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2019.07.16

Member Co-ops

Miyagi Co-op runs Programming Learning Classes for Children

Miyagi Co-op runs Programming Learning Classes for Children

In Japan, learning programming becomes compulsory in elementary school education from 2020. In response to this, Miyagi Co-op held a short-term course for elementary and junior high school students on a trial basis for half a year starting from October 2017,

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2019.07.11

Member Co-ops

Miyagi Co-op supports the efforts of Children's Cafeteria

Miyagi Co-op supports the efforts of Children's Cafeteria

Consumer co-ops nationwide are working on a variety of initiatives for children's poverty, such as participating in the activities of "Children's Future Action" in which JCCU serves as a secretariat, running scholarship programs and providing learning support to children. Among all, the most popular activity is the support of Children's Cafeterias.

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2019.06.18

JCCU

new release: Retort pouch food for infants

new release: Retort pouch food for infants

On June 1, 2019, three types of retort pouch food for infants were released as CO・OP Brand Product's sub-brand "Kirakira Step" for infants. It is the first CO・OP retort pouch food for infants.

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2019.06.13

Member Co-ops

Okayama Co-op presents 1 Million JPY to AMDA-MINDS

Okayama Co-op presents 1 Million JPY to AMDA-MINDS

On May 16 2019, Okayama Co-op presented one million JPY as activity support grant for 2019 fiscal year to the Honduras Maternal and Child Health and Reproductive Health Project being run by AMDA Multisectoral & Integrated Development Services ( AMDA-MINDS*).

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2019.06.06

JCCU

new release: Unlabeled plastic bottled water

new release: Unlabeled plastic bottled water

JCCU is working to reduce the amount of plastic packaging used in CO · OP Brand Products. As part of this initiative, on June 1, 2019, JCCU released unlabeled plastic bottled water, "CO・OP Azumino water".

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2019.05.23

JCCU

JCCU Releases Business Summary

JCCU Releases Business Summary

JCCU summarizes March 2019 business turnover of 66 community-based co-ops nationwide operating stores and home delivery service. The total business turnover in March was 205.9 billion JPY which is a decrease of 2.3% compared with the value recorded in the same month last year.

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2019.05.16

Member Co-ops

CO・OP Insurance won recognition

CO・OP Insurance won recognition

The Japan Productivity Center, Service Productivity & Innovation for Growth (SPRING), an independent organization, backed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), conducted a survey to collect data to estimate the Japanese Customer Satisfaction Index (JCSI*) for 2018 and announced the results on March 28, 2019.

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2019.05.07

International

Hibakusha Appeal - signatures in Hiroshima exceeds 500,000

Hibakusha Appeal - signatures in Hiroshima exceeds 500,000

JCCU and consumer co-ops nationwide have joined the Hibakusha Appeal, a signature campaign calling for an international treaty to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons. The Hibakusha Appeal has been addressed from April 2016, and the collected signatures are delivered to the UN General Assembly every fall. This effort is expected to continue until 2020.

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