Policy / Systems / Technology

Innovations in technologies, policies and systems are needed to achieve a sustainable society. What kinds of policies and schemes are being developed in Japan? Do such policies and schemes contribute to sustainability? What kinds of environmental technologies have been developed lately? This section covers such information.
Nov 12, 2017
In recent years, there has been a worldwide trend to rely not only on Gross Do...
Oct 18, 2017
Japan's Ministry of the Environment announced on July 25, 2017, that it had dra...
Sep 11, 2017
In many communities, activities are carried out by citizens for citizens, such...
NEDO Releases First Web-Based Integrated Wind Information System 'NeoWins' for Supporting Offshore Wind Energy Development in Japan
Jul 24, 2017
Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) re...
Test to Stabilize Wind Power Output Using Compressed Air Energy Storage Gets Underway in Japan
Jul 19, 2017
A team of engineers from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development O...
Let's Enjoy Walking for the Benefits of Better Health -- Smart Wellness Point Project
Jun 30, 2017
Japan leads the world in terms of longevity. It is also the fastest aging coun...
Newly-developed Electrode Material Promises to Boost Volume, Cut Costs of Hydrogen Production Using Renewable Energy
Jun 23, 2017
A research team from Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science...
Tokyo 2020 Game Medals to Be Produced Using Urban Mine
May 25, 2017
The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced on...
Takenaka Expands Users of Proprietary Wood Technology for Seismic Upgrades, Building Structural Components
May 19, 2017
Due to deregulation and efforts to revitalize Japan's domestic forestry indust...
Japanese Institute Develops Environmental Impact Evaluation System for East Asia
May 13, 2017
The National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan (NIES) announced on De...
NEDO to Launch Demonstration Project for Energy-Saving Seawater Desalination Technology in South Africa
May 7, 2017
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) in Jap...
First Green Bonds Issued by TMG Sell Out on Same Day
May 4, 2017
Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) issued its first green bonds on November 24...
Japan Announces its Assistance Initiatives for Climate Action Plans in Developing Countries
Apr 25, 2017
The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced "Japan's Assistance Initiat...

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