Tokyo-London Green Finance Seminar 2023


11th October, 2023


09:00 - 10:30 UK Time


Registration must be completed by 5th October, 2023



Since 2017, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been deepening its collaboration with the City of London through finance seminars, financial education programs, etc.

TMG is pleased to inform you that we will be hosting the “Tokyo-London Green Financial Seminar 2023” with the City of London Corporation and the British Embassy in Tokyo. Please join us for this great opportunity to learn about the latest trends and the intercity cooperation in Green Finance in the UK and Japan!

1. Date and time:

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 9:00am-10:30am BST (5:00pm-6:30pm JST)

2. Target Audience:

Anyone is welcome including Japanese and foreign finance professionals, relevant ministries and organisations, interested residents of Tokyo, etc.

* Japanese/English interpretation will be available

3. Viewing method:

(a) In-person (Hotel Monterey Hanzomon), or (b) Online webinar
* Participation is free of charge and requires advance registration

Register by the deadline below at Website;

(a) In-person: by 11:00am BST (7:00pm JST), Thursday 5 October 2023

(b) Online webinar: by 4:00am BST (12:00pm JST), Tuesday 10 October 2023

4. Support and Cooperation:

This seminar is supported by JFSA (Financial Services Agency Japan) and cooperated by Green Finance Network Japan. And this is part of the Tokyo Sustainable Finance Week 2023, which is a special week that focuses on events related to sustainable finance with the aim of promoting ESG investment and sustainable finance, which contribute to building a sustainable city, and increasing Tokyo’s presence in this field.

5. Programme (planned)              *without honorifics

Time (BST)Time (JST)Topic/TitleSpeakers
9:00am5:00pmOpening RemarksBritish Government Official (TBD)
9:02am5:02pmKeynote SpeechAlderman Nicholas LYONS, The Lord Mayor of the City of London
9:09am5:09pmSpeechYAMAOKA Hiromi, Special Advisor for International Finance, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Board Member and Chief Sustainability Officer, Future Corporation)
9:16am5:16pmDiscussion “Deepening of Japan-UK Cooperation in Green Finance”Speakers UK: Mark MANNING, Strategic Policy Advisor on Sustainable Finance, FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)
Japan: IKEDA Satoshi, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, JFSA (Financial Services Agency Japan)
Moderator YAMAOKA Hiromi, Special Advisor for International Finance, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Board Member and Chief Sustainability Officer, Future Corporation)
9:41am5:41pmPanel Discussion “Efforts towards net zero in Japan and the UK and the possibility of international collaboration”Panelists UK: – HIROSE Ken, CAIA, Head of Japan, Index Investments Group, FTSE Russell / LSEG – FUJITA Manabu, Head of M&G Investments Japan Japan: – MATSUO Takumi, Senior Officer in Corporate Strategy Department, Japan Exchange Group/ Head of Carbon Credit Market Office, Tokyo Stock Exchange -角田真一 サステナブルビジネス部 執行理事部長
Moderator ISHIKAWA Junko, Expert Researcher, Financial Market & Digital Business Research Department, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
10:26am6:26pmClosing RemarksKOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo

*Please note that the contents of the program are subject to change without advance notice. Please check our website for the latest program.



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