Dr. Naoki Adachi

The founder and CEO of Response Ability, Inc., a consultancy on sustainability and CSR based in Tokyo, Executive Director of Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity(JBIB).

He is a scientist by training, received BSc from The University of Tokyo, MSc and PhD from Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo.

After experience of working for National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) and FRIM (Forest Research Institute Malaysia) as a researcher, he has been working as a consultant on sustainability policy and management including CSR since 2002.

He has been involved in and led numbers of projects by leading Japanese corporations and ministries to develop sustainability policies and implement them in their daily operations. He also gives advice to business executives on sustainable business management and to produce sustainable business models.

He is a member of various governmental committees and an advisor to sustainability related societies and forums both in Japan and internationally.

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