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Call for Participants [Conference on Super-Different Fields] Environmental Revolution - New ESG Strategies for 2030 / March 5, 2021, 10:00am-@Ota-ku, Tokyo

参加者募集【超異分野学会】環境革命 〜2030年に向けたESG新戦略〜/2021年3月5日10:00〜@大田区
panel discussion
Environmental Revolution - A New ESG Strategy for 2030

A panel discussion entitled "Environmental Revolution - New ESG Strategies for 2030" (session partner: Daikin Industries, Ltd.) will be held during the 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields, hosted by LIVANES (March 5-6, 2021 (Friday and Saturday)).

Registration for auditing has closed.


What kind of global environment should we leave to the next generation? People are always in search of affluence, and yet, due to their social activities and economic development, we continue to lose limited resources and create problems for the earth.
In this context, many countries and companies have declared their commitment to carbon neutrality, and the Japanese government has declared that it will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to virtually zero by 2050.
There is a need to build an ecosystem in which large companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, venture companies, and researchers with strengths in science and technology work together, transcending business and research fields and positions, and to materialize projects with an action plan by setting issues and working as a team. We will discuss how to build an ecosystem and how to materialize projects.


We will have a program of discussions among researchers, start-ups, and large companies from a variety of perspectives, not limited to the themes of this session.
We are now accepting applications for audience participation. Please visit the conference website (see below).

*The event will be held after taking measures against new coronavirus infection on the day of the event.For more information


Environmental Revolution - A New ESG Strategy for 2030
Session Partner: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Date: Friday, March 5, 2021, 10:00-11:00
Location: Congress Square Haneda (Haneda Innovation City Zone J, 1-1-4 Haneda Airport, Ota-ku, Tokyo)



Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Deputy Director, Technology Innovation Center and General Manager, CVC Office
Taro Mitani

Graduated from Kyoto University, Faculty of Agriculture in 2011, and joined Daikin Industries, Ltd. After joining the company, he was involved in management accounting operations and PMI of Goodman, a major U.S. residential air conditioning company acquired in 2012, etc. In 2015, he stayed outside the company and experienced investment banking operations. After returning to Japan, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Technology Innovation Center, a global center for open innovation, in 2017, responsible for promoting corporate venturing, including M&A and investments, etc. From 2019, he will also serve as General Manager of the CVC Office.

Assistant Director, Technology Emerging and University Collaboration Promotion Division, Industrial Technology and Environment Bureau
Keisuke Mitoh

Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Agriculture, and the University of Tokyo School of Public Policy.
After joining the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), he was in charge of innovation policy, nuclear disaster response, electric power system reform, trade insurance, and logistics policy.
Currently, as an assistant in the Technology Promotion and University Collaboration Division of the Industrial Technology and Environment Bureau, his responsibilities include how to generate profits from technology, including the promotion of research and development venture companies.

The University of Tokyo
Associate Professor, Research Center for Future Vision
Yasunori Kikuchi

D. in Chemical Systems Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 2009. He also serves as the representative of the "Platinum Society" general endowed chair and runs a laboratory at the Graduate School of Engineering. He specializes in process systems engineering and chemical systems engineering. He has conducted research on the design and evaluation of technologies and systems that require optimization across agriculture, forestry, and industry, and has studied preemptive life cycle evaluation methods for pre-introduction technologies, such as biomass-derived chemical products production. He has received awards from the LCA Society of Japan, the Society of Chemical Engineers of Japan, the Biotechnology Technology Award, and the World Cultural Council: Special Recognitions. He is promoting the introduction of new technology systems in local communities through collaboration between industry, academia, and government.

Leave a Nest Co., Ltd.
Director, Investment Development Research Center
Yoshinobu Osaka

He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Keio University, Graduate School of Business Administration. After working at Mitsubishi UFJ Bank and Japan Bank for International Cooperation, he worked at the Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo (Specially Appointed Researcher) and Japan Science and Technology Agency (ACCEL Program Manager). Since joining RIVANES, he has been responsible for supporting the commercialization of research results by researchers and the investment and development of venture companies. He also serves as President and Representative Director of Glocalink Inc. and Growth Manager of the Real Tech Fund.


Registration for the 10th Main Meeting of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields has been closed.