Mitsubishi Chemical chief Jean-Marc Gilson says in the absence of government intervention, he’ll push internally and actively promote women when faced with candidates of equal skill.
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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 bad weather has added to disruptions for automakers already battling a shortage of semiconductors, which are being gobbled up by consumer-electronics companies.
The government panel shaping the nation's energy future sees the restart of almost every reactor halted after meltdowns in 2011 as necessary to meet climate goals.
Tepco chief says nuclear energy is indispensable for the company to curb CO2 emissions 50% by fiscal 2030 from 2013 levels as boosting capacity of renewables takes time.
With Japan’s government pushing to ban sales of gasoline-only cars by the mid-2030s, Tesla’s recent price cut is putting Japan’s automakers on notice for a potential price war.
Japan’s second-largest carmaker is now forecasting a net loss of ¥530 billion for the fiscal year through March, narrower than previous expectations of ¥615 billion.
Electrification can add ¥1 million to ¥2 million to the price tag of a smaller kei vehicle, potentially doubling its price.
While there’s hope a COVID-19 vaccine will get people back on planes, carriers globally are still expected to lose a combined $157 billion in 2020 and 2021.
Nissan is exploring ways to sell some or all of its 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors.