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Suzuki Masachika

NameSuzuki Masachika
AffiliationSophia University
SectionGraduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Master's (Doctoral) Program in Global Environmental Studies
Job titleProfessor
Degree学士(Hosei University), 修士(Keio University), Master of International Affairs(Columbia University), Ph.D.(Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)
Research funding number90454214
J-Global ID201001090276378161


Research project: Clean energy technology development
The objectives of this research are twofold. The first objective is to show a broad landscape of barriers in technology development. This research project attempts to uncover technology-specific barriers in technology development. The second objective of this research is to highlight and define roles of international institutions in overcoming identified barriers in clean energy technology development.
Research project: Drivers for the introduction of clean energy technologies and products: differences and similarities among key industry sectors in the EU and Japan
Introduction of clean energy technologies and products is becoming a key strategic and managerial issue for companies in various industry sectors. This study attempts to classify different drivers for the introduction of clean energy technologies and products among key industry sectors.
Research project: Survey study on citizens’ views and priorities over SDGs and indicators
This research project conducts a survey study on citizens’ views and priorities over SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and indicators in several countries including Japan, US, Thailand and Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to understand the issues and the area of citizens’ concerns and priorities over SDG indicators and goals.

Research Interests

Decarbonization ,Diffusion of clean energy technologies in remote area including small island states and regions ,ESG investment/financial mechanisms for sustainable local community development ,Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ,Innovation and diffusion of clean energy technologies ,Environmental strategy and management

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Business administration / 
  • Environmental science/Agricultural science / Environmental policy and society / 
  • Environmental science/Agricultural science / Environmental load reduction/restoration technology / 


Deanty Mulia Ramadhani   Masachika Suzuki   Mahesti Okitasari   Tarek Katramiz   Sujahangir Kabir Sarka   
EcoSummit 2023: Building a sustainable and desirable future      Jun 2023
Zihao Zhu   Masachika Suzuki   
NERPS Conference 2023: Bridging Peace and Sustainability amidst Global Transformations      Feb 2023
Deanty Mulia Ramadhani   Masachika Suzuki   
43rd IAEE International Conference: Mapping the Energy Future -Voyage in Uncharted Territory      Aug 2022   
Akio Takemoto   Apolline Cros   Masachika Suzuki   Upalat Korwatanasakul   
UNU-IAS Policy Brief Series      Aug 2022   [Refereed]
This policy brief explores how developed countries can address the needs of vulnerable groups in their climate mitigation actions, focusing on clean energy policies. To realise the full potential of clean energy, social and economic incentives and...

Research Projects

Grant for Global Sustainability: Analysis and curriculum development toward inclusive carbon neutral society
国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所: 国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所共同研究
Project Year: Nov 2022 - Mar 2024
Corporate Strategies for Clean Energy Technology Diffusion in Asia-Pacific Region
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2020 - Mar 2024
Project Year: 2021 - 2022
Project Year: Sep 2019 - Mar 2021
Comparative study on corporate strategies to promote clean energy technologies, products, and services among Japanese and European companies
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
SUZUKI Masachika 
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2017