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Responding to a recommendation by Prof. Emeritus Ryoichi Yamamoto, who created the exhibition called “EcoPro,” APO Secretary-General Dr. Indra Pradana Singawinata visited EcoPro2022 at Tokyo Big Sight on 9 December 2022.
The EcoPro environmental exhibitions started in Japan in 1999, and EcoPro2022 is the 24th in the series. The exhibitions showcase ways to address environmental challenges and meet the SDGs by creating a sustainable society. Representatives of the public and private sectors, academia, and NGOs display their products, services, activities, projects, and other environmental efforts at the exhibitions.
Secretary-General Dr. Indra joined a guided tour given by the organizers and visited booths sponsored by public- and private-sector exhibitors to gain the latest information on state-of-the-art environmental technology, trending issues, and actions that could potentially contribute to the APO’s ongoing development of the Green Productivity (GP) 2.0 concept.
Secretary-General Dr. Indra receiving a briefing on a Japanese Ministry of Environment initiative for creating a hydrogen energy-based society.
Seven&i Holdings Co., Ltd. disseminated corporate efforts for sustainable procurement at its EcoPro2022 booth.
Secretary-General Dr. Indra examines Nippon Steel Corporation’s activities for creating a circular economy.
Prof. Emeritus Ryoichi Yamamoto (R) Secretary-General Dr. Indra, and APP Japan President Tan Ui Sian at the APP booth highlighting the crucial issue of climate change tipping points.
After completing the tour, Secretary-General Dr. Indra observed that many concrete examples and models were being put into practice by public and private entities in Japan, which could be tapped for contributions to future APO activities. He therefore aimed to continue expanding relevant GP and environmental networks.