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 Using Ceramics Technology to Reduce CO2 Emissions 80% by 2050 -- INAX Corp.

Mar 16, 2009

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[February 2009] Using Ceramics Technology to Reduce CO2 Emissions 80% by 2050 -- INAX Corp.

"Towards a Sustainable Japan -- Corporations at Work" (No. 76) http://global.i...

 
 Conceptual Basis of the Movement to Create and Propagate 'Eco-Model Cities'

Mar 09, 2009

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[February 2009] Conceptual Basis of the Movement to Create and Propagate 'Eco-Model Cities'

Initiatives of the Japanese Government In February 2008, the Japanese gove...

 
 Contributing to Sustainable Community Development: The Story of Soken Inc.

Feb 23, 2009

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[January 2009] Contributing to Sustainable Community Development: The Story of Soken Inc.

"Towards a Sustainable Japan -- Corporations at Work" (No. 75) http://www.soke...

 
 Green Information Technology Taking Off in Japan

Feb 16, 2009

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[January 2009] Green Information Technology Taking Off in Japan

Does the term "green IT" sound familiar? Reportedly, it was first used by the...

 
 A Rice-farming Area where People and Geese Live in Harmony

Feb 09, 2009

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[January 2009] A Rice-farming Area where People and Geese Live in Harmony

Osaki City, Miyagi Prefecture Resolution on Rice Paddies Adopted by Ramsa...

 
 An Eco-Friendly Inn Wins Customers  (Akanean, Ltd.)

Jan 28, 2009

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[December 2008] An Eco-Friendly Inn Wins Customers (Akanean, Ltd.)

"Towards a Sustainable Japan -- Corporations at Work" (No. 74) http://web.trav...

 
 JFS Evolves toward

Jan 23, 2009

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[December 2008] JFS Evolves toward "Asia for Sustainability" -- China's Environmental Initiatives, Part 2

Written by Junko Edahiro, Co-Chief Executive, Japan for Sustainability Japan...

 
 Car Sharing in Japan: Growing in Popularity, Integrating into Transport Systems

Jan 13, 2009

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[December 2008] Car Sharing in Japan: Growing in Popularity, Integrating into Transport Systems

Shifting from Car Ownership to Services and Functions In order to create ...

 
 New Website Connects People with Forests

Dec 23, 2008

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[November 2008] New Website Connects People with Forests

A new website called www.watashinomori.jp (Japanese only), launched earli...

 
 JFS Evolves toward

Dec 19, 2008

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[November 2008] JFS Evolves toward "Asia for Sustainability" -- China's Environmental Initiatives, Part 1

Written by Junko Edahiro, Co-Chief Executive, Japan for Sustainability For t...

 
 Citizen-funded Renewable Energy Projects Gain Momentum in Japan

Dec 17, 2008

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[November 2008] Citizen-funded Renewable Energy Projects Gain Momentum in Japan

Introduction Annual power generation in Japan in fiscal 2006 was about on...

 
 A Philosophical Approach to Addressing Global Environmental Issues

Nov 28, 2008

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[October 2008] A Philosophical Approach to Addressing Global Environmental Issues

Takashi Umehara, born March 20, 1925, is one of Japan's most prominent philos...

 
 Creating a City Where

Nov 25, 2008

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[October 2008] Creating a City Where "Environment" and "Economy" Go Together: Environmental Measures in Kawasaki City

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

 
 Public Participation in Recycling Ceramics

Nov 14, 2008

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[October 2008] Public Participation in Recycling Ceramics "Taking Off in Japan"

Yakimono, a general term for traditional Japanese ceramic products, involv...

 
 Efforts in Japan to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect

Sep 30, 2008

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[September 2008] Efforts in Japan to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect

The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect describes a phenomenon in which temperature...

 
 Major Manufacturer Making Improved Bearings that Minimize Energy Loss and Environmental Impact -- NTN Corporation.

Sep 30, 2008

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[September 2008] Major Manufacturer Making Improved Bearings that Minimize Energy Loss and Environmental Impact -- NTN Corporation.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.73 http://ww...

