100 people from co-operative related organizations participated in the inauguration of the Kanagawa Prefecture Cooperative Union Liaison committee.
News - 2017.04
the Hiroshima Prefecture Consumers Co-operative Union in collaboration with Hiroshima Prefecture Liaison Committee of Consumer Organization co-organized the 2016 Seminar on Preventing Consumer Damage.
Under the Single Towel Movement which is an initiative of Kanagawa Consumers Cooperative Union to demonstrate their social role, unused towels from co-op members' home are collected and donated to nursing care and child care facilities in the prefecture that require towels.
From March 14 to 17, 2017 a nine-member observation team from Nepal co-operatives paid a visit to JCCU.
JCCU released a flash report about 2016 Survey on Consumption Tax through registered monitors of Co-op members from 35 consumer co-ops with an aggregate target of 539 households in a 12-month investigation period from January 2016 to December 2016.
From March 29 to 31, 2017 JCCU and Okinawa Prefecture Consumers Co-operative Union co-organized the 34th Okinawa old battlefield/American Military base tour for co-op members nationwide. 175 members from 26 consumer co-ops nationwide participated.
On March 8, 2017 the member activities committee and the policy planning committee of Kanagawa Prefecture Consumers Co-operative Union co-organized a learning session with the participation of 44 people from co-operative related organizations in the prefecture.
JCCU continues to expand its environmental friendly products in the market and it aims to switch 50% of cardboard used for CO·OP products to FSC certified cardboard by the end of FY 2020.
At the 20th Environmental Communication Awards - Environmental Report Division Miyagi Co-op's Summary of Fiscal 2015 Environmental Activity report won the Excellence Award.
JCCU has been conducting a survey to find out the level of radioactive substances in home meals, and on March 7, 2017 the results for the fiscal 2016 was released.
JCCU summarizes February 2017 business turnover of 66 community-based retail co-ops nationwide operating stores and home delivery service.
JCCU has been sponsoring Para Nordic Skiing Japan Team since 2006.
On March 1 and 2, 2017 JCCU organized the 2016 Environmental Project Research and Exchange Meeting in Tokyo.