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Tokyo 30: Behind the Push to Revamp Work Culture in Japan

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Originally posted on www.bloomberg.com.

This week, leaders from business, government, academia and the press gathered in Tokyo as part of our global newsmaker series for a discussion on the changing foundation and dynamics of working life in Japan.

How a Small Sticker Made a Big Impact on Reducing Carton Waste

by Yuji Suzuki, Manager of Japan Manufacturing Operations
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Think of a large piece of Cisco equipment, like a carrier-class router. Now picture the product’s shipping carton: it’s a side carton that’s over seven feet (2220mm) long. Somewhere in transit, this large carton sustains a visible surface tear.

Now imagine a sticker about the size of a shipping label, and sometimes, even smaller. We call this sticker an “EcoPatch.” We place the EcoPatch over that surface tear.

Lockheed Martin Launches ‘Girls’ Rocketry Challenge’ to Inspire Japan’s Next Generation to Pursue Engineering Careers

First STEM Program in Japan in Partnership with Japan Association of Rocketry
Press Release

TOKYO, October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin has launched a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program designed to enable high school girls to engage in real-life experiments that will reinforce their curiosity and interest in STEM careers.

MetLife Foundation Sponsors Series of Studies on Financial Inclusion in Japan

Research reports published in partnership with Japan NPO Center to help raise awareness and promote initiatives on financial inclusion
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July 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation is proud sponsor of a series of research reports published by Japan NPO Center to help raise awareness and promote initiatives on financial inclusion in Japan.

Sanofi - Good Morning Sanofi - Meet Yukari from Japan

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Meet Yukari, a young employee illustrating intergenerational relationships in the Japanese culture.

 

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Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at the University of Tokyo

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The University of Tokyo

PROGRAM DATES
June 14 - August 10, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Michael Bloomberg Interview: Leading From the Front

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Originally posted on Nikkei.

NEW YORK -- In his second stint as CEO of the company he founded and after 12 years in public office, Michael Bloomberg believes that leading from the front is as applicable in business just as it is in politics.

     In an interview with the Nikkei, he explains how an ability to predict what customers are likely to want in the future has been a key to his company's success.

Meet Amgen Scholar Alumni Jenny Lai

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“This has helped me confirm my decision to strive for an M.D. – Ph.D. as I have seen the way in which research and medicine coincide and reinforce each other.”

Host University: The University of Tokyo
Home University: Harvard University
Amgen Scholar Year: 2015
Major: Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Expected Graduation: 2017

Academic and Professional Ambitions:

What inspired you to major in science?

Matt Winkler: Why the U.S. Gets the Most Out of Cheap Oil

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Originally posted on Bloomberg View.

Cheap oil should be good economic medicine for almost anybody who isn't trying to sell the stuff. Yet only one country has been able to take full advantage of the 14-month collapse in the price of crude: the U.S.

A Closer Look at the Amgen Scholars of 2015

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Admission into the Amgen Scholars Program has become increasingly competitive, attracting talented undergraduates from all over the globe. Now in its ninth year, the Program continues to grow in its visibility and prestige.  

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