[Joint Press Statement] Inadequately aligned with Paris Agreement, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group lags far behind its international peers
October 16, 2020. Japan - Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the largest banking institution in Japan, released its Sustainability Report.
[NGO Press Release] Indonesian and Japanese NGOs call on both governments to stop the Indramayu Coal-fired Power Plant Expansion Project, West Java, Indonesia
Prior to the Japan-Indonesia Summit Meeting to be held on October 20, eight civil society groups in Japan and Indonesia submitted a petition to both governments to cancel the expansion plan of the Indramayu coal-fired power project (1,000 MW), which is being supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Launch of Japan Beyond Coal campaign to phase out coal power
September 29, 2020. Tokyo. A campaign aiming to phase out all Japanese coal-fired power plants by 2030 launched in Japan.
Evaluating the TCFD Recommendations Disclosures by the Three Japanese Megabanks
350.org Japan has evaluated the disclosure status of each of the three Japanese Megabanks line by line based on each part of the TCFD recommendations.
Tell Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Sumitomo Corporation: Act on Climate and Cancel the Matarbari Phase II Coal Power Plant
A coalition of civil society organizations from Bangladesh, Japan, the United States, and Australia have joined together to oppose this proposed coal-fired power plant, culminating in a global day of action on September 24, 2020.