Japan Climate Initiative (JCI)  organized “Japan Climate Action Summit 2019” providing a showcase of leading climate actions taken by various Japanese non-state actors that address climate crisis to realize the decarbonized society.

Date and Time: 13:00-18:00 (Venue opens at 12:30), Thursday, October 31, 2019

Venue: Iino Hall (Iino Building 4F, 2-1-1, Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)

Participation fee: Free *Please register in advance

Organizer: Japan Climate Initiative (JCI)

Registration: a registration is needed in advance

Japanese page is HERE

 

Program: Japanese PDF  English PDF

1.  Opening Remarks

Takejiro Sueyoshi, Representative, Japan Climate Initiative / Special Advisor to UNEP Finance Initiative in the Asia Pacific region

 

2. Keynotes “Non-State Actors Leading Climate Action”

Nigel Topping, CEO, We Mean Business

<The Video of Program 1, 2>

3. Panel Discussion “Frontier of Climate Action”

 3-1  Challenge for 1.5 target

Moderator: Michiyo Morisawa, Director, CDP Japan

Ken-ichi Ueyama, Vice President, ESG Division, Kao Corporation DL

Shizuko Ohmi, Head of ESG Department, Amundi Japan

Takenori Takahashi, Group Executive, General Manager, Corporate Sustainability Division, Konica Minolta Inc DL

Ryuji Nomura, Executive Officer, General Manager CSV Strategy Dept., Kirin Holdings Company Limited DL

 3-2  New phase in expansion of renewable energy

Moderator: Masaya Ishida, Senior Manager, Business Alliance, Renewable Energy Institute

Kumiko Isono, Department Head, Corporate Department, Shizen Energy, Inc DL

Katsuhiro Koyama, General Manager, Environment Department, Daiwa House Industry Co.,Ltd. DL

Kenji Ogawa, Senior Director, Climate Change & Energy Division, Bureau of Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan Government DL

Miyuki Zeniya, Head of Sustainable Finance, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company DL

Takeshi Tsuruta, General Manager, Environmental Group, Quality & Environmental Department, Sony Corporation DL

 3-3  Decarbonization from local communities

Moderator: Ken Tanaka, Climate and Energy Group Officer, Conservation Division, WWF Japan

Takeshi Shimotsuma, Supervising Director, Global Environment and Energy Policy, Kyoto City DL

Toru Suzuki, Chairperson of Board, Hokkaido Green Fund DL

Ryogo Takemoto, CEO, TERA Energy

Eriko Yakushiji, Director-General, Climate Change Policy Headquarters, City of Yokohama DL

<The Video of Program 3>

4. Congratulatory Remarks

Shinjiro Koizumi, Minister of the Environment

Keisuke Suzuki, State Minister for Foreign Affairs

Hideki Makihara, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

Financial Services Agency

<The Video of Program 4>

 

5. Youth Session “Climate strike era”

Moderator: Masako Konishi, Expert Director, Conservation and Energy, WWF Japan

Isao Sakai, High School Student / Volunteer, 350.org

Ian Shimizu, Environmental activist

Yuhei Tsukamoto, Intern, Kiko Network / Kyoto University, The Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (Master’s course) DL

Yuka Toma, Vice President / Global Strategy, AIESEC in Japan DL

<The Video of Program 5>

 

6. Top Leaders Session

Moderator: Hiroko Kuniya, Anchor

Hiroshi Aoi, CEO, Marui Group Co., Ltd.

Akira Ichikawa, President and Representative Director, Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd

Naomi Koshi, Mayor, Otsu City

David Semaya, Executive Chairman, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.

<The Video of Program 6>

7. Closing

 

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