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Leaders&Readers is a Monday interview series showcasing prominent figures who have a strong connection to Japan.
Kyoto Seika head Sacko flexes architecture for all
Architecture significantly shapes our perception of society. The various elements that comprise a piece of architecture — materials, size, aesthetic design — reflect cultural values and economic development. For instance,...
Read the Air guides firms to sustainable ways
As countries around the world pledge to reduce or offset...
Japan helps small islands take oversize global roles
This article was written and published in Nov. 2020 Island...
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...
Introduces municipalities and local companies promoting the beauty and excellence of the real Japan.
Edo-style dining in Akita on the Sea of Japan coast Hidden away in the residential backstreets of Akita, Nihonryori Takamura sets itself well apart from the brash dining and drinking...
Highlights the ESG (environmental, social and governance) activities of companies and other organizations.
G1 Global lays out visions for helping Japan innovate and evolve
Who holds the power in Tokyo? Where do the real decision-makers meet? The most honest answer: in the offices of government departments. These immensely powerful organizations are led by the...
Share Summit gathers ideas to create a circular economy
Over 5,000 participants gathered online at the Share Summit 2021...
Papermaker Oji forms solutions to environmental, social needs
The 2021 U.N. climate summit, COP26, closed with nations that...
The English-language events will invite readers of The Japan Times to be guest speakers.
An earnest, 40-something executive leans forward, speaking into the tabletop microphone. The camera catches the flash in his eyes as he poses this era’s most popular question: “How can we change? How can we move away from a society where we use it once, or use it for a short period of time, and then throw it away? To one...
The Japan Times publisher Minako Suematsu interviews business leaders who are active proponents of ESG investing and practices in Japan.
Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., which was founded 122 years ago and holds the largest share in the Japanese market of over-the-counter eyedrops, has not sat on its laurels, always working to develop new businesses. Its corporate culture of taking up challenge after challenge while learning from failure is driven by the founder’s wish to “contribute to the community at large through...
A craft preserved from ancient times, lacquering is one of Japan's representative arts, so much so that "japanning" became a word in English for similar lacquerwork. In 1955, the artisan Otomaru Kodo was designated by the government as a “preserver of an important intangible cultural property,” making him a living national treasure, in recognition of his contribution to further developing...
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Tuesday, December 9, 2021 13:00 to 14:00 JST: Talk session
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