Yokohama City’s “Y-SDGs” certification system for SMEs receives award from Minister
by New York Office | Mar 21, 2022
Yokohama City, in collaboration with the city’s own SDGs Design Center, has established the “Yokohama City SDGs Certification System” (Y-SDGs) system to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs)...
Bosch moving Japan headquarters from Tokyo to Yokohama, building new R&D center
by New York Office | Mar 14, 2022
The Bosch Group, the worldwide leading supplier of automotive equipment and provider of innovative technology and services on a global scale, has decided to move its Japan headquarters to Yokohama....
Yokohama City, Japan shows solidarity with Ukraine
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | Mar 7, 2022
Yokohama, Japan has shared a valued sister city relationship with Odesa, Ukraine, since 1965. After Russia’s declaration of war and invasion of Ukraine, many governments and officials around the...
Yokohama participates in 12th High Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities to discuss Asia’s SDGs and VLR initiatives
by New York Office | Feb 25, 2022
Yokohama City was invited to participate in the recently held 12th High Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities to discuss the promotion of Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) of the Sustainable Development...
Canadian Technology Accelerator Japan smart city program introduces startups to Japanese market and Yokohama
by New York Office | Feb 17, 2022
The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Japan has organized a business development program that aims to help selected Canadian companies new to the Japanese market. The theme for this new Japan...
Yokohama City participates in UNOSD International Mayors Forum, discusses Voluntary Local Reviews
by New York Office | Jan 28, 2022
At the 2021-22 International Mayors Forum hosted by the UN Office for Sustainable Development held from January 24th to 27th, Mayor Takeharu Yamanaka and Ken Akaoka, Director General of the Global...
What cities like Yokohama are doing locally to make sure they’re improving the world
by New York Office | Jan 6, 2022
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are global goals set forth with the vision of improving life for all of us. Launched by the United Nations, the 17 SDGs and include ending poverty, reducing...
Finalists announced for Yokohama-Boston CIC Life Science Bootcamp program
by New York Office | Dec 21, 2021
Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), located in the Boston in the world’s largest biotech cluster, has partnered with Yokohama City to launch a new cross-border life science bootcamp program aimed at...
Yokohama Mayor speaks on environmental policies at SDGs Dialogue hosted by ADB
by New York Office | Dec 16, 2021
During the “Supporting Progress in Asia and the Pacific” SDGs Localization Dialogue hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) earlier this month, Yokohama Mayor Takeharu Yamanaka and Toru...
Yokohama City receives CDP’s highest honor as “A-List City” for environmental impact efforts
by New York Office | Dec 7, 2021
The CDP, a non-profit organization that helps other entities and regions understand and manage their environmental impacts, also ranks and scores global companies and cities through its “CDP Scores”...
Asia Berlin Summit 2021 – Co-Creating Smart Cities
by Frankfurt Office | Nov 25, 2021
The annual week-long "Asia Berlin Summit" (organized by the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy, and Enterprises) brings together urbanization, start-up, and ecosystem experts from key...
Yokohama City partners with SmartCityX 2021 startup program
by New York Office | Nov 22, 2021
Scrum Studio’s SmartCityX program has just begun recruitment through the end of 2021. The program, started last year, is described as an immersive year-long startup program aimed at helping seed- to...
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