RE-Users Summit 2020Corporate Energy Users, More Renewables in Business

31 January 2020

in Japanese

For mitigating climate change, many companies around the world are accelerating renewable energy usage in business activities. 

Renewable Energy Institute launched “RE-Users” in April 2018 for corporate energy users to share information on renewable energy procurement. 

The annual Summit invited experts from the US, Europe and Asia in addition to Japan and provided latest information on global and domestic trends.

< Consumed Electricity at the Venue>
The electricity used at the summit venue (484kWh) was 100% renewables with Non-fossil cerfiticate (NFC) provided by the Takamori Kogen Wind Power Station in Iwate Prefecture.

[Recommendation] Making Japan a Nation where Renewable Electricity is Easily Accessed:
Three Strategies and Nine Policies Sought by Corporations Engaged in Climate Action (31 January 2020)


[MC] Masaya Ishida   Senior Manager, Business Alliance, Renewable Energy InstituteDL
Teruyuki Ohno  Executive Director, Renewable Energy Institute

Global Trends
[US]   Mark Porter   Director, Supply Chain & International Collaboration, Renewable Energy Buyers AllianceDL
[Europe]   Merve Güngör   Liaison Coordinator, EKOenergyDL
[Asia]   Jules Chuang   Managing Director, Mt. Stonegate Green Asset ManagementDL

Corporate Procurement - Global
[Google]  Leo Wirawan   Senior Lead, Energy Strategy & Global Infrastructure, Google
[Goldman Sachs]   Cindy Quan   Vice President, Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance, Goldman Sachs
[Unilever]   Seikei Itoh   Head of Communications, Unilever Japan DL

Corporate Procurement – Japan
[Aeon]   Takahiro Suzuki   General Manager, Corporate Citizenship Department, AeonDL
[Marui Group]   Naho Murakami   Chief Manager, Sustainability Department, Marui GroupDL
[Ohkawa Printing]   Tetsuo Ohkawa   CEO, Ohkawa Printing

Market & Policy​
Isshu Kikuma  Japan Renewable Energy Analyst, BloombergNEF   
Naomi Okamoto   Deputy Director for Carbon Policy Planning, Tokyo Metropolitan Government DL
Kiyoshi Hikino   Director, Electricity Infrastructure Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade & IndustryDL
Panel Discussion: Toward Solving Issues in Japan
[Moderator]  Kae Takase   Senior Manager, CDP Worldwide-JapanDL
   -  Tetsu Inoue  Senior Manager, EHS Group, Corporate Workplace Solutions, Sony Corporation
   -  Hideki Okawachi  Director, Utilities Leader,  Procurement Strategic Sourcing - Indirect & Services, Global, Kao
   -  Katsuhiro Koyama  General Manager, Environment Department, Daiwa House Industry
   -  Kiyoshi Hikino   Director, Electricity Infrastructure Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry

Event Details

Date & Time: Friday, 31 January 2020 13:00-18:00 
Venue: Tower Hall, Roppongi Academyhills (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 49F)
Organizer: Renewable Energy Institute
Supporters:  Renewable Energy Business Alliance (REBA), RE-Source Platform,
CDP Worldwide-Japan, World Wildlife Fund Japan
Participants:  Corporate energy users, Suppliers and other Stakeholders
Admission: Free

<Related Links>
RE-Users Summit 2019:
Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Expanding in the World

(February 2019)


External Links

  • JCI 気候変動イニシアティブ
  • 自然エネルギー協議会
  • 指定都市 自然エネルギー協議会
  • irelp
  • 全球能源互联网发展合作组织

This website uses cookies. By continuing to browse this website, you are consenting to our use of these cookies.

I agree