We’ve talked before about the concept of ESG investing, in terms of the impact on capital allocation, but what does that mean in practice for logistics firms?
On November 2, 2021, Japan—along with Norway and Australia—won the Fossil of the Day Award at the COP26 Convention. Unfortunately, Japan has been a regular “winner” of the satirical, shaming award given to countries who are “doing the most to achieve the least” in regards to climate change, according to Climate Action Network (CAN).
Here at Smart Vision Logistics, issues like sustainability and ‘extraordinary efficiency’ are at the heart of everything we do. Today, we want to explain a bit more about what this means in practice and how this drives us forward.
Here at SVL, we are no stranger to the impact of Covid-19 to our business and our customers. Today, we’ll take a look at some of the short- and long-term changes that Covid-19 has wrought on the industry.
One of the ways in which SVL has optimized and increased our sustainability is through the introduction of a fleet of trucks, the newest addition being a Hino vehicle, developed with a system we coined DYNATEC™
In our latest video release, hear what our co-founders Tatsuhiko Nakazawa and Glen Wood have to say about SVL, how we are revolutionizing the logistics industry and how people are at the center of our company and our corporate beliefs.
Families and kizuna, or bonds, are integral parts of many businesses in Japan. Some companies established hundreds of years ago still exist in the 21st century and the knowledge and expertise of running that business has been passed down through the generations.
SVL places a great deal of importance on creating a harmonious relationship between developing a profitable business and integrating social, environmental and corporate governance responsibility.
It’s in any company’s self-interest to better protect the environment and the interests of society in order to remain successful. SVL actively promotes the adoption of ethical practices and strong corporate governance to assist our customers in achieving their goals.
We speak a lot, here at SVL, about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For us, it’s not just a buzzword, it incorporates who we are as a company and our wish to be proactive in creating a better world for our employees, families, society and the world in which we live.
According to a recent report from CNN, Japan is stuck decades in the past when it comes to gender equality. Officials at The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) point to the fact that underutilizing women costs Japan about 550 billion dollars a year worth of GDP, which is holding the country back when it comes to social advancement and diversity.
As we enter the cherry blossom season here in Japan, everyone at SVL is really excited about various upcoming projects and news that seem to be blooming too.
Everyone at SVL puts the utmost importance on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These internationally recognized goals are the backbone of […]
We’re well and truly into 2021 now and everyone at SVL is excited and energized for the year ahead. As you may know, sustainability is very much at the top of our agenda and company ethos. The aim of SVL, in fact, is to embody a fully sustainable business model with a focus on sustainable supply chains, sustainable logistics and sustainable ESG practices…
Well, let’s begin with a huge thank you for supporting SVL last year. It proved to be a particularly transformative year for everyone with coronavirus having a huge effect on every industry and company around the globe. We’re happy to say, however, that SVL had a year of growth and expansion and that will continue this year, which is sure to be another important period for us…
From all of us at SVL, Happy New Year 2021! Thank you for all your support and encouragement in 2020! We look forward to a great year ahead…
At SVL we believe our business model is the way forward and why we continue to find the wind at our back. We push forward with initiatives to improve our efficiency and the efficiency of our partners globally. We are actively seeking and employ talent from across the globe providing key training and cultural integration initiatives…
SVL is the future of the logistics business. I assure you that when you look at us and when you deal with us, you will know immediately that SVL is unlike any other. We believe the logistics business is on the cusp of a total transformation. We are leading that transformation…