Your lawyers since 1722

13.6m inhabitants
Humid subtropical climate

Existing / Planned Regulations & Roadmaps

Tokyo Environmental Master Plan (2016) sets actions and policies to reduce Tokyo’s GHG emissions by 30% below 2000 levels by 2030
Cap-and-Trade Program plans to set a new emissions cap by 2019 in order to promote energy efficiency and expand renewable energy usage; facilities covered under existing program have achieved 26% emissions reduction over baseline year of 2016
Tokyo Carbon Reduction Reporting Program has mandated emissions reporting and a carbon reduction plan submission for existing small and medium facilities since 2010
Develop and set new 'evaluation criteria' to promote zero energy buildings in Tokyo under the Tokyo Green Building Program
Tokyo Eco-Friendly House Specification for building owners to promote construction of net zero carbon homes to be developed in 2018
Develop a schedule of actions for each buildings program to work towards achieving the goals of ‘Zero Emissions Tokyo’
Strengthen the action from power users in existing buildings to choose low carbon power supplier
Implement subsidy programs to advance energy efficiency and insulation efficiency in existing homes
Promote net zero carbon home specifications in co-operation with real estate rental companies

Further information

Creating a Sustainable City: Tokyo's Environmental Policy
Cap-and-Trade Program
Tokyo Green Building Program