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 Reviving Lacquered Chopsticks

Mar 31, 2006

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[March 2006] Reviving Lacquered Chopsticks

Though Japanese abounds with adopted English words, only a few Japanese word...

 
  Enhancing Information Reliability (AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.)

Feb 28, 2006

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[February 2006] Enhancing Information Reliability (AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
  Changing the Way Information is Consumed (Gram Design Ltd.)

Feb 28, 2006

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[February 2006] Changing the Way Information is Consumed (Gram Design Ltd.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 Creating a Homeland for Storks: Species Protection Activities in Hyogo

Feb 28, 2006

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[February 2006] Creating a Homeland for Storks: Species Protection Activities in Hyogo

Efforts are being made around the world to protect endangered species and re...

 
  Making products that reduce environmental impacts (Mitsubishi Electric)

Jan 31, 2006

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[January 2006] Making products that reduce environmental impacts (Mitsubishi Electric)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
  Food as a Bridge between Humans and Nature (Mos Food Services, Inc.)

Jan 31, 2006

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[January 2006] Food as a Bridge between Humans and Nature (Mos Food Services, Inc.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 Organic Farming and Organic Food in Japan

Jan 31, 2006

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[January 2006] Organic Farming and Organic Food in Japan

As environmental awareness spreads, organic food and the organic farming tha...

 
  Aiming to Become a Social Printing Company - Ohkawa Printing Co., Ltd.

Dec 31, 2005

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[December 2005] Aiming to Become a Social Printing Company - Ohkawa Printing Co., Ltd.

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
  Helping to Enrich the Relationship among People (Mikuni Coca-ColaBottling Co.)

Dec 31, 2005

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[December 2005] Helping to Enrich the Relationship among People (Mikuni Coca-ColaBottling Co.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 Efforts for Sustainable Fishery

Dec 31, 2005

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[December 2005] Efforts for Sustainable Fishery

Since long ago, fish and seafood have been the main source of protein for the...

 

Nov 30, 2005

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[November 2005] "Society Changes. Hitachi Transforms It." (Hitachi, Ltd.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 A 150 Year-Project: Meiji Shrine Forest in Central Toky

Nov 30, 2005

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[November 2005] A 150 Year-Project: Meiji Shrine Forest in Central Toky

http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/english/index.html In the heart of Tokyo, bristli...

 
  Anti-Global Warming Initiatives by Corporations and Citizens

Nov 30, 2005

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[November 2005] Anti-Global Warming Initiatives by Corporations and Citizens

Under the Kyoto Protocol, which entered into force in February 2005, Japan is ...

 
  Community Planning Based on History: Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture

Oct 31, 2005

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[October 2005] Community Planning Based on History: Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 

Oct 31, 2005

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[October 2005] "Consumer Driven Policy - Making Good Products with Integrity" (Kao Corporation)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 The End of Growth: Efforts in Japanese Society and Business to Slow Down

Oct 31, 2005

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[October 2005] The End of Growth: Efforts in Japanese Society and Business to Slow Down

In Japan, the concept of a "lifestyle of health and sustainability" (LOHAS) ha...

 

Sep 30, 2005

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[September 2005] "From 'Convenience' to 'Co-Growing'" (FamilyMart Co., Ltd.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 

Sep 30, 2005

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[September 2005] "A Contents Business that Contributes to Society and Enriches People's Lives" (General Press Corporation)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 2005 Environmental White Paper: Developing Strategies and Human Resources toDeal with Global Warming

Sep 30, 2005

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[September 2005] 2005 Environmental White Paper: Developing Strategies and Human Resources toDeal with Global Warming

http://www.env.go.jp/policy/hakusyo/hakusyo.php3?kid=222 (Japanese only) Intr...

 
 Daichi-o-Mamoru-Kai(Association to Preserve the Earth)

Aug 31, 2005

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[August 2005] Daichi-o-Mamoru-Kai(Association to Preserve the Earth)

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.9 Gifts from the Land to Your Kitchen...

 
  A Key Player in Information and Culture (Toppan Printing Co.)

Aug 31, 2005

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[August 2005] A Key Player in Information and Culture (Toppan Printing Co.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No. ...

 
 The JFS Indicator Project

Aug 31, 2005

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[August 2005] The JFS Indicator Project

What is a sustainable society? This is one of the most fundamental question...

 

Jul 31, 2005

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[July 2005] "Making Tomorrow Valuable - Kobunaki Ecovillage Project" (G-Project Co., Ltd.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
 JFS on its Third Anniversary--Current Status and Future Prospects

Jul 31, 2005

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[July 2005] JFS on its Third Anniversary--Current Status and Future Prospects

Our organization, Japan for Sustainability (JFS), celebrates its third anniv...

 

Jul 31, 2005

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[July 2005] "Ecological Resort that Provides Ultimate Relaxation" (Hoshino Resort Inc.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
 A Small but Lively Town-Oguni-cho, Kumamoto Pref.

Jun 30, 2005

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[June 2005] A Small but Lively Town-Oguni-cho, Kumamoto Pref.

