"Community" Added to ACCJ Core Pillars Codifying ACCJ Commitment to Responsible Corporate Citizenship
The ACCJ Board of Governors approved the addition of a fourth pillar to the ACCJ's core activities at its meeting on December 6, 2019. Complementing the long-standing pillars of Networking, Information-sharing, and Advocacy, and in line with the principles enshrined in the ACCJ Constitution, a fourth pillar called "Community" was added to emphasize the ACCJ's commitment to promoting and demonstrating responsible corporate citizenship in Japan. The ACCJ mission was also amended to codify this commitment.
The ACCJ and its members demonstrate good corporate citizenship through their companies’ own considerable efforts as well as through the ACCJ's support of local charities, an effort administered by the Community Service Advisory Council, the ACCJ’s efforts in relation to corporate governance, and the ACCJ's work on diversity and inclusion. The ACCJ will launch new activities in 2020 to showcase the efforts of its member companies.
Going into 2020, we look forward to continuing to support the community in which we do business and working with all members to become exemplary corporate citizens.
For more information about the ACCJ's commitment to the community or to apply to have your company's community-focused efforts highlight via ACCJ channels, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
On December 7, over 330 ACCJ members and guests spent an evening brimming with Olympic energy and excitement at 2019 ACCJ Charity Ball: A Gold Medal Evening!
In the spirit of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the gold medal theme channeled the camaraderie, pride, and community spirit of these inspiring sporting events—qualities ACCJ members embrace through their collaborative efforts to build a strong and connected business environment in Japan. In addition to its celebratory nature, the ACCJ Charity Ball is the Chamber’s primary avenue to give back to the communities in which we live and work.
The ACCJ’s Community Service Advisory Council was established to ensure that philanthropy remains at the core of the Chamber’s values and how we conduct business in Japan. This year, the Council selected charities that support Japan’s children and homeless as the beneficiaries of your generosity. You can find more information on our charity partners here.
The ACCJ wishes to thank our sponsors, individual donors, our members, and the Charity Ball Committee for making this evening and the resulting funds raised possible.
Please see the full list of our generous sponsors below.