ESG / SDGs

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For the future: Nurturing sustainable forests

Oji Holdings Corporation

Oji Group, with its headquarters based in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward, has been a major paper producer in Japan for almost...

Hospitality the focus of delivery company

Seino Holdings Co., Ltd.

However convenient it has become, generally speaking, to be living in Japan, a growing number of people are having difficulty...

U.N. goals factor highly in investment choices

Japan Times ESG Consortium

At a recent symposium in Tokyo, Chair of the Board at the London-based Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Martin Skancke...

A global platform for environmental stories

Japan Times ESG Consortium

To strengthen international efforts toward a long-term environmental goal, a United Nations-led initiative has called for stakeholders around the world...

Progressive approaches to workplace health

Japan Times ESG Consortium

The Kenko to Keiei o Kangaeru Kai (roughly translated as the Study of health and management group) hosted a symposium...

Outreach programs highlight nature in city

Mori Building Co., Ltd.

As part of its unique environmental efforts creating and nurturing green spaces in its properties in the middle of Tokyo,...

Training and innovation for better livelihoods

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Delegates from six continents will gather on June 9 and 10 at Sophia University for the NELIS Next Leaders’ Summit...

Building ESG into today’s business models

Japan Times ESG Consortium

On the back of an increasing global commitment to sustainability, Japanese companies have boosted engagement with the environmental sector and...

ESG involvement vital for company leaders

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Commitment from top management is indispensable for promoting ESG (environmental, social and governance) engagement, Yasumasa Nishi, then-president and CEO of...

ESG activity grows with business models

Japan Times ESG Consortium

The gravity of ESG commitments will further increase as the global economic circle has moved to place more emphasis on...

Investing more in Japan’s children and health

ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

“Never say never,” Rohto Pharmaceutical Co.’s new corporate slogan, created in 2016, embodies the firm’s determination to “overcome challenges” to...

Innovative sustainability new front line

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Why are corporate giants such as Unilever, Walmart or Nike aggressively pursuing green business and sustainable corporate practices? Why have...

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