jurisdiction: Japan

Policy & Regulation
February 21, 2023

Japan’s big transition bet

The Japanese government's plan to issue transition bonds reignites the debate over green taxonomy definitions and nuclear energy. Faced with the daunting challenge of greening...
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Policy & Regulation
December 22, 2022

Regulatory Round-up: EU plans to slash methane emissions, Japan publishes code of conduct for ESG data providers

The European Council has agreed on a proposal to reduce methane emissions in the energy sector. Under its measures, oil and gas companies operating in...
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Sector Focus
August 30, 2022

Japan’s megabanks need to accelerate net zero action, says thinktank

Despite being members of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance, Mizuho, MUFG and SMBC have made no commitments to exit the fossil fuel sector. Thinktank and NGO...
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Policy & Regulation
March 17, 2022

Regulatory round-up

EU finance ministers have agreed a unified position on a proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism that will introduce a levy on imports of carbon-intensive products,...
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