Darah Phillip, Research Assistant for Sasakawa USA, has published an article on Inkstick Media about Japan and climate change. “Japan’s Chance to Lead on Climate Change,” was published on October 16 and examines the steps Japan could take to establish a global lead in mitigating climate change. Specifically, Philip argues that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should reject burning coal as a source of energy in Japan and abroad, and work to develop and share Japanese technologies and best practices with other nations.
Author: Krista Auchenbach and Daniel Kliman
Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum
Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 16
The great and increasing importance of the cyber domain in strategic competition makes a pressing need for Japan to advance its cyber-security and technology entrepreneurship development. Japan lags behind other major economies in this regard due to particular characteristics of its business environment and a lack of ways to develop talent for key cyber jobs. However, Japan is in a unique position to leverage its existing public-private ties, already tech-savvy population, and the upcoming Tokyo Olympics to develop its cyber and entrepreneurial capacities.
Date: March 24, 2017
Sasakawa USA launched a report addressing the rare metals critical to technologies that are driving economic growth and the green economy. This event brought together several leading experts and industry insiders to discuss a new report on the challenges of identifying resource insecurities and developing strategies to ensure resilient resource supplies.
Date: March 2-3, 2017
This two-day conference jointly hosted by Keio University and Sasakawa USA in Tokyo explored the human talent component of Cybersecurity, focusing on education, training, and use cases while discussing exciting innovative technology and policy.
Tags: admiral dennis blair, bud roth, cyber, cyber threats, cybersecurity, Dennis Blair, education, industry, Japan, keio university, policy, security, Technology, us-japan cooperation, william bud roth, workforce
Date: December 8, 2016
Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record discussion featuring Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, Fellow for Energy and Technology at Sasakawa USA. The event was an opportunity to engage in a candid conversation on the intersection between energy and climate, and mitigation and adaptation in Japan.