Updated 2011.07.11


Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network, Japan

1) Background

The Green Chemistry(GC) Initiative, a task force consisting of representatives from Japanese chemical organizations, was formed in September 1998. It worked actively to implement practical methods of effectively pursuing the above goals. To this end, a workshop was held in Tokyo in November 1999. The participants agreed to establish a new organization, Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network(GSCN) and the official name, concept, structure and framework of the activities by this new organization.

2) Mission of GSCN

The main mission of the GSCN is to promote R&D on Green & Sustainable Chemistry as a center of network, through such activities as promotion of collaboration including international activities, information exchange, communication, education and relevant proposals to funding agencies.

3) Launching of GSCN

The Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network(GSCN) was officially launched in March 2000.

4) Office Address

The operating office of the GSCN is located within the Japan Association for Chemical Innovation.

Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network,
Japan Association for Chemical Innovation
Sanbancho KS Bldg.
2, Sanbancho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo,
102-0075, Japan

Tel:  +81-3-6272-6880
Fax: +81-3-5211-5920