On December 11 (Tue.), 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), the Japan Institute of Logistics Systems (JILS), and the Japan Association for Logistics and Transport will jointly hold the FY2018 Green Logistics Partnership Conference at the Nikkei Conference Room.
At the FY2018 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 explaining their recognized efforts.
1. Outline of the conference
The Green Logistics Partnership Conference is a meeting body established in April 2005 through joint efforts between METI, MLIT, and related industrial organizations to expand collaborative efforts between consignors and logistics business operators for 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, recognize excellent case examples, and promote publicity.
2. Excellent Green Logistics Commendation Program
Under the program, businesses that have achieved remarkable contributions to the establishment of sustainable logistics systems by reducing environmental burden or improving productivity in terms of distribution have been recognized as winners every fiscal year for METI Minister’s Awards and Awards of the METI Director-General for Commerce and Service Industry Policy.
3. Outline of the conference
Date and time: December 11 (Tue.), 2018; from 13:30 to 16:30 (doors will open at 13:00)
Venue: Nikkei Conference Room (6th floor of Nikkei Building; 1-3-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo; Postal code:100-8066)
Capacity: Approximately 240
Closing date: 12:00 p.m., December 10 (Mon.), 2018
Note: Accepted on a first-come-first-served basis; acceptance of applications will be closed as soon as the fixed number is reached.
How to apply: If you are a member of the Green Logistics Partnership Conference and wish to attend the conference, please visit the website below for prior registration. (acceptance will start at 14:00 on November 1 (Thur.), 2018)
1: We will issue a participation certificate after accepting your application and it will be automatically sent to you. Please bring this certificate with you to the conference and present it to the reception counter on the date.
2: If you are not a member of the conference and wish to attend, please visit the following website and complete your member registration before making a prior registration for attending this conference. No registration or member fees are required.
3: Information on the Green Logistics Partnership Conference, e.g., schedules of conferences and how to complete member registration, is provided on the following website.
Division in Charge
Logistics Policy Planning Office, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group