Non-academic Activities
Social Contribution

・ Councilor, Hitachi Global Foundation, 2015-
・ Certified Public Accountant Examination Committee Member, "Business Administration", Financial Services Agency, 2012
・ Chairperson, “Round-table Conference Steering Committee on Social Responsibility for Safe and Sustainable Future”, Cabinet Office, 2009-2010
・ Secretary, “Environmental Personnel Training Consortium Preparations Society”, Ministry of the Environment, 2009-2010
・ Committee Member, “Examination Committee on the Future Image of the Construction Industry in Hokkaido”, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, 2009
・ Special Advisor, Social Innovation Japan (NPO), 2009-2011
・ Committee Member, “Round-table Conference Preparation Committee on Social Responsibility for Safe and Sustainable Future”, Cabinet Office, 2008
・ Advisor, “Collaboration Promotion Committee for NPO and Government and Companies”, Fukuoka, 2008
・ Committee Member, “Industrial Structure Council”, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2007-2008
・ Chairperson,"Social Business Study", Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2007
・ Committee Member, "People’s Living Council", Cabinet Office, 2007-2009
・ Committee Member, "Study on Social Responsibility for Safe and Sustainable Future", Cabinet Office, 2007-2008
・ Chairperson,“Awards on Diversity Management”, Reviewing Committee, Toyo Keizai Inc., 2007-2012
・ Chairperson, "Study on CSR Assessment Regulations in the Construction Industry”, Research Institute of Construction and Economy, 2006-2007
・ Committee Member, “Study on Financial Research”, Japanese Bankers Association, 2006
・ Committee Member, “Meeting on Environment and Financial Concerns”, Ministry of the Environment, 2006
・ Chairperson, Study on CSR in the Food Industry, 2006-2009
・ Committee Member, "Social Business Awards", Social Innovation Japan (NPO), 2006-2009
・ Representative Director, Social Innovation Japan (NPO), 2005-2009
・ Committee Member, "Research Committee on Effective Use of Financial Assets among Elder People and Possibility of Financial Inflow for SRI", Cabinet Office and Nomura Research Institute, 2005
・ Supervisor, "CSR Database and Corporate Evaluation Development Team", Toyo Keizai Inc., 2005-2012
・ Committee Member, “Awards on Environmental Reports and Sustainability Reports”, Reviewing Committee, Toyo Keizai Inc., 2004-2005
・ Chairperson, "CSR Studies on Multinational Corporations and Labor", The Japan Institute for Labor Policy and Training, 2004-2005
・ Committee Member, Association for CSR Promotion, Japan Management Association, 2004-2007
・ Chairperson, "Study on CSR on Labor Issue", Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 2004
・ Chairperson, "Committee on Sustainable Socio-economic System and Corporate Social Responsibility", Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute, 2003-2004
・ Chief Examiner, "Study on Social Businesses", Dentsu, Inc., 2003
・ Supervisor, "MS-SRI Index" produced by Morningstar Japan and Center for Public Resource, 2002-2010
・ Chief Examiner, "Policy Proposals for Constructing New Social and Economic Systems", Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute, 2002
・ Advisor, "Committee on How to Cultivate Social Entrepreneurs", Junior Chamber International Japan, 2002
・ Chairperson, "Study on New Social and Economic Systems for Consumers,” Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Nomura Research Institute, 2002
・ Chairperson, "Research Committee on Collaboration between NPO/NGO and Government/Corporations", Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute, 2001
・ Committee Member, "Study on Voluntary Economy", The Tokio Marine Research Institute, 2001
・ Chairperson, "Research Committee on JAHDS Project", Trusted Research by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, 2001
・ Committee Member, "Study on Ideal Voting after Becoming a Government-owned Corporation", Postal Services Agency and Nomura Research Institute, 2001
・ Chief Examiner, "Committee of Business and Society", Kansai Economic Federation, 2000
・ Chief Examiner, "Study on Social Entrepreneurs", Softnomics Center, 2000

 

