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Circular Yokohama contributes article to e-Book “INTERSECTING Vol. 8”

  • On 2022年6月20日
Circular Yokohama has contributed an article to the e-Book “INTERSECTING Vol. 8,” released in May 2022. INTERSECTING was launched by the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ) and the Global Solutions Initiative to bring together and disseminate initiatives that approach cross-sectoral and strategic solutions to the world’s complex social issues. GIZ is a German government-funded corporation […]
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Harch holds annual partner gathering

  • On 2022年6月13日
Hello, this is Sugiyama from Harch. Inc. Our primary business is publishing valuable information via the internet. Our outsourcing staff play an indispensable role in consistently distributing more than 500 articles per month on each web media we own. We have more than 150 outsourcing staff and call them “partners.” Their work varies from writing, […]
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AAR Japan site published article regarding donation from Harch

  • On 2022年5月31日
The website for Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) has published an article regarding donations that Harch made to the organization. AAR Japan was started in 1979 in Japan with the aim of supporting Indochina refugees. The organization has expanded its support to over 65 countries and region, while widening its areas and […]
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Event report released for “Convertech Expo 2022 / Meaningful Innovation for Materials” at Harch Representative Yu Kato appeared

  • On 2022年5月20日
MTRL (Material), a team specialized in business development support based on materials, technology development and cutting-edge research, released an event report for its talk session that it planned and conducted at Convertech Expo 2022. The expo focuses on technology and materials for processing raw materials, including film sheets, paper and cardboard. Harch Representative Yu Kato […]
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Circular Economy Hub begins content partnership with GreenBiz to provide global advanced knowledge in Japanese

  • On 2022年5月17日
Harch manages web media businesses with the concept of “Publishing a better future.” Circular Economy Hub, our specialized platform on the circular economy (*), has entered a content partnership with GreenBiz, a major sustainability media company located in California in the United States. The aim of this partnership is to expand highly specialized content related […]
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Circular Yokohama supports circular design project at Kanagawa University

  • On 2022年4月21日
Circular Yokohama has been working on a circular design project with Prof. Doyo’s Lab at the Kanagawa University since December 2021. In the lab, thirteen students studied the circular economy and digital fabrication. Circular Yokohama mainly supports their product creation that adopts the circular design concept. On March 29th, Prof. Doyo and his students held […]
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Zenbird to host online event “Japanese Tea Ceremony and Sustainability”

  • On 2022年4月5日
Zenbird aims to connect with readers and be a helpful platform for them to live better, more enriched lives through the community. We plan to offer opportunities to deepen understanding and experience sustainable ideas that are unique to Japan. In that regard, our second media event is coming up on April 21, live from Nara, […]
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Circular Economy Hub and REVOLVE Circular released Japanese version of global survey initiative “Imagine Circularity”

  • On 2022年3月25日
Circular Economy Hub is pleased to announce an official partnership with REVOLVE Circular (Viena, Austria, CEO: Sören Bauer), a non-profit organization that works to raise awareness on the circular economy with constructive journalism. In the official partnership, Circular Economy Hub participates in the world’s first global circular economy perception survey “Imagine Circularity.” On March 15, […]
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Event report published for “New links and business possibilities that realize circular economy”

  • On 2022年2月21日
An event report has been published for the online seminar “New links and business possibilities that realize the circular economy” held by Dentsu Japan Network Sustainability Development Office and Dentsu Japan Team SDGs. Harch Representative Yu Kato participated in this event, along with the top people of companies making circular economy efforts for future links […]
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Circular Economy Hub will hold 11th session of online study program Circular X “Circular Economy and Marketing”

  • On 2022年2月18日
Circular Economy Hub has been holding a monthly series called “Circular X” since April 27th, 2021. The series is an online study program where participants can learn about the future image of the circular economy, which is spreading through various industries and areas. ※For complete program summary click here 11th session theme “Circular Economy and […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD Business Design Lab will hold an online event “Carbon neutral strategies to revitalize local economy”

  • On 2022年2月4日
IDEAS FOR GOOD Business Design Lab will hold an online event regarding connections between the local economy and corporations centered on decarbonization. The event will include discussions from the perspectives of both local areas and corporations and is titled “Carbon neutral strategies to revitalize local economy.” As corporate actions to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD & Circular Economy Hub will hold online event featuring Europe’s top sustainable circular cities

