just transition.
13:30 - 14:15

Stream B-1: Integrating human rights into the investment process

Asako Nagai
  • How is the external environment changing from financial institutions to respond to human rights?
  • What are the major drivers for financial institutions including legal/regulatory updates?
  • What are the best practices taken by leading financial institutions?
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Asako Nagai

Managing Director, BSR

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13:30 - 14:15

Stream C-1: ESG Fund disclosure in Japan

Chie Mitsui, Emi Onozuka
  • Current regulatory environments in US and Europe vs. Japan.
  • Best practices for fund regulation
  • The impact of regulation on ESG investments
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Chie Mitsui

Senior Researcher, Data Analyst, Digital Financial Business Planning Department I, Nomura Research Institute

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Emi Onozuka

CEO, Eminent Group

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14:20 - 15:05

Stream A-2: Advancing voluntary carbon trading markets.

  • How can carbon credits be used as part of a Net Zero strategy?
  • What is the role of the GX league in propelling carbon trading in Japan?
  • How to make carbon trading work cross border?
14:20 - 15:05

Stream B-2: Diversity & Inclusion

Mari Kogiso
  • How can Japan further accelerate closing the gender pay gap and increase the ratio of women in managerial positions?
  • Successfully implementing DEI change management and its relationship to improved corporate performance.
  • The benefits of neurodiversity in the DEI context.
Mari Kogiso, SDG Impact Japan

Mari Kogiso

Co CEO, SDG Impact Japan

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14:20 - 15:05

Stream C-2: Financing Solutions for Net Zero

  • Transition finance – what do we mean by it? Working towards a universal definition.
  • How much can sustainability-linked loans and green bonds can make an impact?
  • Blended finance – how can this fill in financing gaps?
15:05 - 15:35

Networking break

15:35 - 16:25

Stream A-3: Sustainable oceans and the blue economy

Akane Enatsu
  • How can Japan shift to a low- carbon ocean future?
  • What role can blue bonds and blue carbon credits play?
  • Creating sustainable fisheries: linking biodiversity conservation and food security
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Akane Enatsu

Head of Nomura Research Center of Sustainability, Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research

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15:35 - 16:25

Stream B-3: ESG Case Study Showcase

  • Examples highlighting where ESG has brought tangible results
15:35 - 16:25

Stream C-3: Real Assets Roundtable

  • Key discussion topics and insights on best ESG practices in real estate and infrastructure
16:30 - 17:30

Plenary 4: Debating the future trajectory of ESG and its implications for investors

  • ESG has faced considerable headwinds, given the recent backlash in the US, Ukraine war and energy crisis and increasing concerns of greenwashing – what are these impacts in the longer term?
  • What actions are needed to be implemented to boost ESG’s credibility and what can Japan’s investor community do to enhance this?
  • What lessons can Japan’s ESG community learn from the backlash in the US?
17:30 - 19:30

Drinks reception

Agenda

RI Japan 2023 - Thursday 25th

Day 2 (All times in JST)
08:00 - 09:45

Registration

08:30 - 09:45

Deep Dive workshop: how to achieve a net zero goal

The purpose of the workshop is to impart best practices and insight on how investors can set and monitor progress to a net zero goals and discuss engagement strategies for influencing companies. The workshop will explore questions such as:

  • What are the steps that investors should take to set and monitor net zero goals?
  • How to evaluate climate impacts of portfolios currently?
  • What are the obstacles to get more asset owners in this region to visibly commit and act on climate?
  • How to engage with companies on net zero progress and decarbonization?
  • What escalation strategies and tools can investors employ with companies that aren’t net-zero aligned?
09:45 - 10:30

Stream A-4: Japan Inc’s progress in decarbonization

  • How corporates in Japan are making efforts to decarbonize?
  • How are traditionally fossil fuel intensive corporations leading the transformation?
  • How are corporates also integrating biodiversity issues with their decarbonization goals?
09:45 - 10:30

Stream B-4: Strengthening human capital management

  • Understanding the growing importance of human capital in corporate value assessment
  • Human capital disclosure practices in Japan and abroad
  • Case studies for best practices
09:45 - 10:30

Stream C-4: Getting the Asset Owner perspective on ESG

  • What do Japanese institutional investors really want out of ESG?
  • The changing face of asset owner & asset manager relationships – how are reporting and monitoring standards evolving?
  • What will be the key to determining future asset manager selection going forward?
10:30 - 10:45