Third Party Opinions on CSR Report
2016
・"Third Party Opinion", CORPORATE REPORT 2016, Taisei Corporation, 2016.7.
(English), (Japanese)
2015
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2015, Marui Group Co., Ltd., 2015.11.
(Japanese)
・"Third Party Opinion", CORPORATE REPORT 2015, Taisei Corporation, 2015.9. (English), (Japanese)
2014
・"Third Party Opinion", CORPORATE REPORT 2014 DATA BOOK, Taisei Corporation, 2014.7. (English), (Japanese)
2013
・"Third Party Opinion", CORPORATE REPORT 2013 DATA BOOK, Taisei Corporation, 2013.7. (English), (Japanese)
・Stakeholder Dialogue:Supply Chain," Nikon CSR Report", 2013.6. (English), (Japanese)
2012
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2012,Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., 2012.7. (English), (Japanese)
・"Third Party Opinion", CORPORATE REPORT 2012 DATA BOOK, Taisei Corporation, 2012.7. (English), (Japanese)
2011
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2011, MITSUI & CO., LTD., 2011.8. (English) , (Japanese)
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2011, Taisei Corporation, 2011.6. (English) , (Japanese)
2010
・"Third Party Opinion", Corporate Report 2010, Cosmo Oil Co., Ltd. 2010.9. (Japanese)
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2010, NTT East Corporation, 2010.9. (Japanese)
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2010, MITSUI & CO., LTD., 2010.8. (English) , (Japanese)
・"Third Party Opinion", CSR Report 2010, Taisei Corporation, 2010.6. (English) , (Japanese),
・Stakeholder Dialogue of Tokyo Gas Co.,Ltd, "Tokyo Gas CSR Report 2010", 2010.8. (English) ,(Japanese)
・Board Dialogue of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., "CSR Report 2010", 2010.6. (English) (Japanese)

2003-2009

Interview/Comment in non-Japanese

Endorsement to Rasche, A., Morsing, M., and Moon, J. eds. (2017), Corporate Social Responsibility; Strategy, Communication, Governance, Cambridge University Press.
・"Post-industrial transition", INTERVIEW by Vincent Lassalle, weblog, 2016.12.12.
・The Economist Intelligence Unit, Old problems, new solutions: Measuring the capacity for social innovation across the world, Comment, 2016.10.
・"Symposium: Nachhaltigkeit und Innovation", Comment, Botschaft von Japan, Nr.136, 2016.3.
・"Is Japan ready for social innovation?", Interview, Japan Today, 2016.3.8.
・"Über dem Zenit", Comment, Enorm, No.1, 2016.
・"CSR: A Limited Anachronism in Search of This Century?" (interview), by John Godfrey, Nonprofit Quarterly, (web), 2014.1.21.
・"Corporates as agents of social change: the academic view" by Paul Klein,(comment), the Guardian, (web), 2014.1.14.
・"Mizuho top pay slashed as bank tries to draw line under gangster scandal"(comment), Financial Times, 2013.10.29.
・"Mizuho’s flawed controls opened the door for Yakuza exploitation"(comment), Financial Times, (web), 2013.10.28.
・"Consumer Sovereignty--New Year's Special Feature: The Way Social Corporate Should Go", KBS(Korean TV), 2013.2.8.
・"지속가능한 사회적기업 위해 정부:기업과 동반자관계 필요", The Hankyoreh (Korean newspaper), 2010.11.9, (web:English)
・"Promoting Social Businesses", Highlighting JAPAN (Public Relations Office, Goverment of Japan), 2009.6, (pdf)
・"사람들", Yonhap News (Korean news media), 2009.6.19
・"Tue Gutes und rede darüber", CSR und Nachhaltigkeit, Deutsche Industrie-und Handelskammer in Japan, Japan MARKT, 2008.6.

Others written in Japanese (Essay, Report, Interview, etc.) 
2016
・"Creating a Market by Grappling with Social Issues in the Innovative Way", Interview, Weekly Toyo Keizai, 2016.11.19. (web)
・"Sustainable Development and Roles of Private Sector", Keynote Speech / "Distribution・Marketing and Public Value Creation", Panel Discussion, 66th Annual Conference of Japan Society of Marketing and Distribution, Lecture record, Nikkei Advertising Research Institute, Web Magazine, 2016.7. (pdf)
・"Special Issue: Facing the Social Issues", Interview, Koukoku Asahi, No.10, Asahi Shimbun, 2016.6. (web)
・"Sustainability and Corporate Brand", Ningen Kaigi, Summer, 2016.6.
2015

・"Foreword", ed. by Japan Forum of Business and Society, Sustainability and Strategy, Chikura-Shobo, 2015.9.
・ Book Review for Responsible Competitiveness, NTT-Publishing, Reviewer:Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, "Bookshelf of Economic Experts", Chuokoron, 2015.9. (pdf)
・"Quest for Social Business Management", Keynote Speech, ed. by Japan Academy of Business Administration, Over the paradigm of Japanese Monodzukuri Management, No.85, Chikura-Shobo, 2015.6.
・"News Front Line: Embezzlement by Turuoka City Amateur Sports Association Officials", Comment, Yomiuri Shinbun, 2015.6.11.
・"Advertisement to Unify the Damaged Areas: Capitalizing is the Key", Comment, Shinbun-kyoukai Hou, 2015.3.24.

