Platinum Sponsor

  • Nestlé Japan Ltd.
    Nestlé Japan Ltd.
    Nestlé is the world's largest food and beverage company. It is present in 191 countries around the world, and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for "God Life" of people and their pets throughout their lives.

Gold Sponsors

  • Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
    Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
    Daiwa Securities Group aims to provide the industry's highest quality with high levels of integrity and specialization to become the customer's first choice securities group.
    Under our unity within the group, we provide a broad range of services to various clients.
    At the Daiwa Securities Group, we believe that our role is not only to maintain and develop a fair and dynamic financial market, but also to incorporate a social perspective in finance in order to contribute to building a sustainable society.
    The Daiwa Securities Group promotes methods of investing that take into account corporate social responsibility (CSR), such as its environmental and social initiatives, in addition to financial information.
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
    Hitachi, Ltd.
    Through our Social Innovation Business, which combines advanced IT with infrastructure tecnologies developed over many years, we are delivering solutions to the challenges facing customers and communities throughout the world. Underlying all of our activities is our Mission - contributing to society through the development of superior, original technology and products. By utilizing teamwork and our extensive experience in global markets, all of us at Hitachi intend to play our part in building a vibrant society. Hitachi inspires the next.
  • Philip Morris International
    Philip Morris International
    Philip Morris Japan Limited (PMJ) is the Japanese subsidiary of Philip Morris International, the leading international tobacco company with presence worldwide excluding the United States. PMJ has grown steadily since initiating operations in Japan in 1985. Today, the company is the second largest tobacco company in Japan with approximately 1,950 employees nationwide and a 32.1% share of Japan's tobacco market . Under its corporate vision to “lead the way toward a smoke-free Japan,” the company is committed to promote heat-not-burn product, IQOS, which has “the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking cigarettes.”

Silver Sponsors

  • Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    The umami seasoning AJI-NO-MOTO® was first commercialized in the world in 1909 based on Dr. Kikunae Ikeda's research on umami conducted in the hope to improve the nation's nutritional status. Since its foundation, the Ajinomoto Group has always focused on solving social issues through business activities. Today, we name the creation of economic values by solving social issues through our business ASV (Ajinomoto Group Creating Shared Value), and we aim to become a “genuine global specialty company” through ASV.
  • INTAGE Inc.
    INTAGE Inc.
    INTAGE Inc. is a long-time specialist in marketing, consumer panel and retail tracking research.
    Together with the INTAGE Group entities, the company harnesses its research, data collection & analysis,and system solution technologies to partner with clients in a broad range of industries, deliver strategic insights, and provide the actionable intelligence needed for their management and marketing decision-making processes in Japan, throughout Asia and around the world.
  • OMRON Corporation
    OMRON Corporation
    Since 1959, when OMRON established its corporate motto that underscored our mission “To improve lives and contribute to a better society,” we have remained committed to solving social issues through our businesses. To further practice our corporate principles, we have incorporated our goals for sustainability into OMRON's medium-term management plan launched in 2017. By creating innovations through technological evolution centered on “Sensing & Control + Think,” we will continue to help build a sustainable society.
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
    Suntory Holdings Limited
    Suntory Group's Mission "To create harmony with people and nature" is outlined in our corporate philosophy. This mission is the unchanging foundation of the Suntory Group that contributes to crating more affluent lifestyles while simultaneously realizing constant harmony with society and the beautiful global environment by delivering the highest quality products and services to customers around the world. We will always strive for further innovation with the goal of becoming a "Growing for Good" company that realizes a sustainable and vibrant society while continually creating new value.
  • Caesars Entertainment Corporation
    Caesars Entertainment Corporation
    Caesars Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: CZR) is a global leader in the gaming, hospitality, MICE and live entertainment industries. Since its founding in 1937, Caesars has accumulated 80 years of experience in gaming resort operations, innovative development, and community contributions, and today has the largest IR property network with nearly 50 hotels, resorts and casinos worldwide. Caesars' 60,000 employees welcome over 100 million guests per year to its IRs which host superstar headliners Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez and Backstreet Boys as well as celebrity chefs Guy Savoy, Gordon Ramsay and Nobu Matsuhisa. Caesars has a dedicated team of over 2,000 MICE professionals supporting over 20,000 meetings, conferences and events per year. Widely-recognized as the responsible gaming pioneer for having established the industry's first responsible gaming program in the 1980s, Caesars is proud of its track record of operating with the highest standards of integrity and setting the industry's standards for corporate social responsibility. Caesars is committed to partnering with Japanese organizations to realize a uniquely Japanese Entertainment Resort.
  • Takenaka Corporation
    Takenaka Corporation
    Takenaka Corporation is one of Japan's so−called super general contractors.
    With over 400 years since its foundation in 1610, Takenaka is improving building methods and technologies by the traditional design−build contract method, but the company also responds to the requirements for sophistication and diversification in contemporary architecture by incorporating leading−edge technologies.

