Corporate / CSR

Efforts by corporations and industries are essential to address the world’s challenges, as globalized corporations have so much impact today. This section provides information on trends among Japanese corporations and industries, sustainable development initiatives and CSR activities. We welcome readers’ feedback on the content, as it can help accelerate further progress!
Nov 18, 2016
East Japan Railway Company (JR East), one of the major railway companies in Jap...
Oct 27, 2016
LIXIL Corp., a Japanese living and housing solutions company, announced on May ...
Oct 13, 2016
One of the major food product manufacturers in Japan, Ajinomoto Co., announced ...
Nippon Paper Wins Excellence Prize at Japan's Environmental Communication Awards for Biodiversity Reporting
Aug 6, 2016
Nippon Paper Industries Co., a major paper manufacturer in Japan, announced on ...
Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello Wins Minister's Award at 3rd Mottainai Awards for Food-Packaging Film
Jun 5, 2016
The Japan Organics Recycling Association announced on February 18, 2016, the re...
Takenaka's Multiple Power Source Control System Promises to Improve Efficiency, Reduce CO2 Emissions
Apr 4, 2016
Takenaka Corp., a leading Japanese construction company, announced September 25...
DBJ First to Issue Sustainability Bond in Japan
Feb 1, 2016
Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) issued its inaugural sustainability bond on Oct...
Grace Co. - Assisting Environment-Related Job Recruitment to Promote Japan's Environmental Efforts
Jan 19, 2016
Japan is experiencing depopulation and an aging society, problems that are tho...
Kao, Fujitsu Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Jan 9, 2016
Two major Japanese companies, Kao Corporation and Fujitsu Limited, were include...
Bringing the Joy of Learning to Children in Asia: Fuji Xerox Project Leveraging its Strengths to Provide Learning Materials
Dec 25, 2015
All Rights Reserved. Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment and solution serv...
Toyota Announces 'Environmental Challenge 2050'
Dec 7, 2015
Toyota Motor Corporation announced on October 14, 2015, the "Toyota Environment...
Kao Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies for Nine Consecutive Years
Nov 7, 2015
Kao Corporation, a major Japanese company providing a broad range of household ...
Weather-Based Index Insurance by Japanese Insurer Approved by BCtA
Oct 16, 2015
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings, a major property and casualty insurance company...

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