June 30

2021

JTPP Helpdesk webinar: Public Procurement & Circular Economy

30-06-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET

What are the procurement activities of Japanese government entities in support of a transfer to a Circular Economy and does this offer opportunities for EU SMEs?

A wide range of activities are undertaken by the Japanese government to deal with environmental challenges such as climate change, global warming and environmental pollutions. The transfer to a Circular Economy is regarded as one of the ways to deal with these challenges. While balancing a variety of interests, governments have various means at their disposal to support their policy choices. Public Procurement is one seen as one of these tools. 

During this webinar we will discuss JTPP Helpdesk's first Thematic Report on Japanese Public Procurement and the transfer to a Circular Economy and take a closer look at Japan's Green Public Procurement (GPP) activities and discuss opportunities for EU SMEs.

The webinar is targeted to EU SMEs that have ambitions to offer 'green solutions' to Japanese government organizations through public procurement. 

In 60 minutes from your desk, discover:

  • Regulations governing Green Public Procurement
  • Actual procurement conducted by Japanese government entitites for public services like waste processing
  • Introduction of recent policies and initiatives undertaken by Japanese government entities.

Programme:

  •     Introduction
  •     Presentations
  •     Q&A Session

The Institute of Global Environmental Strategies was initiated by the Japanese government in 1998 and is supported by Kanagawa Prefecture. Located in Hayama, IGES conducts innovative policy development and strategic research for environmental measures to support the realisation of sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Both speakers have conducted extensive research on circular economy policies and also are involved in comparative studies between Japan and the EU on this topic. 

    • Mr. Lyckle Griek, JTPP Helpdesk Programme Manager
  • Moderator: Lyckle Griek, Japan Tax & Public Procurement Helpdesk
  • OrganizerEU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - JTPP Helpdesk 

This event has finished. The presentations shown during the webinar are accessible here. A recording of the webinar can be found here

EU-Japan Centre's News

More
Joint statement signed by METI Vice Minister Hirose and Director General of DG GROW on the 35th…
The German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan is organising a webinar on "Japan Tax reform A…
The EU-Japan Centre is pleased to start a new weekly service by publishing brief press reviews from…

Events

More
Japan
01/09/2022 - 31/08/2023
  Check our 'Vulcanus in Japan' mobility action in this video including views from a participant - Everything you want to know in 5 min about our 'Vulcanus in Japan' programme ! Testimonials FROM…
Europe
29/09/2022 - 30/09/2022
The EU-Japan Centre is re-starting its in-depth site "Lean in Europe" visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. The…

Library

More
Report: The Beer market in Japan Expert: Renata Piazza  Publication…
Case study - SOCKSSS  SOCKSSS is a young Swedish company founded in…
Japanese Industry and Policy News August 2022Topics covered on the August issue:  Legislation…