Category: News

  • Advocating for Strong ESG Strategies at KAIZEN™ Congress India 2024

    The 13th Annual KAIZEN™ Congress India, held on April 18th and 19th, 2024, marked a significant milestone in promoting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies within the business community. This established event for Continuous Improvement and KAIZEN™ methodologies, drew over 150 professionals from more than 40 companies to discuss the integration of sustainable practices into…

  • Exploring the Core of KAIZEN™: A Virtual Tour of Avex in Japan

    Recently, we hosted participants from diverse corners of the globe seeking to infuse their transformation journey by joining our Virtual Tour at Avex Japan. This immersive experience delved deep into the heart of KAIZEN™, offering invaluable insights into the strategic framework and cultural ethos of one of Japan’s leading companies. Avex, renowned as an automotive…

  • Leadership: Women Empowerment – John Verhees: Overcoming Gender Biases 

    John Verhees, Global Governance Director and Managing Partner of Central Europe, has been a part of Kaizen Institute for almost 12 years. His current roles include deploying KI’s strategy, organizing and promoting collaboration to transform KI into one organization, supporting our professionals in Gemba, and building and nurturing relationships with our clients and partners globally.…

  • Kaizen Institute appointed an official GCNSL Ambassador

    17 January 2024 We are happy to announce that Kaizen Institute (KI) has been appointed an official Ambassador for 2023/2024 of the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein (GCNSL). The UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein is the official platform of the New York based UN Global Compact in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. They…

  • Kaizen Institute Announces the Passing of Charlie Sharman, Advisor of Kaizen Institute

    11 January 2024 With tremendous sadness, we inform you of the passing of Charlie Sharman, Advisor of the Kaizen Institute Global Group of Companies; a loving husband, father, and grandfather.  As one of Kaizen Institute’s first consultants in the 90s until the early 2000s, he learned KAIZEN™ directly from Masaaki Imai, founder of Kaizen Institute.…

  • Innovation and Excellence: Interview with Antonio Costa, CEO, Kaizen Institute

    The Global KAIZEN™ Award 5th Edition has not just been a celebration of excellence but also a confluence of insights from leaders in Continuous Improvement. In an interview with Antonio Costa, CEO of Kaizen Institute Ltd., we aim to shed light on the strategic approaches and transformative impacts of KAIZEN™ around the globe. What drives…

  • Global KAIZEN™ Award 5th Edition presented in Lisbon, Portugal

    The stage was set, excitement was in the air, and anticipation grew as the audience eagerly awaited the announcement of the Global KAIZEN™ Award 5th edition recipients. About 200 guests gathered at Nova School of Business & Economics in Carcavelos, Lisbon, Portugal for the Global KAIZEN™ Award 5th Edition on November 21, 2023 to celebrate…

  • Operational Excellence (OPEX) Event

    On October 4th, Kaizen Institute Thailand hosted an Operational Excellence (OPEX) Event together with our client Siam City Cement PCL (SCCC) – Navigating Success: Operations Excellence as Your Business Compass. The main theme of the event was on how OPEX has transformed SCCC’s operations and is integrated in SCCC´s strategy. Through this event, SCCC shared…

  • Global KAIZEN™ Award 5th Edition

    Since 2011, the initial launch of the KAIZEN™ Award in Portugal, 16 additional countries introduced the KAIZEN™ Award within their own country. In 2013, Spain joined the recognition initiatives followed by Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Finland, India, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, and Thailand. The KAIZEN™ culture of recognition continues to grow with…

  • XVIII European KAIZEN™ Congress

    The 18th European KAIZEN™ Congress took place on April 20 in Poland. It was organized for the second time in cooperation with WSB Academy. The Congress was attended by more than 500 practitioners and enthusiasts of Continuous Improvement. It was broadcasted on the Pay Per View (PPV) platform and was simultaneously translated into English. The…