16th Kawasaki International Eco-Business Forum

City of Kawasaki, based on its experiences in the efforts to reduce pollution and excellent environmental technology accumulated through the experiences, has been promoting international contributions for the rapidly industrializing cities of developing countries to build a sustainable urban model of environmental and industrial harmony.
 As an occasion for sharing information regarding cutting-edge environmental technologies, the 16th Kawasaki International Eco-Business Forum was held concurrently with the 12th Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair, with the concept of promoting relationships of trust between participating cities and Kawasaki city

1 Date 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 13:00~17:00

2 Venue 
Main Conference Hall 1-3, on the 1st floor, Culttz Kawasaki (1-1-4 Fujimi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City)

3 Organizer
City of Kawasaki

4 Co-organizer 
United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP)
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)

5 Supporters 
Non-Profit Organization Japan Association of Environment and Society for 21th Century / Non-Profit Organization Liaison Center for Creation of Industry & Environment / Institute of Industrial Promotion Kawasaki / The Kawasaki Chamber of Commerce & Industry

6 Sponsoring Organizations 
Ministry of the Environment / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) / Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) / International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) / Japan Environmental Sanitation Center (JESC) / Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)

7 Participants
UNEP / NIES / GEC / Penang State Government (Malaysia) / Hung Yen Province (Vietnam) / Shanghai City (China) / Bogor City (Indonesia) / Saerbeck City Government (Germany) / the Republic of Guatemala/ NIHON GENRYO Co., Ltd. / Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation / Showa Denko K.K. and so on
Cumulative total number of participants: 404 (Include 46 international participants from 6 cities abroad)

8 Program
【Keynote Speech】
Keith Alverson, Director, International Environmental Technology Centre, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
「Waste to Energy: Considerations for Informed Decision-making and Contributing to Achieve SDGs」

【Status Report from Kawasaki City】
「Initiatives of the SDGs Future City Kawasaki」

Efforts of Overseas Cities and Corporations in Kawasaki Towards the Creation of a Virtuous Circle for the Environment and Economy

Green Growth through SDGs – Interactive Collaboration among Global Cities and Regions –

16th programme