Tokyo Portcity Takeshiba
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Sustainable Business Award 2023
Tokyo Portcity Takeshiba
Port Hall (Office Tower 1F)
1-7-1 Kaigan, Minato-ku
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For AHK Japan Members and their guests: 7,000 yen (tax excluded) | For non-members: 10,000 yen (tax excluded)
22.11.2023 · 17:00
22.11.2023 · 21:00
AHK Japan supports the SDGs

WE ARE ONE - for sustainable business, for a sustainable future


WE ARE ONE - for sustainable business, for a sustainable future -
Under this slogan we organizinged the second edition of our Sustainable Business Award on November 22, 2023.

Within the German-Japanese business community, many of our member companies are taking various initiatives to develop sustainable business. In two categories with different perspectives, companies with particularly outstanding initiatives were selected and awarded by a panel of experts. The aim of the ceremony was, to introduce progressive and more sustainable businesses and initiatives to a wider audience and to increase their visibility.

The WE ARE ONE Partner companies, which supported the awards, presented their sustainable businesses and initiatives at a booths at the venue. 


Category 1: Sustainable Business Award

Sustainable Products, Production, Solutions and Services 
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Category 2: Sustainable Community Award

Sustainable Products, Production, Solutions and Services 
OYESS Beauty GmbH

Audience Award

Voted for life by the audience at the day of the ceremony.
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  • Certificate
  • Presenting winning application on stage at award ceremony
  • Introduction to relevant Japanese ministries
  • Networking opportunity at the main event
  • Featuring in AHK media (Website, SNS, Newsletters etc.)



Dr. Laura Blecken | Head of Programs, German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) Tokyo/ Deputy Director, DAAD Tokyo

New Media

Takahisa Taniguchi | Sustainability Influencer

Experts from the Industry

Junichi Yonezu | Country Representative/ President & CEO, LANXESS K.K./ LANXESS Solutions Japan Ltd.
Tim Phelps | Regional Manager Asia, SurTec MMC Japan K.K.

Keynote Speech

Kohei Sakata | Country Division Head for North East Asia (Japan and Korea), Bayer CropScience K.K.


Dr. Carolina Kawakubo | Regional Marketing Strategy Manager, Henkel Japan Ltd. / Vice President, AHK Japan

WE ARE ONE-Partner 2023


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Felix von Helden

Felix von Helden

Head of Department
Member Relations