Manufacturing industry

Suntory Develops New, Location-Sensitive Indicator for Water Use Impacts

September 26, 2015

Corporate

 

Suntory Develops New, Location-Sensitive Indicator for Water Use Impacts

Suntory Holdings Ltd., a major Japanese beverage company, announced on July 29,...
 
Presentation by Japanese High School Student Garners Public Response

September 18, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Presentation by Japanese High School Student Garners Public Response

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Beer Production Using Renewable Energy Tops 8 Billion Cans

September 14, 2015

Corporate

 

Beer Production Using Renewable Energy Tops 8 Billion Cans

This product was produced using green power during in-house production process ...
 
LIXIL and Tohoku University Unveil Toilet Lighting System That Works Even in Blackouts

August 17, 2015

Corporate

 

LIXIL and Tohoku University Unveil Toilet Lighting System That Works Even in Blackouts

Since July 2014, LIXIL, a Japanese living and housing solutions company, and To...
 
Asahi Breweries Education Program Wins Ministerial Award

May 5, 2015

Corporate

 

Asahi Breweries Education Program Wins Ministerial Award

Asahi Breweries, Ltd., a major Japanese brewer, announced on January 13, 2015, ...
 
Patagonia Japan Launches Dam Removal Campaign with Documentary Screening

April 17, 2015

Corporate

 

Patagonia Japan Launches Dam Removal Campaign with Documentary Screening

The Patagonia Japan, subsidiary of the outdoor clothing manufacturer and retail...
 
Kawasaki City and Toshiba to Jointly Demonstrate Renewables and Hydrogen-Based Off-Grid Energy Supply System

February 2, 2015

Corporate

 

Kawasaki City and Toshiba to Jointly Demonstrate Renewables and Hydrogen-Based Off-Grid Energy Supply System

Kawasaki City, Japan, announced on November 13, 2014, that it signed an agreeme...
 
Sony Releases Flame-Retardant Plastic Made of up to 99 Percent Recycled Materials

January 4, 2015

Corporate

 

Sony Releases Flame-Retardant Plastic Made of up to 99 Percent Recycled Materials

Sony Corporation announced on August 4, 2014, that it would start outside sales...
 
Kao Only Japanese Company Selected as Industry Group Leader in 2014 DJSI World Review

December 26, 2014

Corporate

 

Kao Only Japanese Company Selected as Industry Group Leader in 2014 DJSI World Review

Kao Corporation, a major Japanese company providing household products such as ...
 
Suntory Sets Future Vision and Aims for Creating Sustainable Global Environment

December 7, 2014

Corporate

 

Suntory Sets Future Vision and Aims for Creating Sustainable Global Environment

Suntory Holdings announced on January 30, 2014, that it has formulated the Sunt...
 
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...
 
Ajinomoto Partners with Saga City on Joint Biomass Research

November 24, 2014

Corporate

 

Ajinomoto Partners with Saga City on Joint Biomass Research

Ajinomoto Co., one of Japan's leading food and amino acid manufacturers, announ...
 
Fuji Xerox Launches Project to Provide Learning Materials to Disadvantaged Children in Asia-Pacific

November 16, 2014

Corporate

 

Fuji Xerox Launches Project to Provide Learning Materials to Disadvantaged Children in Asia-Pacific

Fuji Xerox Co., a major office equipment manufacturer based in Japan, launched ...
 
NEC to Offer Social Business Class for Retirees

October 27, 2014

Corporate

 

NEC to Offer Social Business Class for Retirees

Japan's NEC Corporation announced on July 8, 2014, that it will again hold the ...
 
Kikusui Sake Wins Recognition Award for Carbon-Offsetting Activities

September 26, 2014

Corporate

 

Kikusui Sake Wins Recognition Award for Carbon-Offsetting Activities

Kikusui Sake Co., a manufacturer and seller of Japanese sake, announced on Marc...
 
Fujitsu Providing Environmental Education in Japanese Schools Using Tablet Devices in Lectures

September 6, 2014

Corporate

 

Fujitsu Providing Environmental Education in Japanese Schools Using Tablet Devices in Lectures

Fujitsu Ltd., a major Japanese information technology equipment manufacturer, s...
 
