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Hosei University “Internal Sustainability Research Group” starts recruiting members in 2024

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Hosei University “Internal Sustainability Research Group” starts recruiting members in 2024
Japan’s first in-house penetration research project that promotes discussions between practitioners and researchers
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We would like to inform you that Mitsunobu Ando (Visiting Researcher, Hosei University), Representative Director of the Sustainability Communication Association (General Incorporated Association), has begun recruiting study group members for a research project at Hosei University that will begin in April 2024. Masu.
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Study group overview
The Hosei University Innovation Management Research Center will be holding a bimonthly study session on the theme of “Internal
Communication in Sustainability.” The study session will be held in a hybrid format (face-to-face and online), and a 30-minute networking session will be held at the in-person venue after the study session ends. Participants will exchange business cards and information with each other (optional participation). All study sessions will be conducted in Japanese.
The first half of the study session will include key speeches by guests, and the second half will include discussions with
participants. Therefore, although it does not happen every time, there are times when we ask participants to make comments. However, I believe that each company has a different level of promotion of internal penetration, so if you are in charge of a company that has not yet implemented it, please feel free to share your thoughts. In addition, the study group systematically organizes the in-house penetration, but it is not a completely academic forum, and we use the experience of the field to summarize, so there is a lot for practical staff to learn. I am thinking.
Target participants are “persons involved in promoting sustainability within the company” and “researchers in the sustainability field.” It doesn’t matter what department you belong to or the level of promotion within the company. In addition, there are no restrictions on organization size or industry, so even those in charge of small and medium-sized enterprises can participate. There are no
pre-assignments, but you may be asked to complete a survey or be interviewed individually via email or at a meeting.
I want to systematically understand internal penetration, I have implemented internal penetration but I am not getting much results, I want to start promoting internal penetration but I don’t know where to start, I want to know about other companies’ examples of internal penetration, I want to know about other companies’ internal
penetration If you are in charge of a company and have issues such as wanting to exchange opinions with the person in charge, please join us.
FY2024 implementation overview
Date: May 2024 – March 2025
Address: Hosei University Ichigaya Campus (10 minutes walk from JR Ichigaya Station)
Map: https://www.hosei.ac.jp/ichigaya/access/
Time: 15:00-16:30 (30 minutes after the event is for networking and face-to-face meetings only)
Method: Face-to-face and online
Capacity: 30 people face-to-face, no regulations for online
Things to bring: business cards, writing utensils, computer, etc. Participation fee: Free
Application period: First application deadline | April 30, 2024 Target participants
・Corporate sustainability promotion person (regardless of full-time or concurrent position)
・Person in charge of the company’s internal penetration measures (corporate planning, public relations, human resources, general affairs, etc.)
・Researchers in the sustainability field (university professors, associate professors, etc.)
Study group organizer
◯Hiroshi Kitada
Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Hosei University. Specializes in sustainability information disclosure, circular economy, and employee awareness of sustainability. In charge of ISO/TC323 (Circular Economy) expert (Japan representative) and ISO/PC 343 Sustainable development goals (SDGs) management national committee member. He has published multiple papers in journals such as the Journal of Cleaner Production and the Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. His books include “Emergent Responsible Management” (Nihon Keizai Shimbun Publishing, co-author).
◯Ando Hikaru Exhibition
Visiting researcher at Hosei University Innovation Management Research Center. Sustainability consultant. Representative director of the Sustainability Communication Association. Specializes in
sustainability management and sustainability information disclosure. He is the author of many books, including “Future Business
Illustrated SX&SDGs” (MDN Corporation, single author), “Emergent Responsible Management” (Nihon Keizai Shimbun Publishing, co-author). Details/Application
For details and to apply, please see the details page below.

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