JETRO to launch new US-Japan business platform and host webinar on carbon neutrality and hydrogen technology

SAN FRANCISCO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Japan Foreign Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to host webinar on carbon neutrality and hydrogen technology to celebrate the launch of JETRO’s new “J-Bridge” business platform on September 9, 2021.

In October 2020, Japanese Prime Minister SUGA Yoshihide announced the Japanese government’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. In order to achieve this goal, METI designed a “green growth strategy”, which involves collaboration increased with companies and international organizations in the carbon field. neutral field. In addition, last April, President Biden and Prime Minister Suga signed the “”US-Japan Climate Partnership on Ambition, Decarbonization and Clean Energy ”to strengthen bilateral cooperation to help each country meet its individual climate goals.

To support these efforts, METI and JETRO created the “J-Bridge” business platform to promote collaboration between Japanese and foreign companies. This seminar will focus on hydrogen, which is a key carbon neutral technology that is expected to be used in a wide range of areas such as power generation, industrial production and transportation. It will feature US and Japanese government perspectives on hydrogen policy, presentations from leading companies from both countries, presentations from US companies developing innovative hydrogen technologies and an introduction to the platform. “J-Bridge” shape. US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry KAJIYAMA Hiroshi will participate.

The webinar will be conducted in English and Japanese. Admission is free, but prior registration is required.

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About JETRO: JETRO is an organization linked to the Japanese government that helps promote trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO provides support and assistance to US companies entering the Japanese market and Japanese companies expanding overseas. JETRO was established in 1958 and has more than 70 offices around the world, including six in the United States. JETRO offers a wide range of business development services including go-to-market consultation, business match assistance, industry-specific seminars and webinars, and more.

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