Nichibei Global Talks



Nichibei Global Talks

A Video Series featuring U.S.-Japan Dialogues on Global Affairs

Yokoso! You are here at Nichibei Global Talks, your latest resource for U.S. and Japanese perspectives on issues of global significance that affect both countries and test their global leadership.

As the first and third largest economies, the United States and Japan have the ability to lead global progress on many common goals and challenges, and to lead them with values. From climate change to historical reconciliation, to supercomputers to women’s empowerment, we pick a global topic for every episode, and welcome U.S. and Japanese experts to discuss each country’s unique circumstances and experiences in addressing our common goals and challenges, share lessons-learned and best practices, and find areas for greater U.S.-Japan collaboration.

For inquiries/comments, please contact Kazuyo Kato, Senior Director of Global Partnerships & Initiatives.

List of Episodes

Workplace Diversity Workplace Diversity
November 19, 2020

Mari Kogiso (Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Fast Retailing) and Ida Liu (Head of Citi Private Bank North America and a member of the Private Bank Global Leadership Team) share their thoughts on why workplace diversity matters to the success of their businesses, the challenges and best practices in promoting diversity at their companies, and how government policies can support their efforts.

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ESG Investing ESG Investing
November 2, 2020

Billy Nauman of Financial Times and Mari Yoshitaka, Ph.D., of Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. explore ESG investing, trends in the two markets, government policies affecting those trends, impact of COVID-19, examples of U.S. and Japanese companies ranking high in terms of ESG, shared challenges, and more.

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Supercomputers Supercomputers
October 14, 2020

Exploring the fascinating world of supercomputers with Stefanie Chiras, Ph.D., Vice President and general manager of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Business Unit, together with Satoshi Matsuoka, Ph.D., Director of the RIKEN Center for Computational Science in Japan, who led the development of Fugaku, the world's fastest supercomputer.

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Hiroshima & Historical Reconciliation Hiroshima and Historical Reconciliation
September 30, 2020

Japan Society hosts two separate conversations in this special episode recognizing the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, with current Mayor of the City of Hiroshima, Kazumi Matsui, and Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College.

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Global Climate Change Global Climate Change: U.S. & Japan
September 9, 2020

Is the world moving quickly enough to address climate change? U.S. expert Paul Bodnar (Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute) and Japanese expert Miho Kurosaki (Head of Japan and Korea Research, Tokyo Office, BloombergNEF) address global progress on combating climate change and how this has been affected by the global pandemic.

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