Coca-Cola Japan Providing Mineral Water Products for Kyoto University's Water Circulation Research Project

September 1, 2014

Corporate

 

Coca-Cola Japan Providing Mineral Water Products for Kyoto University's Water Circulation Research Project

Coca-Cola Japan Co. announced on May 8, 2014, that it will provide bottled min...
 
Survey Provides Update on Corporate Social Responsibility Activities of Japanese Companies

August 27, 2014

CSR

 

Survey Provides Update on Corporate Social Responsibility Activities of Japanese Companies

A research team with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Study Project es...
 
Takenaka Received 2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warning Prevention Activities for Two Activities

August 8, 2014

Corporate

 

Takenaka Received 2013 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warning Prevention Activities for Two Activities

Takenaka Corp., a leading Japanese construction company and corporate member of...
 
NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

August 2, 2014

Corporate

 

NEDO, Asahi Glass Develop New Refrigerant with Dramatically Lower Climate Impact

Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) ann...
 
Energy-Saving Effort with Peak-Shift Vending Machine Wins 2013 Energy Conservation Award

July 21, 2014

Energy Conservation

 

Energy-Saving Effort with Peak-Shift Vending Machine Wins 2013 Energy Conservation Award

The Energy Conservation Center, Japan, announced on January 22, 2014, the winne...
 
Japanese Poultry Company Enters Biomass Power Business, Plans to Generate Over 6 Megawatts

June 23, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Japanese Poultry Company Enters Biomass Power Business, Plans to Generate Over 6 Megawatts

Jumonji Chicken Company, a Japanese poultry producer in Iwate Prefecture, in no...
 
Japanese Market Research Firm Unveils Plant Factory Market Trends in Japan

May 17, 2014

Food

 

Japanese Market Research Firm Unveils Plant Factory Market Trends in Japan

Yano Research Institute, a Japanese marketing research firm, announced on Febru...
 
Company in Southern Japan Helping to Revitalize Community through Renewable Energy

May 12, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Company in Southern Japan Helping to Revitalize Community through Renewable Energy

Satsuma Shizen Energy Co. is a joint venture established in 2012 by small local...
 
Japanese Company to Launch Ecological Waterless Toilet Project in Kenya

April 23, 2014

Water

 

Japanese Company to Launch Ecological Waterless Toilet Project in Kenya

LIXIL Corporation, a Japanese living and housing solutions company, announced o...
 
'Foodloss Challenge Project' Launched

April 18, 2014

Food

 

'Foodloss Challenge Project' Launched

The Foodloss Challenge Project, an organization established in Japan in Decembe...
 
Toyota Aqua is World's Most Efficient Hybrid Car

April 14, 2014

Corporate

 

Toyota Aqua is World's Most Efficient Hybrid Car

Toyota Motor Corporation began sales of an improved model of its Aqua compact hy...
 
CO2 Emissions per Real Production Output from Japan's Electrical and Electronics Industry Improved 48% from 1990 Levels

April 8, 2014

Corporate

 

CO2 Emissions per Real Production Output from Japan's Electrical and Electronics Industry Improved 48% from 1990 Levels

The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA) announced on December 29...
 
Fujitsu's Communication Technology for Smart Meters Gains Status with International Standards Promotion Organization

March 29, 2014

Corporate

 

Fujitsu's Communication Technology for Smart Meters Gains Status with International Standards Promotion Organization

Copyright Fujitsu All Rights Reserved. Fujitsu Limited, a major Japanese produc...
 
100% Natural Pavement Material Wins Minister's Award at 10th Eco-Products Awards

March 24, 2014

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

100% Natural Pavement Material Wins Minister's Award at 10th Eco-Products Awards

Japan's Eco-Products Awards Promotion Council announced on Nov. 26, 2013, the re...
 
Fidea's Charity Jam Project Wins 10th Japan Partnership Grand Prize

March 21, 2014

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Fidea's Charity Jam Project Wins 10th Japan Partnership Grand Prize

The Partnership Support Center, a non-profit organization (NPO) whose mission i...
 
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...
 
Japanese Machinery Manufacturer Develops Biogas Generation System Powered Largely by Waste Udon Noodles

March 16, 2014

Corporate

 

Japanese Machinery Manufacturer Develops Biogas Generation System Powered Largely by Waste Udon Noodles

Chiyoda Manufacturing Co., a Japanese construction machinery maker in Kagawa Pr...
 
