Establishing an Environmentally-friendly Production Process for Towels
Senshu in Osaka Prefecture is said to be the "birthplace of towel production in Japan." But its reliance on chemicals has resulted in polluted rivers. Smileyearth Corporation. has developed a technology that helps alleviate the problem, and thus is contributing to the preservation of biodiversity and sustainability of the local industry.
2019.12.26 Read more »
The creator of “Wooden Straws” Made from Forest Thinning Wood.
Aqura Home Co., Ltd.'s Wood Straw Project
The Wood Straw Project aims to encourage the conservation of forests through thinning, the effective use of thinned wood, and to provide economic assistance to the forest industry while protecting the ocean and environment through the reduction of consumer plastics.
2019.12.26 Read more »
Raising awareness for sustainable seafood and MSC/ASC certification.
Contributing to marine biodiversity by becoming the first company in Japan to adopt sustainable seafood in employee cafeterias Panasonic Corporation
Panasonic aspires to contribute to preserving marine biodiversity by becoming the first company in Japan to adopt sustainable seafood in its employee cafeterias, thereby increasing awareness for the certification system for protecting the rich marine life and transforming consumption behavior by encouraging people to choose sustainable food.
2018.12.26 Read more »
Specified Non-Profit Corporation Tsukushinbo
To help preserve the satoyama landscape, children create protective covering for their school desks with timber from forest thinning, which they will use for the next 6 years. From early years of primary education, children learn about trees and forest conservation. And because every first grader will need a protective covering for desks, this project has found a continuous use for thinned trees.
2017.12.27 Read more »
Substitution for imported plywood that contributes to biodiversity.
Quadrant Plastic Composites Japan Ltd. (Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation. )
Concrete casting molds made from plywood used at construction sites in Japan rely heavily on wood imported from Southeast Asia. Therefore, making Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Quadrant Plastic Composite Japan's "XSHEET" resin formwork panel for concrete widely available will contribute to the conservation of rainforests and biodiversity.
2016.11.18 Read more »
BIO NET INITIATIVE – Initiatives to protect biodiversity
Mitsubishi Jisho Residence Co., Ltd.
To create ecological networks that spread from individual points to lines and planes and to cultivate understanding among residents, Mitsubishi Jisho Residence plans trees and plants for each property in a manner that protects biodiversity regardless of the property's size and land area.
2015.11.06 Read more »
A tool of biodiversity conservation in paddy fields, “Ikimono-genki-mai”
Nonprofit Organization Kahokugata Lake Institute
"Ikimonogenkimai" is rice created without aerially-sprayed pesticides and herbicides of the levee. This NPO researches the biodiversity of each plot of paddy field, and then lists the living organisms found there on the packaging. You can see by whom the rice was made, and where and what the area was like.
2014.10.10 Read more »
Fairwood refers to wood and wood products that take into consideration the forest environment and local communities where logging is taking place. Fairwood Partners believe that providing information that enables users to make sustainable choices will help change logging behavior and protect the world's forests.
2013.11.03 Read more »
Protecting the environment and eliminating powerty in developing countries. These are important global issues. Choco-Revo! explores ways to help solve these issues through chocolate.
2013.04.16 Read more »