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#19 Roundtable

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 10:30 to 11:30 JST: Talk session

Michael Magee

Michael Magee is Managing Director of BRITA Japan where he works to bring to life the company’s vision “to change the way people drink water sustainably.” In this role he has turned around a struggling business while addressing his concern...

#18 Roundtable

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 12:00 to 13:00 JST: Talk session

Amelia Juhl

Amelia is a Design Director at IDEO Tokyo. Raised in a multicultural community in Tokyo, she thrives on having open-minded conversations with people that alert her to her own blind spots – which is her fuel for new ideas. Amelia...

#17 Roundtable

Monday, Ferburary 14, 2022 14:30 to 15:30 JST: Talk session

Marthy Pomphrey

Marty Pomphrey is the General Manager of Patagonia International Inc., Japan Branch. Pomphrey began his professional career as a market analyst at Nike Japan. Since 2007, after serving as vice president at Fossil Japan, he was involved in a number...

#16 Roundtable

Friday, January 14, 2022 15:30 to 16:30 JST: Talk session

Gavin Dixon

Originally, from Australia, Gavin has lived and worked in Europe and Asia in a wide variety of industries ranging from consulting, journalism, travel management, professional sport and NPOs. He is now co-founder and Director of Global Perspectives K.K., a Tokyo...

#15 Roundtable

Tuesday, December 9, 2021 13:00 to 14:00 JST: Talk session

Naofumi Suzuki

Naofumi Suzuki, PhD. Executive Director of Diversity Soccer Association and Professor (Sociology of Sport) at Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University. His research and practical interest has been in how sport and play can contribute positively to creating inclusive...

#14 Roundtable

Date and time: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 15:00 to 16:00 JST: Talk session

Kathy Matsui

Kathy Matsui is General Partner of MPower Partners, Japan's first ESG-focused global venture capital fund. Kathy is the former Vice Chair of Goldman Sachs Japan and Chief Japan Equity Strategist. Her groundbreaking ‘Womenomics’ research spurred the Japanese government to promote...

#13 Roundtable

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Monday, October 18, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Chris Blackerby

Chris Blackerby is Group Chief Operating Officer for Astroscale Holdings, the global leader in securing the safe and sustainable development of space for the benefit of future generations and the only company solely dedicated to on-orbit servicing across all orbits....

Sustainable Japan Awards 2021

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 At the Japan Times Event Space and online.

Sustainable Japan by The Japan Times is honored to present the Sustainable Japan Awards 2021. The Sustainable Japan Awards commends individuals, companies and organizations that have made advances in sustainable efforts. Join us in recognizing community leaders of sustainability in...

#12 Roundtable

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Monday, September 13, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Luke Date

Luke Date is a Japanese Gen-Z sustainability strategist, the Founder & CEO of UMINARI, and a Strategic Advisor for The Yield Lab. His strategic planning rooted in the concept of collective impact allows a variety of sectors effectively cooperate in...

#11 Roundtable

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Monday, August 2, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

James Hollow

James Hollow is CEO and Founder of Fabric KK, a strategic consultancy that helps businesses reframe problems to create shared value with customers and communities. The company is founded on the belief that there is a new social fabric emerging,...

#10 Roundtable

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Tuesday, July 6, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Haruka Sugihara

Haruka Sugihara is a Japanese-Belgian entrepreneur. She was raised in Belgium and moved to Japan after graduating at the University of Antwerp. In Tokyo she set her goal on reconnecting to her Japanese roots and representing her family history as...

#9 Roundtable

Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Wednesday, June 9, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Saina Chiba

Saina is a native of Japan and sees herself as a life enthusiast and Earth lover. Seeking to live more simply and sustainably in Japan after returning from her studies in Canada and overwhelmed by the excessive presence of single-use...

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