Civil Society

The creation of sustainable societies is not just the work of national and local governments and industry, but also civil society. Some people may have had the impression that Japan's civil society was not so strong, but powerful and unique new activities and initiatives are emerging and spreading nationwide. This section offers information on trends in Japanese civil society which is also strengthening its cooperation globally.
 
Jun 25, 2018
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Jun 15, 2018
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The Seikatsu Club Consumers' Co-operative Union (Seikatsu Club) is a joint ass...
 
Jun 5, 2018
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A citizens' group, the Kodomo-Shokudo Safety and Security Improvement Committee...
 
 
Transitioning to Farming that does not Harm the Environment
May 13, 2018
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Meguro City to Support Renewable Energy Business of Sister City Kesennuma by Purchasing FIT Electricity Generated from Forest Thinnings
May 7, 2018
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Meguro City (Tokyo) announced on December 25, 2017, that it will purchase woody...
 
 
Nishiawakura's Initiative for 100% Energy Self-Sufficiency, and a Municipal ICO Scheme
Mar 30, 2018
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The February 2018 issue of the JFS Newsletter reported on a Japanese village's...
 
SAVE JAPAN Project Recognized with Award for Sustainability Initiatives
Mar 28, 2018
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The SAVE JAPAN Project of the Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. was recogniz...
 
 
Renewable Energy from Fukushima to be Used at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Mar 25, 2018
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Giving Tohoku Children Opportunities to Enjoy the Sea
Mar 8, 2018
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly feature in the To...
 
 
Community Nurse Project to Elevate Community Health Across Japan
Mar 4, 2018
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Bono Inc., a Japanese startup, launched a community nurse project as a new bus...
 
Nishiawakura's Initiative for Self-Dependence Attracting Motivated Young People to Migrate to the Village and Start Businesses
Feb 28, 2018
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Nishiawakura is a "village" ("mura," Japanese rural district) with a populatio...
 
 
Research Center for Community Building Opens
Feb 4, 2018
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Transforming Child-Rearing Frustrations into Ghost Picture Cards Helps Make Families Happy
Jan 6, 2018
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A team of three Japanese child-rearing mothers, "Enra Enra," formed in 2015, is...
 
 
 

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