EBC Newsletter – May 25, 2022

EBC Newsletter – May 25, 2022



From the EBC

Dear Friends of the EBC,

A few days ago, the Economic Security Promotion Act has been adopted. Future guidelines and implementation rules will follow. As the Act and its regulations will impact European industry in Japan, it is vital for companies to understand how they may affect them. The EBC is organizing a briefing on 22 June, between 4:00 and 5:30pm. Please save this date in your agenda if you are interested, we will communicate soon on the detailed program!

We would also like to invite you to a hybrid workshop of the EBC’s Automotive Components & Aftermarket Committee steered by McKinsey’s leading sustainability and automotive decarbonization experts on “Sustainability in Japan 2030: Learnings from Europe’s successes and challenges” . They will present a holistic overview of the key topics in sustainability globally today, what they could mean for Japan and the opportunities they create for the Japanese automotive sector. After the in-person event, participants and speakers will proceed to dinner & drinks at Ruby Jack’s. Please select “Yes” in the registration form if you’d like to attend the in-person event (limited to 20 participants).

In June, a few other events could be of interest to you:

We hope you stay positive and healthy during this difficult time.

Valerie Moschetti
EBC Chief Operating Officer

What’s in the Media

  • 8 companies, JICA establish association for foreign workers (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Gov’t eyes ¥20 tril in aid to promote investment in green energy sector (Japan Today)
  • Japan to make big companies disclose gender wage disparity (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan’s civil courts to digitalize many procedures by FY2025 (Japan Today)

Upcoming EBC Committee Meetings

Date Committee Time / Location
May 26 (Thu) Legal Services Web
May 26 (Thu) Human Resources Web
May 26 (Thu) Medical Equipment & Diagnostics Committee Off-site
June 3 (Fri) Automotive Components & Aftermarket Off-site
June 9 (Thu) Liquor Web
June 13 (Mon) Materials EBC & Web
June 16 (Thu) Retail and Wholesale EBC & Web
June 17 (Fri) Railways EBC & Web
June 23 (Thu) Insurance Web
June 23 (Thu) Human Resources Web
June 23 (Thu) Medical Equipment & Diagnostics Committee Off-site
June 24 (Fri) Automotive Components & Aftermarket Off-site & Web
June 23 (Thu) Telecommunications Equipment EBC & Web
June 24 (Friday) Automotive Components & Aftermarket Off-site & Web

If you are interested in joining a committee meeting, please contact the EBC to confirm the time and meeting place.

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