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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...
Highlights the ESG (environmental, social and governance) activities of companies and other organizations.
At 2020 Games, NTT made watching events remotely feel live
Spectators heard many athletes express appreciation in postgame interviews for Japan holding the Olympic and Paralympic Games even before they thanked their families and supporters. No one in the world...
Troubled teens find solace with Saori Okada’s support network
Saori Okada has been reaching out, day or night, to...
Kirirom Global Forum examines investment and social impacts
Kirirom Group, a network of companies in Singapore, Cambodia and...
The Japan Times publisher Minako Suematsu interviews business leaders who are active proponents of ESG investing and practices in Japan.
In 2019, Nomura Research Institute Ltd. formulated a medium-term business plan through fiscal 2022, pledging to promote “sustainability management policy” to achieve growth for the group and at the same time help create a sustainable future society. The company aims to become a “presence that is indispensable to our society” through its work by experts in wide-ranging fields, including science,...
The Japan Times has long celebrated the pleasures of sitting in a dark theater and marveling at the actors on the silver screen. Japan was an early adopter of cinema, which partially explains its precocious golden age of cinema, which produced the likes of Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu, directors who would inspire a wide range of filmmakers. Much of...
Leaders&Readers is a Monday interview series showcasing prominent figures who have a strong connection to Japan.
Goldman partner Ben Ferguson in it for long term
In 1998, Japan’s government began implementing its “Big Bang” financial reforms, a three-year program to open up financial markets to foreign investors. That same year, Ben Ferguson, an American who...
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...
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...
Introduces municipalities and local companies promoting the beauty and excellence of the real Japan.
A tale of two cities’ castles, and how they survived the centuries
Every municipality has a characteristic or landmark that its residents think of as their symbol. On July 29, the 18th Satoyama Cafe, an online talk session organized by the Japan...
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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)
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)
Supporting efforts toward a sustainable society through crowdfunding.
The Japan Times Original Plan
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