News 2024.02.09

CAJ welcomes a bipartisan effort of Diet Members in achieving carbon neutral society

CAJ, together with fellow members of JCLP (Japan Climate Leaders Partnership), met with a number of Diet members to discuss ways to realize transition to net zero emissions in Japan. The visits were organized by JCLP secretariat during a period between late January and early February 2024. We had the fruitful discussions with the following Diet Members respectively : 

  • NAKANO Hiromasa, Member of the House of Representatives (Komeito)
  • NIIZUMA Hideki, Member of the House of Councilors (Komeito)
  • MIYAJI Takuma, a member of the House of Representatives (Liberal Democratic Party) 
  • SHIBAYAMA Masahiko, Member of the House of Representatives (Liberal Democratic Party) 
  • TAJIMA Kaname, Member of the House of Representatives (The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan)
  • WANIBUCHI Yoko, Member of the House of Representatives (Komeito)
  • YAMAGUCHI Tsuyoshi, Member of the House of Representatives (Liberal Democratic Party)    (in alphabetical order)                                

About JCLP:

JCLP is a coalition of businesses in Japan who is committed to climate action. The group’s is composed of 249 companies and its total sales are 169 trillion JPY (US$1.1 trillion).  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is also JCLP’s partner.

About dialogue between business community and Diet Members:

In April 2023, “the parliamentary caucus on realizing carbon neutral society” (unofficial translation) was launched with a support from JCLP Secretariat. The series of meetings we had, was an integral part of this unified efforts between business community and policy makers in support of collective action to achieve carbon neutral society in Japan.