On January 15, 2024, JCCU submitted its opinion on the Statement on the Cooperative Identity to the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA).
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).
In response to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake on January 1, JCCU and its member co-ops dispatch staff to the affected area.
In response to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake on January 1, JCCU and its member co-ops launch Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief Fund
Happy new year to you all.
The ICA-AP Forum and Regional Assembly 2023 with related meetings held in Manila, the Philippines and JCCU participated.
We wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!
On November 14, 2023, a delegation of 32, led by the Governor of the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy including co-op officials from the same region, visited Japan on an economic mission. During the visit, 11 co-op officials, including representatives from JCCU, the Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives (JA Zenchu), and the Japan Co-operative Alliance (JCA), met with the delegation.
JCCU has compiled the organization and management status (fixed values) in FY2022 for 555 consumer co-ops nationwide including health and welfare co-ops, university co-ops, and JCCU member co-ops.
JCCU has been working on the enhancement of products made from sub-standard or unsellable ingredients that were destined for disposal. In addition to three pre-existing products, JCCU launched two new products in September 2023.