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January 17, 2020

BBA Winner Profile: Positive Impact – Barclays

With the climate of increasing concern, the appetite for responsible and sustainable investment looks set to grow. And, buoyed by a new accolade, Barclays Japan is ready and eager to meet demand. The BCCJ Platinum Member arranged eleven environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments in 2019, helping to address and raise awareness of some of …
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January 17, 2020

BBA Winner Profile: Positive Impact – Barclays

With the climate of increasing concern, the appetite for responsible and sustainable investment look ...

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January 17, 2020

Matt Knowles Appointed British Council Director for Japan

Matt Knowles has 16 years of expertise in international cultural and educational exchanges. He is th ...

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January 17, 2020

BCCJ 2020-2021 Executive Committee Elections: what you need to know

Do you have what it takes to steer one of Japan’s most active and influential business organisatio ...

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January 17, 2020

Sarah Backley joins the BCCJ Team as Associate Director

The BCCJ is delighted to welcome Sarah Backley as the newest member of our team! Sarah will be in pa ...

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January 16, 2020

Donate to Bushfire Disaster Relief in Australia

The bushfire crisis continues to devastate communities across Australia. Thousands of homes have bee ...

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January 15, 2020

First ever British boarding school to launch in Japan

In the picture, Mr Kan Suzuki (the former State Minister of MEXT), Peter Green (Head Master of Rugby ...

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January 15, 2020

Platinum member, ESR announces new lease with Amazon beginning January 2020

Long-term lease brings occupancy rate to 97% at ESR’s 151,500-sqm Kuki Distribution Centre in Toky ...

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January 15, 2020

Japan aims to start EPA talks with UK

The Japanese government hopes to start negotiations with Britain on a new economic partnership agree ...

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January 14, 2020

Long friendship comes full circle with Welsh gift of ginkgo trees to Japan

Over a dozen ginkgo tree saplings have been sent to Japan from Pembrokeshire, a location noted for i ...

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January 10, 2020

UK – Japan trade hits record high in boost for Scottish firms

Scottish businesses are benefiting from record levels of trade with Japan, as UK exports totalled £ ...

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December 20, 2019

The Future of Education

The BCCJ hosted the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) on ...

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December 18, 2019

What dealmakers need to know about the UK election result and its impact on UK investing in 2020

Shared with kind permission of BCCJ Corporate member, Hogan Lovells After nearly a decade marked by ...

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December 18, 2019

Tech Rocketship, UK Gov support for Japanese tech start-ups

BCCJ members and guests joined a morning briefing on December 16, to find out what the UK Government ...

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December 13, 2019

2019 BBA Winner Profile – UK–Japan Partnership

Azuri Technologies Ltd. and Marubeni Corporation have been recognized by the British Chamber of Comm ...

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December 11, 2019

Reform of Foreign Direct Investment Regulations in Japan: Expansion of Pre-Transaction Approval Regime

Shared with kind permission of BCCJ Corporate member, Clifford Chance Japan has been tightening the ...

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December 6, 2019

The Climate Crisis and Business

With climate an increasingly everyday consideration for people worldwide, members of the British Cha ...

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December 6, 2019

2019 BBA Winner Profile: Entrepreneur of the Year – Ryozan Park

Noritaka Takezawa and Rachel Ferguson, owners of Ryozan Park, have scooped the British Chamber of Co ...

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December 2, 2019

Tokyo calling: how Japan communicates with the world

The BCCJ was very pleased to host a breakfast event “Tokyo calling: how Japan communicates wit ...

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December 2, 2019

UK competition offers launchpad for Japanese startups

By British Ambassador to Japan, Paul Madden, for the Nikkei Asian Review From future of mobility to ...

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November 28, 2019

Japanese IPOs – BCCJ member view in the Nikkei Veritas

The following post is a basic English translation of an article featured in the Nikkei Veritas on No ...

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November 28, 2019

BBA2019 Gold Sponsor Wimbledon Brewery featured in Sankei Shimbun

Following this year’s British Business Awards gala, our #BBA2019 Gold Sponsor, The Wimbledon ...

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November 22, 2019

One Young World Announces Tokyo as 2021 Host City

The BCCJ is delighted to announce that One Young World, a UK-founded global initiative, will host it ...

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