December 3, 2021
On December 15 (Wed.), 2021, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), the Japan Association for Logistics and Transport (JALoT), and the Japan Institute of Logistics Systems (JILS) will jointly hold the FY2021 Green Logistics Partnership Conference at the Nikkei Conference Room. At the conference, organizers will commend businesses that have made remarkable contributions to establishing sustainable logistics systems through reduction of environmental burdens, improvement of productivity, and other efforts in the logistics industry. In addition, winners will present their award-winning practices.
This fiscal year, METI will recognize one winner of the METI Minister's Award, one winner of the Award of the METI Director-General for Commerce and Service Industry Policy, and two winners of the Green Logistics Partnership Conference Special Award.
1. Outline of the Green Logistics Partnership Conference
Established in April 2005, the Green Logistics Partnership Conference aims to spread and promote cooperative efforts made by consigners and logistics business operators towards establishing sustainable logistics systems (e.g., reducing environmental burdens and improving productivity in the logistics industry). The conference has been recognizing excellent initiatives that have made particularly remarkable contributions since FY2006.
Organizers: METI, MLIT, JILS, and JALoT
2. Outline of the conference
Date: December 15 (Wed.), 2021, 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)
(1) Information for the press on how to apply
For the press: Please apply via this URL (in Japanese) . After your application have been received, the secretariat will send you a participation certificate by the day before the event. Please bring it with you on the day and present it at the reception counter.
Application deadline for the press: December 13 (Mon.), 2021, 12:00
(2) Information for general attendees on how to apply (online stream)
For general attendees: Please apply via this URL (in Japanese) . After your application has been received, the secretariat will contact you with instructions on how to attend by the day before the event. Please be aware that you may experience audio problems and disruptions depending on signal conditions.
Application deadline for general attendees: December 13 (Mon.), 2021, 12:00
3. Winners of Awards under the Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
The FY2021 winners are as follows:
METI Minister's AwardOperators: Nestlè Japan Ltd. and five other companies
Award of the METI Director-General for Commerce and Service Industry PolicyOperators: Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. and two other companies
Green Logistics Partnership Conference Special Award
Operators: MEDICEO CORPORATION and three other companies
Operator: AICHI STEEL CORPORATION and one other company