October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021
October 08, 2021
The Japan Times publisher Minako Suematsu interviews business leaders who are active proponents of ESG investing and practices in Japan.
The Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance, also known as CLOMA, an industry group promoting efforts to reduce marine plastic waste, has the goal of realizing the full recycling of plastic containers, packaging and other products by 2050. It seeks to coordinate all parties that can play a role in recycling plastic — makers of materials and consumer products, retailers, recyclers,...
Noel Nouet, a well-known French poet, came to Japan in 1926 and was a professor at the Tokyo School of Foreign Languages and Hosei University and the Military College. He liked to take walks whenever he had a spare moment, carrying with him his pen and sketchbook, like the great writer and poet Victor Hugo. He strolled almost daily along...
Leaders&Readers is a Monday interview series showcasing prominent figures who have a strong connection to Japan.
Japan helps small islands take oversize global roles
This article was written and published in Nov. 2020 Island countries, with their small populations, finite resources and reliance on trade, are the first to suffer the effects of climate...
Puratos: Good food, good company, better future
Louise George Kittaka
Hiromichi Matono For Jean-Pierre Bernardino, there is nothing quite like...
Goldman partner Ben Ferguson in it for long term
In 1998, Japan’s government began implementing its “Big Bang” financial...
Company rescues hardware with support alternative
Every year, electronics manufacturers invigorate their product lines with upgraded...
President aims to turn social dissonance into dynamic diversity in Japan
Jenifer Rogers, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in...
Introduces municipalities and local companies promoting the beauty and excellence of the real Japan.
Kaiseki cuisine with confidence from the mountain and river When Takayuki Hagiwara opened his new restaurant right across the road from where his father made his name as a chef,...
Locally active vineyards face impacts of global climate change
Japan may not be recognized as a major grape- or...
A tale of two cities’ castles, and how they survived the centuries
Every municipality has a characteristic or landmark that its residents...
Highlights the ESG (environmental, social and governance) activities of companies and other organizations.
A starry rice is born: How Tottori created the unique Hoshizoramai
Tottori Prefecture in the Chugoku region is known as the least populous prefecture in Japan, blessed with a wealth of nature. Thanks to its clean air, the Milky Way can...
At 2020 Games, NTT made watching events remotely feel live
Spectators heard many athletes express appreciation in postgame interviews for...
Troubled teens find solace with Saori Okada’s support network
Saori Okada has been reaching out, day or night, to...
The English-language events will invite readers of The Japan Times to be guest speakers.
The phrase “sustainable business” seems to be everywhere these days, but what exactly does it mean for brands and consumers in Japan? James Hollow, CEO and founder of the strategic consultancy Fabric K.K., recently addressed the topic with The Japan Times, sharing his insights about helping businesses create shared value with their customers and communities. Fabric is an affiliate of...
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Monday, October 18, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)
Sustainable Japan Awards 2021
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 At the Japan Times Event Space and online.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Monday, September 13, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)
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