RITE_logoResearch Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) is a public interest incorporated foundation, established in 1990 as a center of excellence to work internationally toward developing innovative environmental technologies based on the Earth Regeneration Plan “the New Earth 21” compiled by the Japanese Government.

RITE has a lot of experiences for developing climate change mitigation and sustainable development scenarios, and analyzing the costs, co-benefits and trade-offs. In addition, RITE has a lot of data regarding industry energy efficiencies, e.g., iron & steel, cement, for not only Japan but also major countries. RITE also has a lot of experiences to support the Japanese government for climate and energy policy making, and then RITE can provide the policy relevant analyses based on the experiences.