Objectives and Overview of the Program
The British Chamber of Commerce in partnering with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to promote and deliver an upcoming FinTech Business Camp Tokyo 2019.
In November 2017, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) formulated the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision with the aim of making Tokyo an unrivalled global financial centre. The policy outlines ... Read more
Alan Mockridge, President of Intralink America, pinpoints the three big reasons many North American startups are failing to make headway in Japan.
The world’s a faster place. Not only are we expected to succeed faster, we’re now expected to fail faster. That’s OK, provided you’re working in a market where it’s possible to ... Read more
In Japan’s mature and fiercely competitive audio market, Nobu Asai is helping high-end loudspeaker manufacturer KEF punch above its weight. While domestic and foreign brands vie to attract the country’s discerning consumers, company president Asai is adopting innovative management and leadership to help his team compete.
It is a fitting approach, as innovation is fundamental to ... Read more
“Rugby is a growing, thriving, global sport because it is inclusive and fosters diversity at all levels,” Rob Abernethy told attendees of the BCCJ’s “Diversity in Rugby” luncheon in Tokyo, on March 26. The executive director of Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019 was speaking at the second event of the Rugby Alliance, a coalition of eight Japan-based ... Read more
BCCJ members speak on International Women’s Day
Womenomics is working, but it needs to be linked with greater profitability to maintain momentum in the long-term, according to a panel of D&I experts at an event marking International Women’s Day.
Presented by the BCCJ, Barclays and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), the headliner event was held ... Read more
At last night's 2019 BCCJ Annual General Meeting (AGM), the 2019-2020 BCCJ Executive Committee (Excom) was presented to Chamber members and distinguished guests, including the CEO of the British Paralympics Association, Mike Sharrock.
Held at the Roppongi Hills Club, the meeting was opened by HM Ambassador to Japan Paul Madden CMG, who described a successful year for ... Read more
Japan in the News: Apr 19 - Apr 26
Tokyo requires electric vehicles to further trim footprint
Banks to join in new payment service
Japanese companies set goal of 30% female executives by 2030
Panel eyes legal revisions to allow more control of personal data
SoftBank and Google parent tie up on flying 5G stations for phone services using ... Read more
Breaking news from the New York International Auto Show - the World Car of the Year jury just announced that the Jaguar I-PACE is now officially the best car in the world! A hearty congratulations from the BCCJ to Jaguar Land Rover for this incredible accomplishment!
In a hall packed full of the world’s media, TV cameras, and ... Read more