ESG / SDGs

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Shonai connects rural areas to people nationwide, global markets

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

A sophisticated wooden structure overlooks fields in Yamagata Prefecture’s Shonai region, famed for its rice: Suiden Terrace, a hotel run...

Forum: Trends in private energy transition projects

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

The 10th Infrastructure Investor Tokyo Forum on June 13 and 14 drew 500 experts wishing to catch up on recent...

CDP holds global online event on climate disclosures

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

CDP, a London-based nonprofit organization promoting disclosures crucial for assessing companies’ environmental impacts, held a first-time online event on June...

RI Japan forum looks at future of transition finance

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Institutional investors from around the world gathered on May 22 and 23 in Tokyo to discuss what responsible investors can...

Accelerating Japan’s path to achieving decarbonization

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

One of the major themes on the second day of the conference was how to back Japan’s transition to net-zero...

Driving more institutional capital toward sustainable investment

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

The last session on the second day of the RI Japan event was plenary 7, which focused on what Japan...

Poppins helps working women and their kids build better lives

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Poppins Corp. started providing services to support working women 37 years ago, when the concept of social entrepreneurship was not...

Nippon Life engages to encourage green transition

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

Engaging with high-emitting companies to spur transformation of their business rather than divesting from them is becoming increasingly important to...

Roundup: Boarding and International School Day

Maiko Muraoka Contributing writer

The Japan Times Boarding and International School Day 2024 for elementary to high schools was held at the Foreign Correspondents’...

CDP Awards Japan highlights successes, challenges

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Amid a growing global sense of urgency on solving environmental issues, CDP Worldwide-Japan held the CDP Awards Japan 2024 on...

Unlock your global potential: EF Academy — Where tradition meets innovation

School offers an unparalleled global education, fostering academic excellence, cultural diversity and personal growth. With world-class faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and...

Showa Elementary School provides innovative learning to bring out the best in each student

To develop people capable of flourishing in the international community, school provides a foundation in foreign languages and a solid...

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