The global environment is deteriorating. The global financial system is still far from stable. In this world of ever-increasing instability and uncertainty, "resilience" -- the capacity to flexibly recover in any circumstances -- is becoming extremely important. This section is about efforts and initiatives to increase resilience in lifestyle, community, organizations, and society.
Nov 17, 2017
Nara Medical University announced on October 12, 2016, that it has launched the...
Nov 9, 2017
Smart Japan Tokyo's Shibuya City and Tokyo Electric Power Company announced pla...
Oct 10, 2017
Imagine all the shops disappearing from where we live; what could we do on suc...
Mental and Emotional Healing of Disaster Survivors Left Behind
Jul 12, 2017
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
Japan's Role in Addressing Healthcare, Welfare Issues in an Aging World
Jul 9, 2017
As a global forerunner among aging societies, Japan is now experiencing many p...
'Share Village' Project in Japan Aims for a Million 'Villagers' to Preserve Traditional 'Kominka' Folk Houses and Culture
Jun 18, 2017
The "Share Village" project has been ongoing in Japan since 2015, with the aim ...
Earthquake Disaster an Opportunity for Global Empathy
Jun 7, 2017
Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly column in the Tokyo...
Sustainable Community Building by Residents: Kirari Yoshijima Network
Mar 12, 2017
All 725 households in the Yoshijima District (with a population of about 2,500...
Young People at Japanese NPO Delve into Social Inequality Issues
Feb 5, 2017
POSSE, a Japanese non-profit organization, was established in 2006 to address l...
Environmental Consciousness Needed in Japan's Reconstruction
Jan 29, 2017
The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
Takenaka Corp. Testing Urban Flood Risk Reduction Technology Using Planted Spaces
Jan 26, 2017
Takenaka Corporation, a leading Japanese construction company, announced on Aug...
Food Bank Kansai --- Providing Surplus Food to Those in Need
Nov 30, 2016
In Japan, five to eight million tons of food products are disposed of annually...
Majority of Japanese Elderly Not Saved Enough for Retirement, More than Double U.S.
Nov 27, 2016
The Japanese Cabinet Office released the Annual Report on the Aging Society 201...

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