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Friday 3 March 2023

Otemachi Financial City South Tower 3rd Floor Conference Center (1-9-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)


This conference brought together companies, investors, market participants, stock exchanges, audit firms, standard-setters, regulators and policy makers to exchange views on jurisdictional approaches and the progress towards a global baseline so far as well as next priority topics beyond climate.

This event was hosted online and in person.

For the latest feedback on the ISSB’s plans, read the announcement from their February meeting.

Conference recordings

Watch videos of the conference below. They are also available on the conference website, including Japanese translations.

Opening remarks: Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan

Opening remarks: Erkki Liikanan, Chair of the IFRS Foundation Trustees

 Panel 1: Approaches for developing sustainability disclosure frameworks

  • Jean-Paul Servais, Chair of the Board, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
  • Ugo Bassi, Director of Financial Markets, DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Comission (EC)
  • Paul Munter, Chief Accounting, US Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC)
  • Takashi Nagaoka, Deputy Comissions for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency, Japan
  • Kris Nathanail (Moderator), Senior Policy Advisory, IOSCO General Secretariat

Special Interview: Path to global baseline—current progress and looking ahead

  • Emmanuel Faber, ISSB Chair
  • Keiko Tashiro (Interviewer), IFRS Foundation Trustee, Deputy President, Corporate Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Daiwa Securities Group

Keynote speech: Larry Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock

Panel 2: Expectation for the next standard-setting agenda

  • Cambria Allen Ratzlaff, Co-chair, Human Capital Management Coalition
  • Danae Kyriakopoulou, Distinguished Policy Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Eugene Wang, CEO, Sustainable Finance Institute Asia
  • Miyuki Zeniya, Group Chief Sustainability Office, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group & Chief Sustainability Office, MUFG Bank
  • Yukari Takamura (Moderator), Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, University of Tokyo

Closing remarks: Junichi Nakajima, Commissioner, Financial Services Agency, Japan

Additional information

Cohosts and sponsors

  • IFRS Foundation
  • Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (FASF)
  • Japan Business Federation (Keidanren)
  • Japan Exchange Group / Tokyo Stock Exchange (JPX/TSE)
  • Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA)
  • The Securities Analysts Association of Japan (SAAJ)

Languages (simultaneous interpretation provided)

  • English
  • Japanese