Webinar on Purpose Management by Companies for the SDGs

The SDG-UP and the SDGs Corporate Strategy Forum will host a series of three online seminars on business purpose management with university students.

- Asia/Tokyo

There has been growing interest in the concept of purpose management, through which companies are managed based on their raison d’etre (purpose). The UNU SDG–Universities Platform (SDG-UP) and the SDGs Corporate Strategy Forum are co-hosting a series of three online seminars for companies to share and discuss their own purpose management with university students.

The first session in the series will be held on 19 October 2021, 16:00-17:30 (JST). Participation is free and open to all.






Other Sessions

  • The second session: 17 November 2021, 16:00-17:30 (JST)

Speaker: Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. and Lion Corporation

A Q&A session will follow the presentations.

  • The third session: 16 December 2021, 16:00-17:30 (JST)

Speaker: Fast Retailing Co., Ltd

Special Roundtable Discussion:

Takeshi Ito (Professor, Social Solutions Initiative, Osaka University)

Taikan Oki (Chairperson, SDG Corporate Strategy Forum; Senior Advisor, UNU)

Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi (Chair, SDG–Universities Platform; Director, UNU-IAS)

A Q&A session will follow the roundtable discussion.




To participate in this webinar please register in advance.

Flyer for this event is available to download, here.

Please note that the event will be held in Japanese only, with no interpretation provided.

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