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 2022 

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.


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

About the Report: This report titled "Circular Economy in Japan" introduces the current...

Report: Japan's Circularity

About the Report The world is currently facing two global crises, the climate crisis...

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...

Report: Recycling & Waste Management

About the ReportThis report evaluates Japan’s waste management and recycling industries...

Report: Renewable Energies in Japan

About the ReportThis report provides a comprehensive analysis of the renewable energy...

Report: The Japanese Clean Energy Sector Development

About the ReportThis report from the EU-Japan Centre aims to provide European businesses...

Report: Water Treatment

About the ReportThis report titled 'Japanese Water Treatment Sector Market Review'...

Webinar 144: Circular Economy in Japan

What are the characteristics of the Japanese Circular Economy in terms of policy, business...

10:00 - 11:00
Webinar 148: The Japanese Model for a Bioeconomy

How will Japan use its leadership in bioscience and biotech to make its economy...

10:30 - 11:30