Tokyo Named Most Sustainable City, Japan Named Second Most Sustainable Country

Each year the IESE Business School in Spain publishes its  Cities in Motion Index (ICIM), which “measures the future sustainability in major world cities and the quality of life of its inhabitants”.  This year Tokyo has been named number one Continue Reading

Smart City Week – Resolving social issues, forging a bright future

Be sure to save the date for Smart City Week 2014!  Nikkei Business Publications brings you this three day conference and exhibition at Pacifico Yokohama, with a focus on Social Innovation where Japan will showcase its latest solutions.  Stakeholders in Continue Reading

Oct. 29th- Day 1 of Smart City Week

Smart City Week 2012 opened with a very enthusiastic seminar- From Kanagawa! The Energy Revolution …神奈川県は「原子力発電に過度に依存しない」「環境に配慮する」「地産地消を推進する」といった三原則のもと、「創エネ」「省エネ」「蓄エネ」の三つの取り組み  Kanagawa prefecture has 3 core principles: “No excessive dependence on nuclear power”, “concern for the environment”, “encourage local production and consumption”, along with 3 Continue Reading