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Oct. 10, 2019  SASB/CDSB "TCFD Implementation Guide" Seminar held at TSE


Japanese translation of SASB/CDSB TCFD Implementation Guide released

On October 10, 2019, to mark the publication of a Japanese translation of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Climate Disclosure Standard Board's (CDSB) “TCFD Implementation Guide”, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. held a seminar to introduce and explain the guide to our listed companies.

Speakers included SASB and CDSB, as well as EY ShinNihon, who translated the guide, and topics included recent developments in disclosure abroad, and how the guide can be helpful to Japanese companies in particular. The seminar was attended by around 270 ESG professionals and others from Japanese listed companies.

The “TCFD Implementation Guide” Japanese translation can be accessed from here: icon-pdf


Time Contents Materials Speaker
14:00 Welcome
14:05-14:20 The SASB standards and recent developments in the US PDF David Parham
SASB Director of Research - Projects
14:20-14:35 The CDSB standards and recent developments in Europe PDF Mardi McBrien
CDSB Managing Director
14:35-14:45 How we created the TCFD Implementation Guide PDF Michael Zimonyi
CDSB Policy & External Affairs Director
14:45-15.45 The important points for Japanese companies PDF Chikako Matsumoto
Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC Associate Partner, Chartered Financial Analyst, Climate Change and Sustainability Services
15:55-16:05 Real-life examples of disclosure based on the handbook PDF David Parham
SASB Director of Research - Projects
16:05-16:20 Q&A
16:20 Close

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