Corporate Philosophy

The Female Factor in Japan’s Corporate Governance: Board Independence, Diversity, and Sustainability

Japan’s Corporate Governance Code was revised in June 2021, and many listed companies have started a frantic search for talent. As a result, the female factor in Japan’s corporate governance is on the rise.
Japan’s Corporate Governance Code was revised in June 2021, and many listed companies have started a frantic search for talent. As a result, the female factor in Japan’s corporate governance is on the rise.

7 Actions to Better Support the LGBTQ+ Community in the Workplace

We finally seem to be entering an era where more people at different levels of influence have the common goal of making their workplaces more welcoming. Here are seven actions to question, improve, and reframe company policies to better support the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace.
We finally seem to be entering an era where more people at different levels of influence have the common goal of making their workplaces more welcoming. Here are seven actions to question, improve, and reframe company policies to better support the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace.

Womenomics, Board Diversity, and…Corporate Governance in Japan?

Corporate governance in Japan has traditionally been very weak. Investors are now leading the charge to change this and bring greater diversity to a landscape in desperate need of change.
Corporate governance in Japan has traditionally been very weak. Investors are now leading the charge to change this and bring greater diversity to a landscape in desperate need of change.

How to Make an Innovative DEI Business Strategy: A Checklist

Are you jumping into diversity without understanding your unique pain points or systemic biases? Effective diversity starts with a solid DEI business strategy.
Are you jumping into diversity without understanding your unique pain points or systemic biases? Effective diversity starts with a solid DEI business strategy.

3 Ways to Tell If Your Company Is Dulling Its DEI Edge

What if you want to leverage DEI as a business leader, but your efforts just aren't working? Try asking yourself these 4 questions to find the root of the problem.
What if you want to leverage DEI as a business leader, but your efforts just aren't working? Try asking yourself these 4 questions to find the root of the problem.

Marketing Footwear for Fashion, Health, and Career Satisfaction

Business leaders have a ripe opportunity to make meaningful social impact through health and beauty. Particularly when it comes to marketing footwear.
Business leaders have a ripe opportunity to make meaningful social impact through health and beauty. Particularly when it comes to marketing footwear.

Why (and How) C-Suites Should Make Sustainability the New Bottom Line

The C-suite should care about sustainability. In fact, they MUST for survival in the coming years. Here's how your company can make the shift to tracking sustainability financially.
The C-suite should care about sustainability. In fact, they MUST for survival in the coming years. Here's how your company can make the shift to tracking sustainability financially.

Japanese Working Culture: The Good, the Bad, and the Getting Better

Japanese working culture is notorious for rigidity, lack of transparency, and slow decision-making. But employees are getting fed up, and things are changing.
Japanese working culture is notorious for rigidity, lack of transparency, and slow decision-making. But employees are getting fed up, and things are changing.