Hello world: Sanrio teams up with UN on SDGs

Oct 24, 2019

Hello world: Sanrio teams up with UN on SDGs

by Michiru Mekata

Since her creation in 1974, Hello Kitty has become an international icon. However, she is now more than just a popular character on commercial products. In a bid to reach a wider audience, Hello Kitty has joined the ranks of advocates for the United ...

Comedians boost SDGs awareness

National | United Nations Day special Oct 24, 2018

Comedians boost SDGs awareness

by Miho Ishihara

"Why did an entertainment company such as Yoshimoto decide to become involved in promoting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?" asked U.N. Information Centre Director Kaoru Nemoto when she recently reunited with Akihiko Okamoto, COO of renowned Japanese entertainment company Yoshimoto Kogyo Co. (Yoshimoto). In August, Nemoto ...