Tokyo Financial Award 
Application for Needs and Challenges Facing Tokyo Residents

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Application for Needs and Challenges Facing Tokyo Residents

Tokyo Financial Award 
Application for Needs and Challenges Facing Tokyo Residents

As part of the initiative to be taken to achieve "Global Financial City: Tokyo" Vision released by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) on November 2017, the TMG has established the Tokyo Financial Award.

Financial businesses that develop and provide innovative financial products and services that contribute to resolving the needs of the Tokyo residents, etc., as well as financial businesses working to popularize ESG investment※ will be awarded. This will improve the convenience of Tokyo residents and revitalize Tokyo's financial industry.

We are pleased to announce that we started to receive "Needs and Challenges relating to using financial services and ESG investment from Tokyo residents. We are looking forward to hearing about your opinion, request or dissatisfaction you felt regarding to the financial service for TMG to choose the theme to be resolved by domestic and foreign companies.

                                             

※ESG stands for "(E)nvironmental," "(S)ocial," and "(G)overnance."

ESG investment is an investment method that focuses to assess the companies activities engaging in such as "policy against global warming (E)", "promotion of women's empowerment (S)" and "appointment of outside directors(G)" etc.

                                                       

1 Outline of Application

(1) Application Period

  From Friday, July 27, 2018, to Monday, August 27, 2018.

(2) How to Apply

  Please apply via Tokyo Financial Award's dedicated website, post or fax.

  For more details, please check the application guidelines.

(3) Application Issues

 ⅰ "Needs and Challenges" relating to using financial services in your daily life

 ⅱ "Interests and Requests etc." regarding ESG investments.

                                                      

2 Outline of Tokyo Financial Award

(1) Award Details

 TMG Selects winners in the field of "Resolution of Tokyo Residents' Needs Category" and "ESG Investment Category".

(2) Schedule(Planned)

                                                     

<Inquiries>

External Relations Section, Coordination Division,

Office of the Governor for Policy Planning

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Phone: +81-3‒5388‒2144