Joint Crediting Mechanism

Relevant documents on JCM

Relevant documents of the JCM/BOCM

Presentation materials and information of the Gov't of Japan

Date Title Memo
Jul 12, 2021 Recent Development of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Aug 19, 2019 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Apr 1, 2019 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Aug 10, 2018 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Oct 31, 2017 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
May 22, 2017 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jan 18, 2017 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Aug 22, 2016 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jun 22, 2016 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Feb 3, 2016 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Nov 27, 2015 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Sep 29, 2015 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jul 24, 2015 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Apr 8, 2015 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jan 30, 2015 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Oct 14, 2014 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Aug 4, 2014 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jul 17, 2014 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
May 9, 2014 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jan 22, 2014 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Dec 26, 2013 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Sep 12, 2013 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
Jul 10, 2013 Recent Development of The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)  
May 23, 2013 Recent Development of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) / Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM)  
Mar 8, 2013 Recent Development of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) / Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM)  
Feb 6, 2013 Recent Development of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) / Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) The Open seminar on "Market Mechanism Seminar - Japan's Proposal on JCM/BOCM"
Aug 24, 2012 Japanese Proposal on Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism The Open seminar on "Japan's Proposal on Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism"
May 19, 2012 Challenges associated with implementation Workshop on the new market-based mechanism
(AWG-LCA 15)
May 19, 2012 Japan's views on various approaches including opportunities for using markets Workshop on a framework for various approaches
(AWG-LCA 15)
May 18, 2012 Establishment of flexible and effective new market mechanism - Japan's Suggestion UNFCCC SB36 Side Event "Low Carbon Growth in East Asia and Japan's Effort"
Apr 14, 2012 Japan's initiatives on the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) and other activities for developing countries "East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue" Side Event

Submissions to the UNFCCC

Submission of Japan's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)

Submission Date Memo
Jul 17, 2015 (UNFCCC website)  

Japan's Submission on SBSTA item 12

Submission Date Memo
Mar 17, 2017 (UNFCCC website) Article 6, paragraph 2, of the Paris Agreement
Mar 17, 2017 (UNFCCC website) Article 6, paragraph 4, of the Paris Agreement
Sep 27, 2016 (UNFCCC website) Article 6, paragraph 2, of the Paris Agreement

Submissions by the Gov't of Japan to the UNFCCC on the Framework for Various Approaches (FVA)

Submission Date Memo
Oct 2, 2014 (UNFCCC website)  
Sep 5, 2014 (UNFCCC website)  
Apr 26, 2013 (UNFCCC website)  
Nov 29, 2012 (UNFCCC website) Submission by Australia, Canada, Japan, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, Ukraine and the United States
Aug 14, 2012 (UNFCCC website) Japan: p.6~p.9
Mar 9, 2012 (UNFCCC website) Japan: p.13~p.14
Feb 25, 2011 (UNFCCC website) Japan: p.58~p.59

Presentation materials and information of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan

Date Title Memo
Jul 19, 2018 Recent Development of the JCM ISAP2018 Thematic Track "The Joint Crediting Mechanism's Contribution to Sustainable Development"
Jul 26, 2017 Recent Development of the JCM and Contribution to NDC ISAP2017 Thematic Track "The Role of the JCM in Tackling Climate Change in Emerging Economies"
Nov 18, 2016 The JCM: Achievements and Recent Progress of Project Implementation UNFCCC COP22 Side Event "Achievements and current progress of the JCM ‐ Cooperative Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement"
Nov 9, 2016 Japan's Supporting Activities: modeling/city twinning/market mechanism UNFCCC COP22 Side Event "Promoting Low Carbon Asia for the Paris Agreement: Cases of National and Local Experience on NDC activities and market mechanisms"
August 2016 ADB Trust Fund: Japan Fund for Joint Crediting Mechanism (JFJCM)  
May 18, 2016 The Joint Crediting Mechanism – Japan's contribution through market mechanism UNFCCC SB44 Side Event "The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of projects implementation"
Dec 11, 2015 Progress in the Joint Crediting Mechanism UNFCCC COP21 Side Event "The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of project implementations"
Jun 6, 2015 Recent development of the JCM UNFCCC SB42 Side Event "The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Results and current progress of project implementations"
May 17, 2012 Introduction of the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) and Capacity Building Activities for developing countries UNFCCC SB36 Side Event "Toward the Establishment the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) – Utilisation to Support the NAMA Implementation"
May 10, 2012 CDM High Level Policy Dialogue CDM High Level Policy Dialogue
Mar, 2012 MOEJ Initiatives on Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism for Mitigating Climate Change  
Dec 12, 2011 Memorandum of Cooperation Between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism of Mongolia on Environmental Cooperation (MOEJ website)  
Nov 29, 2011 MOEJ Initiatives on Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism for Mitigating Climate Change UNFCCC COP17 & CMP7 Side Event
Jun 11, 2011 MOEJ Initiatives on New Mechanisms for Mitigating Climate Change (GEC website)  

