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Animal Welfare From the Perspective of Corporate Materiality in Japan

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An increasing number of restaurants, hotels, and food manufacturers are committing to sourcing only cage-free eggs due to growing animal welfare concerns. Animal welfare is also becoming an important investment risk factor, now incorporated into ESG criteria for livestock companies.

This webinar will explain the significance of animal welfare, highlighting changes in awareness both in Japan and globally, as well as corporate efforts. Additionally, investors will share their perspectives on viewing animal welfare and food safety as investment risks and opportunities.

Speakers include:

  • Kiyomi Ran, Senior ESG Analyst, FAIRR Initiative

  • Akiko Fukuda, Senior Corporate Consultant, Animal Welfare Corporate Partners Japan

  • Wakaba Kawai, Senior ESG Specialist, Nomura Asset Management

  • Minoru Matsubara, Chief Sustainability Officer, Managing Executive Officer - Responsible Division, Resona Asset Management

  • Maho Uehara, Director, Animal Welfare Corporate Partners Japan

The session will be moderated by Tatsuro Yuzawa, Head of Japan, PRI.

Key Information
Date: 17 July 2024
Time: 15:30 - 17:00 JST (UTC+9)
Location: Virtual