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Special Evening Roundtable Event

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 18:00 to 21:00 JST

Noriko Shindo & Shoehei Maekawa

Special EVENING Roundtable Event on May 23rd! Join Sustainable Japan for an exclusive evening of networking and engaging discussions! The Talk Session will be a one-hour fireside chat with a limited live audience, and will highlight sustainability efforts in Japan....

#39 Roundtable

Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 11:00AM to 12:00PM

Monica Nagashima

Monica has been overseeing research and stakeholder engagement in Japan at the independent climate think tank InfluenceMap since 2020. InfluenceMap, headquartered in London with offices in New York, Tokyo and Seoul, provides data-driven analysis on energy and climate change issues...

#38 Roundtable

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00: Lunch and discussion

Parker Allen

Parker Allen, co-founder of Akiya & Inaka and the president and CEO of Parthenon Japan, has vast experience in Japanese real estate. Specializing in rural revitalization, his work has garnered recognition from notable media outlets such as Nikkei, the Asahi...

Special Evening Roundtable Event

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 18:00 to 21:00 JST Talk session: 18:00 to 19:15 Buffet dinner and networking: 19:30 to 20:50

Past Speakers and industry Leaders in Sustainability

Special EVENING Roundtable Event on February 27! Join Sustainable Japan for an exclusive evening of networking and engaging discussions! The Talk Session will be a one-hour fireside chat with a limited live audience, and will highlight sustainability efforts in Japan....

#37 Roundtable

Tuesday, January 9, 2024, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00: Lunch and discussion

Chris Russell

Chris Russell is a Senior News Editor at The Japan Times, and in that role he helps shape the paper's business coverage and jointly oversees the Our Planet page focused on the environment and climate change. He also finds time...

#36 Roundtable

Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00: Lunch and discussion

Seira Yun

Serial impact entrepreneur, impact angel investor and full-stack developer. Led teams at the Red Cross, the UNHCR and social ventures. Drawing from his journey as a migrant, autistic individual and proud pansexual queer, he is passionate about social innovation. With...

#35 Roundtable

Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Mariko McTier

McTier is an award-winning entrepreneur and consultant who finds creative ways to engage people in redesigning systems for a circular economy. She co-founded Social Innovation Japan and Mymizu, a free water refill app that uses refilling as a hook for...

#34 Roundtable

Friday, September 29, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Nico Mira

Born in Sweden 1994. Has a BA in Political Science from Uppsala University, Sweden, and MA in Global Studies from Sophia University. He joined Volvo Car Japan in March 2022, as a Sustainability Coordinator, and in December 2022 he became...

#33 Roundtable

Thursday, September 7, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Kai Sawyer

Kai Sawyer is an educator, speaker and sustainability practitioner based in Chiba Prefecture. He is the founder of Tokyo Urban Permaculture, a movement to regenerate the urban ecosystem through growing food and changing culture in Tokyo. He has taught sustainable...

#32 Roundtable

Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Sally Townsend

Hailing from Adelaide in South Australia, Sally Townsend studied economics at Adelaide University before coming to Japan in 2000 to teach English for a year. She went on to polish her Japanese skills at a language school and from there...

#31 Roundtable

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:30 JST: Talk session 11:30 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Alexander Dmitrenko

Alexander Dmitrenko is a partner at Ashurst (Tokyo) focusing on compliance issues and dispute resolution matters. He is also a co-representative director and one of the co-founders of LLAN. Alexander began his legal career in Canada, including working on same-sex...

#30 Roundtable

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 13:30 to 14:30 JST: Talk session

Jackie F. Steele

Jackie F. Steele, founder & CEO, Enjoi Japan K.K. Jackie F. Steele is a trilingual political scientist, author and international speaker who has taught at leading universities in Canada and Japan, including six years as associate professor at the University...

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