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!
Aug 8, 2017
Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership (Japan-CLP) announced on April 25, 2017, the...
Jul 21, 2017
Efforts to shift to circular economies (regenerative economic systems) are acc...
May 19, 2017
Due to deregulation and efforts to revitalize Japan's domestic forestry indust...
Efforts by Japanese Businesses to Achieve the SDGs
Apr 12, 2017
Camera guy. As a successor to the millennium development goals (MDGs) for 2015,...
Aleph Certifies to ISO 50001, First in Japanese Restaurant Business
Mar 29, 2017
Aleph Inc., a Japanese company that manages "Bikkuri Donkey" and other family r...
Ajinomoto Co. Undertakes Work Reforms to Promote Workplace Diversity
Feb 15, 2017
Japanese food manufacturer Ajinomoto Co., announced on May 12, 2016, that it ha...
Interview: Corporate 'Virtue'-based Evaluation System Helps Employees Grow
Jan 31, 2017
Introduction The June 2015 JFS Newsletter (The Pursuit of Economic Growth Requ...
Takenaka Corp. Testing Urban Flood Risk Reduction Technology Using Planted Spaces
Jan 26, 2017
Takenaka Corporation, a leading Japanese construction company, announced on Aug...
Patagonia Provisions Aims to Repair the Food Chain
Jan 23, 2017
Patagonia Japan Branch of a global manufacturer of outdoor clothing and goods b...
About 40% of Largest Japanese Businesses Mention SDGs in CSR Reports
Jan 3, 2017
According to a recent survey on Japanese companies' initiatives to work toward ...
Fujitsu ICT Contributes to Approximately 40 Million-Ton Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Dec 19, 2016
Fujitsu Ltd., a major Japanese information technology equipment and services pr...
Poor Sanitation Costs Global Economy 223 Billion Dollars
Dec 7, 2016
LIXIL Group, a global leader in housing and building materials products and ser...
From Catch up to Gear up - JR East Promotes Women in Workplace
Nov 18, 2016
East Japan Railway Company (JR East), one of the major railway companies in Jap...

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