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TMG Collaborates with Businesses to Support Parasports through Clothing Reuse Project

April 19, 2017

Diversity

 

TMG Collaborates with Businesses to Support Parasports through Clothing Reuse Project

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the horizon, various initi...
 
From Catch up to Gear up - JR East Promotes Women in Workplace

November 18, 2016

Corporate

 

From Catch up to Gear up - JR East Promotes Women in Workplace

East Japan Railway Company (JR East), one of the major railway companies in Jap...
 
Ajinomoto Expands Sports Nutritional Support to Include Disabled Athletes, to Boost Skills in Disability Sports

October 13, 2016

Diversity

 

Ajinomoto Expands Sports Nutritional Support to Include Disabled Athletes, to Boost Skills in Disability Sports

One of the major food product manufacturers in Japan, Ajinomoto Co., announced ...
 
'work with Pride' (wwP) Launches Index to Promote LGBT-inclusive Workplaces in Japan

October 10, 2016

Newsletter

 

'work with Pride' (wwP) Launches Index to Promote LGBT-inclusive Workplaces in Japan

In June 2016, a Japanese nonprofit group called "work with Pride" (wwP) announ...
 
Toward Sustainable Development Goals - Talk with 15-Year-Olds

March 7, 2016

Education

 

Toward Sustainable Development Goals - Talk with 15-Year-Olds

Ugoku/Ugokasu (GCAP Japan), a national coalition of the Global Call to Action A...
 
Japanese NPO Proposes New Sport for All; Barrier-Free-Tennis

December 4, 2015

Diversity

 

Japanese NPO Proposes New Sport for All; Barrier-Free-Tennis

BLACKSOX, a non-profit organization in Japan, has proposed a new sport, "Barri...
 
Shibuya City First in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Partnerships

June 20, 2015

Diversity

 

Shibuya City First in Japan to Recognize Same-Sex Partnerships

Tokyo's Shibuya City enacted an ordinance on April 1, 2015, which is being call...
 
LIXIL Establishes Women Empowerment Plan Called WeDo Action

December 1, 2014

Corporate

 

LIXIL Establishes Women Empowerment Plan Called WeDo Action

LIXIL Group, a Japanese leading company in the living and housing solutions ind...
 
Japanese NPO Repairs and Sends Used Wheelchairs Overseas

May 9, 2014

Diversity

 

Japanese NPO Repairs and Sends Used Wheelchairs Overseas

"Go! Fly! Wheelchairs," a Japanese Non Profit Organization (NPO) based in Sappo...
 
Keidanren Proposes Housing and Town Planning More Suitable for Japan's Aging Population

March 19, 2014

Aging Society

 

Keidanren Proposes Housing and Town Planning More Suitable for Japan's Aging Population

The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) released on December 7, 2013, a polic...
 
Elderly Simulation Program is Helping Japan Become an Elderly-Friendly Society

March 17, 2014

Aging Society

 

Elderly Simulation Program is Helping Japan Become an Elderly-Friendly Society

The Wonderful Aging Club, a Japanese association working to build a rich and l...
 
Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs Adopts Nine Projects for Conservation and Inheritance of Dialects in Disaster-Stricken Area

March 10, 2014

Diversity

 

Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs Adopts Nine Projects for Conservation and Inheritance of Dialects in Disaster-Stricken Area

The Agency of Cultural Affairs has been surveying the actual situation of the d...
 
Local Businesses Commission Disabled Workers to Maintain Solar Power System

February 26, 2014

Diversity

 

Local Businesses Commission Disabled Workers to Maintain Solar Power System

An association of solar power installation businesses in Misawa, a city in nort...
 
More Dads are Taking Childcare Leave, Says Hiroshima Prefecture Survey

February 9, 2014

Diversity

 

More Dads are Taking Childcare Leave, Says Hiroshima Prefecture Survey

Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan revealed on October 28, 2013, that 7.2 percent of ...
 
Private Sector-Led Awarding Program Promotes Work-Life Balance

January 28, 2014

Diversity

 

Private Sector-Led Awarding Program Promotes Work-Life Balance

The Promotion Committee for Work-life Balance consisting of volunteers from ind...
 
