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Last updated date:2021/12/16

Workshops in 2021

Circular Innovation Forum 2021 -Tokyo - EU Cities and Business Collaboration towards Circular Innovation & Sustainable Plastic Use

Around half of the world's GHG emissions comes from the production of food and various materials. To realize 1.5C compatible world, innovations of business models and technologies toward a circular economy are indispensable.(ダウンロードのリンク 新規ウインドウで開きます。program(PDF:1,123KB))

1 Date and Time November 26, 2021, 16:50 – 20:00 PM (JST)/ 8:50 – 12:00 (CET)

2 Place Online via Zoom 
3 Organizer Tokyo Metropolitan Government supported by EU Delegation to Japan & EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

4 Program   ※With Japanese-English simultaneous translation





16:50 - 17:20(JST)

8:50 - 9:20 (CET)

Opening session

・Opening message by Tokyo Metropolitan Government and EU Delegation to Japan

・Special speech Ms. Marieke van Doorninck, Vice-mayor of Amsterdam


17:30 - 19:00


9:30 - 11:00


Discussion by experts and business leaders

・Dr. Itaru Yasui 
 Former Vice-president of United Nations University. Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University.
・Mr. Michitaka Sawada
 Chairperson of the Clean Ocean Materials Alliance 
・Ms. Mayumi Tsuryu
 Executive officer in charge of sustainability, Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.
・Mr. Per Stoltz
 Sustainability leader, Policy and strategy, Ingka group (IKEA)
・Mr. Christian Crépet
 Executive director of Petcore Europe


19:00 - 20:00


11:00 - 12:00


Short presentations and Q&As

・Nissha Co., Ltd./NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd.
・Unilever Japan K.K.
・Loop Japan GK


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・Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

・Japan Soft Drink Association



Workshops in 2020

TMG has carried out its “3Rs and Waste Management” training program since 2002 in Tokyo, but considering the Covid-19 pandemic, we decided to hold the workshop online this year.

Now is the time for global solidarity. To overcome the COVID-19, Tokyo is enhancing its partnerships with cities around the world as well as Asia-Pacific countries.


Theme : “Infection Prevention Measures in Waste Management”

Date : October 14th, 2020

Participants : 48 participants from 12 cities (Bangkok, Dubai, Melbourne, Manila, Milan, Mexico City, Paris, Quezon, Seoul, Singapore, Tomsk, Yangon) and 10 participants from Japan including Tokyo

Program : (1) Special Lecture: Waste Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic –from response to recovery

by Ms. Misato Dilley, UNEP-IETC

*One of the authors of “Waste Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: from response to recovery” UNEP-IETC, IGES CCET

(2) Each city’s efforts on infection prevention measures for waste management.

You can see the video on YouTube (only in English)


Theme : Circular Economy Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

Date : December 10th, 2020

Participants : 26 participants from 10 cities (Bangkok, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta,Melbourne, Quezon, Singapore, Tomsk, Turk, Yangon) 3 participants from C40 and ICLEI, and 17 participants from Japan.

Program : (1) Special Lecture: Circular Economy in the COVID-19 Era

by Professor Yukari Takamura, Institute for Future Initiatives, University of Tokyo

(2) Special Lecture: Enabling circularity: The role of cities and multi-stakeholder collaboration

by Mr. Christian Kaufholz, Platform Curator, Future of Consumption, World Economic Forum

(3) Report on Circular Economy or Green Recovery from cities

Bangkok, Singapore, Tomsk, Tokyo

You can see the video on YouTube (only in English)

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