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[Event] RI Japan 2024: Enabling effective engagement in Japan

At the RI Japan, various programs are being prepared to address Japan’s responses to rapid global sustainable finance evolution. Will van de Pol, CEO of Market Forces, will participate in a panel discussion titled ‘Enabling effective engagement in Japan.’

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About the panel discussion

Date: May 23 (Thursday), 2024
Time: 9:45 – 10:30 am JST
Host: RI Japan
Location: Toranomon Hills Forum in Tokyo, Japan

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  • Will van de Pol, Market Forces
  • Koh Matsuki, Proxy Watcher
  • Brynn O’Brien, Australian Center for Corporate Responsibility 
  • Will Oulton, MUFG Asset Management Sustainable Investment

    Discussion theme

    • Understanding the different types of engagement, how has it evolved in the last few years?
    • What can undermine success in engagement and how do you measure success in the first place?
    • How do we create effective beneficiary engagement in Japan?