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Palsystem launches body soap considering the environment and human rights

2022.01.18

Member Co-ops

Palsystem launches body soap considering the environment and human rights

By using paper material, it can reduce plastic usage by more than 70% compared to conventional plastic packaging. The used paper bottle can be collected and recycled into toilet paper, just like milk packs.

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Co-op Aichi's drone delivery demonstration experiment

2022.01.13

Member Co-ops

Co-op Aichi's drone delivery demonstration experiment

On September 10, 2021, Co-op Aich conducted a demonstration experiment in drone delivery. The purpose of the experiment was to verify the issues and CO2 reduction effects of drone delivery in mountainous areas.

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2022 New Year's Message by TSUCHIYA Toshio, President of JCCU

2022.01.01

JCCU

2022 New Year's Message by TSUCHIYA Toshio, President of JCCU

I wish you a fruitful new year filled with happiness.

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What is JCCU?

Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (JCCU) was established in March 1951 as a national federation of consumer co-ops in Japan. Today, about 314 consumer co-ops and consumer co-op unions join JCCU and the total business turnover of the member co-ops is about 3.8 trillion JPY, with a total of 30 million members. JCCU is the largest consumers' organization in Japan.

What is Consumer Co-op?

A consumer co-op is an autonomous association of consumers united voluntarily to meet their common needs and aspirations.

Consumer Co-op Societies in Japan

  • Member of Consumer Co-ops
    565 *
    Consumer Co-ops
  • Total Business Turnover
    3.8 Trillion
    JPY
  • Membership
    30 Million
    members

These are approximate figures.

*The number of co-ops which answered JCCU’s survey, including not only member co-ops of JCCU but also those of NFUCA or HeW CO-OP JAPAN.

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