17th Kawasaki International Eco-Business Forum

Under the theme of “Toward the Symbiosis of Cities and Industry-Expansion of Eco-Business overseas in the COVID-19 Era -“, it was held to discuss issues and expectations for Expansion of Eco-Business overseas in the COVID-19 Era, and to contribute to the creation of new Eco-Business opportunities.

Video of the entire forum(The video for each program is at the bottom.)

1 Program

Opening greetings

FUKUDA Norihiko, Mayor of Kawasaki City

Keynote speech「Global trends of Eco-Business in the COVID-19 Era」

Ligia Noronha, Director, Economy Division, UNEP
Mark Radka, Deputy Director (a.i.) and Chief, Energy and Climate Branch, Economy Division, UNEP

Video message from the Indonesian Embassy in Japan

Riva Rovani ,technical attache, Forestry Attache, the Indonesian Embassy in Japan

Session 「Expansion of Eco-Business overseas in the COVID-19 Era – Mainly in Asian countries – 」


Takejiro Sueyoshi, Special Advisor to Mayor of Kawasaki City, Special Advisor to the UNEP Finance Initiatives


[Caution] Unauthorized reproduction of the explanatory materials published at the link of the speaker’s name is prohibited.

Closing remarks

KOBAYASHI Yukio , Director ,Kawasaki Environmental Research Institute, Environmental Perfection Bureau of Kawasaki City
  • Organizer : Kawasaki City
  • Co-organizer : National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
  • 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
  • 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) / Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)

Related Link

Japan Platform for REDESIGN : Sustainable Infrastructure ( JPRSI )