API Geoeconomic Briefing is a series provided by the Asia Pacific Initiative, an independent think tank based in Tokyo. The series will look into geopolitical and economic trends in the post-COVID-19 world, with a particular focus on technology and innovation, global supply chains, international rule-making and climate change

In June, Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi held a videoconference with the Japan Climate Initiative, a network of companies, local governments, research institutions and NGOs, to share views on how to achieve a post-COVID-19 economic recovery.

They agreed on one approach: green recovery.