Eco-business / Social Venture

Joint Venture to Promote Next-Generation Power Storage System

July 26, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Joint Venture to Promote Next-Generation Power Storage System

Four Japanese companies, Omron Corp., Mitsui & Co., Okamura Laboratory, Inc., an...
 
100% Natural Bio Detergent Uses Microorganisms to Remove Stains

July 21, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

100% Natural Bio Detergent Uses Microorganisms to Remove Stains

Advance Mfg. Co., a Japanese company that produces and sells environmentally fri...
 
Toppan and Sony Develop 25 GB Paper Optical Disc

July 20, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Toppan and Sony Develop 25 GB Paper Optical Disc

Toppan Printing Co. and Sony Corp. of Japan have developed a paper-based optical...
 
Dye-Free Wool Products Being Test-Marketed

July 19, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Dye-Free Wool Products Being Test-Marketed

Kurabo Industries Ltd. of Japan has developed a coloring technology for wool pro...
 
Association Established to Promote Forest-Friendly Paper Beverage Container

July 17, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Association Established to Promote Forest-Friendly Paper Beverage Container

To popularize Cartocan, a paper beverage can, an association was established in ...
 
Kyowa Exeo to Sell Vibration Insulated Windpower Generators

July 12, 2004

Renewable Energy

 

Kyowa Exeo to Sell Vibration Insulated Windpower Generators

Kyowa Exeo Corp., a major telecommunications company in Japan, announced on A...
 
First Energy Service Company (FESCO) Starts New Wastewater Treatment Business

July 10, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

First Energy Service Company (FESCO) Starts New Wastewater Treatment Business

The First Energy Service Co. (FESCO), an energy service company (ESCO) in Japan,...
 
Kobe Steel Now Japan's Largest Independent Power Producer (IPP)

July 9, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Kobe Steel Now Japan's Largest Independent Power Producer (IPP)

When Kobe Steel, Ltd. started commercial operation of its second power plant on ...
 
Japan's First Car-Sharing System in Housing Complex Launched

July 6, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japan's First Car-Sharing System in Housing Complex Launched

Orix Real Estate Corporation introduced a car-sharing system using Intelligent T...
 
INAX Collects and Recycles 10 Tons of Waste Tiles

July 6, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

INAX Collects and Recycles 10 Tons of Waste Tiles

INAX Corporation, a major Japanese supplier of ceramic building materials and eq...
 
Mitsubishi Corp. Builds World's 1st High-Pressure Hydrogen Generator Without a Compressor

July 5, 2004

 

Mitsubishi Corp. Builds World's 1st High-Pressure Hydrogen Generator Without a Compressor

Mitsubishi Corporation, one of Japan's major trading companies, announced on Apr...
 
Toppan Launches World's First Mass Production of 'Electronic Paper'

June 22, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Toppan Launches World's First Mass Production of 'Electronic Paper'

Japan's Toppan Printing Co. announced on March 25, 2004, that it has begun mass ...
 
Nissan Leases Fuel Cell Vehicles to Kanagawa and Yokohama

June 21, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Nissan Leases Fuel Cell Vehicles to Kanagawa and Yokohama

Nissan Motor Co. of Japan on April 7, 2004 delivered one "X-TRAIL FCV" high-pres...
 
Tokyo Gas to Market Home Fuel Cell Co-generation System in 2005

June 15, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Tokyo Gas to Market Home Fuel Cell Co-generation System in 2005

Tokyo Gas Co. has plans to start marketing a residential fuel cell co-generation...
 
New T-Shirt Project Supports Non-Profits

June 7, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New T-Shirt Project Supports Non-Profits

On the occasion of the Eco Products 2003 Exhibition held in Tokyo in December 20...
 
The Sustainable Management Rating Institute Releases 2nd Round of Results

June 4, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

The Sustainable Management Rating Institute Releases 2nd Round of Results

The Sustainable Management Rating Institute (SMRI) of Japan, an environmental ra...
 