Greenpeace Japan Launches Network to Promote Women's Involvement in Politics

November 14, 2013

Civil Society / Local Issues

 

Greenpeace Japan Launches Network to Promote Women's Involvement in Politics

Greenpeace Japan (GPJ), an international environmental NGO, launched the Gre...
 
Database of Sensory Characteristics of Elderly and Challenged Persons Open to Public

November 2, 2013

Aging Society

 

Database of Sensory Characteristics of Elderly and Challenged Persons Open to Public

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)...
 
Gunma Certifies First Multicultural Community Advancement Officers

September 9, 2013

Diversity

 

Gunma Certifies First Multicultural Community Advancement Officers

Gunma Prefecture certified five people as Multicultural Community Advancemen...
 
Faster Braille Printing Technology Developed

June 21, 2013

Diversity

 

Faster Braille Printing Technology Developed

Koki Doi, a principal researcher at the National Institute of Special Needs ...
 
JR East to Open New Child Care Support Facilities

May 13, 2013

Diversity

 

JR East to Open New Child Care Support Facilities

East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) brought the number of child care support f...
 
National Women's Association in Japan Issues Handbook to Support Young Women's Independence

May 4, 2013

Diversity

 

National Women's Association in Japan Issues Handbook to Support Young Women's Independence

The National Council of Women's Centers in December 2012 issued a handbook t...
 
TSE Creates 'Nadeshiko' Label for Companies that Support Women's Careers

May 2, 2013

Diversity

 

TSE Creates 'Nadeshiko' Label for Companies that Support Women's Careers

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange ...
 
Project Launched to Deliver Sanitary Pads to Filipinas

February 20, 2013

Diversity

 

Project Launched to Deliver Sanitary Pads to Filipinas

Copyright Granma Inc. Granma Inc., a Japanese marketing research and consulti...
 
Nerima Ward Starts Support Services for Disadvantaged Shoppers

February 11, 2013

Diversity

 

Nerima Ward Starts Support Services for Disadvantaged Shoppers

Nerima Ward, Tokyo, launched a model project in two areas in September 2012,...
 
Energy Saving Events Held at Japanese Professional Baseball Games

November 1, 2011

Energy Conservation

 

Energy Saving Events Held at Japanese Professional Baseball Games

The Yomiuri Giants, a Japanese professional baseball team, started on July 26, 2...
 
METI Publishes Shopping Accessibility Aid Manual

March 29, 2011

Diversity

 

METI Publishes Shopping Accessibility Aid Manual

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published the first ...
 
Tokyo Electric Power Wins Minister Award for Gender Equality

January 23, 2011

Diversity

 

Tokyo Electric Power Wins Minister Award for Gender Equality

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) announced on September 30, 2010, that it won a ...
 
Action Plan for Supporting NEETs Revised

April 17, 2006

Diversity

 

Action Plan for Supporting NEETs Revised

Japan's Youth Independence and Challenge Action Plan was revised at the 10th You...
 
Government's New Basic Plan for Gender Equality Starts

March 31, 2006

Diversity

 

Government's New Basic Plan for Gender Equality Starts

The Japanese government approved its Second Basic Plan for Gender Equality at a ...
 
Nearly 80% of Japanese Firms Have No Female General Managers

November 11, 2005

Diversity

 

Nearly 80% of Japanese Firms Have No Female General Managers

Nearly 80 percent of Japanese companies have no female general managers or equiv...
 
Sixty Percent of Young Housewives Unable to Find Jobs

July 30, 2005

Diversity

 

Sixty Percent of Young Housewives Unable to Find Jobs

Less than 50 percent of women keep their jobs after getting married, and nearly ...
 
Women's Success in Office Closely Linked to Corporate Performance

May 21, 2005

Diversity

 

Women's Success in Office Closely Linked to Corporate Performance

A survey conducted by the Japan Institute of Workers' Evolution in early 2003 sh...
 
'Big Issue' Magazine Makes Japan Debut

December 9, 2003

Diversity

 

'Big Issue' Magazine Makes Japan Debut

"Big Issue Japan" magazine was launched on September 11, 2003 to provide homeles...
 
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