Business

ESG investing is a first step toward encouraging innovation

These days, we often hear the words ESG investment and ESG management. This is a part of the trend of SDGs. So, how does companies’ commitme ...

Can “manufacturing” by retailers reform retail business!?

In Japan, our lives changed as the distribution revolution progressed from 1960s to 1970s. Studying history can help us understand what happ ...

Decide what our company should be for ourselves – Brand Purpose

Modern society is unstable and complicated, has many vague parts, and has become a society in which unexpected things happen suddenly. In su ...

Interview with the CEO of Volvo Car Japan: Future of the Automotive Industry and ...

The automotive industry, which has been leading Japanese industry, is now undergoing a drastic change amid the surge of globalization. The ...

KAM helps us understand companies and environmental changes

Beginning with the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, listed companies are required to include Key Audit Matters (KAM) in their auditor’s rep ...

The mindset on subsidies should be changed

The Japanese government and local governments offer various subsidies to companies, organizations, or individuals. However, some of these su ...

In the era of new normal, is it possible to make advertising that satisfies society?

Is advertising recognized as useful for us to provide product information? No! It tends to be considered uninvited in the current environmen ...

Focusing on corporate non-financial information changes society!?

In recent years, corporate information disclosure has come to be seen as a responsibility that companies should fulfill. Especially in Europ ...

Do Japanese know true M&A yet?

Recently, Japan has witnessed increasing cases of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) of companies. Although M&A is not generally viewed as a pos ...