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 REUSABLE GLASS BOTTLES IN JAPAN

Jul 31, 2004

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[July 2004] REUSABLE GLASS BOTTLES IN JAPAN

We drink various kinds of beverages every day. While what we drink are liquids...

 

Jun 30, 2004

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[June 2004] "AIMING AT BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY THROUGH INVESTMENT AND LOANS, KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION" (Development Bank of Japan)

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

 
  GETTING OVER MINAMATA DISEASE - MINAMATA CITY WORKS TOBECOME MODEL ENVIRONMENTAL CITY

Jun 30, 2004

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[June 2004] GETTING OVER MINAMATA DISEASE - MINAMATA CITY WORKS TOBECOME MODEL ENVIRONMENTAL CITY

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

 
 SURVEY OF JAPANESE CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTS REVEALS TRENDS

Jun 30, 2004

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[June 2004] SURVEY OF JAPANESE CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTS REVEALS TRENDS

About 600 Japanese companies are said to have issued environmental reports. T...

 

May 31, 2004

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[May 2004] "SOMPO JAPAN SEEKS TO EMBED CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYINTO ITS COMPANY DNA" (Sompo Japan Insurance Inc.)

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

 

May 31, 2004

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[May 2004] "PURSUING THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF NATURAL GAS" (Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.)

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

 
 DEVELOPMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN JAPAN

May 31, 2004

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[May 2004] DEVELOPMENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN JAPAN

Starting in the mid 1990s, an increasing number of Japanese companies began d...

 
  OHATA TOWN REMOVES EMBARKMENTS TO RESTORE COASTAL ECOSYSTEM

Apr 30, 2004

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[April 2004] OHATA TOWN REMOVES EMBARKMENTS TO RESTORE COASTAL ECOSYSTEM

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

 
 THE INTERNATIONAL LIFE AND FOOD ASSOCIATION (ILFA)

Apr 30, 2004

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[April 2004] THE INTERNATIONAL LIFE AND FOOD ASSOCIATION (ILFA)

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.5 MILLET FOOD CHANGES YOUR BODY AND L...

 
 GREEN PURCHASING TAKING ROOT IN JAPAN

Apr 30, 2004

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[April 2004] GREEN PURCHASING TAKING ROOT IN JAPAN

Green purchasing and procurement have flourished over the past few years in J...

 

Mar 31, 2004

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[March 2004] "DESIGNING A RESOURCE RECYCLING SOCIETY" (AMITA CORPORATION)

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

 
 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION BORN FROM WATERFRONT REVIVAL MOVEMENT

Mar 31, 2004

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[March 2004] ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION BORN FROM WATERFRONT REVIVAL MOVEMENT

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.5 Dateline: March, the ye...

 
 SEIKATSU CLUB APPROACHES FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES THROUGH THE CONSUMER'S EYES

Mar 31, 2004

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[March 2004] SEIKATSU CLUB APPROACHES FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES THROUGH THE CONSUMER'S EYES

http://www.seikatsuclub.coop/english/index.html In Japan, there are many Cons...

 
 RAW MATERIALS INDUSTRY RECYCLES 'ABOVE-GROUND RESOURCES'

Mar 31, 2004

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[March 2004] RAW MATERIALS INDUSTRY RECYCLES 'ABOVE-GROUND RESOURCES'

Japan's raw materials industry has been turning to recycling businesses in re...

 

Feb 29, 2004

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[February 2004] "RESONATING WITH PEOPLE AND NATURE" (Suntory)

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

 
 IIDA CITY: "AN ENVIRONMENTAL TOWN INSPIRES OTHERS"

Feb 29, 2004

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[February 2004] IIDA CITY: "AN ENVIRONMENTAL TOWN INSPIRES OTHERS"

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

 
 UNIVERSITIES AND STUDENTS TACKLING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Feb 29, 2004

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[February 2004] UNIVERSITIES AND STUDENTS TACKLING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

In the last several years, the number of universities and students addressing...

 
 The Asaza Project

Jan 31, 2004

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[January 2004] The Asaza Project

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.4 REVIVING NATURE AROUND LAKE KASUMIG...

 
 A BUDDHIST TEMPLE AND LOCAL CITIZENS BUILD A SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY, WITH

Jan 31, 2004

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[January 2004] A BUDDHIST TEMPLE AND LOCAL CITIZENS BUILD A SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY, WITH "ENVIRONMENT" AS KEYWORD

Buddhism came to Japan in the first half of the sixth century AD from India v...

 
 Food Waste in Japan

Jan 31, 2004

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[January 2004] Food Waste in Japan

Every year, Japan produces about 400 million tons of industrial waste and abo...

 

Dec 31, 2003

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[December 2003] "RAILWAYS AND SUSTAINABILITY" (JR EAST)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article N...

 
 TOWARD ZERO EMISSIONS: ACTIVITIES IN JAPAN

Dec 31, 2003

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[December 2003] TOWARD ZERO EMISSIONS: ACTIVITIES IN JAPAN

"Zero emissions" is a concept the United Nations University has been advocati...

 
 REPORT ON ECO PRODUCTS EXHIBITION 2003: JFS'S INVOLVEMENT

Dec 31, 2003

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[December 2003] REPORT ON ECO PRODUCTS EXHIBITION 2003: JFS'S INVOLVEMENT

As announced in earlier issues of this newsletter, one of the world's largest...

 

Nov 30, 2003

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[November 2003] "THE CHANGING WORKPLACE--A VIEW FROM THE STAFFINGINDUSTRY" (GRACE Co., Ltd)

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

 

Nov 30, 2003

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[November 2003] "JIMOTO-GAKU," COMMUNITY STUDIES FOR REGIONAL FOOD

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.4 The October issue of th...