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 
 -  Rediscovering Japan: Green Tourism

Jun 30, 2005

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[June 2005] - Rediscovering Japan: Green Tourism

The phrase "green tourism" is heard more often these days in Japan. This ter...

 

Jun 30, 2005

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[June 2005] "Re-designing the office copier -- One manufacturer's efforts to conserveresources" Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
  Promoting an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle to Protect Lake Teganuma--Efforts of Abiko City in Chiba Prefecture

May 31, 2005

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[May 2005] Promoting an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle to Protect Lake Teganuma--Efforts of Abiko City in Chiba Prefecture

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 
  JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.8 Linking Research Labs and Society: JFS Seminar:

May 31, 2005

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[May 2005] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.8 Linking Research Labs and Society: JFS Seminar: "What Can Technology Learn from Nature?"

On March 14, 2005, Japan for Sustainability held a seminar, entitled "What T...

 
  "Just a Little Effort" -- A New Approach to Environmentalism SpreadsAcross Japan

May 31, 2005

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[May 2005] "Just a Little Effort" -- A New Approach to Environmentalism SpreadsAcross Japan

A growing number of Japanese are questioning the 20th century-type of world ...

 
 JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.7

Apr 30, 2005

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[April 2005] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.7 "Technologies Learned from Cells" - Interviewee : Dr. Keiji Fujimoto

Technologies Learned from Living Things: Concepts and Examples - Front Line Rep...

 
 For the Survival of Humanity on Earth 100 Years from Now -- Tokyo Challenges 2 Types of Warming Phenomena

Apr 30, 2005

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[April 2005] For the Survival of Humanity on Earth 100 Years from Now -- Tokyo Challenges 2 Types of Warming Phenomena

On February 16, 2005, the Kyoto Protocol on global warming finally came into ...

 
 Sustainability Indicators

Apr 30, 2005

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[April 2005] Sustainability Indicators

The "for" in Japan for Sustainability (JFS) indicates two of our hopes: 1) Th...

 
 JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.6

Mar 31, 2005

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[March 2005] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.6 "Shinkansen Technology Learned from an Owl?" - The story of Eiji Nakatsu

Technologies Learned from Living Things: Concepts and Examples - Front Line Rep...

 
 Tokyo's Role in Addressing Air Pollution in Japan

Mar 31, 2005

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[March 2005] Tokyo's Role in Addressing Air Pollution in Japan

In December 2000, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government completely amended its P...

 

Mar 31, 2005

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[March 2005] "Working to Ensure Corporate Integrity" (Ito-Yokado Co.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 

Feb 28, 2005

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[February 2005] "Protecting Pure Water, Clean Air, and Beautiful Forests" (Fuji Photo Film Co.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
 JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.5 Junko Kanehiro, a TV program producer, Jump Corporation Inc.

Feb 28, 2005

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[February 2005] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.5 Junko Kanehiro, a TV program producer, Jump Corporation Inc.

Technologies Learned from Living Things: Concepts and Examples - Front Line Rep...

 
 Locally Sustainable Economy Supported by Community Currency

Feb 28, 2005

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[February 2005] Locally Sustainable Economy Supported by Community Currency

In recent years, we have been witnessing an increasing enthusiasm among Japa...

 

Jan 31, 2005

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[January 2005] "People, automobiles and nature in harmonious coexistence" (Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
 the Regional Circulation Network

Jan 31, 2005

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[January 2005] the Regional Circulation Network

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.8 Re-confirming Relationships among P...

 
 JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.4  Yasushi Umezaki, Environmental Education Planner & Nature Interpreter

Jan 31, 2005

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[January 2005] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.4 Yasushi Umezaki, Environmental Education Planner & Nature Interpreter

Technologies Learned from Living Things: Concepts and Examples - Front Line Rep...

 

Dec 31, 2004

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[December 2004] "Ecology Through Information Technology (IT)" (NEC Corp.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
 JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.3 Sekisui Nature-TechFoundation Program

Dec 31, 2004

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[December 2004] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.3 Sekisui Nature-TechFoundation Program

Technologies Learned from Living Things: Concepts and Examples - Front Line Rep...

 
 The Fate of Discarded Personal Computers in Japan

Dec 31, 2004

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[December 2004] The Fate of Discarded Personal Computers in Japan

How many personal computers (PCs) are being used in Japan? In fiscal 2002, th...

 

Nov 30, 2004

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[November 2004] "Creating a Beautiful Living Environment" (Tokyu Corp.)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No....

 
  Information Sharing and Disclosure in Niseko, Where Citizens Come First

Nov 30, 2004

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[November 2004] Information Sharing and Disclosure in Niseko, Where Citizens Come First

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 
 JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.2 Second interviewee:Kiichi Takemoto

Nov 30, 2004

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[November 2004] JFS Biomimicry Interview Series: No.2 Second interviewee:Kiichi Takemoto

Technologies Learned from Living Things: Concepts and Examples - Front Line Re...

 
 Japan Junior Chamber [of Commerce]

Oct 31, 2004

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[October 2004] Japan Junior Chamber [of Commerce]

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.7 "Building a Slow Society where...

 

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