ケニア・ツァボでのサステナビリティ活動を支援するため「Robert Walters Group Walks to Kenya」に参加

NEWS Robert Walters Japan raises funds to provide drinking water in Tsavo, Kenya 14 July 2022 On July 8, specialist professional recruitment firm Robert Walters Japan participated in the Robert Walters Group Walks to Kenya fundraiser to help provide a community in Kenya with clean water. With the aim of covering 6,341 miles (the distance from our London HQ to Tsavo, Kenya) within 24 hours, Robert Walters Japan collectively contributed over 850 miles by walking, running or cycling. Robert Walters Japan is committed to remaining a force for good in both our local communities and the wider world, as well. Since 2017, the Group has worked with the Global Angels […]

会頭 サリー・タウンゼンドからのメッセージ

NEWS Message from Chair Sally Townsend 8 July 2022 Dear Members and Friends,   Our community is shocked and saddened by the shooting of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo in Nara today.   Japan’s longest serving Prime Minister and one of the most prominent global leaders of our time, Abe san was held in high regard for his deep commitment towards international diplomacy, and as a true friend to Australia and New Zealand. He will be deeply missed.   It is particularly shocking to hear of such an incident occurring in our peaceful, beloved Japan.   Our sincere thoughts and condolences go to his friends, colleagues and loved ones, especially his […]

Rio Tinto calls for proposals for large-scale wind and solar power in Queensland

NEWS Rio Tinto calls for proposals for large-scale wind and solar power in Queensland 10 June 2022 MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rio Tinto has called for proposals to develop large-scale wind and solar power in Central and Southern Queensland to power its aluminium assets, help meet its climate change ambitions and further encourage renewable development and industry in the region. The approach, which is through a formal market Request for Proposals (RFP), is intended to support the development of multiple new wind and solar power projects that can, in parallel with firming solutions, start supplying power to Rio Tinto’s Gladstone assets through the Queensland grid by 2030. Rio Tinto Aluminium Chief […]

HAPSモバイルとLendlease、 オーストラリアでの成層圏通信プラットフォーム事業の展開を検討する合弁会社を設立 

NEWS SoftBank Corp.’s HAPSMobile and Lendlease establish joint venture to explore HAPS deployment in Australia  27 May 2022 Junichi Miyakawa (left, SoftBank Corp. President & CEO and HAPSMobile President & CEO) and Andrew Gauci (right, Lendlease Managing Director of Japan and Head of Telecoms & Data Infrastructure Asia) commemorate the joint venture at SoftBank Corp. headquarters in Tokyo  TOKYO —SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434, “SoftBank”) subsidiary HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”) and Lendlease Corporation (ASX: LLC) announced they formed a joint venture partnership to explore the deployment of HAPS (High Altitude Platform Station) in Australia. The joint venture, called HAPSMobile Australia Pty Ltd and based in Sydney, was established on April 29, 2022.  […]

Shinka Management to Relaunch Study Missions to Japan Following Pandemic Interruption

NEWS Shinka Management to Relaunch Study Missions to Japan following Pandemic Interruption 4 April 2022 Australia-headquartered Shinka Management has announced a relaunch of its lean manufacturing study mission program in Q4 2022, following a hiatus of over 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company of lean consultants has been operating study tours to Japan since 2007 under the banner of the Lean Japan Tour, hosting participants from over 60 countries to date. The week-long study missions focus on Japanese operations management practices such as lean manufacturing and kaizen improvement culture, which have grown in popularity outside of Japan over recent decades as increasing evidence has emerged of their […]

Rio Tinto joins Japan’s Consortium for Education of Resources Engineering

NEWS Rio Tinto joins Japan’s Consortium for Education of Resources Engineering 18 March 2022 Rio Tinto has joined the Sustainable Resources Engineering Education Consortium, which has been established by the Graduate Schools of Engineering at Hokkaido University and Kyushu University to strengthen and enhance mineral resource development education in Japan. The consortium is based on the Joint Program for Sustainable Resources Engineering, started in 2015 by the two Graduate Schools of Engineering. In 2017, the two universities established Japan’s first joint resource engineering course (Cooperative Program for Resources Engineering, master’s course), which accepted international students from resource-rich countries, exposed Japanese students to overseas internships, and featured lectures from international academics. […]

Herbert Smith Freehills – Japan Australia Investment Report 2021: The Year of Partnerships

NEWS Herbert Smith Freehills – Japan Australia Investment Report 2021: The Year of Partnerships 16 March 2022 Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to present the fifth annual report on Japan-Australia M&A transactions and the prevailing trends driving cross-border investment. In this report, we review the transactions and partnerships from 2021, key drivers for the future, and our predictions for 2022 and beyond. Our report reveals a continued growth in the Japan-Australia investment relationship. The highlight of 2021 is the explosion of new energy partnerships (particularly in hydrogen and ammonia) that involve more Japanese and Australian parties working collectively at a project level than ever seen before, to bring together the […]

JANZ Society: 2022 Australian Ambassador’s Cup Golf Event

NEWS JANZ Society: 2022 Australian Ambassador’s Cup Golf Event 11 March 2022 The JANZ Society would like to invite members and friends to their annual spring golf event, the Australian Ambassador’s Cup. Date: Tuesday 31 May, 2022 Time: 8.45am for 9.00am start. Venue: Taiheiyo Club, Ichihara Course Click here for details. Recent Post 11 Mar 2022 JANZ Society: 2022 Australian Ambassador's Cup Golf Event 09 Mar 2022 ANZCCJ International Women's Day Breakfast 18 Feb 2022 ANZCCJ Membership Renewals 18 Feb 2022 Rio Tinto enters the space race 17 Feb 2022 Welcome to our new website!

ANZCCJ International Women’s Day Breakfast

NEWS ANZCCJ International Women’s Day Breakfast 9 March 2022 Thank you to everyone who joined ANZCCJ in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8! We were delighted to gather face-to-face with members and friends at Conrad Tokyo, marking this important date with a sit-down breakfast and insightful panel discussion.Guest speakers Amy Fischer (Aesop), Melissa Kuwahara (Rakuten), and Dr. Lena Okajima (ALE Co., Ltd) sat down with moderator Gerard Adams (Kyowa Hakko Bio), each sharing their thoughts on the UN’s IWD 2022 theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. The speakers highlighted the role of diversity and inclusion in ensuring businesses’ future sustainability, by not only increasing diverse approaches to problem […]

ANZCCJ Membership Renewals

NEWS ANZCCJ Membership Renewals 18 February 2022 To our members, Thank you as always for your ongoing support of ANZCCJ! As we come to the end of the 2021/22 Financial Year, our annual membership renewal period is also approaching.  Please keep an eye out for future emails outlining the new renewal process and payment instructions. Alongside our recent website upgrade, we are glad to now offer the option for online credit card payments, as well as the existing bank transfer and PayPal methods. Although digital copies of invoices and receipts will be automatically issued, please contact the Secretariat if you wish to receive hard copies via post. Further details regarding […]