PROGRAM

DAY1
10.19
(WED)

10:00 - 18:00

10.19(WED)

10:00 - 10:20
Opening Remarks1-1

Speaker

  • Naoki Asami

    Nikkei BP
    Naoki Asami

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

  • Timothy Soper

    Hilton
    Timothy Soper

10:20 - 10:35
【Keynote speech】How Should We Transform? The Path Shown in the UN Ocean Conference1-2
Peter Thomson, Ambassador / Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean at the United Nation presents the international trend of seafood sustainability suggested in the 2022 UN Ocean Conference.

Speaker

  • Ambassador Peter Thomson

    UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean
    Ambassador Peter Thomson

10:35 - 10:55
【Keynote speech】Medical Hygiene to Food Hygiene
SARAYA's challenge to solve the social problem of fish
~Innovation for EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai~1-3
We are taking on the challenge of contributing to the development of local industries in Japan and overseas through "Food Hygiene Innovation", a package that leverages our experience and knowledge in food hygiene to provide hygiene materials, HACCP implementation support, ingredient selection, processing, freezing using quick liquid freezing machines, and product development and sales channel development. EXPO 2025 Osaka in 2025, we hope to provide a venue for visitors to experience this technology.

Speaker

  • Yusuke Saraya

    ZERI Japan
    Saraya Co., Ltd.,
    Yusuke Saraya

  • Mariko Yamamoto

    Saraya Co.
    Blue Ocean Initiative Preparatory Committee (NPO ZERI Japan)
    Mariko Yamamoto

10:55 - 11:10
【Lecture】Food System Transformation and Ocean as our Global Commons1-4
As one of our global commons, the ocean is both a subject to be conserved and can be a powerful solution for food system transformation. I will focus on these two aspects in this session and consider food sustainability.

Speaker

  • Naoko Ishii

    The University of Tokyo,
    Center for Global Commons
    Naoko Ishii

11:25 - 12:55
【Panel Discussion】Transformation to Sustainable Seafood and a Healthy Ocean -- the SeaBOS Story 1-5
How can we create a global transformation towards sustainable seafood and a healthy ocean? This is what SeaBOS is about and why it was established six years ago. This panel provides insights on the SeaBOS journey, its priorities and why it matters; the role of science-business collaboration; and progress made to date.

Facilitator

  • Martin Exel

    SeaBOS
    Martin Exel

  • Naoko Ishii

    The University of Tokyo,
    Center for Global Commons
    Naoko Ishii

Speaker

  • Kunio Akiyama

    Kyokuyo Co., Ltd.
    Kunio Akiyama

  • Wenche Grønbrekk

    SeaBOS
    Wenche Grønbrekk

  • Hiroyuki Sato

    Maruha Nichiro Corporation
    Hiroyuki Sato

  • Henrik Österblom

    Stockholm Resilience Centre
    Henrik Österblom

  • Toshiya Yabuki

    Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.
    Toshiya Yabuki

13:40 - 14:30
The Fourth Japan Sustainable Seafood Award Ceremony1-6
Japan Sustainable Seafood Award honors projects that contribute to seafood sustainabiliy in Japan and promote sustainable seafood. Finalists will give presentations and this year's champions will be announced.
15:00 - 16:30
【Panel Discussion】Achieving Sustainability Goal with Supply chain engagement1-8
The recognition and activities of the Japanese companies work on the sustainable seafood procurement practice is now increasing. In this panel, we emphasize the importance of sharing the challenges and goal with stakeholders such as suppliers and customers to have their participation. The discussion will cover the key challenges and potential solutions.

