July 16, 2018

'Good Companies in Japan' (Article No.4): 'Eightfold Satisfaction' Management for Everyone's Happiness

'Good Companies in Japan' (Article No.4):  'Eightfold Satisfaction' Management for Everyone's Happiness
The JFS newsletter has introduced a selected series of examples of good companies in Japan, referring to the book "Jizoku Kano-na Shihon Shugi" ("Sustainable Capitalism," written in Japanese) by Kaz...
Japanese Ministry Announces Follow-up Results of Climate Adaptation Measures
February 11, 2018
The Japanese Ministry of the Environment announced on October 11, 2017, that i...
'Future Chart' City Visualizer Now Available for Municipalities in Japan
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Professor Hidefumi Kurasaka and his team at Chiba University Graduate School ma...
Communicating the Current State of Fukushima
July 8, 2018
How is the current situation in Fukushima being communicated today, and how ar...
Science Council of Japan Releases Policy Recommendation:
January 9, 2018
The Science Council of Japan released on August 24, 2017, the deliberation res...
Tokyo, NTT Docomo Conduct Trial of Food Loss Reduction Program
May 27, 2018
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and NTT Docomo announced on January 15, 2018,...
Japan's Ministry of Environment Uses 'Nudge' Behavioral Science for Low Carbon Initiatives
July 6, 2018
Japan's Ministry of the Environment has been testing a new "nudge" policy appro...
TEPCO to Test New Service to Temporarily
May 23, 2018
A trial for a unique new service to virtually "keep" surplus power temporarily...
Organic Farming in Abandoned Farmland in Fukushima
June 25, 2018
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...

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