|Event||RSPO Japan Day 2016|
|Object||In order to promote sustainable procurement of palm oil, disseminate the importance of sustainable palm oil|
|Organizer||RSPO Japan Day 2016 Executive Committee Chair, Akiko Minami (WWF Japan)|
|Special Support||The Consumer Goods Forum|
|Support||Green Purchasing Network (GPN), Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity (JBIB), UTZ|
|Sponsor||Control Union Japan Co., Ltd., Daabon Group, WWF Japan, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., CO-OP Clean Co., Ltd., Fuji Oil Co., Ltd., Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union, Kao Corporation, Lion Corporation, Saraya Co., Ltd., Seiyu GK, Shiseido Co., Ltd., Tamanohada Soap Corporation, InterRisk Research Institute & Consulting, Inc., The Nisshin Oillio Group, Ltd. NOF Corporation, Taiyo Yushi Corporation, Tsukishima Foods Industry Co., Ltd.|
|Date||September 27th, 2016 9:00-17:30|
|Venue||Tokyo International Forum Hall B5+B7 https://www.t-i-forum.co.jp/en/access/|
|Participants||Over 300 Stakeholders such as businesses, government agencies, private organizations|
|Entry fee||【Pre-registration needed】Prepayment: ¥3,500 / Pay at reception: ¥4,000 / Walk-in: ¥5,000|
|Secretariat||Mecenat Travel Network Co., Ltd.|
|9:45-9:50||Welcome Address RSPO Japan Day 2016 Executive Committee|
|9:50-10:20||Official Address Mr. Darrel Webber / CEO, RSPO Secretariat Mr. Johan Maris / Director, the Holding Control Union|
|10:20-10:50||[REPORT] Palm Oil Production and RSPO Mr. Manuel Alberto Davila / Daabon Group Daabon Group (Columbia) has been engaged since the foundation phase of the RSPO, and will introduce sustainable approaches taken at their plantations and mills.|
|10:50-11:20||[COMMENTARY] The Current State of Sustainable Procurement Mr. Naoki Adachi / CEO, Response Ability, Inc. Introducing the recent circumstances where approaches for sustainable procurement are the global trend, with specific examples.|
|11:20-12:20||[PANEL DISCUSSION 1] Introduction of Procurement Policies in Japan and Foreign Countries MODERATOR: Mr. Naoki Adachi PANEL MEMBERS: Seiyu GK, Taiyo Yushi Corporation, Unilever Japan Holdings K. K. and other RSPO members Discussion with case studies of Japan and foreign countries on why and how some companies in Japan have started to embark on sustainable procurement.|
|13:30-15:00||[SESSION 1] Introduction of Sustainable Palm Oil Procurement
MODERATOR: Control Union Japan Co., Ltd.
SPEAKER: RSPO Secretariat, UTZ
Explanation of basics about certification system especially for companies which is interested to be involved in the RSPO.
Anyone is welcome, since basic information such as what palm oil is will also be introduced.
[SESSION 2] How to Purchase CSPO/CSPKO MODERATOR: Mr. Satayoshi Tobai / Conservation Director, WWF Japan SPEAKER: Kao Corporation, Saraya Co., Ltd., Taiyo Yushi Corporation, Fuji Oil Holdings Inc., Wild Asia In Japan it is not yet easy to find/buy certified palm oil (kernel oil). Practical discussions will be made here on how to overcome such challenge, what actions overseas companies have taken, what approach can be taken in Japan, etc.
[SESSION 3] Latest Situation Surrounding Palm Oil MODERATOR: TBD SPEAKER: Daabon Group, CDP Secretariat, VERITE Why do companies try to make sustainable procurement of palm oil? Various actions and background stories related to palm oil will be explained in detail. Key words are CDP, RSPO, NEXT, SDGs, POIG, etc.
|16:00-17:00||[PANEL DISCUSSION 2] Certified Palm Oil in the Japanese Market MODERATOR: TBD PANEL MEMBERS: Daabon Group, The Consumer Goods Forum, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Kao Corporation, Green Purchasing Network (GPN), Supplier, Retailer, Trader, Ministries Various supply chain stakeholders will join the discussion, share their individual challenges, and explore potential ways of sustainable palm oil procurement, with future scale expansion in Japan in mind.|
|17:00||Closing Address RSPO Japan Day 2016 Executive Committee|
* Moderators and Speakers are not fixed yet