The concept in STAN 1 is a graphic Image of the globe from above looking down. The colour in the rings tie together the sea, land and sky. This image also forms a japenese umbrella signifying the place the G-8 meeting took place and the red circle reinforces this.
The concept in STAN 2 is a graphic Image of half 'Cs swirling around to signify the three 'R's'. The colour in the 'Cs tie together the sea, land and sky. The red circle is the japanese flag