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Sustainability at the Forefront: Global Japanese Companies’ Initiatives
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Sustainability at the Forefront: Global Japanese Companies’ Initiatives

Wednesday, May 19, 7 PM

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Wednesday, May 19, 7—8:15 PM EDT   Calculate your local time

Japan will be fully embracing sustainability for the upcoming Summer Games, contributing to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, these goals cannot be realized without meaningful engagement by global companies, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Global Japanese corporations, in particular, are stepping up to help fight pressing environmental and social issues, with some moving towards zero carbon buildings and others teaming up with nonprofits to protect the oceans and marine life. What are global Japanese companies’ stance on SDGs and how are they contributing to a sustainable and resilient world? In this webinar, international experts and business leaders discuss SDG trends, SDG initiatives by global Japanese companies, and their vision for the future.

Speakers:

David B. Calabrese, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Deputy General Manager, Washington, DC Office, Daikin U.S. Corporation
Alejandra Ceja, Vice President, Social Impact & Inclusion, Panasonic North America; Executive Director, Panasonic Foundation
Yumi Otsuka, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation

Moderator:
Howard Li, Manager, Sustainable Finance, UN Global Compact

Agenda:
7—8:15 PM Discussion and Q&A

Admission:
This is a free event. You must register for the webinar to receive the login details.

For more information, please contact Box Office at 212-715-1258 or email boxoffice@japansociety.org.

This program is part of our Passing the Torch series, a celebration of the upcoming Tokyo Summer Games.

GLOBAL LEADERS:

Citi Deloitte


CORPORATE PARTNERS:

Mizuho TOYOTA

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