 
 Small Japanese Town Goes Its Own Way to Be Self-Sustainable

Sep 30, 2008

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[September 2008] Small Japanese Town Goes Its Own Way to Be Self-Sustainable

The Story of Yamatsuri in Fukushima Prefecture "Initiatives and Achievements of...

 
 Towards Biodiversity Conservation in Japan

Aug 31, 2008

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[August 2008] Towards Biodiversity Conservation in Japan

The Japanese archipelago, with a north-south length of about 3,000 kilometer...

 
 Good Inside

Aug 31, 2008

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[August 2008] Good Inside

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.11 Creating a Sustainable Coffee Indu...

 
 Integrating Society through Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Aug 31, 2008

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[August 2008] Integrating Society through Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Education for a Sustainable Society In order to create a society where all pe...

 
 Charity Platform

Jul 31, 2008

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[July 2008] Charity Platform

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.10 Creating a Culture of Donation and...

 
 Japanese Municipalities Targeting Energy Self-Sufficiency at Sewage Treatment Plants

Jul 31, 2008

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[July 2008] Japanese Municipalities Targeting Energy Self-Sufficiency at Sewage Treatment Plants

Introduction Sewerage systems play an important role in keeping modern lif...

 
 Vision for a Low-Carbon Japan: Cutting Carbon Emissions 60-80 Percent by 2050

Jul 31, 2008

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[July 2008] Vision for a Low-Carbon Japan: Cutting Carbon Emissions 60-80 Percent by 2050

"Thanks to the world's efforts, carbon emissions now remain within the capaci...

 
 Local Governments' Goals and Measures in Anti-Global Warming Campaigns

Jun 30, 2008

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[June 2008] Local Governments' Goals and Measures in Anti-Global Warming Campaigns

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

 
 The Spread of Solar Power Generation in Japan

Jun 30, 2008

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[June 2008] The Spread of Solar Power Generation in Japan

This newsletter introduces the history, measures, and the current status of ph...

 
 Seeking Sustainability with Unique Ideas and Influence -- The Story of Sony Corp.

Jun 30, 2008

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[June 2008] Seeking Sustainability with Unique Ideas and Influence -- The Story of Sony Corp.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.72 http://ww...

 
 2008 Summer Solstice Marks Candle Night's Fifth Anniversary of Sending a Message to the World

May 31, 2008

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[May 2008] 2008 Summer Solstice Marks Candle Night's Fifth Anniversary of Sending a Message to the World

This year's 2008 summer solstice also marks the fifth anniversary of an event ...

 
 Japan's Trend for Local and SME Versions of Environmental Management Systems

May 31, 2008

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[May 2008] Japan's Trend for Local and SME Versions of Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001 is an international standard for environmental certification issued ...

 
 Environmental NGO Activities in Japan: On the Path to the Hokkaido Toyako G8 Summit

May 31, 2008

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[May 2008] Environmental NGO Activities in Japan: On the Path to the Hokkaido Toyako G8 Summit

The Group of Eight (G8) Summit, to be held from July 7, 2008, in Toyako, Hokka...

 
 Reducing CO2 Emissions with Energy Efficient Products -- The Story of Daikin Industries Ltd.

Apr 30, 2008

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[April 2008] Reducing CO2 Emissions with Energy Efficient Products -- The Story of Daikin Industries Ltd.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.71 http://ww...

 
 Government Collaborating with Citizens on City Planning: The Case of Mitaka City, Tokyo

Apr 30, 2008

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[April 2008] Government Collaborating with Citizens on City Planning: The Case of Mitaka City, Tokyo

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

 
 Tokyo Takes the Lead in Climate Change Mitigation Measures in Japan

Apr 30, 2008

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[April 2008] Tokyo Takes the Lead in Climate Change Mitigation Measures in Japan

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

 
 Corporate Social Responsibility: A Tool for Sustainable Society -- Cre-en inc.

Mar 31, 2008

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[March 2008] Corporate Social Responsibility: A Tool for Sustainable Society -- Cre-en inc.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.70 http://cr...

