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What is

At DBIC, we are more than a non-profit organization; we are the heartbeat platform of social innovation in Japan. Collaborating with leading Japanese companies and domestic and international research institutions, we embark on a journey to reshape the future.

Concept

Orchestrating social innovation in Japan.

Promoting Learning Transformation (LX).

The strategic asset of neutrality.

The First Penguin as a symbol.

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Innovation

We advocate the transformative practice model
'Social Innovation by 4D (S by 4D)', aimed at
solving societal challenges and creating new
possibilities for the future.

S by 4D

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Program

What is SIP

The Social Innovation Project (SIP) unites a diverse community of practitioners across industries and regions, nurturing a collaborative ecosystem founded on trust to proactively tackle and innovate solutions for pressing social challenges.

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We are committed to transforming organizations and catalyzing social impact, starting from the individual mindset. Our programs are designed with the belief in collaborative efforts with global partners to drive meaningful change.

Composition

First Door

Offer the motivation to acknowledge the necessity for change, embrace new opportunities, and take proactive steps forward.

UNLOCK

Liberate individuals from preconceived notions, fostering a mindset geared towards embracing change.

UNCHAIN

Enable organizations to move beyond past practices and actively embark on a transformative journey.

TRANSFORM

Persistently support the pursuit of evolving business and generating meaningful societal impact.

Core Program

TRANS PERSONAL

Our foundational program TRANS PERSONAL focuses on enhancing personal awareness, utilizing a blended learning approach. The program is accessible to anyone affiliated with a DBIC member company, anytime and anywhere.

UNLOCK QUEST

UNLOCK QUEST is a practical coaching program designed to help individuals develop a change-oriented mindset. It guides participants in articulating their personal commitment to facing challenges, fostering open relationships, and exploring diverse perspectives.

UNCHAIN QUEST

UNCHAIN QUEST is a comprehensive coaching program aimed at cultivating leaders capable of driving organizational change. It equips participants with the skills to identify, learn, and address specific issues in organizational transformation. This transformative program goes beyond theory, providing practical tools and strategies to empower leaders in navigating the complexities of today's dynamics.

EXECUTIVE QUEST

EXECUTIVE QUEST is a collaborative program fostering active participation in projects that aim to create social impact. It involves intensive dialogue and in-depth exploration with executives who are actively driving change.

Special Program for Top Executive

TOP SEMINAR

The TOP SEMINAR program is specifically designed for board members of DBIC member companies, delving deep into creating societal impact in collaboration with DBIC partners, including IMD and embassies from various countries.

Co-creation Partners

Member Companies

Ajinomoto Group

ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation

INTELLIGENT WAVE INC

NTT COMWARE CORPORATION

NTT DATA Corporation

FPT Japan Holdings Co., Ltd.

ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.

KONICA MINOLTA, INC. (adjourned)

JAMCO CORPORATION

JAL Card Co., Ltd.

SUMITOMO LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

SocioFuture, Ltd.

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.

JAPAN AIRLINES (adjourned)

Japan Post Group

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY

Hitachi Academy Co., Ltd.

FUJITSU

Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

LINCREA Corp.

Dentsu Digital Inc.

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

Team

Co-Founder

Hiroshi Yokotsuka

Hiroshi Yokotsuka

Co-Founder

Hiroshi Nishino

Hiroshi Nishino

Director

Riichi Shimazaki

Riichi Shimazaki

Director

Takeshi Shibuya

Takeshi Shibuya

Program Facilitator

Hideki Iwai

Hideki Iwai

Program Facilitator

Yousuke Katada

Yousuke Katada

CeFIL Secretary General

Tsutomu Kenpo

Operations Staff

Arisa Kimura

Operations Staff

Sarah Adda Bedia

Accounting/General Affairs

Kaya Usui