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  • Conference Overview

    This September, a Mini Forum of the World Business Conference for World Peace will convene, entitled “Striving for World Peace through Multi-stakeholder and Partnership Arrangements in the SDGs”. This conference will bring together businesses, NGOs and various other stakeholders, with a goal to achieve global sustainable development and peace, to hammer out Professor Philip Kotler’s proposal and a joint communiqué made at the 2016 World Business Conference for World Peace, which convened in October 2016.

    Date and Time

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    9:30AM to 7:00PM

     

    (Ending time is approximate.)

    Location

    Higashi-Senda Innovative Research Center, Hiroshima University
    (1-1-89 Higashisendamachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City)

    Sponsored by

    Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Proposal from Prof. Kotler

    1.Reducing of amount of weapons, including nuclear weapons

    2.Reducing the amount of hatred

    3.Increasing the amount of love


    “Peace-making” through these actions is required for world peace.

  • Communique for Development of a Sustainable Platform for Peace Dialogue

    The Steering Committee of the World Business Conference for World Peace and the participants of the Conference, in hoping to build a sustainable platform for peace dialogue in Hiroshima, propose to the Conference Standing Committee and the Hiroshima Prefectural Government, that:

    1.The World Business Conference for World Peace continue to be held in the future.

     

    2.A Track2 (businesses and NGO/NPOs) Community for peace dialogue based in Hiroshima be developed and maintained through the following means:

     

      (1) Creation of a Secretariat and a Foundation with a mission to maintain and support the Track2 Community

     

      (2) Creation of a “Marketing Peace” Laboratory

     

      (3) Reinforcement of Hiroshima’s information outreach and dissemination capabilities as a Global Peace Hub

     

    3.Hiroshima’s research capabilities for peace be strengthened and accumulated.

  • Program

    Friday, September 1, 2017

  • Conference Results

    Opening Address

    Hidehiko Yuzaki

    Governor, Hiroshima Prefecture

    Keynote Address by Jerry White

    "Game-Changing Leadership in a Complex World"

    Jerry White

    Nobel Peace Prize 1997 co-recipient and
    Ashoka Senior Fellow

    Before Entering the Sessions
    "Promoting Peace through the SDGs"

    Kaoru Nemoto

    Director, United Nations Information Centre

    Session1
    Peace and Finance

    Masaki Inaba

    Executive Director, Japan Civil Society Network on SDGs

    Yoshimitsu Kaji

    Director of Marketing & Communications, Accenture Japan

    Minoru Matsubara

    Group Leader, Responsible Investment Group, Asset Management Division, Resona Bank, Limited

    Noriaki Shin

    Manager, External Affairs Planning Department, Government & External Relations Division, Hitachi, Ltd.

    Session2
    Peace and Technology

    Katsue Nagakura

    Science Writer

    Masahumi Kaneko

    Senior Research Fellow, PHP Research Institute, Inc.

    Sakuichi Konno

    Chief Executive Officer, EdoTec Global

    Specially Appointed Professor, Tama Graduate School of Business

    Ko Fujii

    Founder & CEO, Makaira

    Junichiro Otaka

    Director, International Science Cooperation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

    Session3
    Peace and Media

    Kaoru Nemoto

    Director, United Nations Information Centre

    Daisuke Furuta

    Founding Editor, BuzzFeed Japan Corporation

    Hori Keiichi

    Director, RUSI Japan

    Takuya Yamaguchi

    Operating Officer and Head of Public Policy, Facebook Japan

    Session4
    Peace and the Environment

    Tomoaki Ishigaki

    Director, Climate Change Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

    Masako Konishi

    Deputy Director, Conservation Department, WWF Japan
    Specially Appointed Professor, Showa Women's University

    Shigeo Kato

    Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Sustainability Management Division, Ricoh Company Ltd.

    Masaya Hayashida

    Executive Officer and General Manager of CSV Management Department, Kirin Company, Limited

    Yasushi Hibi

    Representative Director, Conservation International Japan

    Session5
    Peace and Global Health

    Sayako Kanamori

    Specially Appointed Associate Professor (Full-Time), Center for the Study of Co* Design, Osaka University

    Takao Toda

    Vice President for Human Security and Global Health, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    Masatomi Akana

    Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Global Value & Access, Eisai Co., Ltd.

    Tatsuo Mizuno

    Managing Director and Executive Director, Malaria No More Japan

    Kei Katsuno

    Director, Investment Strategy & Development, Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund)

    Session6
    Achieving the SDGs by Spreading Hiroshima’s Spirit of Peace to the World

    Minako Suematsu

    Senior Managing Director for Creating Shared Value Development,
    Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation

    Kaoru Nemoto

    Director, United Nations Information Centre

    Tokutaro Hiramoto

    Lecturer, Management Systems Department, College of Informatics and Human Communication, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
    President and SDGs Business Executive Producer, BoP Global Network Japan

    Takahiko Yunokawa

    CEO, SuRaLa Net Co., Ltd.

    Haruyuki Seki

    President, Code for Japan

    Tokuyuki Wada

    Representative, next Hiroshima Executive Committee
    Representative Director, Wa-Daichi Co., Ltd.

    Workshop1
    Creating SDG-oriented Businesses

    Tokutaro Hiramoto

    Lecturer, Management Systems Department, College of Informatics and Human Communication, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
    President and SDGs Business Executive Producer, BoP Global Network Japan

    Workshop2
    Peace and Diversity(LGBT)

    Gon Matsunaka

    Representative, good aging yells

    Jun Hori

    Representative, 8bitNews
    CEO, Garden Inc.

    Yuka Iwatsuki

    President, ACE

    Workshop3
    Peace and the Sharing Economy

    Takashi Sabetto

    Executive Manager, Secretariat, Sharing Economy Association, Japan

    Workshop4
    New Social and Local Trends

    Retz Fujisawa

    Representative Director, RCF

    Takashi Inoue

    Former Deputy Town Mayor, Nagashima Town Office

    Noriaki Imai

    Director, D×P

    Masaki Kimura

    CEO, Aichi Community Foundation
    CEO, Community Youth Bank momo

    Closing Address

    Hidehiko Yuzaki

    Governor, Hiroshima Prefecture

  • 2016 Conference Digest

    2016 World Business Conference for World Peace

    Video Introduction

    2016 World Business Conference for World Peace

    Opening Address

    2016 World Business Conference for World Peace

    Keynote Address by Prof. Philip Kotler

  • How to Get to the Venue

     
    1-1-89 Higashisendamachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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