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ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard Trends in Japan

Twenty years have passed since the 1996 establishment of ISO 14001, the standard for environmental management systems (EMSs). By now, there are over 25,000 ISO 14001-certified organisations in Japan. ...
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Japan Moves Quickly Toward Energy-Efficient Buildings

Fire, typhoon and earthquake resistance of buildings has long been of paramount importance in Japan.As far back as the Edo period (1603–1868), Japan’s houses have been hit by natural disasters such ...
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Planning to Enter the Medical Device Field in Japan? Get Familiar With the PMD Act

In November 2014, Japan enacted the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Act, or PMD Act. Officially called “The Act on Securing the Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, ...
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