Responsible Business


Responsible Business sits as the third pillar of Chamber vision project, BCCJ 5.0. At the BCCJ, we recognise the growing importance of applying business activities in a manner that considerate of economic, social and environmental benefits for all stakeholders. By operating in a way that promotes all-round progressive, sustainable development, not only do organisations appeal more to consumers, but also in attracting and retaining employees.

Responsible Businessは、BCCJの展望的な計画であるBCCJ5.0を支える3つの柱のうちの一つです。 BCCJは、すべての事業関係者にとって、経済的、社会的、環境的利益に配慮した方法で事業活動を行うことの重要性が高まっていることを認識しています。全面的に進歩的で持続可能な事業を行うことが、消費者に対する訴求だけではなく、従業員の雇用や定着にも繋がります。


Meet the BCCJ Responsible Business taskforce

The BCCJ’s Responsible Business taskforce is responsible for driving the Chamber’s Responsible Business programme.

Focus areas

  • Raising awareness and inspire action towards responsible business practice through thought leadership, knowledge sharing and networking events
  • Building a programme of practical collaborative action and innovation
  • Working with BCCJ members to promote, support and inspire progressive change


BBA 2023 Winner Profile – Astra Zeneca

Astra Zeneca was awarded a British Business Award in Responsible Business, for creating positive social impact by transforming the way organisations work.

AstraZeneca K.K. (AZKK) has made history by being awarded a British Business Award (BBA) for the sixth consecutive year at the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan’s November 2 gala celebrating the best of UK–Japan business relations.

A panel of esteemed judges from the UK–Japan ecosystem selected the pharmaceutical firm as winner of the hotly contested responsible business category, which had 12 nominees. AZKK was recognised for its efforts to reduce carbon emissions by the adoption of clean energy and electric vehicles (EVs), as well as the reduction of paper use and advocacy of environmental issues.