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April 25, 2017

Partnering with Business to End Poverty
Lessons from NGO Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga seeks to eliminate poverty in the Philippines by restoring people’s dignity, forging partnerships with business to help build ...

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April 13, 2017

Japan Can be More Proactive in Creating a Global Consensus on Data Governance
An Interview with GGF 2027 Fellow Shoko Yoshihara

Research fellow Shoko Yoshihara, who is participating in the Global Governance Futures 2027 round, points out that as a country ...

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April 10, 2017

CSR Challenges and Strategies for Small Businesses

Facing tighter financial constraints than their large counterparts, SMEs often find it difficult to undertake CSR initiatives. Makoya Kageyama argues, ...

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April 06, 2017

What a Border Adjustment Tax Will and Will Not Do

Often mistakenly considered a protectionist measure, a border adjustment tax, argues Takeo Hoshi, is actually not a trade-distorting mechanism but ...

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March 28, 2017

A Small but Socially Responsive Company: Soken

CSR involves much more than creating a dedicated department or publishing a sustainability/integrated report, as pointedly illustrated by the initiatives ...

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March 09, 2017

The Emperor Initiates an Important Conversation

Emperor Akihito’s rare televised address to the nation last August made news primarily as a statement of the aging monarch’s ...

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March 06, 2017

Making a Renewed Commitment to Integration

Businesses are in a unique position to utilize their resources to minimize the challenges confronting society in ways that cannot ...

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February 27, 2017

American Unpredictability

Trump clearly values unpredictability as a means to keep rivals off-guard. And those living outside the United States, notes Paul ...

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February 21, 2017

The Japanese Economy in 2017 (1)
Is Abenomics Working?

The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing daunting challenges in 2017 as it continues its struggle to revitalize ...

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February 21, 2017

The Japanese Economy in 2017 (2)
Bumps on the Road to Deregulation and Free Trade

In the second half of a dialogue on Japan’s economic outlook in the coming year, two Tokyo Foundation economists discuss ...

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