2014

・"wkmn WAKAMONO(Youth) Entrepreneur No. 31", Comment, Yomiuri Shinbun, 2014.11.9.
・"Inquiring into the Relationship Between Businesss and Society", Lecture Record, Social and Economic Systems Studies No.35, 2014.10.
・"Change the Future by My Business", Comment, Asahi Shinbun:Globe, 2014.5.18.

2013

・"Way of Working to Value Connection with Society", Interview, WORKSIGHT No.5, 2013.12.
・"Quality of Working Life--Social Contribution will Enhance the Value of Working", Interview, WORKSIGHT,, 2013.10.28. (web)
・"Finding New Business Chance from Contribution to Society", Interview, WORKSIGHT, 2013.10.21. (web)
・"Social Responsibility of SymBio Pharmaceuticals is to be with Patients' Hearts, Interview with President,2013.5.7.

2012

・"Danger of Non-working Youth", Comment, Nihon-keizai Shinbun, 2012.11.7.
・"Chairperson Comment on Diversity Management Award", Weekly Toyo Keizai, 2012.5.12.
・"CSR Management Questioned Now", Weekly Toyo Keizai, 2012.3.17.
・"Corporate Sustainability Questioned Through Social Changes, Interview, idea note, 2012.1.
・"Social Dedication to Business", Comment, Nikkei MJ, 2012.1.1.

2011

・"About Japan Forum of Business and Society(JFBS)", Interview, Social Project, 2011.8.24. (web)
・"Endorsement", Social Business, Ohmuro et al.(eds.), Chuokeizai-sha, Inc., 2011.8.
・"Social Business of SME", 6 series of columns for "Business +", Tosho Shinbun (The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry), 2011.4.20~7.10.
・"New Relationship of Corporations and Stakeholders and Social Responsibility for Sustainable Society", CEL, Quarterly Magazine (Special feature: CSR realizes Sustainable Future), Vol.96, 2011.3. (pdf)
・"New Role Expected for Fashion", GQ JAPAN (Special feature: What Fashion Industry can do for the world), 2011.3.
・"Chairperson Comment on Diversity Management Award" , Weekly Toyo Keizai, 2011.3.19.
・"International Standard of CSR", Rotary Club, TOKYO WEEKLY, 2011.1.19.

2010

・"CSR and Environmental Management: Trustful Corporations in Society", Shokuhin Sangyo Shimbunsha Co., Ltd, "Next Stage of Chage in Food Industry", the 60 Anniversary Issue, 2010.9.
・"Chairperson Comment on Diversity Management Award" , Weekly Toyo Keizai, 2010.2
・"Social Entrepreneur Changes Japan", three-way conversation, Best Partner, Hamagin Research Institute, Ltd, 2010.1.

2009

・"Current and Future Vision of CSR Management", interview, KIRASERA No.2, ORANGE Corporation, 2009.11.
・"Financial Crisis and Corporate Management", Gekkan Kansayaku, October、2009.9.
・"Tourism and Social Innovation", Transportation & Economy, June, 2009.6.
・"Chairperson Comment on Diversity Management Award" , Weekly Toyo Keizai, 2009.5
・"CSR for Food Corporation (1-7) ", keynote speech and seminar proceedings, Shokuhin Sangyo Shinbun, 2009.3.12~4.16.
・"Social Business as Social Innovator", keynote speech, proceedings, Kinki Social Business Networking Report, Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2009.3.
・"Move the Consumer Policy forward: smart consumers nurture corporations, Interview, Kyodo News, 2009.3.
・"Food Safety and Security: More Effort to Enhancement of CSR", Interview, Kyodo News, 2009.1.
・"Corporation and Society", Interview, ZemieraⅤ 2009, Hitotsubashi Press, 2009.1.
・"CSR and Communication in Japan", Asahi Ad Monthly, Jan-Feb, 2009.
・"Socially Responsible Corporate Accountability", Kobe Keizai Doyu, No.373, January.

2007~2008

Selected Lectures in Japanese ▲top
2017

・3/4 "Age of Social Innovation: Potential of Social Business", Keynote Speech, Osaka University of Commerce, Grand Front Osaka.

2016

・1/25 "Creation of Regional Innovation: Resolving Regional Issues through Business", Seminar, Niigata NPO Association, Niigata.

2015

・2/12-14 Lecture, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University.

2014

・3/18 Lecture, Business Research Institute, Ivy Hall, Omote-sando, Tokyo.
・1/8 "Policies to Support Social Business", Seminar, Japan Finance Corporation, Tokyo.

