Corporate / CSR

Efforts by corporations and industries are essential to address the world’s challenges, as globalized corporations have so much impact today. This section provides information on trends among Japanese corporations and industries, sustainable development initiatives and CSR activities. We welcome readers’ feedback on the content, as it can help accelerate further progress!
Feb 15, 2018
Nihonkai Gas's PaaS Model Fan Heater Rental Service In our July 2017 issue, we...
Jan 23, 2018
The April 2017 edition of the JFS newsletter introduced Kamakura Management In...
Jan 20, 2018
East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) announced on March 7, 2017, that it has entere...
Takenaka Achieves Zero-Energy Retrofit on Own Building while in Operation, First in Japan
Oct 25, 2017
Takenaka Corp., a leading Japanese construction company, announced on May 17, 2...
Fujitsu Establishes Medium- to Long-Term Environmental Vision Through 2050
Sep 22, 2017
The Fujitsu Group released the FUJITSU Climate and Energy Vision, a medium- to...
Japan-CLP Supports Participation in International Business Initiatives
Aug 8, 2017
Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership (Japan-CLP) announced on April 25, 2017, the...
Selling Services, Not Products: 15 years of Efforts and Achievements by Nihonkai Gas
Jul 21, 2017
Efforts to shift to circular economies (regenerative economic systems) are acc...
Takenaka Expands Users of Proprietary Wood Technology for Seismic Upgrades, Building Structural Components
May 19, 2017
Due to deregulation and efforts to revitalize Japan's domestic forestry indust...
Efforts by Japanese Businesses to Achieve the SDGs
Apr 12, 2017
Camera guy. As a successor to the millennium development goals (MDGs) for 2015,...
Aleph Certifies to ISO 50001, First in Japanese Restaurant Business
Mar 29, 2017
Aleph Inc., a Japanese company that manages "Bikkuri Donkey" and other family r...
Ajinomoto Co. Undertakes Work Reforms to Promote Workplace Diversity
Feb 15, 2017
Japanese food manufacturer Ajinomoto Co., announced on May 12, 2016, that it ha...
Interview: Corporate 'Virtue'-based Evaluation System Helps Employees Grow
Jan 31, 2017
Introduction The June 2015 JFS Newsletter (The Pursuit of Economic Growth Requ...
Takenaka Corp. Testing Urban Flood Risk Reduction Technology Using Planted Spaces
Jan 26, 2017
Takenaka Corporation, a leading Japanese construction company, announced on Aug...

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