15 minutes break

10:45 - 11:30

Stream A-5: Spotlight on Green Hydrogen as a path to net zero

Miho Kurosaki
  • Green hydrogen and the energy transition – how can it help decarbonize heavy industry?
  • What is Japan’s role in the green hydrogen revolution and how is it encouraging innovation?
  • What are the technological & cost constraints? How realistic and effective will it be to implement green hydrogen strategies?
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Miho Kurosaki

Independent Climate Change/ESG Specialist

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10:45 - 11:30

Stream B-5: Corporate Sustainability and sustainable supply chains

  • What are the commercial drivers for large MNCs to adopt sustainable practices?
  • What are companies doing to make their supply chains more sustainable?
  • What challenges do corporates face in implementing their sustainability strategies and disseminating information on KPIs and targets to the public and investors?
10:45 - 11:30

Stream C-5: The rise of shareholder resolutions

Asahi Yamashita
  • Understanding the process and merits of shareholder resolutions.
  • What are the main drivers for success or failure of resolutions?
  • Best practices for dealing with Anti ESG resolutions.
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Asahi Yamashita

Legal Advisor to ClientEarth in Japan | Attorney-at-law admitted in Japan, Tokyo Surugadai Law Offices

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11:30 - 11:45

15 minutes break

11:45 - 12:30

Stream A-6: Climate Change scenario planning

  • Transition scenarios: assumptions and modelling under uncertainty, and financial risks associated with delayed political action.
  • Assessing the cost of a delayed transition: the central impact of stranded assets.
  • The way forward for climate risk management in the financial sector in uncertain times
11:45 - 12:30

Stream B-6: Embracing AI and digitalization in ESG

  • How can Japan accelerate digitalization and change and apply it in the ESG context?
  • Why sustainability builds on digitalisation
  • The future role of AI technology in ESG reporting
  • Understanding the ethics of AI
11:45 - 12:30

Stream C-6: ESG Future Leaders Roundtable

  • How can the next generation break through the conservative barriers of a seniority-based culture in Japan?
  • What are they keys to success in forging a career in the industry – what are the skill sets needed?
  • Success stories from young leaders in the industry.
12:30 - 13:45

Networking lunch

13:45 - 14:00

Keynote

14:00 - 14:15

Keynote

14:15 - 15:05

Plenary 5: Bringing the biodiversity challenge into the mainstream

Makoto Haraguchi
  • How can you best manage biodiversity risk in the portfolio?
  • How do investors view the Cop 15 adoption of the Post 2020 framework?
  • How do you go about getting data and is biodiversity data reliable?
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Makoto Haraguchi

SVP of Sustainability Section, MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings

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15:05 - 15:45

Networking break

15:45 - 16:00

Keynote

16:00 - 16:15

Keynote

16:15 - 17:05

Plenary 6: The rise of impact investing as an investment strategy

Takuro Kimura
  • Demystifying impact investing – what does it actually mean in 2023?
  • Can impact investing really bring about tangible change whilst delivering compelling financial returns?
  • How can impact investing overcome the issue of not scaling?
  • How can we accurately measure impact and what methodologies can we employ?
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Takuro Kimura

Chief Executive Officer, G-Cubed Partners, Inc.

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17:05 - 18:30

Close of Conference, followed by networking

For more information on speaking in May 2023, please contact Sae Imamura.

sae@responsible-investor.com | +44 (0)20 3307 2474

Speaker line-up in 2023

Akane Enatsu

Head of Nomura Research Center of Sustainability, Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research

Akane Enatsu joined Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research (NICMR) in 2012 and was appointed as the Head of Nomura Research Center of Sustainability (NRCS) in 2019. Her main research coverage includes public finance and sustainable finance. She… Read full bio
Ayaka Fujiwara, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara

Climate Investment Specialist, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara is Climate Investment Specialist at the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s Private Sector Facility, where she is responsible for the origination and appraisal of private sector climate projects and programmes since 2018. Ayaka has 12 years of… Read full bio

Makoto Haraguchi

SVP of Sustainability Section, MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings

Makoto Haraguchi is a TNFD Taskforce Member. Since joining the MS &AD Insurance Group in 1996, he has worked to realize a sustainable and resilient society through business using nature-based solutions.

