We are pleased to share with you a selection of our most recent articles.
Event Report: Mainstreaming Gender Lens Investing in Northeast Asia
Ms. Ayaka Matsuno, Director of the Gender Investment and Innovation Program at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, participated as a panelist in the “Northeast Asia Social Investment Summit 2021,” organized by Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN). This session covered the present state of Gender Lens Investing (GLI) in both public and private markets in the Northeast Asia along with good practices for GLI entry. Continue reading »
Event Report: Building Back Better by Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
Women entrepreneurs are reportedly finding it more difficult to access marketplaces and funding as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. What kind of help does "Building Back Better" require from entrepreneur support organizations and investors for women entrepreneurs? Continue reading »
Note: These articles were originally published in Japanese in November 2021.
Defense Diplomacy of Japan
Japan is accelerating its engagements with like-minded countries through defense diplomacy, or cooperation using assets of national defense authorities and armed forces in peacetime to create an environment that supports foreign policy and security objectives. This three-part publication series examines the use of defense diplomacy by Japan's Ground, Maritime, and Air Self-Defense Forces.
SPF China Observer: Current State of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant and Concerns Going Forward
In this fourth session of the FY 2022 program, using satellite imagery, we analyzed the current situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and discussed potential concerns. Watch here »