Eco-business / Social Venture

Natural Suppressor of Cow Belch Discovered

July 31, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Natural Suppressor of Cow Belch Discovered

Image by Stephan Mosel. Some Rights Reserved. Idemitsu Kosan Co. announced on M...
 
Suntory New Soilless Greenery Business on Market

July 21, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Suntory New Soilless Greenery Business on Market

Suntory Limited, a major Japanese beverage company, announced on February 25, 20...
 
Next Generation Zero-Energy Model House Debuts in Asahikawa, Hokkaido

July 16, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Next Generation Zero-Energy Model House Debuts in Asahikawa, Hokkaido

Misawa Homes Co., a major house builder in Japan, announced on March, 17, 2008, ...
 
Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd. Develops Eco-Cooling Source

July 16, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd. Develops Eco-Cooling Source

Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer and distributor of soci...
 
Recycled Newspaper Bag Goes International

July 5, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Recycled Newspaper Bag Goes International

The "Recycled Newspaper Bag", handmade in a small town of Shimanto, Kochi, is...
 
Use of Green PCs Expected to Spread in Japan

July 5, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Use of Green PCs Expected to Spread in Japan

On February 27, 2008, International Data Corporation Japan (IDC Japan), a Japane...
 
Goldwin Starts Sales of Biodegradable Polyester-Used Sportswear

June 29, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Goldwin Starts Sales of Biodegradable Polyester-Used Sportswear

On February 20, 2008, a major Japanese sportswear manufacturer, Goldwin, started...
 
New Eco-friendly Additive Cuts Shopping Bag CO2 Emissions by Approx. 60%

June 24, 2008

Climate Change

 

New Eco-friendly Additive Cuts Shopping Bag CO2 Emissions by Approx. 60%

UNIQLO Co., a leading Japanese clothing retail chain, introduced an original env...
 
Japanese Manufacturer Produces Eco-friendly LED Streetlight

June 20, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Manufacturer Produces Eco-friendly LED Streetlight

Iwasaki Electric Co., a major Japanese electric equipment manufacturer, start...
 
'Drawer-Style Printer' Wins Grand Prize at Eco Products Design Competition

June 11, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

'Drawer-Style Printer' Wins Grand Prize at Eco Products Design Competition

At the first Eco Products Design Competition 2007, a work submitted under a cate...
 
World's First Solar Cell Phone Straps Go on Sale

June 8, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

World's First Solar Cell Phone Straps Go on Sale

Strapya Next Co., a Japanese online cell phone strap and accessory shop, started...
 
First-Ever Social Sharing Network Service Launched

June 4, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

First-Ever Social Sharing Network Service Launched

Enigmo Inc., a Japanese internet business developer, announced on January 23, 20...
 
Mitsubishi Electric Develops Key Technology for Next-Generation Power Capacitor

May 24, 2008

Renewable Energy

 

Mitsubishi Electric Develops Key Technology for Next-Generation Power Capacitor

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in Japan announced on February 7, 2008, that it ...
 
Japanese Venture Company Puts Beneficial Bacteria to Work to Improve Water Quality

May 9, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Venture Company Puts Beneficial Bacteria to Work to Improve Water Quality

Big Bio Co. of Kumamoto prefecture in Japan, a venture business, has been engage...
 
Hitachi's Environmental Vision 2025 Plan Aims to Curb 100 Million Tons of CO2 Emissions

May 9, 2008

Climate Change

 

Hitachi's Environmental Vision 2025 Plan Aims to Curb 100 Million Tons of CO2 Emissions

In doing its part to promote environmental preservation and realize a sustainabl...
 
New Data Center Service Aims to Reduce Environmental Impacts of Energy Use

May 5, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New Data Center Service Aims to Reduce Environmental Impacts of Energy Use

NTT Data Corp. began offering management services to data centers in January 200...
 
Japan's Innovative Products and Services Win 4th Eco Products Awards

May 4, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japan's Innovative Products and Services Win 4th Eco Products Awards

Japan's Eco-Products Awards Promotion Council announced the winners of its fourt...
 
