Report of the Online Seminar – “Towards Making a Commitment to the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit (N4G)”

We held a online seminar on “Towards Making a Commitment to the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit (N4G)” on 30th July, 2020.

The purpose of this seminar is clarifying how to make a commitment to the N4G Summit in business and food industry in Japan.

There were 85 participants from companies, NGO, UN, university and research institute.

Program and documents of the presentations are following:


16:00 – 16:10
Opening Remarks
Mr.Hidenori Murakami (Executive President, Japan Food Industry Association),
Mr.Taku Kuroiwa (Policy Division, Food Industry Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
16:10 – 16:20
The latest information of N4G Summit and BCG group discussion 1. MOFA_Private sector participation
Ms. Emi Inaoka (Global Health Policy Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

16:20 – 16:35
Trends and Advisory Group for N4G Summit 2.GAIN-N4G-Presentation-Japanese-Companies
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Policy and External Relations, Director  Mr.Steve Godfrey
16:35- 17:15
Activities of Japanese companies toward maiking a commitment (Introduction of Subcommittees)  3-1. Activities of Japanese companies 3-2. Introduction of Subcommittees in Japan for N4G
Explanation about the Responsible Business Pledge for Better Nutrition and advice for creating commitments    4.Identifying SMART business pledges N4G – GAIN
GAIN, N4G Lead and SUN Business Network’s Global Partnerships, Manager  Ms.Laurene Aubert
17:30 – 18:00
 Q&A and Advice for Japanese companies from GAIN

 18:00 Closing