Program

SWITZERLAND – JAPAN ECONOMIC FORUM 2021

Mobilizing our capital towards sustainability: How can we make it happen?

(With simultaneous Japanese and English interpretation)

16:00 (JST) – OPENING ADDRESSES

Andreas Baum, Ambassador of Switzerland to Japan
Andre Zimmermann, President, Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (SCCIJ)

16:10 (JST) – KEYNOTE

Patrick Odier, Senior Managing Partner, Lombard Odier Group / President, Swiss Sustainable Finance

16:30 (JST) – PANEL 1

SHAPING EFFECTIVE FRAMEWORK CONDITIONS: AMBITIONS AND ROADMAP

PANEL

Stefan Flückiger, Deputy State Secretary for International Finance, Federal Department of Finance of Switzerland
Ikeda Satoshi, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency (FSA), the Government of Japan
Shirai Sayuri, Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University
Moderation: Jonas Pulver, Head of Communications and Culture Section, Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

17:15 (JST) – BREAK

17:30 (JST) – Panel 2

IS ESG A PATH TO BUSINESS GROWTH AND FINANCIAL RETURN?

PANEL

Bertrand Gacon, Co-Founder and CEO, Impaakt
Zuhair Khan, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, UBP Investments Co. Ltd.
Murakami Yumiko, General Partner, MPower Partners
Shin Taejun, Founder, Chair of the Board and CEO, Gojo & Company, Inc.

Moderation: Seema Bhayat, Representative Director and Head of Private Banking, Japan Lombard Odier Trust (Japan) Limited

18:45 (JST) – CONCLUSION

Takatsu Naoshi, Managing Partner (North East Asia), IMD Business School