Reiko Hayashi

Director and Deputy President, BofA Securities Japan

Reiko Hayashi is director and deputy president of BofA Securities Japan Co., Ltd. In these roles, she oversees the firm’s interactions with regulators and government departments in Japan and is responsible for overseeing the governance framework acro… Read full bio
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Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency

In March 2019, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) decided to create the position of Chief Sustainable Finance Officer (CSFO), to plan and coordinate on promotion of sustainable finance internally and globally. Upon its creation Satoshi Ike… Read full bio

Takuro Kimura

Chief Executive Officer, G-Cubed Partners, Inc.

• Over 30 years of experience in private equity and project finance with impact, from early to growth-stage ventures/projects, in the agribusiness, manufacturing, healthcare, financial, and logistics sectors in emerging markets (EM), including Asia,… Read full bio

Arisa Kishigami

Independent Consultant, En-CycleS

Arisa Kishigami is an independent thought leader & consultant through her initiative En-CycleS. Arisa aims to bridge gaps in thought and action on sustainable investment/finance and corporate management in Japan and globally. As part of this, Ari… Read full bio
Mari Kogiso, SDG Impact Japan

Mari Kogiso

Co CEO, SDG Impact Japan

Mari is an impact investing expert with extensive background in inclusive business, sustainable finance, and social entrepreneurship. Most recently, Mari founded the SDG Impact Japan to promote sustainable finance in Japan and Asia and serve as CoCEO… Read full bio

Miho Kurosaki

Independent Climate Change/ESG Specialist

Miho has 15 years of experience in ESG and climate change and advised policy makers including ministers, investors, companies on their ESG and climate change strategies based on analysis and data. She has managed a diversified team in Tokyo but also… Read full bio

Chie Mitsui

Senior Researcher, Data Analyst, Digital Financial Business Planning Department I, Nomura Research Institute

A member of a study group of non-financial disclosure that was organised by METI, since 2021, Chie Mitsui is a graduate of the Tokyo University of Science and has a masters degree from the Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science. Before joi… Read full bio

Asako Nagai

Managing Director, BSR

With more than 20 years of sustainability experience, Asako leads and advises global technology companies as well as BSR members and partners in Japan to better integrate sustainability into core business strategies as well as specialized on business… Read full bio

Emi Onozuka

CEO, Eminent Group

Emi has worked at J.P. Morgan (1998-2000), Goldman Sachs Asset Management Co.,Ltd. (2000-2020), and was the Executive Vice President COO of Monex Group Japan Catalyst Inc. (2020-2022). She has over 20 years of experience in investment management busi… Read full bio

Hideki Takada

Director for Strategy Development, Financial Services Agency

Mr. Takada has been working as a government official at the Ministry of Finance since 1995, dealing with various policy areas including public finance, tax and financial services. His career also includes secondments to other public bodies such as: H… Read full bio

Asahi Yamashita

Legal Advisor to ClientEarth in Japan | Attorney-at-law admitted in Japan, Tokyo Surugadai Law Offices

Mr. Yamashita is a legal advisor to ClientEarth since January 2021 to assist ClientEarth’s challenges to tackle climate change in Japan and South East Asia from corporate and investment law perspectives. He is a senior lawyer at Tokyo Sugugadai Law O… Read full bio

Mari Yoshitaka

Principal Sustainability Strategist, Social Impact Partnership Dept., Research & Innovation Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting

Mari joined Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities in 2000 to start up the Clean Energy Finance Committee and transferred to MURC in May 2020. Her area of expertise is climate change policy, especially climate finance and mitigation projects, in th… Read full bio

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Institutional Investors at RI Japan 2023

The Responsible Investor Japan provides an unrivalled platform for institutional investors and financial institutions investing in ESG and sustainable finance.

A limited number of complimentary passes for the event are available for asset owners. Check out the benefits of joining the conference and learn who among your peers attends. Apply for a complimentary pass for you or your team now.

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What to expect

Network with your peers

Enrich your network, build lasting relationships, and exchange valuable perspectives with your investor peers through investor-only breakfasts, networking breaks, lunches and much more.

Gain expert insights

Hear from our industry-leading speaker line-up, discover the latest trends and stay aligned with future innovations in the market.

Explore opportunities

Discover remarkable investment opportunities and leverage ESG expertise focused on regulation, human rights, biodiversity, net zero and more.

Meet with the best and brightest funds

Connect and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest ESG managers in the market.

