Welcome to Unlock The Real Japan, a special collaboration between Nikkei Inc. and Time Out Tokyo created to help Asia’s business leaders gain new insight into one of the most exciting countries on earth

Here you will find Nikkei Asia’s renowned insight into the business world combined with Time Out Tokyo’s knowledge of city life, ensuring that visiting executives can experience all sides of Japan. This time we have dedicated our coverage to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and what Japan is doing to meet these urgent calls for action

Here’s what you can find on the site...

A virtuous circle

Ise Grand Shrine’s history of sustainability

All better

How the Japanese-led GHIT Fund is making a global difference to health

The natural solution

Japan’s only physician of Tibetan medicine on improving wellbeing

An equal chance

Can Japan reduce inequalities in the workplace?

Good clean fun

How a Japanese festival is working towards responsible consumption

Travel plans

Using tourism to make communities more sustainable

Ready for anything

New products designed to help you prepare for the worst

Etiquette guide

How to give business gifts the Japanese way