Facilitator

  • Aiko Yamauchi

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Aiko Yamauchi

Speaker

  • Hidenori Kunita

    Nichirei Fresh Inc.
    Hidenori Kunita

  • マイケル・マクニコラス

    Culinary Collaborations LLC
    Michael McNicholas

  • Satoshi Matsumoto

    Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union
    Satoshi Matsumoto

  • Junko Waseda

    SEVEN&i Holdings.Co.,Ltd.
    Junko Waseda

16:45 - 18:00
【Panel Discussion】Human Rights Due Diligence for Seafood Supply Chains: Challenges and Opportunities.1-9
Given the growing international awareness of labor and human rights issues in seafood supply chains, major seafood market countries are urged to take action. In this panel, we will introduce the efforts of major market players, discuss solutions to these problems through international collaboration, and highlight the role of corporate due diligence in respecting human rights. "

Facilitator

  • Erin Taylor

    FishWise
    Erin Taylor

Speaker

  • Yumie Kawashima

    AEON Co., Ltd.
    Yumie Kawashima

  • Shaochi Chiu

    Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)
    Shaochi Chiu

  • Julia Black

    Hilton Foods
    Julia Black

  • Andy Hickman

    Seafood Ethics Action Alliance
    Andy Hickman

DAY2
10.20
(THU)

10:00 - 18:00

10.20(THU)

10:00 - 10:10
Co-sponsor Remarks2-1

Speaker

  • Sarah Hogan

    The David and Lucile Packard Foundatio
    Sarah Hogan

10:10 - 10:30
【Keynote speech】Japan’s Global Efforts for Sustainable Use of Marine Resources: Addressing IUU Fishing and Conservation of Ocean Environment2-2
Mr. TAKAGI Kei, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs will introduce Japan's global efforts to realize sustainable use of marine resources, including measures to address IUU fishing and to conserve the environment of the oceans and its biodiversity.

Speaker

  • Kei Takagi

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
    Kei Takagi

10:30 - 10:45
【Keynote speech】The Progress of New Stock Management Policy in Japan and the Dawn of Anti-IUU Fishery Measurements2-3
Two years have passed since the new Fishery Act was enforced, and Domestic Trade of Specific Marine Animals and Plants Act will be enforced soon. Takashi Koya, Director General at Fisheries Agency presents progress of the policy reformation and prospects.

Speaker

  • Takashi Koya

    Fisheries Agency
    Takashi Koya

10:45 - 11:00
【Keynote speech】The efforts of the Ministry of the Environment for marine biodiversity conservation to date and prospects2-4
The second part of COP15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held this December, and the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework, including the 30by30 target, is scheduled for adoption. This presentation will review the efforts of the Ministry of the Environment of Japan in marine biodiversity conservation toward achieving the Aichi Targets, and introduce the prospects for achieving the new global targets, especially the 30by30 target.

Speaker

  • Naohisa Okuda

    Ministry of the Environment
    Naohisa Okuda

11:15 - 12:45
【Panel Discussion】Policy for Combating IUU Fishery- Accelerating International Effort and Contribution by Japan2-5
IUU (Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated) fishery is an international issue that thereats sustainability of seafood and equal business opportunity of fishermen. How EU, the U.S., and Japan where own major seafood markets have tackled this issue and their next step of the measurements will be discussed.

Facilitator

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

Speaker

  • Maiko Igarashi

    Fisheries Agency
    Maiko Igarashi

  • Gregory V. Brown

    GDST(The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability)
    Gregory V. Brown

  • Steve Trent

    Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)
    Steve Trent

  • François Mosnier

    Planet Tracker
    François Mosnier

13:15 - 14:15
【Panel Discussion】Decarbonization Initiatives in the Marine Industry2-6
How marine industries in Japan should face the current phase of great energy transformation? How carbon neutral society will be formed, based on decarbonization in the ocean will be discussed.

Facilitator

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

Speaker

  • Yutaro Sakai

    Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
    Yutaro Sakai

  • Ayano Takeuchi

    Toho University Department of Environmental Science Faculty of Science
    Ayano Takeuchi

  • Masanori Miyahara

    Adviser to Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,Japan President,”afc.masa”
    Masanori Miyahara

  • Mori Takashi

    Fishing boat and system engineering association of Japan
    Takashi Mori

14:30 - 15:30
【Panel Discussion】Policy Proposal from Seafood Industry to Fishery Management Organizations2-7
Seafood companies are asking stronger and more sustainable fishery management to RFMO (Regional Fishery Management Organization)s. Learning from advanced case in EU and the U.S., how the private sectors can work together in Japan and Asian counties will be discussed.