  • On 2022年1月31日
IDEAS FOR GOOD and Circular Economy Hub will hold an online event titled “On the front lines of urban development in Europe’s sustainable circular cities: Amsterdam, London and Paris.” The event delivers firsthand information regarding the latest trends in Europe’s sustainable circular cities from members who currently reside there. Europe has been ahead of Japan […]
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Circular Economy Hub launches podcast “Circular Dialogue”

  • On 2022年1月13日
Circular Economy Hub (below, CEHub), which is a specialized platform run by Harch about the circular economy, has started a podcast called “Circular Dialogue.” “Circular Dialogue” plans to deliver information on the circular economy from various perspectives through dialogues and guest interviews by CEHub editors. In addition to dialogues that will deepen understanding of domestic […]
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Circular Yokohama – Harch enters into agreement to promote the circular economy through Living Lab

  • On 2021年12月23日
Harch has entered into an agreement with Yokohama City, Yokohama Living Lab Support Office (Representative Director: Yuki Kawahara) and Yokohama Community Design Lab (Representative Directors: Yuki Sugiura and Yuka Mori). The agreement is to promote the circular economy by a public-private partnership through Living Lab. The agreement aims to contribute to the realization of a […]
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Harch launches Life Hugger web magazine that supports sustainable lifestyles

  • On 2021年12月22日
On December 1st 2021, Harch started a new web magazine for supporting sustainable lifestyles called “Life Hugger.” Harch manages digital media operations and sustainability support business with the concept of “Publishing a Better Future.” Magazine Development Background Life Hugger’s predecessor, web media “Kajifull,” introduced housework ideas that are useful for our daily lives, as media […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD / Circular Economy Hub – Harch Representative Yu Kato participates in feedback session for Global Award Show for Circular Economy Designs “crQlr Awards”

  • On 2021年12月21日
Harch Representative Yu Kato participated in a feedback session for the crQlr Awards, which are held by FabCafe Global and Loftwork. The crQlr Awards were held as the first awards show in Japan that gathers projects and ideas that design circular economies. The feedback session was related to the awards show. It was a discussion […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD Participates as Producer for All 4 Installments of JSURP Urban Development College “How do you design cities in the circular economy? ~Learning Global Trends and Local Implementation~”

  • On 2021年11月30日
Harch Representative Yu Kato is participating in “How do you design cities in the circular economy? ~Learning Global Trends and Local Implementation~” a continuing online event, which will be held from December by JSURP Urban Development College. This school is run by the Japan Society of Urban and Regional Planners. Guests at this event are […]
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Representative Kato’s article published in Women’s Health “I Like Running but I Didn’t Know, Inconvenient Truth About Environmental Problems and Sportswear”

  • On 2021年11月26日
An interview article Harch Representative Yu Kato wrote was published in the fitness and lifestyle media magazine “Women’s Health,” which is enjoyed by readers in 54 countries worldwide. The article is titled “I Like Running but I Didn’t Know, Inconvenient Truth About Environmental Problems and Sportswear” Women’s Health posts information throughout the year, mainly focused […]
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Circular Economy Hub Holds November 9th Online Event “Marketing and Creative in the Circular Economy Era ~Roles and Possibilities Expected by the Advertising and Creative Industries.”

  • On 2021年11月25日
On November 9th, Circular Economy Hub held the online event “Marketing and Creative in the Circular Economy Era ~Roles and Possibilities Expected by the Advertising and Creative Industries~.” At this event, participants discovered roles and possibilities taken on by the creative industry in the circular economy era, together with those in the creative industry, which […]
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Harch holds “Stakeholder Meeting for Good 2021”

  • On 2021年11月16日
On October 21st, Harch held its first stakeholder meeting, titled “Stakeholder Meeting for Good 2021.” Harch’s mission is “Publishing a better future.” Every day we manage web media and work on sustainability support projects for corporations and local governments. When aiming to realize our mission, we thought it would be beneficial if we could introduce […]
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Circular Yokohama – Harch Representative Kato participated in online event “Yokohama Startups 2021 Vol.4 ‘Circular Economies and DX: Designing the Future of Food’” on September 29

