J@pan Inc -- Is Your Building Green?

Art-Village-OsakiEnvironmentally friendly office buildings in Tokyo.
By Dylan Robertson

Five years ago, a global facilities manager for a major corporation called me to discuss the relocation of their Tokyo office. After describing the criteria for their desired property, he added, "The building must be environmentally friendly in every way possible. All things green help our corporate image - even the office buildings we occupy." This was the first of many such requests.



JIN-370 -- That's Your Neighbor You're Offending

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T H E J @ P A N I N C N E W S L E T T E R

Commentary on the Week's Business, Technology and Cultural News

Issue No. 370
Friday June 9, 2006 TOKYO

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@@ VIEWPOINT: That's Your Neighbor You're Offending

MMW-98 -- Apple And Microsoft Make News With Mobile Music Deals

On May 13, the "Nihon Keizai Shimbun" reported that Apple Computer and Softbank were working together to develop the first 'iPod' mobile phone in Japan and planned to release the device by the end of this year.

FW-94 -- Frugal Cockroach Killers

Countermeasures against the number one nasty sign of summer.