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Japan advised to set own green taxonomy

Japan Times ESG Consortium

During a recent interview in Tokyo, CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Sean Kidney urged the Japanese government and...

Innovative recycling contributes to reduction of plastic waste

FP Corporation

Photographs of plastic debris floating on the world’s oceans are indeed shocking and help raise people’s awareness of plastic pollution....

Tokyo striving for carbon-free initiative

Japan Times ESG Consortium

In the lead-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has engaged in an initiative named...

Ambitious net-zero goal, but path unclear

Japan Times ESG Consortium

On April 23, the draft of Japan’s first Long-term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategy under the Paris agreement was...

Ties key to driving social investment in Asia

Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

Social investment refers to the various ways of structuring capital for both financial performance and social value creation, ranging from...

Responsible investing gaining popularity

Response Global Media Limited

RI Asia Japan 2019 is a platform to learn, share and debate on key issues affecting responsible investment based on...

Employee programs on long-term wellness

ROHTO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

The concept of health and productivity management has become an important business approach for companies in recent years to keep...

Encouraging a shift toward greener outlook, practices

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Amid increased global sustainability concerns and the implementation of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is vital for companies...

Companies awarded for financial supports

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Seven companies received the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s inaugural Tokyo Financial Award in recognition of their excellent contributions to ESG (environmental,...

The rise of social impact bonds in Japan

Tama University

Social impact bonds (SIBs) have been increasingly attracting public attention as a new method of social investment. The first batch...

Urgency, inclusiveness apparent at COP24

Japan Times ESG Consortium

“Urgency” and “inclusiveness” were two keywords at the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention...

Climate conference to advance Paris accord

Japan Times ESG Consortium

Adapting implementation guidelines of a climate change accord to combat global warming is the crucial objective at the 24th Conference...

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