 
 ABOUT THE CONDITION OF JAPANESE FORESTS

Nov 30, 2003

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[November 2003] ABOUT THE CONDITION OF JAPANESE FORESTS

Japan is a land of forests and mountains. About 25 million hectares are fores...

 
 ESSENCE OF OUR SERVICE IS HEAT, NOT THE HEATER

Oct 31, 2003

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[October 2003] ESSENCE OF OUR SERVICE IS HEAT, NOT THE HEATER"(Nihonkai Gas)

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

 
  ECO TAX: REFORMINGMARKET WITHIN (SEIYU)

Oct 31, 2003

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[October 2003] ECO TAX: REFORMINGMARKET WITHIN (SEIYU)

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

 

Oct 31, 2003

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[October 2003] "JIMOTO-GAKU," COMMUNITY STUDIES FOR CREATING AND MAINTAINING HARMONY IN SOCIETY, NATURE, AND INDUSTRY

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.3 In the last few years, ...

 
 THE 'SLOW LIFE' MOVEMENT: HAPPINESS BEFORE ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY

Oct 31, 2003

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[October 2003] THE 'SLOW LIFE' MOVEMENT: HAPPINESS BEFORE ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY

"Do you feel restless when you're not busy? Do you feel uneasy when you're no...

 

Sep 30, 2003

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[September 2003] "PRODUCT: THE EARTH - TREAT WITH CARE" (CATALOG HOUSE)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article N...

 
 A SPACE TRIP FOR 5TH GRADERS AT KAWAGUCHI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Sep 30, 2003

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[September 2003] A SPACE TRIP FOR 5TH GRADERS AT KAWAGUCHI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.2 The Kawaguchi Citizens ...

 
 How Eco-Friendly Are Japanese Companies?

Aug 31, 2003

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[August 2003] How Eco-Friendly Are Japanese Companies?

The Ministry of the Environment has conducted the "Survey on the Actions of E...

 

Aug 31, 2003

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[August 2003] "MakingEvery Product Green" (Matsushita Electric)

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

 
 LOCALLY-PRODUCED OIL FOOD AND ENERGY: CANOLA-FLOWER PROJECTS BLOSSOMING NATIONWIDE

Aug 31, 2003

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[August 2003] LOCALLY-PRODUCED OIL FOOD AND ENERGY: CANOLA-FLOWER PROJECTS BLOSSOMING NATIONWIDE

Deep fried foods such as tempura are very popular in Japan. Vegetable oils us...

 
  RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SCALE HYDROELECTRIC POWER, WAVE POWER, OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY, BIOMASS ENERGY AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY)

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SCALE HYDROELECTRIC POWER, WAVE POWER, OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY, BIOMASS ENERGY AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY)

Our last issue (June) introduced solar thermal, photovoltaic and wind power i...

 

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] "Management System Matters" (JACO)

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

 
 ENVIRONMENTAL LABELING IN JAPAN

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] ENVIRONMENTAL LABELING IN JAPAN

The term "environmental labels" refers to environmental information attached ...

 

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] "Working with Users to Mitigate Global Warming" (TEPCO)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN : CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article N...

 
 FROM SELLING PRODUCTS TO PROVIDING FUNCTIONS/SERVICES

Jun 30, 2003

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[June 2003] FROM SELLING PRODUCTS TO PROVIDING FUNCTIONS/SERVICES

In order to sustain economic growth without damaging our finite global enviro...

 
 Zero Emissions - Ricoh Group

Jun 30, 2003

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[June 2003] Zero Emissions - Ricoh Group

"More with Less" http://www.ricoh.co.jp/ecology/e-/index.html In Vol...

 
 RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SOLAR THERMAL, PHOTOVOLTAIC, AND WIND POWER)

Jun 30, 2003

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[June 2003] RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SOLAR THERMAL, PHOTOVOLTAIC, AND WIND POWER)

As introduced in the last month's issue of the JFS Newsletter, the Japanese g...

 
 ENERGY SUPPLY IN JAPAN

May 31, 2003

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[May 2003] ENERGY SUPPLY IN JAPAN

Japan's primary energy supply increased from 441 million kiloliters (oil equi...

 
 ENERGY DEMAND IN JAPAN

May 31, 2003

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[May 2003] ENERGY DEMAND IN JAPAN

(1) Total energy consumption Japan's total energy demand increased from 285 ...

 
 ASANOGAWA GREEN PROJECT - Asanogawa Elementary School, Ishikawa Prefecture

May 31, 2003

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[May 2003] ASANOGAWA GREEN PROJECT - Asanogawa Elementary School, Ishikawa Prefecture

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.1 As introduced in a JFS ...

 
 HINO CITY: "WASTE REDUCED 50% IN TWO YEARS"

Apr 30, 2003

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[April 2003] HINO CITY: "WASTE REDUCED 50% IN TWO YEARS"

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

 
 JAPAN'S GREEN PURCHASING LAW--DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Apr 30, 2003

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[April 2003] JAPAN'S GREEN PURCHASING LAW--DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

In the December 2002 issue, we featured "Green Purchasing and Green Procureme...

 
  JAPAN'S SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY IN THE EDO PERIOD(1603-1867), PART II

Apr 30, 2003

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[April 2003] JAPAN'S SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY IN THE EDO PERIOD(1603-1867), PART II

In last month's issue of JFS, we introduced some elements of what made a sust...

 

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