Topics coverd on the November-December 2020 issue: Legislation and Policy News The ratio of renewable energy over 50%, Government decides green growth strategy Up to JP¥ 800,000 subsidy, EV with "100% renewable energy procurement" Japan to be France's first partner for patent prosecution highway program 15 RCEP countries sign agreement, about 30% of world population in huge free trade zone
This report, on the basis of over 40 interviews with stakeholders from the Japanese and EU private and public sectors, alongside desk-based research, presents a snapshot of Japan’s circularity. It gives an overview of Japan’s current awareness of circularity and its circular economy policy framework, which centres around the concept of a Sound Material-Cycle Society, its Circular Economy Vision 2020, alongside a table of key circularity indicators comparing the EU and Japan.
December 2020 - NEW online version! The Centre's newsletter is now available in an online version in addition to the PDF one.
Topics covered on the issue: LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS Japan to drop “Hanko” seals requirement in 99% of administrative procedures Image design registered for the first time Prime Minister Mr. Suga declares "substantially zero greenhouse gases by 2050" New establishment and revision of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS)
To get the access to this report, please click here. Expert: Jay NelsonPublication date: September 2020
October 2020 - NEW online version! The Centre's newsletter is now available in an online version in addition to the PDF one.
To get the access to this report, please click here. Expert: Melissa FrancisPublication date: September 2020
To get the access to this report, please click here. Expert: Sven ErikssonPublication date: September 2020
To get the access to this report, please click here. Expert: Michael CaustonPublication date: June 2020
To get the access to this report, please click here. Expert: Maths LundinPublication date: May 2020