Peak Shaving Behavior Proves Most Effective at Enhancing the Company Brand Value

March 15, 2014

Energy Conservation

 

Peak Shaving Behavior Proves Most Effective at Enhancing the Company Brand Value

A study conducted by the Brand Strategy Institute (BSI: a general incorporated ...
 
Award-winning Portable, High-Efficiency Hydroelectric Generator Now on the Market

March 9, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Award-winning Portable, High-Efficiency Hydroelectric Generator Now on the Market

Ibasei Ltd., a Japanese manufacturing engineering company in Ibaraki Prefecture...
 
Japanese 'Eco-Leather' Factory's Public Tours

March 7, 2014

Corporate

 

Japanese 'Eco-Leather' Factory's Public Tours

Yamaguchi Sangyo Co., a Japanese company that produces certified "eco-leather" ...
 
Small Hydropower Generation System Developed for Use in Seawater, Weight Cut by Half

March 3, 2014

Environmental Technology

 

Small Hydropower Generation System Developed for Use in Seawater, Weight Cut by Half

Japan's Okaya & Co., which is strengthening its efforts in the environmenta...
 
Corporate Competition for Mt. Fuji Clean-up Activities

February 24, 2014

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Corporate Competition for Mt. Fuji Clean-up Activities

On October 19, 2013, "Corporate Competition! MOTTAINAI Mt. Fuji Clean-up Compet...
 
Public-Private Joint Research for Solar Sharing

February 23, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Public-Private Joint Research for Solar Sharing

Looop Inc., a Japanese developer and retailer of products to utilize renewable e...
 
White Paper Addresses Creating Happy Homes by Sharing Household Chores

February 15, 2014

Well-Being

 

White Paper Addresses Creating Happy Homes by Sharing Household Chores

Tadaima! (meaning "I'm home" in Japanese), a non-profit organization, started d...
 
Ajinomoto Provides Children in Ghana with Nutritional Supplements

January 19, 2014

Food

 

Ajinomoto Provides Children in Ghana with Nutritional Supplements

Ajinomoto Co., one of the major Japanese food product manufacturers, announc...
 
Steady Corporate Philanthropic Activities Observed for 2012 --Keidanren

January 15, 2014

Manufacturing industry

 

Steady Corporate Philanthropic Activities Observed for 2012 --Keidanren

The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) Committee on Corporate Philanthropy an...
 
Online Shop Introducing Environment-friendly Traditional Japanese Craftworks to International Markets

January 10, 2014

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Online Shop Introducing Environment-friendly Traditional Japanese Craftworks to International Markets

Ecotwaza Co., is an online shop that features traditional, locally manufactured...
 
Okinawa Coral Reef Conservation and Utilization Effort Wins 2013 Environmental  Education Award

January 8, 2014

Education

 

Okinawa Coral Reef Conservation and Utilization Effort Wins 2013 Environmental Education Award

The Coca-Cola Educational & Environmental Foundation, which promotes enviro...
 
NEDO Team Develops New Weight-Saving Plastic for Car Chassis

December 11, 2013

University / Research institute

 

NEDO Team Develops New Weight-Saving Plastic for Car Chassis

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) announc...
 
Japanese Company to Conduct Survey toward Popularization of Ecological Waterless Toilets in Indonesia

December 4, 2013

Water

 

Japanese Company to Conduct Survey toward Popularization of Ecological Waterless Toilets in Indonesia

LIXIL Corporation, a Japanese living and housing solutions company, announce...
 
Japan Awards for Biodiversity Winners Announced

December 2, 2013

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Japan Awards for Biodiversity Winners Announced

The AEON Environmental Foundation selected, on September 13, 2013, five winner...
 
Japanese Shipbuilder Granted AIP for Development of OTEC

December 1, 2013

Environmental Technology

 

Japanese Shipbuilder Granted AIP for Development of OTEC

Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU), a development-oriented shipbuilder, has b...
 
Toshiba Tec's New Reuse System Cuts Office Paper Use Up to 80%

November 19, 2013

Newsletter

 

Toshiba Tec's New Reuse System Cuts Office Paper Use Up to 80%

"Towards a Sustainable Japan -- Corporations at Work" (No. 105) http://www.tos...
 
Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

November 17, 2013

Food

 

Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

Copyright  Fujitsu Group announced that from July 2013 to March 2014, it would ...
 
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