SIGN UP

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.

TCFD Summit weighs transition to sustainable finance, business

Jacob Reed
Contributing Writer

The third annual TCFD Summit on the theme of “transition” was held online on Oct. 5 over four different panels....

At 2020 Games, NTT made watching events remotely feel live

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Spectators heard many athletes express appreciation in postgame interviews for Japan holding the Olympic and Paralympic Games even before they...

Troubled teens find solace with Saori Okada’s support network

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Saori Okada has been reaching out, day or night, to teenagers in need of mental and emotional support for the...

Kirirom Global Forum examines investment and social impacts

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Kirirom Group, a network of companies in Singapore, Cambodia and Japan that focuses on startup studio business and regional development,...

Champion of Change Japan Award is looking for five good women

Jacob Reed
Contributing writer

Since 2017, the Champion of Change Japan Award (CCJA) has recognized female leaders who work to address the most pressing...

Symposium examines role of finance in path to sustainability

Joe Muntal
Contributing writer

Recent actions by the Japanese government signal a potential tailwind in the transition to a low-carbon economy. In May, Japan’s...

Lawyer Terahara’s Marriage for All Japan fights for you too

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Through the activities of the nonprofit Marriage for All Japan, Makiko Terahara, a lawyer registered in Japan and the U.S.,...

Achieving net zero: Webinar examines targets and troubles

Jacob Reed
Contributing writer

Michiyo Morisawa On May 25, the webinar “Delivering Net Zero Emissions in Japan” was hosted by the PRI (Principles for...

Japan Times ESG Symposium: Leading for change

Sam Holden
Contributing writer

Ken Shibusawa COMMONS ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC. EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND ESG CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER The Japan Times continued its ESG programming...

Three firms make business strategies sustainable

Sam Holden
Contributing writer

Naonori Kimura INDUSTRIAL GROWTH PLATFORM, INC. (IGPI), MANAGING DIRECTOR “ESG” stands for environmental, social and governance issues — and although...

Experts tell how investment sector is changing

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Michiyo Morisawa PRI SECRETARIAT JAPAN HEAD AND CDP JAPAN DIRECTOR Environmental, social and governance issues no longer are something that...

Gaps between companies and investors persist

Maiko Muraoka
Contributing writer

Rintaro TamakiJapan Center for International Finance, President Rintaro Tamaki, president of the Japan Center for International Finance, made his remarks...

Subscribe to our newsletter

When you register your e-mail address, you will receive the latest information about Sustainable Japan by The Japan Times, including events and new articles.

Email Address