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THE BIG QUESTIONS

Oliviero Morelli
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Aug 8, 2023
MSC Cruises' Morelli aims to sail the ocean green
We grew up with Japanese anime and manga in Italy. Many companies found it cheaper to buy the rights from Japan than from the USA
Japan Times
People / The Big Questions
Jul 4, 2023
Destiny and a little luck: EU Ambassador Paquet
Ambassador of the European Union to Japan, Jean-Eric Paquet graduated from Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg, the official seat of the European Parliament, with a degree in international and public policies in 1988.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Jun 5, 2023
Petronas’ Japan chief Ezhar tells of net-zero path
Ezhar Yazid Jaafar join Petronas as a civil engineer in 1990 and became chief representative of the Japan office in 2020, right around the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
May 8, 2023
H&M’s Pokucinska seeks something for everyone
Name: Aneta Pokucinska
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Apr 24, 2023
Dean Wilson sets new course at Temple University
Name: Matthew Wilson
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Jan 30, 2023
BCCJ head Lyle cultivates change for sustainability
Name: Richard Lyle
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Nov 28, 2022
Lululemon leader takes change and runs with it
Tudor took the helm at lululemon Japan in March 2020. Since opening its first Japanese store in 2020 in Roppongi, the athleisure brand has expanded to eight locations in Tokyo, Osaka and Shizuoka. The latest addition is the Aoyama store, which just opened this month.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Oct 31, 2022
A store is a ballet stage: LVMH Japan head
Norbert Leuretu2019s career spans more than four decades and his passion for elevating the luxury brand retail experience is palpable. In his eyes, every aspect of a store is an integral part of the total package, from the window display and products to the music and temperature.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Sep 5, 2022
From banana stem: One Planet Cafe grows change
Born in Malmo, Sweden, Ekberg and his wife established their company One Planet Cafe in 2012 with a mission statement to reduce poverty and environmental problems through positive business solutions. In 2020 it was recognized by the economy ministry as one of Japanu2019s 15 best practices for small and medium-sized companies working toward the United Nationsu2019 17 sustainable development goals.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Aug 22, 2022
Fulfilled destiny, leveraging diplomacy for development
After completing her masteru2019s degree in International Policy and Practice, Shorna-Kay Richards began working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Kingston. In 2009 she was assigned to the Jamaican High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa, and in 2012 as Jamaicau2019s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations in New York. 8 years later she become Jamaican ambassador to Japan
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Jul 4, 2022
Much more than pyramids: Egypt builds the future
Born in Cairo, Ambassador Abubakr's 32-year career as a diplomat began with his education in Egypt, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics and law. He then received a masteru2019s degree in international peace studies from Notre Dame University, after which he began his long career in diplomacy. Among other things, his work in and for Libya was instrumental in maintaining a fragile peace during a time of chaos and uncertainty.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Jun 6, 2022
Swiss envoy ‘creating value together’ with Japan
With a career that spans three decades, Swiss Ambassador to Japan Andreas Baum hopes to work with Tokyo to tackle climate change through innovation.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
May 23, 2022
New technologies, pure science made in paradise
OIST President & CEO, Peter Gruss grew up in Hessen, the rural heartland state of Germany. He began his academic career as a doctoral candidate at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, where he earned his Ph.D. Now, as the leader of OIST, Gruss lobbies for change at the highest levels of government and corporate leadership.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
May 2, 2022
From music industry leader to director of TELL
Giles Duke grew up all over the world. He spent his junior high and high school years in Tokyo, before going to the U.K. for his higher education. Now, as director of TELL, Duke plans to expand the Lifeline, the core mission of Tokyou2019s premier English-language counseling and support resource.
Japan Times
LIFE / The Big Questions
Mar 28, 2022
Bradley Busetto: Green investments, great returns
Former U.N. diplomat Bradley Busetto has spent his career fostering innovation and sustainability across the world. Heu2019s now co-CEO at SDG Impact Japan, one of the worldu2019s first SDG-aligned venture funds.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Mar 7, 2022
SEGO Initiative creates connections in Kanagawa
Educator and environmentalist Alana Bonziu2019s love for nature and a desire to create connections within her community are reflected in the SEGO Initiative, a not-for-profit she founded with her husband, Michel, in the coastal city of Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Feb 7, 2022
James Yamanaka: One purpose, many changes
BAT area director drives sustainability into every aspect of the business. He has spent his entire career broadening the sustainability mission that was first highlighted by the DJSI, moving from environmental impact to every aspect of BATu2019s business.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Jan 25, 2022
UAE Ambassador Alfaheem grew up with Japan
Name: Shihab Alfaheem
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Dec 3, 2021
Kyoto Seika head Sacko flexes architecture for all
Name: Oussouby Sacko
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / The Big Questions
Nov 8, 2021
Read the Air guides firms to sustainable ways
Name: Trista Bridges

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