Among Japanese businesses, SDGs draws attention more than ever and that has something to do with the growing awareness towards sustainability among future business leaders. On 11 May, 2021, as a part of the activities of The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (RSCA) project, Mr. Ryusuke Tanaka, Programme Officer, ILO Office for Japan provided students at Kanagawa University, who will enter into labour market soon, an online training opportunity to develop practical knowledge of the labour perspective of Responsible Business Conduct. The training also touched upon the work and career within international organizations, which helped participants think for it as one of their career options.
Around 250 students participated in the training and provided positive feedback:
“Inspiration was given in terms of how SDGs can sustain enterprises ‘mid-term and long-term growth”
“Responsible supply chain in Asia, with a notion of challenges prevailed, makes me willing to do what I can do for the sustainable garment sector, where I will be selecting for my first career”.