July 30, 2021
The English-language events will invite readers of The Japan Times to be guest speakers.
With roots in Belgium and Japan, Haruka Sugihara is a young designer and entrepreneur with a passion for taking the traditional beauty of secondhand kimonos and upcycling them to suit today’s modern lifestyle. She spoke to The Japan Times about the journey of discovery that led to the launch of her unique business, Re:mono. In the past, clothes were generally...
Highlights the ESG (environmental, social and governance) activities of companies and other organizations.
Symposium examines role of finance in path to sustainability
Recent actions by the Japanese government signal a potential tailwind in the transition to a low-carbon economy. In May, Japan’s parliament enshrined into law Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s pledge to...
Lawyer Terahara’s Marriage for All Japan fights for you too
Through the activities of the nonprofit Marriage for All Japan,...
Achieving net zero: Webinar examines targets and troubles
Michiyo Morisawa On May 25, the webinar “Delivering Net Zero...
The Japan Times publisher Minako Suematsu interviews business leaders who are active proponents of ESG investing and practices in Japan.
The spread of the new coronavirus created an opportunity to accelerate digital transformation and rethink workplaces and work styles. The Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. group, better known as NTT, supports reform of industry, the economy, society and life through information and communications technology. It respects individuals’ diverse options and supports efforts to realize a sustainable society where business activity...
On Oct. 22, 1967, when Frank Lloyd Wright's last wife, Olgivanna, came to Japan to appeal for the preservation of the Imperial Hotel, a Japan Times reporter asked why she was so interested in saving the hotel. She answered, "Because my husband put many years of work in it, and the best of him in it." She added that it...
Leaders&Readers is a Monday interview series showcasing prominent figures who have a strong connection to Japan.
President aims to turn social dissonance into dynamic diversity in Japan
Jenifer Rogers, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), is a familiar face among the upper echelons of Japan’s corporate community. In 2015, she became the first...
David Malone, rector of the United Nations University
Louise George Kittaka
“Rector” commonly known in Japan as “president,” denotes a senior...
Building a global Panasonic compliance network
For nearly three decades, Laurence Bates has provided legal counsel...
Persevering at the junction of trade and climate
Australia’s ambassador to Japan, Jan Adams, may not have always...
Mark Choon, general manager of The Peninsula Tokyo, learns from unexpected
Mark Choon’s career in the hotel industry is of humble...
Introduces municipalities and local companies promoting the beauty and excellence of the real Japan.
Creative, sophisticated, local: Regional bounty on the plate When chef Kazuhiro Inoue and his wife, Mariko, decided that they’d had enough of running a restaurant in metropolitan Tokyo, they decamped...
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Tuesday, August 3, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Monday, August 2, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Tuesday, July 6, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)
Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Wednesday, June 9, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)
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