Breakthrough: A Waterless Flush Toilet

May 27, 2004

Water

 

Breakthrough: A Waterless Flush Toilet

Asahi Engineering Co., an industrial machinery manufacturer in Hanamaki City, Iw...
 
Electricity Enables Excavation-free Soil Decontamination

May 25, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Electricity Enables Excavation-free Soil Decontamination

Four Japanese companies, Mirai Group Co., Asanuma Corp., Kubota Corp. and Fuji E...
 
Environmental Study Tours Visit 'Genki' Prize Groups

May 10, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Environmental Study Tours Visit 'Genki' Prize Groups

To make the wish to "hand over an Earth in full of happiness to younger generati...
 
Bright, Long-life, Energy-efficient Street Light Developed

May 3, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Bright, Long-life, Energy-efficient Street Light Developed

Matsushita Shokai Co., a Japanese maker specializing in precision plastic produc...
 
Chalk Made from Eggshells Marketed

April 30, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Chalk Made from Eggshells Marketed

The Q.P.Corporation (Kewpie), the largest producer of mayonnaise and salad dress...
 
Biwako Bank Signs 'Environmental Covenant' with Local Company

April 22, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Biwako Bank Signs 'Environmental Covenant' with Local Company

On 20 January 2004, Biwako Bank, Ltd., headquartered in Otsu City, located on La...
 
NEC Develops Fire-Resistant Bioplastic for Electronics

April 19, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

NEC Develops Fire-Resistant Bioplastic for Electronics

NEC Corporation of Japan announced on January 26, 2004 that it has successfully ...
 
Development Bank of Japan's New Loan Program Incorporates Environmental Ranking

April 15, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Development Bank of Japan's New Loan Program Incorporates Environmental Ranking

The Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), a government-affiliated financial instituti...
 
Social Investment Forum Japan Launched

April 14, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Social Investment Forum Japan Launched

The Social Investment Forum Japan (SIF-Japan) was established in November 2003 a...
 
Fujitsu Develops World's First Vegetable-Resin PC Casing

March 29, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Fujitsu Develops World's First Vegetable-Resin PC Casing

Fujitsu Limited of Japan announced that it has successfully developed the first ...
 
Furniture Sold with Recycling Guarantee

March 20, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Furniture Sold with Recycling Guarantee

Yamagen Co. of Japan was originally a logging and timber company , but it now of...
 
National Government Achieves 95% Green Purchasing in FY 2002 for Most Goods

March 19, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

National Government Achieves 95% Green Purchasing in FY 2002 for Most Goods

On 23 Dec. 2003, Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) issued a report on gr...
 
Photo-catalytic Titanium Apatite Air Filter Catches Viruses

March 18, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Photo-catalytic Titanium Apatite Air Filter Catches Viruses

Daikin Industries Ltd., a Japanese leading manufacturer of air conditioning syst...
 
Dowa Mining Co. to Start Recycling Business in China

March 11, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Dowa Mining Co. to Start Recycling Business in China

Dowa Mining Co., a major Japanese nonferrous metal manufacturer engaged in the r...
 
PanaHome Launches Homes Featuring Solar Power and Rooftop Greenery

March 3, 2004

Renewable Energy

 

PanaHome Launches Homes Featuring Solar Power and Rooftop Greenery

PanaHome Corp. (a leading Japanese housing manufacturer and corporate member of ...
 
Mitsubishi Electric to Expand Photovoltaic Production Capacity

March 1, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Mitsubishi Electric to Expand Photovoltaic Production Capacity

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. of Japan announced on December 16, 2003, that it will ...
 
Nissan to Launch Limited Leasing of Fuel Cell Vehicles

February 28, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Nissan to Launch Limited Leasing of Fuel Cell Vehicles

Nissan Motor Co. of Japan acquired approval from the Minister of Land, Infrastru...
 
