Date: June 30, 2021
Time: 8:00PM - 9:30PM (EST)
President Biden’s renewed commitment to the Paris Agreement and the leading US role in the recent Leaders Summit on Climate usher in a new era for US policy focused on addressing climate change. Additionally, President Biden’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan aims to reshape the American economy through unprecedented investments in upgrading aging transportation infrastructure, building resilient electric transmission systems, and developing new renewable energy technologies. These significant developments could create extraordinary opportunities for Japanese businesses active in the energy, infrastructure, and transportation industries.
Please join the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, Mintz, ML Strategies, the Japan-U.S. Business Council, BowerGroupAsia, and a panel of distinguished speakers for a 90-minute webinar that will unpack the many elements of these developments and their impact on US-Japanese businesses.
The program will include:
- Former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (invited): Welcome Remarks
- Melanie Nakagawa, Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Climate and Energy, The White House: An Overview of the administration’s plans to pursue green energy and address climate change as an essential element of US foreign policy
- Helaina Matza, Director of Climate Diplomacy and Energy Transformation, National Security Council, The White House: Fireside chat on US-Japan foreign policy implications of the new administration’s policies
- A moderated interactive session on the administration’s stated goals and their interplay with legislative realities on Capitol Hill, led by ML Strategies
- An expert roundtable discussion on emerging energy, infrastructure, and transportation sectors, and related market trends, led by Mintz