Bronze Sponsors

    ITO EN is a comprehensive beverage company that develops healthy and prosperous living proposals to our customers, with a focus on tea leaf-related business and beverage-related business. ITO EN will continue to step up its measures for becoming a “Global Tea Company” based on the management principle of “Always Putting the Customer First” by achieving innovation and value creation. We will strive to enhance its corporate value and achieve sustainable growth.
    Founded in June 1957. Main line of its business is manufacturing and marketing of Digital Consumer Products such as Timepieces, Electronic Dictionaries, Calculators, Label Printers, Electronic Musical Instruments, Digital Cameras and System Products such as Handheld Terminals, Cash Registers, Office Computers, Page Printers and Data Projectors.
  •  KOKUYO Co., Ltd.
    KOKUYO Co., Ltd.
    The company name KOKUYO which means “the honor of the country” also contains the determination of the founder who aimed for becoming the honor of his hometown, Etchu Province. Based on the aspiration to honor the country and using the experience and knowledge accumulated over 100 years, KOKUYO aims to become a company that provides products and services contributing to the evolution of workers’ and learners’ intellectual activities.
  • Sun Messe Co., Ltd.  / Five Cs, Inc.
    Sun Messe Co., Ltd. / Five Cs, Inc.
    Sun Messe Co., Ltd., offering an integrated production structure from planning and design to printing and binding, has partnered with Five Cs, Inc., bringing a wealth of experience and expertise in planning and support for international communication material in the IR and CSR fields.
    Together, Sun Messe and Five Cs offer a wide range of solutions for corporate communications that incorporate the latest trends in Japan and around the world, a one-stop service for consulting, branding, PR design, content design, and the planning and creation of a wide range of corporate tools.
  • Showcase-TV Inc.
    Showcase-TV Inc.
    We want to make the Internet easier to use.
    We want to make it more friendly to everyone.
    From this very basic aspiration, we have built a bold corporate philosophy which can be summarized by our ultimate motto :
    "Creating a wealthy and abundant Internet".
  • EY Japan
    EY Japan
  • Sprasia, Inc.
    Sprasia, Inc.
    Sprasia Inc. is the company that uses IT to support the essential ”Creation" to "Development" stages for business startups by providing Offshore Resources, Development Platforms and Marketing.
    At SB2018, with our theme of "Co-creation that Accelerates Innovation", We will introduce the 3 IT services that realize Real Networking, Branding, Shared Resource and examples of such initiatives.
  • salesforce.com
    salesforce.com Co., Ltd.
    Salesforce is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM), helping companies connect with their customers in a whole new way. The Salesforce Customer Success Platform includes industry-leading services spanning sales, service, marketing, commerce, communities, collaboration and industries, all on a single trusted cloud platform. Barron's Ranks Salesforce Number Two on its List of 100 Most Sustainable Companies. Also, we transformed philanthropy with the 1-1-1 integrated philanthropy model when we started Salesforce.
    Dentsu Inc. provides a diverse range of services befitting a solution-building partner with the ability to address various client issues, including management, business activities and marketing plans, at both the corporate and organizational levels. Dentsu extends its activities to serve societal needs, and strives to support innovation within society as a whole.
  • Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
    Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
  • Coca-Cola (Japan) Company, Limited
    Coca-Cola (Japan) Company, Limited
    Making a difference in the world through the RTD beverage business has always been at the center of Coca-Cola system values. Our activity ranges from providing a wide selection of beverages in every category in packages for every consumer need and lifestyle, mitigating our environmental impact, supporting our communities, and providing a workplace where our people can grow. With these initiatives, we keep sustainability at the core of everything we do to ensure growth for our communities and our business together.
  • Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd.
    Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd.
    Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas (Head office: France) is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC).
    With approximately 73,000 employees at 1,400 offices and laboratories in 140 countries, Bureau Veritas is delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.
  • Fujitsu Limited
    Fujitsu Limited
    "Through our constant pursuit of innovation, the Fujitsu Group aims to contribute to the creation of a networked society that is rewarding and secure, bringing about a prosperous future that fulfills the dreams of people throughout the world." — this is our corporate vision. We aim to realize it by continuing to accelerate our efforts in innovation while working together with our customers to harness the new power of ICT to transform their businesses and help to solve social issues.
  • The Bridgestone Corporation
    The Bridgestone Corporation
    The Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world's largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.
    Based on a sales partnership agreement with the Cooperativa Agrícola Mista de Tomé-Açu, FRUTA FRUTA was founded in 2002 as an advocate for unigue marketing strategy specialized for Agroforestry. Driven by our corporate philosophy of "Live in harmony with nature", we market mainly our own Amazon fruits juice products harnessing the diversity of agroforestry, and also supply raw materials such as fruits puree and cacao beans to manufacturers in many fields. Our goal is to establish a business model in which economic activitiy can be a driving force to replenish the devastated natural resources.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
    MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo, MUFG is a global network with 2,300 offices in over 50 countries and regions. The Group has over 140,000 employees and about 300 entities, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. Through close partnerships among our operating companies, the Group aims to “be the world's most trusted financial group”, flexibly responding to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.
  • Minna Denryoko Inc.
    Minna Denryoku Inc.
    Minna-Denryoku, Inc. is a start-up company offering new types of power supply. Now anyone can generate electricity by the easy use of renewable energy. We work as the "social energy company" and develop a P2P energy platform, an intermediary between generators and consumers of electricity. We create new value and services by consumers to each other in the field of electricity.


  • Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan
    Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan
  • Action against Child Exploitation(ACE Japan)
    Action against Child Exploitation(ACE Japan)
  • Friends of the Earth Japan
    Friends of the Earth Japan
  • Alterna Co., Ltd.
    Alterna Co., Ltd.
  • Alterna Research Institute
    Alterna Research Institute
  • Global Compact Network Japan
    Global Compact Network Japan
  • CSO Network Japan
    CSO Network Japan
  • WWF Japan
    WWF Japan
  • Japan Ethical Initiative
    Japan Ethical Initiative
  • Japan Sustainable Investment Forum
    Japan Sustainable Investment Forum
  • The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan
    The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan
  • Japan Fundraising Association
    Japan Fundraising Association
  • Japan Philanthropic Association
    Japan Philanthropic Association
  • Japan Marketing Academy
    Japan Marketing Academy
  • National Council of Shizensaibai-Party
    National Council of Shizensaibai-Party
  • Fairtrade Label Japan
    Fairtrade Label Japan
  • Platinum Society Network
    Platinum Society Network
  • Plan International Japan
    Plan International Japan
  • General Incorporated Association More Trees
    General Incorporated Association More Trees
  • Response Ability, Inc.
    Response Ability, Inc.

Media partners

  • Hrpro
  • keiei pro
    keiei pro
  • ethica
  • Enviroment Forum
    Enviroment Forum
  • Humanity Forum
    Humanity Forum
  • COURRiER Japon
    COURRiER Japon
  • JBpress
  • Tojo-Engine
  • Be inspired!
    Be inspired!
  • MATCHA Inc.
    MATCHA Inc.
  • Alterna
  • alternaS

Special Thanks

  • Networking Break
    hosted by
  • Networking Reception
    hosted by
  • Drink
    ITO EN
  • Sustainable Dish
    supported by
  • Refreshment
    Ben & Jerry's
  • Airline
    suppported by
  • Giveaway
    hosted by
    Chuetsu pulp
  • Researched
  • Translation Service
    supported by
    KY Trade
Sustainable Brands 2018 Tokyo