Hitachi's New Printer Cuts Power Use by 30 Percent

May 3, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Hitachi's New Printer Cuts Power Use by 30 Percent

Hitachi Ltd. of Japan, on December 3, 2007, launched sales of its new mid-range ...
 
Total of 17 Products, 37 Companies Granted Eco-Rail Certification

May 2, 2008

Transportation / Mobility

 

Total of 17 Products, 37 Companies Granted Eco-Rail Certification

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism announced o...
 
Lack of Information on Legal Timber and Wood Products Hampers Gov't Green Procurement Policy

May 2, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Lack of Information on Legal Timber and Wood Products Hampers Gov't Green Procurement Policy

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced on December 25, 2007 the resu...
 
Solar Air Heating Panels for Schools Launched

April 24, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Solar Air Heating Panels for Schools Launched

Shin Nikkei Co., a Tokyo-based manufacturer of building and housing materials, b...
 
Patagonia Develops Fully Recyclable Jackets

April 17, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Patagonia Develops Fully Recyclable Jackets

Patagonia International Inc., an American outdoor gear and apparel company with ...
 
Mitsubishi Launches Power-Saving Longer-Lasting LED Spotlights for Stores

April 17, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Mitsubishi Launches Power-Saving Longer-Lasting LED Spotlights for Stores

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. of Japan announced on December 18, 2007, the launch of...
 
Ricoh Launches Energy-Saving Copiers Featuring High Speed

April 17, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Ricoh Launches Energy-Saving Copiers Featuring High Speed

Ricoh Co., a major Japanese manufacturer of office equipment and electronics, ad...
 
Kokuyo Labels Its Own

April 14, 2008

Policy / Systems

 

Kokuyo Labels Its Own "Non-Eco" Products

Kokuyo Group, a group of a leading Japanese manufacturers and marketers of offic...
 
Panasonic Aims to Eliminate 300,000 Tons of CO2 Emissions over 3 Years

March 23, 2008

Climate Change

 

Panasonic Aims to Eliminate 300,000 Tons of CO2 Emissions over 3 Years

On October 5, 2007, the Matsushita Group, which produces the Panasonic brand, an...
 
Mizuho Bank Launches Green Investment Trust

March 23, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Mizuho Bank Launches Green Investment Trust

Mizuho Bank of Japan launched on November 19, 2007 an open-type investment trust...
 
New Flexible, Switchable Mirror Film on Windows Boosts Energy Efficiency

March 13, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New Flexible, Switchable Mirror Film on Windows Boosts Energy Efficiency

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) anno...
 
Matsushita Group Declares Commitment to Being Eco-friendly in China

March 6, 2008

Climate Change

 

Matsushita Group Declares Commitment to Being Eco-friendly in China

Panasonic Corporation of China and its parent company, Matsushita Electric Indus...
 
Sumitomo Forestry Co., Receives CoC Certification

March 3, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Sumitomo Forestry Co., Receives CoC Certification

A major Japanese housing company, Sumitomo Forestry Co., received Chain-of-Custo...
 
Insurance Company Launches Eco-Friendly Loan Service

March 1, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Insurance Company Launches Eco-Friendly Loan Service

The Nippon Life Insurance Company launched an eco-friendly loan service targetin...
 
Green-powered Condominiums Debut in Japan

February 22, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Green-powered Condominiums Debut in Japan

The first condominium project powered with electricity from green sources in Jap...
 
Thermal Barrier Coating Found Effective as Global Warming Countermeasure

January 24, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Thermal Barrier Coating Found Effective as Global Warming Countermeasure

In Japan, where scorching summer temperatures have been breaking records every y...
 
Sunflowers to Help Revitalize City at Foot of Mt. Fuji

January 9, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Sunflowers to Help Revitalize City at Foot of Mt. Fuji

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Fuji City in Shizuoka Prefecture, Jap...
 
