東京金融賞2021

TOKYO
FINANCIAL
AWARD

NEWS

  • Please note that you may not be able to submit your application due to security reasons when you apply using the entry form.
    In case you experience errors, please see the following sections for details on alternative ways to submit, which are by emailing us an EXCEL version of the entry form or a web capture of your entry form webpage.
    * "Call for Solution Providers" > "How to apply" section of each category webpage
    * The section above the question 1. ‘Agreement to the terms of participation described in the "Application Guidelines"’ of the entry form webpage for each category.

  • ESG Investment category is now accepting applications!
    We are looking for financial businesses that implement activities to promote ESG investment in line with the themes of environment, society, and governance, as well as businesses that implement SDGs management initiatives.
    Please apply from “ESG Investment Category”. (Click here for the flyer outlining Tokyo Financial Award)

  • Financial Innovation category is now accepting applications!
    We are calling for companies with proposals addressing themes aligned to Tokyo residents’ and companies’ needs & challenges.
    Please apply from “Financial Innovation Category”. (Click here for the flyer outlining Tokyo Financial Award)

  • Archive of Financial Innovation Category, Archive of ESG Investment Category are uploaded!

  • We accept Needs and Challenges from Tokyo Residents !
    Please check the “Financial Innovation Category” “ESG Investment Category” (You can apply both categories)

  • Website of Tokyo Financial Award 2021 is opened!

ABOUT

What is the Tokyo Financial Award?

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), in collaboration with the national government, private sector, and others, is advancing initiatives to revitalize the financial sector in order to win back Tokyo’s position as the top global financial city in Asia.

As one project in the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision, the TMG is hosting the “Tokyo Financial Award.” Since 2018, the TMG has been granting a prize to financial institutions who provide and develop innovative products and services that meet Tokyo citizens’ needs and challenges, as well as financial institutions who work to promote ESG investments.

1. Financial Innovation Category

Residents and corporations in Tokyo are invited to submit any dissatisfaction or requests they have regarding the financial services in Tokyo. the TMG will choose the theme to be resolved from these applications, and ask domestic and foreign financial companies offering relevant solutions to apply for.

2. ESG Investment* Category

Residents and corporations in Tokyo are invited to submit any requests or comments they have regarding ESG investment. the TMG is looking for domestic and foreign financial companies that are active in promoting ESG investment and companies that undertake SDGs practice in the business.

From all the applicants, the best companies will be chosen and awarded at a ceremony in February 2022.

The details will be released on the website sequentially.

*ESG investment:

※Environment, Social, and Governance. ESG investment is a general term describing when an institutional investor, etc., determines whether to invest in a company, it considers ESG-related information in addition to financial data.

Source: GPIF “What is ESG investment”

 

Vision of the Tokyo Financial Award

As one of the initiatives of the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision, the "Tokyo Financial Award" aims to enhance the presence of Tokyo as a global financial city, thereby revitalizing the financial sector and improving convenience for the residents of Tokyo.

Goals of the Tokyo Financial Award
Enhance the presence of Tokyo as a global financial city

By inviting, supporting, and awarding businesses from Japan and abroad that provide solutions to the needs and challenges facing Tokyo residents in their daily lives, we can expect to attract talented financial professionals and companies from around the world to Tokyo, accelerating the influx of human resources and the attraction of foreign companies.

Revitalizing the financial sector

The financial sector can be revitalized through promoting exchanges such as business matching between domestic and foreign businesses that provide solutions and businesses in Tokyo.

Improving convenience for the residents of Tokyo

Providing advanced financial services will help meet the financial needs of the residents and businesses in Tokyo, enabling them to lead more convenient and sustainable lives.