Eco-business / Social Venture

Solar-Powered Shelter with LED Lighting Jointly Developed for Street Facilities

October 22, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Solar-Powered Shelter with LED Lighting Jointly Developed for Street Facilities

Sekisui Jushi Corp. (SJC), a leading Japanese manufacturer of street materia...
 
Growing Energy Awareness Boosts Demand for LED Lighting

October 21, 2011

Energy Conservation

 

Growing Energy Awareness Boosts Demand for LED Lighting

GfK Marketing Services Japan, a company that conducts surveys on consumer el...
 
Company Starts Selling

October 20, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Company Starts Selling "Water Cells" To Generate Electricity Using Only Water

Nakabayashi Co., a Japanese company specializing in products and services fo...
 
NEC Launches Home-Use Power Storage System with Lithium-Ion Battery

October 19, 2011

Energy Conservation

 

NEC Launches Home-Use Power Storage System with Lithium-Ion Battery

NEC Corp., a leading Japanese electronics company, has commercialized a power st...
 
Market Research Company Issues Overview Report for NPOs

October 18, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Market Research Company Issues Overview Report for NPOs

Intage Inc., a Japanese market research and consulting company, issued a basic r...
 
Toshiba Donates Portable Organic EL Lighting Devices to Shelters in Japan's Disaster Areas

October 14, 2011

Environmental Technology

 

Toshiba Donates Portable Organic EL Lighting Devices to Shelters in Japan's Disaster Areas

Toshiba Corp. announced on May 30, 2011, that it has developed a lighting device...
 
NTT Starts Trial of Home Power Visualization Service

October 12, 2011

Energy Conservation

 

NTT Starts Trial of Home Power Visualization Service

NTT East Co., Japan's largest telecommunication service provider, on July 1, 201...
 
Company is First in Japan to Provide Water Footprint Assessment Service

October 9, 2011

Water

 

Company is First in Japan to Provide Water Footprint Assessment Service

Recycle One Inc., a Japanese consulting company, launched a water footprint...
 
Restaurant Chain Introduces Non-Electric Automatic Sliding Doors

October 6, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Restaurant Chain Introduces Non-Electric Automatic Sliding Doors

Ohsho Food Service Corporation, a company running a nationwide Chinese resta...
 
Japan's Gov't Subsidizing the Leasing of Low-Carbon Equipment to Homes, SMEs

October 4, 2011

Climate Change

 

Japan's Gov't Subsidizing the Leasing of Low-Carbon Equipment to Homes, SMEs

Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced on May 31, 2011, the st...
 
Demand for LED Light Bulbs Takes Off, Sales Record Set in April

October 3, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Demand for LED Light Bulbs Takes Off, Sales Record Set in April

A new record was set for Japanese domestic sales of LED (light-emitting diode) l...
 
Japanese Compact System Generates Electricity from Hot Water at only 90 Degrees Celsius

September 24, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Japanese Compact System Generates Electricity from Hot Water at only 90 Degrees Celsius

ULVAC-RIKO Inc., which manufactures and sells heat-analysis devices, announced M...
 
Toyota Home, Toyota Smile Life Launch 'Smart House'

September 23, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Toyota Home, Toyota Smile Life Launch 'Smart House'

Home builder Toyota Housing Corporation (Toyota Home) and real estate compan...
 
Japanese Air Conditioning Manufacturer Supports Businesses' Power-Saving Efforts

September 22, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Air Conditioning Manufacturer Supports Businesses' Power-Saving Efforts

Daikin Industries, Ltd., a leading Japanese manufacturer of air conditioning...
 
Japanese Non-Profit Supplying Disaster-Stricken Region with Temporary Wood Houses

September 19, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Non-Profit Supplying Disaster-Stricken Region with Temporary Wood Houses

The non-profit organization More Trees announced on April 18, 2011, the laun...
 
PC Makers Improving Power-Saving Functions in PCs

September 14, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

PC Makers Improving Power-Saving Functions in PCs

PC manufacturers are providing services to improve power-saving functions and ar...
 
Daiwa House Markets Power System Combining Storage Batteries and Solar Panels

September 11, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Daiwa House Markets Power System Combining Storage Batteries and Solar Panels

Daiwa House Industry Co., a major Japanese home builder, on April 1, 2011, began...
 
