Talking Green, Seeing Red

Prasso, Sheridan
June 2006
Fortune International (Europe);6/26/2006, Vol. 153 Issue 11, p14
The article presents an interview with Tomoyo Nonaka, former CEO and current chairman of Sanyo Electric. Topics discussed include why she lost her CEO title, how much power she has within the company, being a woman in corporate Japan, her strategy to "go green," and how she will help investors in the company.


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