Ministerial Dialogue on Business

October 28, 2010


Ministerial Dialogue on Business

“Business Solutions to Achieve the Aichi Nagoya Biodiversity Targets”

28 October 2010, Messe Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan



  • Co-Chairs:
    • Mr. Naotake Okubo, Chairman of Keidanren’s Committee for Nature Conservation and Chairman of the Board, Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd.;
    • Ms. Monique Barbut, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility
  • Opening Remark: Mr. Ryu Matsumoto, Minister of Environment, Japan
  • Introduction by the Co-Chairs: Mr. Naotake Okubo and Ms. Monique Barbut
  • Keynote: Ms. Inger Anderson, Vice President, The World Bank Group
  • Panel:
    • Prof. H. Gusti Muhammad Hatta, State Minister of Environment, Indonesia
    • Ms Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General, IUCN
    • Mr. Kirsi Sormunen, Vice President of Nokia
    • Mr. Takashi Yamauchi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Taisei Corporation
    • Mr. Alessandro Carlucci, Chief Executive Officer, Natura, Brazil (video message)
  • Questions: Inviting questions and comments from Delegates and Companies to the panellists
  • Closing remarks: Co-Chairs and Mr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • Reception (2100 hours),hosted by Aichi Nagoya COP10 CBD Promotion Committee at Messe Nagoya