Connect with active investors

Aichi Prefectural Credit Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives
AIG General Insurance Company
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance
Asahi Shimbun Pension Fund
Cathaylife insurance
Dai-ichi Life Insuarance
DIC Pension Fund
Farmers' Pension Fund
Fuji Oil Pension Fund
Government Pension Investment Fund
Hitachi Pension Fund
Idemitsu Pension Fund
JAL Pension Fund
Japan Post Insurance
KKR (Federation of National Public Service Personnnel Mutual Aid Associations)
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Mitsui & Co., Pension Fund
National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives
National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Organization for Workers' Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid
Pension Fund Association
Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials
Resona Pension Fund
Secom Pension Fund
Sompo Japan Insurance
Sophia School Corporation
Transport Agency Pension Fund
Yamato Group Pension Fund

Apply for a complimentary asset owner pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for asset owners to join the event.

To qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth fund, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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RI Japan 2022 Affiliated events

Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) Energy Transition Event
May 26
9-10am JST, followed by an invite-only, closed-door roundtable session from 10.30 to 12 noon JST
Toranomon Hills Forum and online

The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) will host an event on the side-lines of Responsible Investor Japan 2022 focused upon Japan’s energy transition. It will aim to involve all stakeholders, but more specifically policymakers, investors, utility companies and other Japanese companies, in order to highlight key issues and new perspectives ahead of the Clean Energy Strategy document scheduled to be released by the Government of Japan in July 2022.

The event will take the format of a general session (from 9 to 10am JST) followed by an invitation only, closed-door roundtable where discussions will be centred around the role of ammonia co-firing and renewables in Japan’s energy transition plans.

Find out more

 

Transition to Net-Zero: The Role of Finance and Pathway toward Sustainable Future.
May 26
13:30-18:00
Toranomon Hills Forum and online

Climate change is an urgent issue that must be resolved globally. In order to achieve carbon neutrality, all industries need to make transitions that contribute to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. It is also important to properly evaluate these efforts and encourage the mobilization of capital.

Representatives from the financial and industrial sectors as well as government officials, foreign investors and key participants in net-zero private initiatives, are invited to join us for a lively discussion focusing on the transition pathway to net-zero and the role of transitional finance in achieving a sustainable society.

Find out more

To help keep you and your peers safe, we require you to follow the Covid principles below to ensure the smooth running of RI Japan 2022.

All attendees must wear a mask at all times. You are not allowed to enter the venue if you observe a high temperature above 37.5 degrees, or symptoms such as sore throat, cough, or severe fatigue. The staff will take the temperature at the entrance using a non-contact thermometer. Please refrain from coming to the venue if you are found to be in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

In addition to the above, please help us by:

  • Downloading and using the COVID-19 Contact Confirming Application (COCOA)
  • Regularly sanitising hands and surfaces
  • Maintaining social distances
  • Using event apps to exchange contacts

In case you are not able to attend physically, you can still take part in the conference using the conference app where you can see the live streaming of the plenary sessions.

If you have any questions, please contact riaj@responsible-investor.com

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Network at the leading sustainable finance event in Japan

After two years of successful virtual meetings, RI Japan will be back in person to bring together the Japanese ESG industry leaders once again. Join 500+ attendees in Tokyo for two days of networking and connect with the ESG community.

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The in-person networking experience

Meet leaders in sustainable finance

Network with investment professionals, corporates, regulators, and academics who are leading the sustainable finance conversation in Japan.

Network in person in Tokyo

Connect with your peers at plenty of networking breaks, evening drinks reception and roundtable discussions.

Build new connections

Past attendees have included Dai-ichi Life Insurance, GPIF, Japan Post Insurance, Pension Fund Association, Sophia School Corporation, and many more.

Connect with active investors

Aichi Prefectural Credit Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives
AIG General Insurance Company
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance
Asahi Shimbun Pension Fund
Cathaylife insurance
Dai-ichi Life Insuarance
DIC Pension Fund
Farmers' Pension Fund
Fuji Oil Pension Fund
Government Pension Investment Fund
Hitachi Pension Fund
Idemitsu Pension Fund
JAL Pension Fund
Japan Post Insurance
KKR (Federation of National Public Service Personnnel Mutual Aid Associations)
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Mitsui & Co., Pension Fund
National Federation of Workers and Consumers Insurance Cooperatives
National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Organization for Workers' Retirement Allowance Mutual Aid
Pension Fund Association
Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials
Resona Pension Fund
Secom Pension Fund
Sompo Japan Insurance
Sophia School Corporation
Transport Agency Pension Fund
Yamato Group Pension Fund