Facilitator

  • Shuhei Uematsu, Ph.D.

    WWF Japan
    Shuhei Uematsu, Ph.D.

Speaker

  • Asami Takahashi

    MSC Japan
    Asami Takahashi

  • Dr Tom Pickerell

    Global Tuna Alliance
    Dr Tom Pickerell

  • Takumi Fukuda

    Fisheries Agency of Japan
    Takumi Fukuda

15:45 - 16:45
【Panel Discussion】Solutions for New Agenda by Certification Scheme Owners2-8
Climate change, human rights abuse, traceability, transparency and stakeholder engagement... These are the issues need to be solved for seafood sustainability. In addition to promoting certifications, what are new issues of the existing seafood systems from the perspective of scheme owners, and how they tackle them?

Facilitator

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

Speaker

  • Kozo Ishii

    MSC Japan
    Kozo Ishii

  • Naoya Kakizoe

    Marine Eco-Label (MEL) Japan
    Naoya Kakizoe

  • Kota Shibai

    Global Seafood Alliance (GSA)
    Kota Shibai

  • Koji Yamamoto

    The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)
    Koji Yamamoto

  • Remko Oosterveld

    GLOBAL G.A.P
    Remko Oosterveld

17:00 - 18:00
【Panel Discussion】How the Global Markets Have Been Transformed?2-9
Seafood companies persuing sustainability in China, Hong Kong, South East Asia, Central and South America, and North America persent their collaborative works and efforts.

Facilitator

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

Speaker

  • Sam Grimley

    Sea Pact
    Sam Grimley

  • Siti Yasmina Enita (Syenita)

    Yayasan WWF Indonesia
    Siti Yasmina Enita (Syenita)

  • Jacqui Dixon

    Hong Kong Sustainable Seafood Coalition (HKSSC)
    Jacqui Dixon

  • Songlin Wang

    Qingdao Marine Conservation Society
    Songlin Wang

  • Citlali Gomez Lepe

    Mexico-Comepesca
    Citlali Gomez Lepe

DAY3
10.21
(FRI)

10:00 - 16:55

10.21(FRI)

10:00 - 10:15
【Keynote speech】Supply chains in the seafood industry and human rights3-1
What are the key perspectives in addressing human rights issues in the seafood industry in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights? The use of human rights due diligence is required to fulfill corporate social responsibility.

Speaker

  • Akiko Sato

    United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)
    Akiko Sato

10:15 - 10:30
【Keynote speech】The Future Prospects for DX Promotion in Japan's Seafood Industry3-2
Promoting digital transformation is essential for advancing a sustainable seafood industry. He will talk about how the government is trying to promote it and its future prospects.

Speaker

  • Fumiaki Kobayashi

    Member of the House of Representatives
    Fumiaki Kobayashi

10:30 - 10:45
【Keynote speech】Designing Seafood Sustainability in Japan, together3-3
Redeveloping Japan, which was once the world's largest fisheries powerhouse, to become an Asian and global frontrunner that contributes to the conservation of biodiversity and the resolution of food security, which are critical global issues. Two years before the 10th TSSS, the representatives of the TSSS organizers will talk about the theory of change toward 2030, the target year for achieving the SDGs.

