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Launch of new partnership to promote SDGs business in Kanazawa

On 30 August 2017, OUIK and several organizations, including Junior Chamber Kanazawa (JC Kanazawa), Kanazawa Institute of Technology (KIT), and Hokuriku Branch Office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA Hokuriku), signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a framework to support private sector contributions towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

At the signing ceremony, the parties to the agreement spoke enthusiastically about creating further opportunities to achieve SDGs through collaboration. Mr. Tsunao Watanabe, the OUIK director, stated that he expects this agreement to be a driving force that will move the world towards sustainability  via a new SDGs-themed public-private-academic partnership. 


Mr. Watanabe said “OUIK will contribute in order to build local platform for the dialogue among different sectors

OUIK, along with JC Kanazawa, KIT, and JICA Hokuriku, will begin to utilize this new public-private-academic partnership to eventually lead to the promotion of sustainable businesses on a national and worldwide scale.

Related link:

Kanazawa Institute of Technology

Junior Chamber Kanazawa 

Japan International Cooperation Agency





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