Release announce about our new feature page "Ethical by CO・OP", ethical consumption efforts by Japanese consumer co-ops
From July 1 to 14, 2018, 10 staff members from Saigon Coop (Vietnam) visited Co-op Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan) on a two-week study tour.
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) posted the second edition of a digital pamphlet "Pioneering efforts of regional welfare conducted by consumer co-ops" on the ministry's website on August 6, 2018
What is JCCU?
Japanese Consumer's Co-operative Union (JCCU) was established in March 1951 as the National Federation of Consumer Co-op in Japan. Today, about 320 consumer co-ops and consumer co-op unions join JCCU and the total of gross sales of the member co-ops is about 3.4 trillion JPY, with total 28 million members. JCCU is the largest consumers' organization in Japan.
Consumer Co-op Societies in Japan
These are approximate figures.