November 17, 2020
On December 16 (Wed.), 2020, the Japan Institute of Logistics Systems (JILS), the Japan Association for Logistics and Transport (JALoT), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) will jointly hold the FY2020 Green Logistics Partnership Conference at Nikkei Conference Room. At the FY2020 conference, a commendation ceremony will be held to recognize businesses for their remarkable contributions to the establishment of sustainable logistics systems by reducing environmental burdens or improving productivity in terms of distribution. Winners will make presentations on their recognized efforts.
1. Outline of the conference
The Green Logistics Partnership Conference is a meeting body established in April 2005 through cooperation among JILS, JALoT, METI, MLIT and the Keidanren to expand collaborative efforts between consignors and logistics business operators for the purpose of reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the logistics sector in Japan. The conference has been making efforts to raise public awareness of green logistics based on partnerships between consignors and logistics business operators, to recognize excellent case examples, and publicize successful efforts.
2. The Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Under the program, businesses that have achieved remarkable contributions to the establishment of sustainable logistics systems by reducing environmental burdens or improving productivity in terms of distribution have been recognized as winners of METI Minister’s Awards and Awards of the METI Director-General for Commerce and Service Industry Policy every fiscal year since the program began.
3. Outline of the conference
Date: December 16 (Wed.), 2020; from 13:45 to 16:35
(The reception counter for the press will open at 13:15.)
Venue: Nikkei Conference Room
(6th floor of Nikkei Building; 1-3-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo; Postal code: 100-8066)
Note: Attendance of the FY2020 conference will only be open to members of the press who complete advance registration, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
Closing date for registration by the press: 12:00 noon, December 14 (Mon.), 2020
Note: From the viewpoint of preventing the expansion of the novel coronavirus disease, the number of interviewers of the press may be limited.
To apply (for the press):
If you are a member of the press and wish to attend the conference for coverage, please visit the website below for advance registration. After having received the application via the website, a participation certificate sent by the secretariat will be received by the applicant before the day prior to the conference. Please bring the certificate with you on the date of the conference and present it to the staff at the reception counter.
Division in Charge
Logistics Policy Planning Office, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group