The growing importance of sustainable investment could help diversify the mentality of Japan Inc. boardrooms, as firms look to draw from a nontraditional talent pool for senior positions.
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Some of the biggest industrial companies in Japan are working on a project that could trigger a wave of investment into one of the most controversial forms of carbon capture: methanation.
The move has split communities between those seeking investment to stop their towns from dying, and those haunted by the 2011 Fukushima disaster, who are determined to stop the project.
The pandemic has been cited as a reason for the creatures becoming bolder and getting closer to human settlements.
The energy used to run the servers and keep them from overheating is considerable.
Before Tsukiji fish market — and the restaurants in Uogashi Yokocho — moves to its new location in Toyosu, visiting a few of its culinary gems in this historic location is a must.
Kakigōri is riding a wave of popularity across Japan and has evolved from a simple summer treat for children into a sophisticated dessert enjoyed by all.