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Others

2015 Main Activities

Kyoto Kokoro Initiative at Kyoto University

A total 90 million yen is donated over six years in support of the objective and activities of Kyoto Kokoro Initiative at Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University.

2014 Main Activities

KUIP (Kyoto University‐Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium)

A total 120 million yen is donated over four years to fund holding of the KUIP, hosted by Kyoto University, with the support of the Inamori Foundation as a cohost.

Lecture Celebrating Foundation’s 30th Anniversary

The Lecture entitled “To Who Belongs the Blue Planet? -Global Climate and Sustainability of Mankind” was given in Kyoto by Mr. Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. This event attracted about 1,100 people from the general public.

2012 Main Activities

Inamori Foundation Endowed Course at Osaka University

A total 155 million yen is donated over five years to OSIPP (Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University) and the Course “Global Public Ethics and Social Innovation” is established.

2011 Main Activities

Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Grants

A total 25.5 million yen was donated to volunteer organizations / groups working in areas affected by the earthquake. (total 66 cases of aid)

2009 Main Activities

Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyushu University

Kyoto Prize Library was established at the Inamori Center.

2008 Main Activities

Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyoto University

Kyoto Prize Library was established at the Inamori Center.

Inamori Ethics Prize

Case Western Reserve University held the 1st Presentation Ceremony of the Inamori Ethics Prize. The Prize is bestowed upon individuals who have demonstrated exemplary ethical leadership and made a major contribution to the betterment of human society through their actions and influence.

Kokoro Research Center at Kyoto University

A total 60 million yen is donated over four years to support the activities of Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University.

Activities of the Inamori Institute for Environment, Civilization and Ethics

The Environment, Civilization and Ethics Research Association was launched to propose new ethics for the 21st century. Discussions by the Association were compiled for publication of The Crisis of Global Civilization (Environment / Ethics), 2010.

2007 Main Activities

Symposium Commemorating German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to Japan

A symposium to commemorate the 10th anniversary of adoption of the Kyoto Protocol and the visit to Japan of Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany was held in cooperation with the Mainichi Newspapers, attracting some 1,000 people from the general public.

2005 Main Activities

Establishment of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence

A total $11 million is donated for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is established.

2004 Main Activities

CSIS Kyoto Forum

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Inamori Foundation co-sponsored a forum to discuss political issues confronting the world. (2004-2009)

2003 Main Activities

Kyoto International Culture Forum

The Inamori Foundation held Kyoto International Culture Forum “In Quest of Kokoro / Human Minds for This Planet,” co-sponsored by the Kyoto Prefectural Government and Kyoto University. (2003-2007)

2002 Main Activities

Establishment of Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA)

A total $5 million was donated to CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) in Washington D.C., U.S.A., and AILA was established. A total of 40 “Inamori Fellows” were sent to AILA to participate in a special program designed to develop true leaders. (2003-2014)

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