Learn about the rise of impact investing and social entrepreneurship in Japan with reference to examples in the Tohoku region, where numerous social ventures have risen and grown since the Great East-Japan Earthquake in 2011.

As a director of the KIBOW Foundation, Reiji Yamanaka has provided hands-on support for socially oriented ventures in Tohoku. He speaks about impact investing and social entrepreneurs in the region. Our special guest moderator, Devin Stewart, is senior program director at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

While impact investing is somewhat new in Japan, it is growing as a force with potential to drive positive social change.

Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 19:00 – 21:00
Venue: GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
Language: English

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