Cool Biz dress campaign kicks off with earlier end date

Business May 2, 2016

Cool Biz dress campaign kicks off with earlier end date

The government kicked off its annual Cool Biz campaign Monday to encourage workers to dress more casually to reduce energy use, with ministries and agencies allowing staff to wear polo shirts, aloha shirts and similar attire. Under this year's Cool Biz campaign, thermostats will be ...

Sweaty workers ditch ties as Cool Biz enters 10th year

Business May 1, 2014

Sweaty workers ditch ties as Cool Biz enters 10th year

The annual Cool Biz energy-saving campaign kicked off Thursday, allowing employees to dress more casually to stay cool and help reduce corporate air conditioner use. As the Environment Ministry-led campaign enters its 10th year, an increasing number companies and government entities are allowing employees to ...

Super Cool Biz season starts again

National Jun 4, 2013

Super Cool Biz season starts again

The government began its Super Cool Biz campaign Monday to promote energy conservation in the workplace by urging people to dress lightly and casually and set their thermostats at 28 degrees. Entering the third season of enhanced power-saving efforts, which covers the period from June ...