G7 Ministers' Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment in Sapporo

About the G7 Ministers' Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment in Sapporo

The G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment is one of the ministerial meetings held in conjunction with the G7 Summit, and its significance is that it forms the basis for discussions at the Summit.

In the spirit of the Paris Agreement, we will discuss the global promotion of Green Transformation (GX), and transform the entire economic, social and industrial structure to be driven by clean energy to pursue net zero, circular and nature positive economies in an integrated manner.

We will also advance discussions from various perspectives including those of countries, cities, subnational, industries, business and lifestyles, in order to promote concrete actions in all sectors and by all stakeholders.
We will discuss the response to the current energy crisis, including significant price increase, due to the recent international situation.

Dates and Venue

Dates:  April 15 - April 16, 2023
Venue: Sapporo City,  Hokkaido
               Sapporo Prince Hotel

Participating Countries and Organizations

G7 Member Countries:
Japan (G7 Presidency), Canada,  European UnionFranceGermany, Italy, United Kingdom,  and United States

Guest Countries: 
India (G20 Presidency), Indonesia (ASEAN Presidency), UAE (COP28 Presidency)

Guest Organizations: 
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmen (OECD)
International Energy Agency (IEA)
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Outcome Documents

  • G7 Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers’ Communiqué(PDF
  • Terms of Reference for the G7-Alliance on Nature Positive Economies(PDF
  • Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency Principles(PDF
  • Principles of High Integrity Carbon Markets(PDF
  • G7 Inventory on Climate Disaster Risk Reduction, Response and Recovery(PDF
  • G7 Roundtable on Subnational Climate Actions(PDF
  • Conclusions regarding the Industrial Decarbonization Agenda(PDF
  • Five-Point Plan for Critical Minerals Security(PDF

Photo Gallery

  • Group photo: representatives of the G7 member countries
  • Group photo: representatives including those from the G7 guest countries
  • Photo: the joint press conference with the ministers of Italy, Japan and Germany

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