How Can Companies Take Responsibility for Major Accidents?
Naomi Hirose ’83, president of the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, discusses his company’s efforts since the 2011 tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
How do you lead a company through a nuclear accident?
The 2011 tsunami and the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan shattered the nuclear industry’s "safety myth" and prompted the shutdown of all nuclear power plants in the country. Naomi Hirose '83 talks about leading the plant’s operating company through an unprecedented cleanup and rebuilding effort.