“’100 per cent sustainable materials’: Bridgestone Tires rolls out global sustainable procurement policy” – Business Green – February 7, 2018

On February 7, 2018 Business Green reported that a day earlier the Japanese tiremaker Bridgestone had announced a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy that would apply globally to all purchased materials and services, from all suppliers. “’Our new policy is a critical step in realizing the Bridgestone Group’s global corporate social responsibility commitment, ‘Our Way […]

“New coverage of ESG, satoyama issues” – The Japan Times – January 1, 2018

On January 1, 2018 The Japan Times announced the launch of two new consortia, the ESG Consortium and the Satoyama Consortium, in a special edition dedicated to the two topics. An article on ESG notes that “(s)spects of such globalization, including the rising influence of emerging market countries (China tops the annual list of countries […]