Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Kansai Research Centre
Climate Change (Mitigation)
Climate Change (Adaptation)
Water Quality Improvement / Water Management Technology
The Kansai Research Centre (KRC) carries out research focusing on actions taken by the private sector, including businesses that promote environmental and energy-conservation measures, under the theme of "Business and the Environment". Specifically, the centre conducts analysis on corporate environmental behaviours in cooperation with case study countries and local governments, and develops policy recommendations for specific strategies to promote sustainable business practices in Asia by promoting the application of low-carbon and co-benefit technologies to developing countries through research on environmental and energy-saving technologies of businesses.