Hiroko Nakata

For Hiroko Nakata's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

RI Japan forum looks at future of transition finance

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Institutional investors from around the world gathered on May 22 and 23 in Tokyo to discuss what responsible investors can...

Accelerating Japan’s path to achieving decarbonization

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

One of the major themes on the second day of the conference was how to back Japan’s transition to net-zero...

Driving more institutional capital toward sustainable investment

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

The last session on the second day of the RI Japan event was plenary 7, which focused on what Japan...

CDP Awards Japan highlights successes, challenges

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Amid a growing global sense of urgency on solving environmental issues, CDP Worldwide-Japan held the CDP Awards Japan 2024 on...

FSA head discusses helping firms, individuals take a long-term view

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Amid increasing global attention to the transparency of companies’ sustainability performance, most important is whether or not disclosure enhances their...

Green bond front-runner Tokyo keeps expanding their size, scope

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

Few know a giant tunnel-like reservoir lies beneath central Tokyo. It was built just under Ring Road No. 7 to...

Symposium: How to keep water clean and plentiful

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

Amid increasing concern over global warming and biodiversity, corporate experts and local administrators gathered to discuss issues concerning healthy water...

Experts: Making the best use of a declining population

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

Business experts discussed the management of aging and shrink human resources — a long-standing issue in Japan and an emerging...

Mizuho aims to hasten renewable energy technology

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

With global attention being paid to increasing renewable energy to mitigate global warming, Japan should put its technological advancements in...

Stock market operator JPX sees growth and positive change in 2024

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Amid economic and geopolitical uncertainty, 2024 will be the critical year for seeing whether the Japanese financial market’s evolutionary momentum...

How Nomura Research Institute cultivates local entrepreneurship

Hiroko Nakata
Contributing writer

Creating a startup ecosystem is easier said than done, especially in rural areas. In big cities like Tokyo, Osaka and...

‘Active’ and ‘protective’ investments for sustainability

Hiroko Nakata Contributing writer

Osamu Inoue CEO, Renews Inc. The last panel discussion focused on the changing landscape in environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

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