  • On 2021年10月8日
Harch’s Representative Yu Kato participated in the online event “Yokohama Startups 2021 Vol.4 ‘Circular Economies and DX: Designing the Future of Food.’” The event was held on September 29th and hosted by Kannai Innovation Initiative, Co., Ltd. Yokohama Startups 2021 has been held as a talk event from August 2021. The purpose of the event […]
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Circular Economy Hub starts contents collaboration with Dutch company Metabolic

  • On 2021年10月7日
Harch handles website projects with the concept of “Publishing a better future.” Among them, Circular Economy Hub, is our specialized platform focused on the circular economy.* We have recently started content collaboration with Metabolic, an Amsterdam, Netherlands based thinktank that provides specialized consulting about the circular economy. This is with the aim of delivering readers […]
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Zenbird – Zenbird Brand Studio launched in September 2021, a service that supports sustainable branding for corporations that aim to expand overseas

  • On 2021年10月5日
Harch handles website projects with the concept of “Publishing a better future.” We have established a sustainable branding support service for corporations on our English media site Zenbird, and from September 2021, we have begun offering English translation services as well as English article creation services. Background of service launch There are many Japanese corporations […]
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Circular Economy Hub holds 6th session of online study program Circular X, “Circular Economy and Communities”

  • On 2021年9月16日
Circular Economy Hub has been holding a monthly series called Circular X since April 27th, 2021. The theme for the 6th session is “Circular Economy and Community” Efforts based on the idea of the circular economy have become more widespread. These include SDGs Future Cities, as well as sustainable urban development that progresses with regional […]
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Zenbird cohosts Climate Change solution talk with su-re.co and Green School Bali

  • On 2021年9月13日
Zenbird Media will be cohosting a talk about climate change together with Indonesia’s su-re.co and Green School Bali on 16 September 2021 (Postponed to 14 October). The topic will be “Traditional Knowledge and Technology in facing Climate Change,” and will see speakers from each organization sharing solutions from Indonesia and Japan. The announcement of the […]
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Harch joins SBTi (Science Base Targets initiative)

  • On 2021年9月8日
Harch has joined the SBTi (Science Based Targets initiative). The SBT is an objective for reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases from companies, according to the standards of the Paris Agreement. In 2015 the Paris Agreement set the goal of preventing keeping the average temperature of the post-industrial revolution world within 1.5 to 2 degrees. […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD and Circular Economy Hub become media partners with “clQlr Awards”

  • On 2021年8月27日
Circular Economy Hub has become media partners with “crQlr Awards” (Circular Awards), the first awards in Japan that recruit projects and ideas that design circular economies. It is held by FabCafe Global and Loftwork, Inc. Circular designs are indispensable to the realization of circular economies. In order to put these designs into practice, existing practical […]
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Circular Economy Hub holds Circular X 4th session “Circular Economy DX”

  • On 2021年8月20日
Circular Economy Hub has been holding a monthly series called Circular X since April 27th, 2021. The topic for the 4th session of Circular X, which was held on July 27th, was “Circular Economies and Digital Transformation.” We invited three speakers for the event day: Mr. Riichi Yamada, who serves as Head of the Innovation […]
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Circular Yokohama – Representative Kato participates in online event “Renewable Energy City Forum ‘Yokohama City’s Future Accelerated with Decarbonization Law’”

  • On 2021年8月13日
Harch’s Representative Yu Kato participated in the online event “Renewable Energy City Forum ‘Yokohama City’s Future Accelerated with Decarbonization Law.’” The event was held by Yokohama Living Lab Support Office to look towards the building of a decarbonized society. The event was held as a law for the formation of a decarbonized society in Yokohama […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD – Starts posting articles on DO!NUTS TOKYO

  • On 2021年8月12日
IDEAS FOR GOOD, a web magazine run by Harch which gathers social good ideas from all over the world, has started posting articles on DO!NUTS TOKYO as a content partner. DO!NUTS TOKYO is a platform launched by Tokyo Prefecture and the Sustainable Lifestyle TOKYO Executive Committee (Chairperson: Hiroshi Komiyama, who serves as Chairman of the […]
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Zenbird – 7/9 Collaboration course with Harch “Searching for a Sustainable Society with English” held at Meisei High School

