Cover Feature

Pet heaven

by Julian Ryall

British firms and groups provide support to not-for-profit organisation Animal Refuge Kansai for the construction of a new pet sanctuary in Hyogo Prefecture.

BCCJ ACUMEN’s Purpose:

To strengthen UK-Japan economic and cultural relations by providing BCCJ Members, the British community, and others in Japan with a forum to promote their products and services, share ideas and information, and cultivate Anglo-Japanese understanding and cooperation.

Leaders

Features

CSR

Showroom tie-up raises charity profile

by Kathryn Wortley

A special exhibition of animals saved by Animal Refuge Kansai has been on display in a Tokyo car dealership.

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Japanese Media

JAPAN NEWS

by Mark Schreiber

Unsure plight of general retailers; buyers get savvy about e-commerce; poll: more students of foreign languages

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BCCJ Event

Member Knowhow for Export Success

by Kathryn Wortley

The BCCJ signs a pact with the UK government to help British businesses enter the Japanese market.

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Export To Japan

army skills for business success

by Julian Ryall

A British firm is instilling leadership in Japanese businesses.

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Export To Japan

early adopters like innovation

by Vanessa Holden

A British firm’s new camera imaging technology is warmly received in Japan.

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Leisure

Brompton: on the right track

by Julian Ryall

The colour and compact size of the British firm’s bicycles have proven popular here.

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Education

caring To Teach the Unreached

by Brian Christian

The British School in Tokyo has partnered with United World Schools to support education in Cambodia.

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Diversity

Challenges Persist for Working Women

by Emily Le Roux

Lack of confidence restrains the professional lives of Japanese women.

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Industry

Unlocking Silos and building Bridges

by Jeremy Sanderson

This year has seen a strong demand for talent in indirect procurement and S&OP.

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Industry

Hopes for rise in Condo Prices

by Takashi Nakazawa

Overseas investors consider Tokyo to be one of the best locations for capital gains.

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JET

Where are they now?

by Tom Shelley

JET alumnus shares how the programme has influenced his work and life.

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Help

Orange Ribbons for Child Abuse prevention

by Anonymous

Professional advice, consultations and workshops are available in Japan.

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Arts

ARTS

by Kana Shimoyoshi

UK arts events in Japan

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Publicity

Breaking ground in the skies

by Custom Media

British Airways aims to offer options by providing flights to the UK from both of Tokyo’s international airports.

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Health

flu nasal spray vaccine for kids

by Dr Nicola Yeboah

The new type offers broader protection against four strains.

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If You Ask Me

Who Shall Inherit the Earth?

by Ian de Stains OBE

Environmental laureates urge global citizens to agree on actions to address climate change.

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Books

A dash of flavour chemistry

by Ian de Stains OBE

This book explores the secrets of umami, the fifth taste.

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Media

Japan / UK News

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