Ginza×CSR・CSV Vol.15 Yarakasukan
For the 15th part of the Ginza×CSR series, we introduce SoooooS., an online shopping mall specializing in socially responsible products that support people and the planet, such as fair trade*, organic and green products and products sold with partial proceeds going to charity. We spoke with the company president, Daisuke Nakama.
A trade system for sustained purchase of raw materials and products at fair prices to help improve the lives and increase the independence of producers and workers in developing nations.
Online shopping mall, SoooooS.
Sells numerous socially responsible products
President of SoooooS., Yarakasukan
After working in brand management at a consumer goods manufacturer and founding a business, launched SoooooS., a website specializing in the purchase and discovery of socially responsible products.
Currently acts as both the manager of SoooooS. and the managing secretary and managing director of the Association for the Promotion of Social Products. His days are dedicated to the struggle to create a socially responsible product market and popularize socially responsible consumption. He specializes in marketing and business development.
Alterna consultant Offered 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