ASTERI GROUP Corp. (English)
"Asteri" means "Star" in Greek.
Our mission is to connect points of interest in this diverse world through creation and development of sustainable business, just like uniting bright stars through a constellation in the sky.
- ASTERI GROUP’s Fundamental Principle -
We create sustainable businesses for our planet Earth 100 years from now.
- ASTERI GROUP’s Policy -
It has been 4.6 billion years since the birth of our planet. The history of human beings is estimated to be about 5 million years. Humans have continued its journey across continents, constantly interacting and enriching each other’s lives. And throughout the history of humanity, there is one constant: the movement of people and exchange of their goods and services.
We, at ASTERI GROUP Corp., envision our planet 100 years from now as a place, where people, communities and countries are connected at profound levels; all activities such as exchange of goods/services and people’s movement are carried out in genuinely harmonious and sustainable manner.
To attain this vision, ASTERI GROUP Corp. continues its journey to: (i) connect Japan and the rest of the world, (ii) foster collaborations among all stakeholders from diverse industries, sectors, and fields, and (iii) create sustainable businesses for our planet 100 years from now.
WAKAKO OSHIMA, Founder & CEO
ASTERI GROUP Corp.
Advocate for Harmonious Planet (AHP)
*The company logo is designed based on an image of Japanese Kanji character "和" ("Wa" means "Peace/Harmony"), from the name of the founder - Wakako, embracing this planet Earth - it signifies ASTERI GROUP's love for the Earth and vision for its sustainability.
Wakako Oshima, Founder & CEO of ASTERI GROUP Corp., is a U.S. licensed lawyer with top-tier law firm and in-house legal counsel experience at multinational corporations, including deKieffer & Horgan PLLC, Shearman & Sterling LLP, GE International and The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd., held the Head of Legal Department positions at various corporations. She negotiates and provides strategic business advise, with holistic approach, on multiple cross-border business transactions/projects with a central focus on implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into business strategic planning and management.
In addition, Ms. Oshima has been closely working with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Network Japan on issues related to SDGs and CSR and is a member of AKK's 7th graduating class (AKK means "Think of Tomorrow's Business Management" and is a UNGC Network Japan's research group, annually comprised of board members/business leaders of private enterprise from different industries).
Panelist at the WTO Public Forum and given numerous lectures on “SDGs and international trade for the next generations” and “International trade and sustainability for our planet 100 years from now.”
- 2020 Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic Host Town Advisor
- Founder of Sustainable Japan Project (http://sjp.green/en/index.html)
- Vice President of the 1st and 2nd Executive Committee, the World Trade Institute Alumni Association (2021～Present)