The 19th Kawasaki International Eco-Business Forum
Kawasaki City and Youtube Live
17 November 2022

Kawasaki Eco Business Forum

The Kawasaki Environment Research Institute hosts the Kawasaki International Eco-Business Forum as an occasion to exchange and disseminate information on cutting-edge decarbonization technologies developed by companies in Kawasaki City and decarbonization initiatives in and outside of Japan, among other such topics.

The 19th Forum will put a spotlight on global trends and Kawasaki’s initiatives in recycling plastic resources, with session speakers introducing the latest trends in resource recycling. A panel discussion will also focus on the expectations and challenges of recycling plastics toward the establishment of a recycling-oriented economy and society.

Archived videos are available at the following link

The overview of the 19th Kawasaki International Eco-Business Forum

  1. Date & Time: 14:00-15:20(Japan Time), 17th (Thu) November 2022
  2. Theme: Toward an Urban-Industrial Symbiosis ― Challenges of a plastic recycling city in a recycling-oriented economy and society ―
  3. Venue: Main Conference Hall 1-3, 1st floor, Culttz Kawasaki (1-1-4 Fujimi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City)
  4. Format: The forum will be held at an onsite venue with a live audience and live streaming over the Internet (Japanese/English).
  5. Capacity: 70 (advance registration, first-come-first-served basis) *Everyone is welcome to attend. Same-day registration will be accepted if seats are available on the day of the forum.
  6. Admission Fee: Free


  • Opening Address: Norihiko Fukuda, Mayor of Kawasaki City
  • Address from the Co-organizer of the Forum: (to be decided)UNEP
  • Session

<Coordinator> Shunichi Honda, Programme Officer, UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre

<Speakers> (Alphabetical order)

・Takashi Aoki Deputy General Manager, Global Business Division 1, Tokyo Century Corporation
・Kenichi Ishihara Department Manager, Waste Policy Section, Living Environment Department, Environmental Protection Bureau, Kawasaki City
・Masaki Takao CEO & Co-Founder, JEPLAN,INC.
・Mayumi Tsuryu Executive Officer, Corporate Development Division/Senior Officer, Sustainability Development Department, Seven & i HLDGs. Co., Ltd.
・Tsutomu Mizutani Director, Office for Recycling Promotion and Office for Promotion of Sound Material-Cycle Society, Environment Regeneration and Resource Circulation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
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