2013

・6/20 "Responsible Company", Interview with Vincent Stanley, Vice President of Patagonia, Waseda Univ., Tokyo.
・6/13"Responsible Competitiveness", Japan Corporate Governance Network, World Trade Center Building, Tokyo.
・2/12 "New Civil Society Created Together by NPO and Business ", Keynote Speech, 21st Century Civilization Symposium, Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Organization, Kobe.
・1/21 "Social Collaboration", Hitachi Intermedix, Sanbancho Café, Tokyo.

2012

・12/26 "Social Business Issues", Toumon-Academy, Finance Toumon-kai, Nihonbashi COREDO.
・11/10 "Building Sustainable Society, and Corporate Role and Responsibility", Modern Business Forum, Kyoto Tachibana Univ.
・11/2 "Responsible Competitiveness and Corporate Value", Kansai Keizai Douyuukai.
・9/18 "Interview with CEO of Shinbaio Pharmacentical Company.
・6/14 "Stakeholder Management and Engagement", CBCC Assembly, Keikdanren Hall.
・6/8 "Diversity Management Award", Chairperson Comment, Toyokeizai Shinpousha, Tokyo Station Conference.

2011

・11/17 "Social Innovatioin (tentative)", keynote speaker, Executive Leaders Forum, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
・7/1 "What is required for CSR-in the aftermath of the earthquake disaster", Diamond Ryutsu Club, Tokyo, Japan.
・4/21"Diversity Management Award & Symposium", comment, Toyo Keizai Inc., Nomura Conference Plaza, Tokyo, Japan.
・2/17 3rd Korea-Japan Forum on Social Enterprise, Seoul, Korea.
・1/27 "International Standards of Social Responsibility and those required for Corporations", 10th Ethical Education Meeting, Japan Retailers Association, Tokyo, Japan.
・1/25 “Responsible Investment and CSR in Japan”, (keynote speech, Symposium: Workers Capital Social Responsibility Investment, JTUC-RENGO, Tokyo, Japan.
・1/19 "International Standards of CSR", Tokyo Rotary Club, Tokyo, Japan.

2010

・12/9 "Sustainable Development and CSR: Forest Management and Corporation Efforts", <Fair of Forest Management and Corporations in TOKYO>,Tokyo Big Site, Tokyo, Japan.
・10/28 "Sustainable Development and CSR: Forest Management and Corporation Efforts", <Fair of Forest Management and Corporations in NAGOYA>, Nagoya International Exhibition Hall, Nagoya, Japan.
・3/17 "Diversity Management Award & Symposium", comment, Toyo Keizai Inc., Tokyo, Japan.
・3/11"ISO/SR(Social Responsibility)-necessary measures "、The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce an Industry, Tokyo, Japan.
・2/9 "Possibility of Social Business", keynote speech, <Kanagawa CSR Forum>, Commerce and Industry Department, Kanagawa Prefectural Government, Japan.
・2/1 "Labor Union and SRI", <Workers Capital PT>, Japanese Trade Union Confederation, Tokyo, Japan.

2009

・11/12 “Current Situation and Issues of Social Business”, speech, 2009 Industrial Policy Committee, Commerce and Industry Department, Kanagawa Prefectural Government
・11/4 “Financial Crisis and CSR:Development of Social Business”, speech, Social Business & Marketing(SIJ), Roppongi Hills
・9/29 “Sustainable Development and Multistakeholder Governance”, Open Seminar for Citizen, Sompo Japan Environment Foundation
・9/4、5 Talk Session, Coordinator, SIJ Social Entrepreneur Gathering, Roppongi Hills
・9/4 "Social Entrepreneurs"(Symposium), World Economic Forum, JAPAN Meeting、Roppongi-hills, Tokyo.
・7/24 "Tourism and Social Innovation", Regional Tourism Management Forum, speech, Japan Productivity Center.
・6/15 Diversity Management Award & Symposium, Keynote Speech, Toyo Keizai Inc., Tokyo.
・5/8, 15 "Socially Responsible Corporate Management: its issues to address" , keynote speech, Assessment Committee, Japan Quality Assurance Organization(JQA).
・2/25 "Food Safety and Security-CSR in Food Industry", CSR Seminar, Shokuhin Sangyo Shinbun Co. Ltd. and Japan Food Industry Center, Tokyo.
・1/31 "Frontier of Corporation and Sociaty:Social Innovation", JMAC-i meeting.
・1/15 "Reliable Company in Society—for the case of Construction Industry" , Lecture at College of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

2007~2008