ESG / SDGs

By combining companies’ ESG management practices with The Japan Times' ability to communicate in English, we hope to promote dialogue with investors, improve the value of member companies and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.

Suntory restores healthy forests to recharge clean natural water

Maiko Muraoka Contributing writer

“Today Birds, Tomorrow Humans.” This is the slogan created by Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings when it started bird conservation...

Oji’s Nepi Eco paper products advance goal to cut fossil fuels

Maiko Muraoka Contributing writer

The first item launched in the Nepi Eco series, a lineup of environmentally conscious products introduced by Oji Nepia Co....

Tender wagyu, other delicacies hail from clean lands of Tottori

Maiko Muraoka Contributing writer

Among many delicacies in Japan, Tottori Wagyu beef and its history is worth learning to make one’s gastronomic life rich....

Premium Tottori Wagyu beef links up with contest Bocuse d’Or

Maiko Muraoka Contributing writer

Among all the wagyu brands in Japan, Tottori Wagyu Olein 55 is especially flavorful and light because of its high...

NTT’s Sugatami platform will give cities the tools to grow healthy

MAIKO MURAOKA CONTRIBUTING WRITER

In recent years, concepts such as smart cities and sustainable urban development have attracted attention in discussions on community development....

Highlighting the work done by satoyama winners

Maiko Muraoka Contributing writer

Kousuke Motani The Japan Research Institute Ltd. Chief Senior Economist In the panel session for the satoyama category of the...

Shining a spotlight on the efforts of ESG winners

Emi Maeda Contributing writer

Michiyo Morisawa Director of CDP Japan The Sustainable Japan Award ceremony featured a panel discussion by the four companies awarded...

Comments from the awardees: Nomura Research Institute and Sakaue Co. Ltd

Sustainability requires the provision of social value, says the Grand Prize winner Shingo Konomoto CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT & CEO, REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTOR,...

Finance Minister Suzuki calls for promoting sustainable finance

Shunichi Suzuki MINISTER OF FINANCE, MINISTER OF STATE FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MINISTER IN CHARGE OF OVERCOMING DEFLATION Japanese Finance...

METI official calls for funding decarbonization and growth

Yojiro Hatakeyama DIRECTOR-GENERAL, INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, ENVIRONMENT BUREAU, MINISTRY OF ECONOMY, TRADE AND INDUSTRY In his address as...

Opening remarks by Chairperson Suematsu

Minako Suematsu CHAIRPERSON AND PRESIDENT, THE JAPAN TIMES CO. LTD. The Japan Times’ fourth Sustainable Japan Award ceremony on Sept....

The Sustainable Japan Award is viewed as a ‘new commons’ for ESG initiatives

Takashi Mitachi PROFESSOR, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, KYOTO UNIVERSITY The ceremony closed with a congratulatory speech from specially appointed professor...

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