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.

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...

Sustainable business shines in spotlight

Response Global Media Limited

Since the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) was launched in April 2006 at the New York Stock Exchange, enabling relevant...

Environmental friendliness through recycling

FP Corporation

FP Corp. has grown to become a leading manufacturer of food tray containers over the 56 years since its establishment....

Non-financial factors influencing investment

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Investments based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are long-term investments taking sustainability and growth — in addition to...