Ginza×CSR・CSV Vol.4 Bunshodo
In the fourth part of the series on Ginza-based CSR activities being carried out by companies in Ginza striving to resolve social issues, we introduce the Nippon Kikan (=Tree Cycle) Project by Bunshodo, a company whose business activities includes creating office designs. We asked Tomonori Yamakawa who launched the project to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding in 2012 about the secrets behind development of the CSR project.
Nippon Kikan Project
New tile made with mill ends from disposable chopsticks
Deputy Manager of the CSR Department, Bunshodo
Joined Bunshodo after graduating from university.
Previously worked in sales of various genres of products, including stationary, novelty goods, office furniture, and systems, and in the Corporate Planning Department.
Currently striving to proliferate wood flooring throughout Tokyo with a project mission of “Use Japanese lumber to enrich spaces.”
Alterna consultant Offers services in marketing communication, business strategy and new business development activities for foreign-affiliated IT companies, advertising agencies, and public relations firms. After going independent in 2008, Sugiyama now participates in educational projects for solving social challenges, assists cooperative alliances between companies and NPOs, and offers consulting for CSR activities and practical assistance.
Writer: Karin Sugiyama Planning/editing: Alterna