 
 Hokkaido - Handing Down Its Rich Environment to Future Generations

Mar 31, 2008

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[March 2008] Hokkaido - Handing Down Its Rich Environment to Future Generations

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

 
 More Shops Stop Offering Free Plastic Bags More People Bring Their Own Shopping Bags

Mar 31, 2008

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[March 2008] More Shops Stop Offering Free Plastic Bags More People Bring Their Own Shopping Bags

In the past, Japanese people brought their own shopping bags or baskets to mar...

 
  Promoting Sustainability through Real Estate -- Jones Lang LaSalle

Feb 29, 2008

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[February 2008] Promoting Sustainability through Real Estate -- Jones Lang LaSalle

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.69 http://ww...

 
 Government Initiatives to Support a Sustainable Agricultural Industry in Japan

Feb 29, 2008

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[February 2008] Government Initiatives to Support a Sustainable Agricultural Industry in Japan

Agriculture has deep roots in the culture and traditions of Japan, and relativ...

 
 Could Japan Be Rich in Resources? Exploiting the 'Urban Mine' Effectively

Feb 29, 2008

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[February 2008] Could Japan Be Rich in Resources? Exploiting the 'Urban Mine' Effectively

Japan is generally regarded as a country with not many resources, particularly...

 
  SRI to Achieve Sustainable Society Nurturing Dreams and Hopes of Young People -- The Good Bankers Co., Ltd.

Jan 31, 2008

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[January 2008] SRI to Achieve Sustainable Society Nurturing Dreams and Hopes of Young People -- The Good Bankers Co., Ltd.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.68 http://ww...

 
 Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Efforts Spreading in Japan

Jan 31, 2008

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[January 2008] Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Efforts Spreading in Japan

Towards Environmentally Sustainable Transport Last year (2007) saw a great inc...

 
 Japan Steps up Adaptation Measures to Deal with Global Warming

Jan 31, 2008

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[January 2008] Japan Steps up Adaptation Measures to Deal with Global Warming

With global warming intensifying, a broad range of impacts has been reported a...

 
  High-Quality 'Fun' Empowering Sustainability -- Impact (Japan) Ltd.

Dec 31, 2007

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[December 2007] High-Quality 'Fun' Empowering Sustainability -- Impact (Japan) Ltd.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.67 http://ww...

 
 Environmental Action Emanating from Football Stadiums

Dec 31, 2007

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[December 2007] Environmental Action Emanating from Football Stadiums

It would not be so surprising if you were unaware that environmental awareness...

 
 The Rebirth of Trams: The Promise of Light Railway Transit (LRT)

Dec 31, 2007

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[December 2007] The Rebirth of Trams: The Promise of Light Railway Transit (LRT)

The world's first electric tram line opened in Berlin, Germany, in 1881, m...

 
  Aiming for Sustainability using Sales Promotion Skills -- PANS Ltd.

Nov 30, 2007

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[November 2007] Aiming for Sustainability using Sales Promotion Skills -- PANS Ltd.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.66 http://ww...

 
 Japan's 'Top Eco-City' Contest Providing a Path to a Sustainable Communities

Nov 30, 2007

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[November 2007] Japan's 'Top Eco-City' Contest Providing a Path to a Sustainable Communities

Every year since 2001, municipalities and cities have been competing for the t...

 
 GPI, GNH, GCH: True Indicators of Progress

Nov 30, 2007

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[November 2007] GPI, GNH, GCH: True Indicators of Progress

Gross domestic product (GDP) is often used as an indicator to measure progress...

 
  Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Management with the CSR Compass Network -- E-Square Inc.

Oct 31, 2007

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[October 2007] Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Management with the CSR Compass Network -- E-Square Inc.

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.65 http://ww...

 
  Aspects of Comprehensive, Environmentally Conscious Housing Design -- Urban Renaissance Agency

Oct 31, 2007

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[October 2007] Aspects of Comprehensive, Environmentally Conscious Housing Design -- Urban Renaissance Agency

Toward a Sustainable Japan--Corporations at Work Article Series No.64 http://ww...

 
 Artists' Movement for a Better World

Oct 31, 2007

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[October 2007] Artists' Movement for a Better World

In this issue, we will introduce one of the ways Japanese artists are trying t...

 

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