APEC Top Management Forum on Diversity Management for Women’s Empowerment

AGENDA

*As of October 17, 2017.  All Speakers and contents are subject to change.

Opening remarks:
Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (Japan)
(Read by Mr. Yasuhiko Yoshida, Senior Official for APEC and Deputy Director-General for Trade Policy)
Guest Speech:
Speaker: Ms. Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor of the City of Yokohama
Topic: Women and the Economy in APEC
Explanation of efforts by the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC):
Mr. Koji Hasegawa, Executive Vice President, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Topic: Initiatives of Women and the Economy in ABAC
Guest Speech from APEC Host Economy:
Ms. Trinh Thi Hoang Anh, Official, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs
Topic: Policy orientation to gender diversity management in APEC and Viet Nam’s Experience
Keynote speech 1:
Ms. Lori M. Heinel, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors
Topic: Why Gender Diversity Matters
Keynote Speech 2:
Mr. Hiroshi Aoi, President and Representative Director, MARUI GROUP CO., LTD.
Topic: Promotion of Diversity Management – MARUI GROUP’s Initiatives
Coffee Break
Keynote Speech 3:
Ms. Margot Carrington, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy
Topic: Diversity and Inclusion from the Public Sector Perspective
Panel Discussion 1 – Investors’ Session:
Theme: Investor views on the significance of gender diversity management and their evaluation of companies’ effortsModerator:

  • Ms. Yumiko Murakami, Head of OECD Tokyo Centre

Panelists:

  • Ms. Mastura Adnan, Head of Public Affairs, Sustainability & Community Engagement, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia
  • Ms. Lori M. Heinel, Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors
  • Mr. Seiji Inagaki, Representative Director, President, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
  • Mr. Grant Knuckey, CEO Japan, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited(ANZ)
  • Mr. Hiro Mizuno, Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Coffee Break
Keynote Speech 4:
Ms. Yuri Yamachi, East Asia Lead on Diversity, Google
Topic: Diversity & Inclusion at Google
Panel discussion 2 – Executives’ Session:
Theme: Top executives at leading companies share their gender diversity management initiatives and efforts to improve dialogue with capital market stakeholders
Moderator:

  • Ms. Yumiko Murakami, Head of OECD Tokyo Centre

Panelists:

  • Mr. Hiroshi Aoi, President and Representative Director, MARUI GROUP CO., LTD.
  • Ms. Mónica Flores Barragán, President Latin America, ManpowerGroup
  • Ms. Pacita “Chit" Juan, Chair, Women’s Business Council of the Philippines; Founder and Chair, ECHOstore sustainable lifestyle
  • Dato’ Hamidah Naziadin, Group Chief People Officer, CIMB Group
  • Ms. Veronika Peshkova, Board Member, Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Committee, OPORA RUSSIA
  • Dr. Denise R. Rutherford, Vice President, Research & Development and Commercialization, Industrial Business Group, 3M
Closing remarks