Sponsors

  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOKYO SKYTREE
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • “ANA”
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • ORIX
  • TOYOTA

Past Episodes

#42

UP DATE
Tue 09 Jan, 2018

Fashioning the Future of Traditional Fabrics. Food as a Social Contribution.

A fashion creator creates new value for traditional fabrics and a regional industry.
 CSV is becoming the new buzzword in corporate social contributions.

Program A

Dream Weavers 

 Tamaki Niime is creating new value for Banshu Ori fabrics, a regional industry that was slowly disappearing, by coming up with soft and fluffy products. By developing hit products, the proprietor was able to attract young artisans and rejuvenate the town. Her next challenge is to build a massive factory and contribute to regional revitalization.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE 

 ”Creating Shared Value”, or CSV, is a form of corporate social contribution that’s starting to attract attention. It refers to activities of companies leveraging their business resources and expertise to solve social problems. Companies in Europe and the US were the first to engage in such activities and now Japanese companies are following suit. We report on the latest initiatives.

Program A

Fried Half-Cut Chicken of Niigata Prefecture 

 We take a stroll through Niigata City, which boasts the biggest population on the Sea of Japan coast of the main island of Honshu. Fried half-cut chicken is a favorite of residents. Half of a whole chicken is fried and seasoned with curry powder. But, how did it start? We discover a food scenery unique to Niigata.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Sponsors

  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOKYO SKYTREE
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • “ANA”
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • ORIX
  • TOYOTA