M&A | Investment

AkzoNobel on schedule with largest warehousing base in China

A huge logistics hub which is set to become AkzoNobel’s largest warehousing base in China is on course to be completed by the middle of 2023. Located at the company’s…

ESG | Sustainability | CSR

A quarter of retailers will miss net zero by 2050, says new Microsoft research

A quarter of Australian retailers with 2050 net zero targets expect to miss them, according to a new report into progress on sustainability from Microsoft Australia and New Zealand and…

Partnership

Conclusion of Memorandum of Understanding with LOTTE Chemical for Collaboration in Hydrogen and Ammonia Fields

-Accelerating Efforts to Achieve a Decarbonized Society in Japan and South Korea- Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Hyodo) has concluded a Memorandum…

Market | Biz

Signing of Exclusive Distributorship Agreement for High-Precision Robots for Logistics Warehouse Automation in Japan and Launching of RaaS Business

-Providing solution to logistical crisis- Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Hyodo) has signed an exclusive distributorship agreement in Japan with Dexterity,…

Innovation

Joint Development of a VR Amblyopia Digital therapeutic for Children

InnoJin Inc. (hereinafter, “InnoJin”; which conducts research, development, and business that utilizes IT in medical care and healthcare), Sumitomo Corporation, and ImaCreate Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “ImaCreate”; which conducts research and…

BASF’s innovative new fungicide Revylution® approved for use in New Zealand

BASF’s new fungicide Revylution® to help improve yields for wheat farmers  The innovative fungicide provides targeted control of speckled leaf blotch, including strains that are less susceptible to other Group 3…

Company Events

ERIA participated in the B20 – G20 Dialogue: Trade and Investment Task Force

Labuan Bajo: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the B20-G20 Dialogue: Trade and Investment Task Force. The one-day event, organized by the B20 Trade and…