July 17, 2018  Final Pitch Performed by Students

Throughout the semester, students had been working on developing their own business ideas to contribute to the […]

July 2, 2018 Lecture by Mr. Tetsuo Kondo, Director of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Representation Office in Tokyo

The lecture was conducted on the role of the private sector in the context of SDGs, and updated information ab […]

June 25, 2018 Lectures by Mr. Tamaoki from Office of Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation at (SACI) Kyoto University & Mr. Ryosuke Gonotsubo, Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co., Ltd. (Kyoto-iCAP)

The lecture was conducted on what Kyoto University offers researchers by through endowed or invested funds and […]

June 11, 2018 Lecture by Mr. Ryan Ross, Chief Innovation Officer of Halcyon Incubator

The lecture was conducted on the current trend of “social entrepreneurship,” as well as “Hal […]

June 4, 2018 Lecture by Ms. Mari Kuraishi, Co-Founder & President of GlobalGiving

Ms. Kuraishi discussed the crowd-funding concept and the effort behind it. She also shared her story about lea […]

May 28, 2018 Lectures and Panel Discussion by Mr. Ken Isono, Founder & Representative Director, Shizen Energy Inc. and Ms. Akiko Naka, founder & CEO, Wantedly

Mr. Isono and Ms. Naka discussed what their companies are about, and what motivated them to start their own bu […]

May 21, 2018 Lecture by Ms. Annette Dixon, Vice President for Human Development, World Bank Group

Ms. Annette Dixon discussed how the World Bank Group works with governments around the world addressing Sustai […]

May 15, 2018 Lecture by Dr. Sachiko Kuno, Graduate School of Management

Halcyon Incubator helps social entrepreneurs transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures. […]

May 7, 2018 Lecture by Mr. Charles Bedford, Managing Directore for Asia Pacific Region, The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is one of the largest NGOs in the area of environment and conservation, focusing […]

April 16 & 23, 2018 Lecture by Associate Professor Akiko Murai

Ms. Akiko Murai, leadership coach and formally a talent and leadership development expert at the World Bank Gr […]