Kyoto University, Osaka Gas Test Air-Conditioner Running on Wood Pellets, Solar Heat

September 10, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Kyoto University, Osaka Gas Test Air-Conditioner Running on Wood Pellets, Solar Heat

At its Uji campus, Kyoto University has partnered Osaka Gas Co. to introduc...
 
Japanese Companies Launch Cloud Services for Power Saving in Summer

September 5, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Companies Launch Cloud Services for Power Saving in Summer

In the summer of 2011, reductions are required for peak power consumption, as el...
 
Kumamoto Accredited as Asia's First Fair Trade City

August 27, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Kumamoto Accredited as Asia's First Fair Trade City

Kumamoto City, the capital of Kumamoto Prefecture, was accredited on June 4,...
 
Fujitsu, Arkray Launch Mobile Phone Service to Support Diabetics

August 16, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Fujitsu, Arkray Launch Mobile Phone Service to Support Diabetics

Fujitsu Limited, a major electronics manufacturer, and Arkray Inc., a clinical t...
 
Kansai Paint Launches New Paint that Can Cut Power Costs by 40%

August 10, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Kansai Paint Launches New Paint that Can Cut Power Costs by 40%

Kansai Paint Co., a Japanese manufacturer of paints and coatings, announced on A...
 
NTT West, Omron Launch Joint Venture to Support Household Energy Saving

August 9, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

NTT West, Omron Launch Joint Venture to Support Household Energy Saving

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp. (NTT West) and Omron Corp formed a joi...
 
Japanese Housing Maker Launches 'EV Equipped' Eco House

August 5, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Housing Maker Launches 'EV Equipped' Eco House

Kudo Corp., a Japanese construction company, has started to build spec houses na...
 
New High Voltage Direct Current Feed System Achieves Top Power Conversion Efficiency

July 21, 2011

Environmental Technology

 

New High Voltage Direct Current Feed System Achieves Top Power Conversion Efficiency

Japan Radio Co., a manufacturer of data and telecommunications equipment, starte...
 
Solar Power on Vertical Walls Possible with New BIPV

July 19, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Solar Power on Vertical Walls Possible with New BIPV

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp., a major Japanese chemical products company, and Mitsu...
 
Japanese House Manufacturer Launches Sales of Low-Carbon Lifecycle Homes

June 26, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese House Manufacturer Launches Sales of Low-Carbon Lifecycle Homes

Misawa Homes Co., a major house manufacturer in Japan, recently launched nat...
 
Survey Shows Environmental Businesses Have Positive Prospects

June 8, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Survey Shows Environmental Businesses Have Positive Prospects

According to the December 2010 "Economic Survey of Environmental Industries" rel...
 
Panasonic Electric Works Launches a New Monitoring System that Helps Visualize Energy Consumption throughout Entire House

May 28, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Panasonic Electric Works Launches a New Monitoring System that Helps Visualize Energy Consumption throughout Entire House

Panasonic Electric Works Co. launched a new energy monitoring system, Energy...
 
20 Facilities Win '2010 Energy-saving Lighting Design Awards'

May 27, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

20 Facilities Win '2010 Energy-saving Lighting Design Awards'

Japan's Ministry of the Environment decided and announced on February 14, 2011, ...
 
New Line of Ultra-Green Organic Cotton Towels Goes on the Market

May 20, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

New Line of Ultra-Green Organic Cotton Towels Goes on the Market

On April 21, 2011 Ikeuchi Towel Co. started the sales of its new "Cotton Nou...
 
Nomura Holdings Starts Sale of Green IFC Bonds

May 12, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Nomura Holdings Starts Sale of Green IFC Bonds

Nomura Holdings, Inc, a major investment trust company in Japan, started selling...
 
Ecosystem Japan Starts Consulting Service for PV Installation

May 11, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Ecosystem Japan Starts Consulting Service for PV Installation

Ecosystem Japan Co., a photovoltaics (PV) system company, started an epoch-m...
 