Speaker

  • Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

10:45 - 10:55
Shipping companies advances Ocean sustainability3-4
Shipping companies can not only respond to risks but also create opportunities for the ocean where they do business. We will introduces the shipping companies sustainability initiatives.
【Talk】Expanding the Environmental DNA Observation Network - Contributing to "visualization" of ecosystems by operating vessels3-4A

Speaker

  • Masahiro Takahashi

    Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha
    Masahiro Takahashi

  • Michio Kondoh

    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
    Michio Kondoh

10:55-11:05
【Keynote speech】Shipping companies and marine resource (in case of recovery in Mauritius)3-4B

Speaker

  • Mariko Kawaguchi

    MOL Mauritius International Fund for Natural Environment Recovery and Sustainability in Japan
    Mariko Kawaguchi

11:15 - 12:05
Blue finance on the rise3-5
【Panel Discussion】TNFD and Investment for seafood industry3-5A
TNFD(Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures) final framework is due in 2023. Discuss trends in financial institutions' investment in and financing of corporate marine conservation, as well as the initiatives and information disclosures required of companies.

Facilitator

  • Kaori Fujita

    Senior Deputy Editor, Nikkei ESG Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
    Kaori Fujita

Speaker

  • Mariko Kawaguchi

    Rikkyo University
    FUJI OIL HOLDINGS INC.
    Mariko Kawaguchi

  • Kotaro Sueyoshi

    Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
    Kotaro Sueyoshi

  • Helen Packer

    World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA)
    Helen Packer

  • Lily Stuart

    FAIRR Initiative
    Lily Stuart

12:05 - 12:45
【Panel Discussion】Carbon Credit and Offset by Blue carbon 3-5B
Discuss about "Blue Carbon" which means the ocean absorbs, and J Blue Credit, Blue Carbon offset and further promotion.

Facilitator

  • Kaori Fujita

    Senior Deputy Editor, Nikkei ESG Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
    Kaori Fujita

Speaker

  • Atsushi Okada

    Kobe City Government
    Atsushi Okada

  • Atsushi Sunami

    Sasakawa Peace Foundation
    Atsushi Sunami

  • Mari Yoshitaka

    Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.
    Mari Yoshitaka

13:15 - 14:15
【Panel Discussion】Marine Conservation×IoT・AI × Venture and Universities contribute to SDGs goal143-6
Scientific data collection is necessary for the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans. We will introduce and discuss the possibilities of data collection and utilization initiatives embarked upon by ventures and universities using the IoT and AI.

Facilitator

  • Kaori Fujita

    Senior Deputy Editor, Nikkei ESG Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
    Kaori Fujita

Speaker

  • Michio Kondoh

    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
    Michio Kondoh

  • Michio Kondoh

    Innoqua Inc.
    Yota Takakura

  • Michio Kondoh

    UMITRON K. K.
    Ken Fujiwara

14:30 - 15:30
【Panel Discussion】Seafood Production and Distribution to Bridge Fishermen and Consumer3-7
Situation surrounding fisheries has been changing, such as climate change, scarcity of fish, and change of global seafood demand and supply. We will discuss the initiative for renewing seafood production, distribution, and sales, including “shift from quantity to quality” and “communicating the value of fishery products.

Facilitator

  • Masanori Miyahara

    Adviser to Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,Japan President,”afc.masa”
    Masanori Miyahara

Speaker

  • Nobutsune Orimo

    Toshin Sea Foods Co., Ltd.
    Nobutsune Orimo

  • Hideki Noro

    HORIEI Co., Ltd.
    Aomori Kaisan Co., Ltd.,
    Hideki Noro

  • Shunji Murakami

    UMITO Partners Inc.
    Shunji Murakami

15:45 - 16:45
【Panel Discussion】Summary Session3-8
Key findings and prospects from TSSS 2022 will be discussed.

Speaker

  • Sotaro Usui

    Usufukuhonten co.,ltd.
    Sotaro Usui

  • Saori Takahashi

    Financial Services Agency of Japan
    Saori Takahashi

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

  • Kaori Fujita

    Senior Deputy Editor, Nikkei ESG Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
    Kaori Fujita

16:45 - 16:55
Closing Remarks3-9

Speaker

  • Wakao Hanaoka

    Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
    Wakao Hanaoka

  • Tetsushi Hayashi

    Nikkei BP
    Tetsushi Hayashi

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