  • On 2021年8月10日
On July 9th, Harch held a course in collaboration with Meisei High School in Tokyo Prefecture’s Fuchu City. At Meisei High School they are having year round learning on solving regional issues, mainly using their comprehensive study time, during school hours, so that the whole school can contribute to SDG targets. This is based on […]
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New editing staff organization for Harch operated media

  • On 2021年8月6日
Harch Co.,Ltd. will be starting its 7th year from July 2021. We are changing our editing staff organization as follows for parts of Harch operated media. ● Circular Yokohama: New Editor in Chief (Head of Operations) Momoko Takita ● English Hub: New Co-Editors in Chief Asahi Shizume Asako Yamamoto ●IDEAS FOR GOOD: New Editor in […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD – Event report published for “From ‘All’ to ‘Whole.’ Learn from Companies that Continue for 100 Years, Circular and Sustainable Organizational Design” in which Harch Representative Yu Kato participated

  • On 2021年7月27日
The event report for “From ‘All’ to ‘Whole.’ Learn from Companies that Continue for 100 Years, Circular and Sustainable Organizational Design” an online event hosted by DESIGN WEEK KYOTO on February 27th, has been published. The event covered the topic of “Making Organizations with Circular Sustainability.” It was made up of 2 parts, in which […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD – Event report published for “Making a Preparation Room for a Well Being Society~ Jointly Created Regenerative Design Teams Required by Companies” in which Harch Representative Yu Kato participated

  • On 2021年7月26日
Loftwork, Inc. held an event on June 2nd titled “Making a Preparation Room for a Well Being Society~ Jointly Created Regenerative Design Teams Required by Companies.” The report for this event has been published. The event was the 3rd installment in the series “Democratizing the Commons.” Harch’s Representative Yu Kato appeared in Session 1. He […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD- Representative Kato participating in online event “The basics of the Circular Economy and current examples, future outlook and guiding principles for corporate activities” on September 10

  • On 2021年7月19日
Harch’s Representative Yu Kato will participate in an online event held on September 10th by Johokiko co., Ltd. The event is called “The basics of the Circular Economy and current examples, future outlook and guiding principles for corporate activities.” Circular economies are currently receiving a lot of attention worldwide. However, what exactly is a circular […]
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Circular Yokohama – Representative Kato participates in online event “#Otagai Hama Discussion: Yokohama’s circular future born from evolution thinking”

  • On 2021年6月18日
Evolution thinking is a way of thought for demonstrating the creativity within all of us, which hints at the evolution of living things. This thinking gives birth to creative ideas through the two processes of mutation and adaptation going back and forth several times. These processes are common in the evolution of all living things. […]
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Circular Economy Hub starts posting articles on Forbes JAPAN

  • On 2021年6月8日
Circular Economy Hub, a circular economy focused media site run by Harch, has started posting articles on Forbes JAPAN as a content partner from June of this year. Forbes JAPAN is the Japanese edition of the global economic magazine. It posts worldwide news regarding business, rankings, technology, leadership, entrepreneurship, lifestyle, investing and finance. Circular Economy […]
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Harch announces participation in Renewable Energy 100 Declaration RE Action

  • On 2021年5月27日
Harch is aiming to become a sustainable company for people, society and the environment. In terms of the environment, we are aiming to realize, and continue being, carbon neutral. As one part of these efforts, we have announced our participation in Renewable Energy 100 Declaration RE Action. ※Carbon neutral refers to the state of the […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD Business Design Lab starts offering “Circular Design Sprint”intensive workshop aimed at businesses for learning Circular Design thought

  • On 2021年5月10日
Harch has begun offering an intensive workshop called Circular Design Sprint, which is aimed at businesses in order for them to learn circular economy thought, which is essential for the shift to a circular economy. The workshops have begun from April 2021. Harch (based in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, CEO: Yu Kato) runs IDEAS FOR GOOD […]
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[Circular Economy Hub] Circular X online study program started April 27th with 12 sessions in total. Program searches for the future image of circular economies

