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Jun. 11, 2019  JPX and PRI hold TCFD Forum [includes video]


TSE Hall provides venue for discussion on implementing TCFD recommendations

On June 11, 2019, Japan Exchange Group and Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) co-hosted the “Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Forum“ at TSE Hall. We heard from a wide range of speakers on the topic of implementing the TCFD's recommendations, including representatives from the PRI, the Japan Financial Services Agency, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of the Environment, GPIF, and sustainability-minded companies and institutional investors. Around 400 investors, listed company representatives and others attended the Forum.


Time Program
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12:00 Registration
13:00-13:10 Welcome Address Akira Kiyota, Sustainability Committee Chair, Group CEO, Japan Exchange Group, Inc.
13:10-13:25 Presentation Fiona Reynolds, CEO, PRI
13:25-13:35 Opening Remarks Yuji Iida, Director-General, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Tokutaro Nakai, Director-General for Environmental Policy, Ministry of the Environment
13:35-13:50 Presentation Satoshi Ikeda, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency
13:50-14:05 Presentation Hiro Mizuno, Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Government Pension Investment Fund, PRI Board
14:05-14:20 Presentation Yukari Takamura, Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, The University of Tokyo Institute for Future Initiatives
14:20-15:20 Company Panel: TCFD preparers - how to get started? Moderator: Akinori Kamei, Director, Environmental Economy Office, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Panelists: Hiroyuki Tezuka, Fellow & General Manager, Climate Change Policy Group, Technology Planning Dept., JFE Steel Corporation
              Takenori Takahashi, Group Executive, General Manager, Corporate Sustainability Division, KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
              Yukiko Araki, Corporate Officer, Executive General Manager, Sustainability Promotion Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
              Masaharu Tounai, Environment General Manager, ESG office, Corporate Management & Planning Unit, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings. Inc
15:20-16:20 Investor Panel: TCFD users - what disclosures are useful to investors? Moderator: Edward Baker, Senior Policy Advisor, Climate and Energy Transition, PRI
Panelists: Tatiana Bosteels, Head of RI, HERMES Investment Management
              Goya Nakao, Managing Executive Officer, Head of Equity Investment, Sompo Japan Nippon Koa Asset Management Co., Ltd.
              Miyuki Zeniya, General Manager, Head of Sustainable Finance, Investment Planning Dept.& Responsible Investment Dept., The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
16:20-16:25 Closing remarks Fiona Reynolds, CEO, PRI
16:30 Close



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