Presentation materials and information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Date Title Memo
Mar 7, 2012 Thailand Japan-Thailand Joint Statement on the Strategic Partnership based on the Enduring Bonds of Friendship
(Refer to 3.4 Environment and Climate Change) (MOFA website)
Dec 28, 2011 India Joint Statement, Vision for the Enhancement of Japan-India Strategic and Global Partnership upon entering the year of the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations (MOFA website)
Nov 29, 2011 - Japan's Vision and Actions toward Low-Carbon Growth and a Climate-Resilient World
Summary (MOFA website)
Nov 25, 2011 Indonesia Bilateral Cooperation on Climate Change Between the Government of Japan and the Government of Indonesia (MOFA website)
Nov 18, 2011 Mekong Joint Statement of the Third Mekong - Japan Summit (MOFA website)
Oct 31, 2011 Vietnam Japan-Viet Nam Joint Statement, on the Actions Taken Under Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia (MOFA website)
Oct 29, 2010 Mekong Action Plan for "A Decade toward the Green Mekong" Initiative (MOFA website)
Oct 25, 2010 India Joint Statement, Vision for Japan-India Strategic and Global Partnership in the Next Decade (MOFA website)

Sources of Materials

Date Title (Events and Seminars)
Jul 19, 2018 ISAP2018 Thematic Track "The Joint Crediting Mechanism’s Contribution to Sustainable Development" (IGES website)
Jul 26, 2017 ISAP2017 Thematic Track "The Role of the JCM in Tackling Climate Change in Emerging Economies" (IGES website)
Nov 18, 2016 UNFCCC COP22 Side Event "Achievements and current progress of the JCM ‐ Cooperative Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement"
Nov 9, 2016 UNFCCC COP22 Side Event "Promoting Low Carbon Asia for the Paris Agreement: Cases of National and Local Experience on NDC activities and market mechanisms"
May 18, 2016 UNFCCC SB44 Side Event "The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of projects implementation"
Dec 11, 2015 UNFCCC COP21 Side Event "The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of project implementations"
Jun 6, 2015 UNFCCC SB42 Side Event "The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Results and current progress of project implementations"
May 19, 2012 Workshop on the new market-based mechanism (AWG-LCA 15)
Plenary Bonn, Bonn
(UNFCCC website)
May 19, 2012 Workshop on a framework for various approaches (AWG-LCA 15)
Plenary Bonn, Bonn
(UNFCCC website)
May 18, 2012 UNFCCC SB36 Side Event "Low Carbon Growth in East Asia and Japan's Effort"
May 17, 2012 UNFCCC SB36 Side Event "Toward the Establishment the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) – Utilisation to Support the NAMA Implementation"
Apr 14, 2012 Side Event on East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue "Japan's initiative on the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism(BOCM) and other activities for developing countries"
Nov 29, 2011 UNFCCC COP17 & CMP7 Side Event in Durban, South Africa Workshop "Bilateral Credit Mechanism and Capacity Building for MRV in Asia, Latin America and Africa"
Nov 29, 2011 UNFCCC COP17 & CMP7 Side Event in Durban, South Africa Workshop "Mitigation and Adaptation Planning in Developing Countries and Japan's Cooperation"