Compact Windpower Generator a Big Hit

February 22, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Compact Windpower Generator a Big Hit

A compact windpower generator developed by Shinko Electric Co. has been drawing ...
 
Initiatives of Environment Roderigues, a Student Group

February 21, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Initiatives of Environment Roderigues, a Student Group

'Environment Roderigues' is an environmental non-profit organization run by Wase...
 
New Honda Fuel-Cell Vehicle Is Official Car in 80th

February 20, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New Honda Fuel-Cell Vehicle Is Official Car in 80th "Ekiden" Relay Race

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. provided its FCX-model fuel-cell vehicle, equ...
 
Car-sharing to Start in New Osaka Suburb

February 14, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Car-sharing to Start in New Osaka Suburb

In a large-scale new suburb being developed in the northern part of Osaka Prefec...
 
Fuji Research, J-Power Launch Information Service on CO2 Emission Credits and Global Warming

February 14, 2004

Climate Change

 

Fuji Research, J-Power Launch Information Service on CO2 Emission Credits and Global Warming

The Fuji Research Institute Corporation (Fuji-RIC), a major Japanese research in...
 
Matsushita Ecology Systems to Market Wind and Solar-Powered Streetlights

February 9, 2004

Renewable Energy

 

Matsushita Ecology Systems to Market Wind and Solar-Powered Streetlights

Matsushita Ecology Systems Co. introduced three models of streetlights named "Ka...
 
INAX Starts Water Conservation Project

February 6, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

INAX Starts Water Conservation Project

On December 4, 2003, INAX Corporation, a major supplier of building materials an...
 
Fuji Xerox Develops Digital Copier Using 70% Recycled Parts

February 3, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Fuji Xerox Develops Digital Copier Using 70% Recycled Parts

Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. in Japan has developed a new digital copy machine model, th...
 
Toshiba Develops Palm-Sized Fuel Cell for Portable Devices

February 3, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Toshiba Develops Palm-Sized Fuel Cell for Portable Devices

Toshiba Corporation announced on October 3, 2003 that it has succeeded in develo...
 
Tokyo Gas Starts Energy Management Service for Commercial Buildings

February 2, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Tokyo Gas Starts Energy Management Service for Commercial Buildings

On October 1, 2003, Tokyo Gas Co. started a low-priced service, called "TG Green...
 
Green Co-op Revives Glass Milk Bottles

January 22, 2004

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Green Co-op Revives Glass Milk Bottles

The Green Co-op Consumer's Co-operative Union (with 330,000 household union memb...
 
Green Procurement by Local Governments Surveyed

January 21, 2004

Policy / Systems

 

Green Procurement by Local Governments Surveyed

In January and February 2003, Japan's Ministry of the Environment conducted a su...
 
Test Marketing of Residential Fuel Cell Launched

January 18, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Test Marketing of Residential Fuel Cell Launched

New Japan Eco System Co., a consulting and engineering company specializing in e...
 
Hitachi Develops Assessment Program to Compute Life Cycle Costs and CO2 Emissions

January 12, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Hitachi Develops Assessment Program to Compute Life Cycle Costs and CO2 Emissions

Hitachi Ltd., one of Japan's major electric appliance manufacturers, has develop...
 
Sharp Corp. to Produce Solar Cell Modules in Europe

January 8, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Sharp Corp. to Produce Solar Cell Modules in Europe

Sharp Corporation, world's leading manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) modules, wi...
 
Agency Evaluates Retailers' Efforts to Promote Energy-Efficient Products

January 5, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Agency Evaluates Retailers' Efforts to Promote Energy-Efficient Products

Japan's Agency for Natural Resources and Energy has developed a program to evalu...
 
International Symposium on Green Purchasing Held

January 4, 2004

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

International Symposium on Green Purchasing Held

The International Symposium on Green Purchasing was held in Tokyo, December 11 a...
 
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