'About Japan' webinar series 234: Japan's Green Transformation (GX) investment policies and implications for EU companies
What business opportunities does the Japanese Green Transformation (GX) strategy offer to SMEs in the EU?
10:30 - 11:30
About Environment
Japan's pollution levels in air and water have been decreasing consistently and for the first time ever, the share of renewable energies in the total energy production has reached over 15%. But there are new challenges and global threats that the country has to deal with.
Eco Construction

 Latest update: April 2023 

EPA - Is the EPA mentioning anything about climate change or environmental cooperation?
EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking Platform
Enabling new business between Japan and Europe for a greener economy.
N-EXPO Tokyo

N-Expo (New Environment Exposition) is the largest environmental exhibition in Asia and

Japanese recycling policy is largely administered at the municipal level, and Japanese local government often possesses the latest in recycling technology. Japanese waste differs significantly from European waste. Some recycling companies use a “holistic method”, integrating the disposal of large electronics and white goods into their factory production line, partially in order to remove superficial features and reduce inputs.
Report: Circular Economy in Japan
This report introduces the current situation and provides an overview of the Circular Economy in Japan.
Report: Clean Technology mapping in Japan
Japan’s renewables market has experienced substantial growth over the past decade across most of the industry’s segments. This provides opportunities to EU SMEs interested in the market.
Report: Japan's Circularity
This report gives an overview of Japan's current awareness of circularity and its circular economy policy framework
Report: Japan's Fish, Fisheries and Seafood, a Market Overview
This report is targeted to EU SMEs directly or indirectly involved in the fishing industry.
Report: Japan's Green Transformation (GX) investment policies and implications for EU companies
This report aims to provide basic information on the Green Transformation (GX) policy of the Japanese government and its implication on the main technological fields affected by it.
Report: Local Decarbonisation in Japan - Municipalities, Regions and Clusters on the Road to Carbon Neutrality
This report takes a look at Japan’s decarbonisation strategies, with a focus on the local and regional levels.
Report: Market Situation and Potentials in Japan for Technologies for Solid Biomass Utilization
This report shows the wide variety of biomass utilisation in Japan.
Report: Recycling & Waste Management

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This report evaluates Japan’s waste management and recycling i

Report: Renewable Energies in Japan

About the Report

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the renewable

Report: Sector Mapping and Industry Landscape of the Cleantech Industry in Japan
This report gives a brief overview of various cities and sectors of the clean-tech industry in Japan.
Report: The Japanese Clean Energy Sector Development

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Report: The Japanese market of single-use plastic products and potential substitutes
Marine pollution from plastic waste is a growing concern that is attracting more and more attention.
Report: Waste Management and Recycling in Japan Opportunities for European Companies (SMEs focus)
This report from the EU-Japan Centre gives an overview of the Japanese waste management and recycling market.
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