Total Access Japan – U.S. Trends in ESG Management and Finance, and Suggestions for Japanese Companies

Webinar | May.25.2022 | 10:00am - 11:15am (Tokyo Standard Time)

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日本語: Total Access Japan – 米国のESG経営・ESGファイナンスの動向と、日本企業への示唆

With the investment in ESG (Environment, Society, Governance) rapidly increasing in the United States and Europe, the appropriate management of ESG is becoming a major concern worldwide. Currently, the investment in ESG is on the rise in Japan, and its management has also become a growing concern for Japanese companies with not enough practical experience acquired in this area yet.

This webinar will feature Ashley Walter, partner in Orrick’s Seattle Office and and Jennifer Poh, counsel in Orrick’s New York Office, both with experiences in ESG related matters, will explain the trends in ESG management and investment in the United States. In addition, Sakon Kuramoto and Gohshun Kawamura, senior associate and managing associate in the Tokyo office will also discuss the current state of ESG in Japan and will be moderated by Joseph Perkins, partner in our Silicon Valley office and Hiroki Sugita, partner in our Tokyo Office.

The webinar will follow an open discussion format among our presenters with opportunities for participants to ask questions. We encourage you to submit questions ahead of time so our presenters can conduct any necessary research prior to the event.

To submit your question, please contact Tokyo Marketing.

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 25 from 10:00 am – 11:15 am (Japan Time)
Speakers:
Ashley Walter, Partner, Orrick Seattle Office
Jennifer Poh, Counsel, Orrick New York office
Sakon Kuramoto, Senior Associate, Orrick Tokyo Office
Gohshun Kawamura, Managing Associate, Orrick Tokyo Office
Joseph Perkins, Partner, Orrick Silicon Valley Office
Hiroki Sugita, Partner, Orrick Tokyo Office
Language: English (no simultaneous interpretation) *webinar may contain some explanations in Japanese
Registration: RSVP by May 23 (Monday)

* Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an accredited MCLE provider in the States of New York and California. This continuing legal education course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board.

Participation from competitors is discouraged.