Aeon Forest Circulation Program
November 2013, Aeon’s tree planting activity achieved a milestone of planting
more than 10 million trees, and leveraging on this, we launched the Aeon Forest Circulation Program
as our activities to plant, nurture, and let forests thrive.
For the 25th Anniversary of Aeon’s tree planting, we will undertake
various initiatives to utilize the blessings of nature brought about by the
circulation of forests for the benefit of our lives.
will continue to plant the next 10 million trees for local communities and for
We will aim to nurture the forests and enrich
people’s lives with the natural blessings brought about by the circulation of
We will utilize lumber from properly managed
store materials and raw materials for products.
Aeon Hometown Forests
Tree planting by the AEON
Tohoku Reconstruction Hometown Forests Program
weeding, and fertilizing of landscaped zones
is actively engaged in community landscaping projects around its stores. The Clean & Green Activities is an initiative launched in 1991
where employee volunteer to clean up parks, rivers, and public facilities
around the stores. Cleaning activities are conducted
on Aeon Day on the 11th day of each month since 2001.
as part of these activities, Aeon also cleans and weeds the landscaped zones
where trees were planted under the Aeon Home Town Forests Program. Aeon will aim
to create forests that will be loved by generations to come.
here for details on Clean & Green Activities
In-house nursery schools and
FSC®-certified convenience stores using wood materials
2009, Ministop Co., Ltd. opened a store using domestic FSC®[MOU1] -certified
lumber, and became the first commercial facility in Japan to acquire
then, as it is both economically rational and environmentally friendly compared
to steel-framed materials, we have been increasing its use as standardized
material for wooden buildings. As of the end of February 2019, a total of 276
Ministop stores use FSC®-certified lumber.
establishes the Aeon Yumemirai Nursery School, an in-house facility to enable
employees of Aeon and those working at specialty stores in the Aeon Mall, as
well as local people to work and raise their children with security. Here, the
chairs and desks that children use every day are made of FSC®-certified wood
that was procured in an environmentally friendly manner, and by doing so Aeon
promotes the use of FSC®-certified lumber.
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Development using FSC®-certified materials
an aim to preserve biodiversity and to promote the sustainable use of forest
resources, Aeon has been selling notebooks and other products made of FSC®-certified
paper from 2008.
we also have been using
FSC®-certified materials for frequently used secondary materials such as price
tags and other tags.
In 2015, for the first
time,we began using FSC®-certified
paper for wrapping materials for its Topvalu brand products. We will continue
to work aggressively to develop FSC®-certified products.