  • On 2021年4月30日
Circular Economy Hub is holding a monthly series called Circular X from April 27th, 2021. The study program will help users learn about the future image of circular economies, which are spreading in every industry and region. Circular X program purpose and background 2020 could be called the first year of circular economies in Japan, […]
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“Circular Yokohama” receives standard qualification from Yokohama SDGs certification system Y-SDGs

  • On 2021年4月22日
Harch, which runs Circular Yokohama, has received standard rank certification as a second time certified business of the Yokohama City SDGs Certification System Y-SDGs. Circular Yokohama is a media site dedicated to accelerating circular economies within the city. The Y-SDGs are a certification system which aims for the transition to sustainable management and operations of […]
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Circular Economy Hub: Launch of “Circular Economy Hub” Paid Membership Service, a Circular Economy Specialized Platform for Accelerating Business for a Carbon-Free Society

  • On 2021年4月20日
Harch launched a new service on April 1st, 2021 on its “Circular Economy Hub,” a specialized platform focused on circular economies. The aim of the service is to promote business models where the economy and the circulation of natural resources can coexist as well as match organizations involved in related work. *Circular Economy refers to […]
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[IDEAS FOR GOOD] CEO Yu Kato made an appearance in “’The future of prosperous cities’ as thought of through Doughnut Economics”

  • On 2021年4月7日
The SCI-Japan webinar series C, “Thinking of the Well-Being of Regions and Citizens” is held by the general incorporated association Smart City Institute. Harch CEO Yu Kato made an appearance in the March 25th installment, titled “’The future of prosperous cities’ as thought through Doughnut Economics.” During the webinar, Kato along with other participants deepened […]
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Opening of IDEAS FOR GOOD X Mitsubishi Estate Collaboration Exhibit Project “IDEAS FOR GOOD Museum in MEC”

  • On 2021年4月1日
Harch Inc., which runs IDEAS FOR GOOD, is collaborating with Mitsubishi Estate Company CO., LTD. (Tokyo Prefecture Chiyoda City, President and CEO: Junichi Yoshida) on a new exhibition corner which utilizes office space. IDEAS FOR GOOD is a magazine with ideas from around the world for creative solutions to solve societal problems. Project Background Climate […]
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Circular Yokohama – An article about Circular Economy Plus School’s events published in February edition of Hamakaze Shimbun

  • On 2021年3月16日
The February local editions of the Hamakaze Shimbun for Yokohama’s Naka and Nishi Wards published an article with event information for Circular Economy Plus School. This edition of the newspaper was published on February 19th, 2021. The Hamakaze Shimbun was founded in 1977 and is a local community newspaper in Kanagawa Prefecture for Yokohama, Yokosuka […]
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IDEAS FOR GOOD – Erika Tomiyama of the IDEAS FOR GOOD Editorial Department will appear at March 20th Online Event “Journalism X 2021 – Breaking Journalism Barriers during the Coronavirus Pandemic”

  • On 2021年3月9日
Erika Tomiyama, who works at the editorial department for IDEAS FOR GOOD, will appear at the online event “Journalism X 2021 ? Breaking Journalism Barriers during the Coronavirus Pandemic.” The event will be held on March 20th along with the start of public recruitment for the Second Journalism X Awards. The Journalism X Awards is […]
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Circular Yokohama – Harch CEO Yu Kato participating in “Course for Writers Connecting People and Cities (Beginner) Yokohama Keizai Shimbun Media College Volume 1” as an Instructor

  • On 2021年2月18日
The news site Yokohama Keizai Shimbun (Economic Newspaper), which is run by Yokohama Community Design Lab, will be holding a writer development course called “Course for Writers Connecting People and Cities (Beginner) Yokohama Keizai Shimbun Media College Volume 1” for a total of 6 sessions from February 9th to March 23rd. Representative Kato will participate […]
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Zenbird to launch news distribution to a blockchain-based media platform STEEMIT

  • On 2019年10月3日
Articles of Zenbird, an online magazine which spreads social good ideas from Japan, now can be read on Steemit. Steemit is a blockchain-based blogging and social network that rewards its users with the digital token for posting and reviewing content. It has attracted worldwide attention, providing new revenue for media business without depending on advertising […]
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