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Accelerating Carbon Neutrality "Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF2021) -Online-"
TOKYO, Sept. 17, 2021 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ --

The ICEF Secretariat announced on September 17 that Japan's Ministry of 
Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and New Energy and Industrial Technology 
Development Organization (NEDO) will host "Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 8th 
Annual Meeting (ICEF2021)" online from October 6 to 7.


-Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF2021)
Every year since 2014, METI and NEDO have hosted the Innovation for Cool Earth 
Forum (ICEF) to gather leading international figures in Tokyo to discuss how to 
combat climate change through technological innovation.

ICEF's mission is to nurture discussion and collaboration among participants 
and to disseminate the industry's latest innovations in energy and 
environmental technologies by providing a place where experts can share their 
knowledge on how to tackle the 21st century's greatest environmental challenge.

A distinguished steering committee, consisting of members from all around the 
world, strives to bring the best minds together to develop a program which 
addresses forces of change while ensuring they are based on solid evidence.

World Movements of "Innovation" for a Decarbonized Society

In the world, a variety of initiatives across industry, government and academia 
are being rapidly accelerated toward a Decarbonized Society. There are many 
diverse climate change challenges, and all stakeholders in society, including 
the private sector and governments, are called upon to tackle specific actions 
from short- and long-term perspectives.

Innovation for Cool Earth Forum 8th Annual Meeting (ICEF2021)

Pathways to Carbon Neutrality by 2050: 
Accelerating the Pace of Global Decarbonization

October 6-7, 2021 9:00 a.m.- (JST)* / 0:00 a.m.- (UTC)*
*All sessions and events will take place during the daytime hours, Japan 
Standard Time, and will be distributed online.

Virtual Forum (Live & On-demand)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Ministry of the Environment (MOE)

-Institutional Partners
International Energy Agency (IEA)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

-Registration (Free of charge)

The program is subject to change; information is updated regularly.
For more details, please visit:

Source: ICEF Secretariat