Abandoned Bicycles Reused For Free Rental as 'Eco-Bicycles'

January 4, 2008

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Abandoned Bicycles Reused For Free Rental as 'Eco-Bicycles'

Bike Off Co., a Japanese motorcycle dealer, opened a website called "Ecochari.co...
 
Hitachi and Matsushita Release Long-life Fluorescent Lamps

December 30, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Hitachi and Matsushita Release Long-life Fluorescent Lamps

Hitachi Lighting, Ltd. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. both released long...
 
Japanese Manufacturers Develop a Shoe Made of Biomass

December 22, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Manufacturers Develop a Shoe Made of Biomass

MoonStar Co., a Japanese shoe manufacturer, announced August 1, 2007, that it an...
 
Japan's First CO2 Emission-Free Eco-Tours on Sale for Individual Tourists

December 20, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japan's First CO2 Emission-Free Eco-Tours on Sale for Individual Tourists

JTB Kanto Corp., a major travel agency located in the Kanto area, started sellin...
 
Sony Develops Bio Battery that Generates Electricity from Glucose

December 20, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Sony Develops Bio Battery that Generates Electricity from Glucose

Sony announced on August 23, 2007, that it has developed a biological battery th...
 
Biwako Bank Entices Customers to Reduce their CO2 Emissions with Higher Interest Rate

December 12, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Biwako Bank Entices Customers to Reduce their CO2 Emissions with Higher Interest Rate

Japan's Biwako Bank in Shiga Prefecture announced on August 7, 2007, that it is ...
 
Japanese Supermarket Selling Carbon-Offset Products

December 12, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Supermarket Selling Carbon-Offset Products

Carbon-offset is the act of mitigating, or offsetting, the sometimes unavoidable...
 
Carbon Offset New Year's Postcard on Sale in Japan

December 12, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Carbon Offset New Year's Postcard on Sale in Japan

The Japan Post Group released new Carbon Offset New Year's postcards for sale on...
 
Sumitomo Forestry Launches Sales of Solar-Powered, All-Electric Home

December 7, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Sumitomo Forestry Launches Sales of Solar-Powered, All-Electric Home

Sumitomo Forestry Co., a major Japanese homebuilder, began sales of solar-powere...
 
New Japanese Joint Venture to Focus on Investing in the Energy and Environment Sectors

December 7, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New Japanese Joint Venture to Focus on Investing in the Energy and Environment Sectors

SBI Holdings Inc. announced July 18, 2007, that it concluded a stakeholders' agr...
 
New Solar-Powered LED Street Light Matches Fluorescent Lamps in Brightness

December 7, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New Solar-Powered LED Street Light Matches Fluorescent Lamps in Brightness

Major Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp Corp. launched sales August 21, 20...
 
Organic Farming Activist Chosen as One of the World's Top 100 Social Entrepreneurs

December 4, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Organic Farming Activist Chosen as One of the World's Top 100 Social Entrepreneurs

Daichi-o-Mamoru-Kai (Association to Preserve the Earth) is a Japanese nongovernm...
 
Fuji Xerox Develops Enhanced Biomass Plastic

November 30, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Fuji Xerox Develops Enhanced Biomass Plastic

Fuji Xerox Co. of Japan announced on July 5, 2007, that it has developed a bioma...
 
'Energy Bank,' a New Fund for Energy Efficiency and CO2 Reduction

November 26, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

'Energy Bank,' a New Fund for Energy Efficiency and CO2 Reduction

The Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), a government-affiliated financial instituti...
 
Rainbow Japan Launches Environment-Saving Gift

November 25, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Rainbow Japan Launches Environment-Saving Gift

A gift item designed to allow people to make social contributions in the form of...
 
Hitachi Launches Plan to Reduce Environmental Impact at its Data Center

November 21, 2007

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Hitachi Launches Plan to Reduce Environmental Impact at its Data Center

Hitachi Information Systems, an IT applications and solutions company in Japan, ...
 
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