Message from the European Business Council in Japan
The EBC would like to extend our deepest condolences to the people of Japan, especially those who have lost loved ones in the earthquake and tsunamis. We commend the Japanese people for their resilience during this extremely challenging time of multiple disasters. We believe that under the leadership of Prime Minister Naoto Kan and the full support and solidarity of the international community, the Japanese people and government will be able to overcome this difficult time as soon as possible.
EBC Disaster Relief Fund
As of May 31st 2011, the EBC Disaster Relief Fund collected a total of 7,100,000 yen which has been donated to Peoples’ HOPE Japan (PH-J). To officially conclude the EBC Disaster Relief Fund drive, EBC Chairman Mr. Tommy Kullberg, on behalf of the EBC and European National Chambers and in the presence of the EU Ambassador to Japan, HE Mr. Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, presented a letter confirming the donation transfer to PH-J Vice Chairman Mr. Shingo Oda.
Rebuilding Japan: EBC Proposals on Relief and Economic Recovery
Many EBC Member companies have worked with governments in disaster response situations and understand how resources and knowledge can be deployed in both relief and reconstruction efforts. Drawing on this, and our strong commitment to Japan, we are eager to share with the Japanese Government our recommendations for ensuring the country has the best possible platform for an expeditious recovery.
Useful information from Japanese Government Ministries and other business organisations.
- Updated on: 2011-06-17