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The 10th International Conference on EcoBalance (EcoBalance 2012)—Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Society, November 20–23, 2012, Tokyo, Japan

  • Shigeyuki MiyamotoEmail author
  • Toshiharu Ikaga
  • Minako Hara
  • Shun Kawakubo
  • Yasunari Matsuno
  • Kenichi Nakajima
  • Kiyoshi Dowaki
  • Masaharu Motoshita
  • Kiyotada Hayashi
  • Kazuyo Matsubae
  • Michiyasu Nakajima
  • Hideki Kakisawa
  • Seiji Hashimoto
CONFERENCE REPORT

Introduction

The 10th International Conference on EcoBalance (EcoBalance 2012), organized by The Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan, was held during November 20–23, 2012 at the Hiyoshi Campus of Keio University in Yokohama City. The conference was co-hosted by Keio University and The Ecomaterial Forum, and backed by the Cabinet Office; the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism; and the Ministry of Environment. It was also supported by 74 related societies and associations. The Commemorative Organization for the Japan World Exposition ‘70 and the Life Cycle Assessment Society of Japan provided monetary aid for the management of the conference. In addition, the event was co-sponsored by the following eight corporations and groups:

Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Hitachi Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation,...

Keywords

Life Cycle Assessment Electric Vehicle Water Footprint Social Life Cycle Assessment Special Session 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigeyuki Miyamoto
    • 1
    Email author
  • Toshiharu Ikaga
    • 2
  • Minako Hara
    • 3
  • Shun Kawakubo
    • 2
  • Yasunari Matsuno
    • 4
  • Kenichi Nakajima
    • 5
  • Kiyoshi Dowaki
    • 6
  • Masaharu Motoshita
    • 7
  • Kiyotada Hayashi
    • 8
  • Kazuyo Matsubae
    • 9
  • Michiyasu Nakajima
    • 10
  • Hideki Kakisawa
    • 11
  • Seiji Hashimoto
    • 12
  1. 1.NEC CorporationTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.Keio UniversityYokohamaJapan
  3. 3.NTT Energy and Environment Systems LaboratoriesTokyoJapan
  4. 4.The University of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan
  5. 5.National Institute for Environmental StudiesTsukubaJapan
  6. 6.Tokyo University of ScienceNodaJapan
  7. 7.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and TechnologyTsukubaJapan
  8. 8.National Agriculture and Food Research OrganizationTsukubaJapan
  9. 9.Tohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  10. 10.Kansai UniversitySuitaJapan
  11. 11.The University of TokyoMeguro-kuJapan
  12. 12.Ritsumeikan UniversityKusatsuJapan

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