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JCCU submits opinion on the Statement on the Cooperative Identity to ICA

2024.02.22

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JCCU submits opinion on the Statement on the Cooperative Identity to ICA

On January 15, 2024, JCCU submitted its opinion on the Statement on the Cooperative Identity to the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA).

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JCCU has been certified as an excellent childcare support company

2024.01.20

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JCCU has been certified as an excellent childcare support company

JCCU has been awarded Platinum Kurumin certification by the Tokyo Labor Bureau in recognition of its outstanding support for childcare (as of November 13, 2023).

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JCCU and its member co-ops dispatch staff to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake Disaster affected area

2024.01.20

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JCCU and its member co-ops dispatch staff to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake Disaster affected area

In response to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake on January 1, JCCU and its member co-ops dispatch staff to the affected area.

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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 306 consumer co-ops and consumer co-op unions join JCCU and the total business turnover of the member co-ops is about 3.7 trillion JPY, with a total of 30 million members. JCCU is the largest consumers' organization in Japan.

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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
    555 *
    Consumer Co-ops
  • Total Business Turnover
    3.7 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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