Home Builder Offers EV & PHV Charger Outlets as Standard Feature for Single-Family House

May 5, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Home Builder Offers EV & PHV Charger Outlets as Standard Feature for Single-Family House

Sekisui House Ltd., a major Japanese home builder, started offering on February ...
 
Fuji Xerox Develops Environmental Load Monitoring System

May 4, 2011

Climate Change

 

Fuji Xerox Develops Environmental Load Monitoring System

Fuji Xerox Co. announced the launch of an environmental load monitoring syst...
 
Chugoku Electric Develops Environmentally Friendly Concrete

May 3, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Chugoku Electric Develops Environmentally Friendly Concrete

The Chugoku Electric Power Co. announced on January 13, 2011, that it had develo...
 
Panasonic -- the First in Industry to Utilize Recycled Polypropylene in Speakers

April 30, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Panasonic -- the First in Industry to Utilize Recycled Polypropylene in Speakers

Panasonic Electronic Devices Co. of Japan has developed a resin speaker frame th...
 
Tokyo Gas and Panasonic Launch New Home Fuel Cell 'Ene-Farm'

April 28, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Tokyo Gas and Panasonic Launch New Home Fuel Cell 'Ene-Farm'

Tokyo Gas Co., a major Japanese gas company, and Panasonic Corporation, a le...
 
Survey Shows 85% of Women Interested in Buying Charity Chocolate

April 18, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Survey Shows 85% of Women Interested in Buying Charity Chocolate

According to the results of a survey released on January 12, 2011, by Morinaga &...
 
Toppan Printing Develops Recyclable Paper-Based IC Card

April 9, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Toppan Printing Develops Recyclable Paper-Based IC Card

A paper-based IC card developed by Toppan Printing Co. and Nippon Engineerin...
 
Sales of Units in Model Eco-Friendly Condo Project Launched in Tokyo

April 7, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Sales of Units in Model Eco-Friendly Condo Project Launched in Tokyo

Mitsubishi Jisho Residence Co., a major Japanese -condominium sales company,...
 
AGC Starts Sales of Eco-Friendly Anti-Fog Glass for Freezer Display Cases in Retail Stores

April 1, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

AGC Starts Sales of Eco-Friendly Anti-Fog Glass for Freezer Display Cases in Retail Stores

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC), Japan's leading glass manufacturer, announced on Janua...
 
Japanese Convenience Store Chain Introducing Eco-Friendly Stores Built Using 'Eco-Wood'

March 31, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Convenience Store Chain Introducing Eco-Friendly Stores Built Using 'Eco-Wood'

Ministop Co., a major Japanese convenience store chain, announced on November 25...
 
Coca-Cola System Launches Carbon-Reducing Canned Coffee

March 26, 2011

Climate Change

 

Coca-Cola System Launches Carbon-Reducing Canned Coffee

Leading nonalcoholic beverage group the Coca-Cola system in Japan (hereafter...
 
Onward Holdings Releases Biodegradable Men's Clothing

February 28, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Onward Holdings Releases Biodegradable Men's Clothing

Japanese apparel maker and retailer Onward Holdings Co. released its newly devel...
 
Panasonic Electric Works Launches 'EVERLEDS Lithium-ion Solar Street Light'

February 27, 2011

Renewable Energy

 

Panasonic Electric Works Launches 'EVERLEDS Lithium-ion Solar Street Light'

Panasonic Electric Works Co. (Panasonic Electric Works) and SANYO Electric C...
 
Kao Starts Purchasing Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

February 24, 2011

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Kao Starts Purchasing Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

Kao Corp., a major Japanese household products manufacturer, started purcha...
 
Toray Marks Record-High Sales of Eco-Friendly Products in FY2009

February 22, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Toray Marks Record-High Sales of Eco-Friendly Products in FY2009

Toray Industries Inc., a major Japanese manufacturer of fibers, textiles and che...
 
Japanese Bank Launches Biodiversity Investment Fund

January 17, 2011

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Japanese Bank Launches Biodiversity Investment Fund

The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co. (STB) announced on July 16, 2010, that it...
 
Coca-Cola Installs Vending Machines with Living Green Tops

December 29, 2010

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Coca-Cola Installs Vending Machines with Living Green Tops

Coca-Cola Japan Co. announced the launch of what it calls new eco-friendly ...
 
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