5/11/2018

Brother’s biodiversity conservation project has been recognized as a cooperative project endorsed by the Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity.

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This project is recognized as a cooperative project endorsed by the Japan Committee for UNDB (UNDB-J)

Brother Industries, Ltd. (BIL)’s project has been recognized as one of the 12th cooperative projects endorsed by the Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J).

Specifically, BIL’s contribution to restoration and conservation of forests through seedling planting activities at the Brother Forests in Gujo, Brother eco point program, and Click for the Earth has been recognized.

UNDB-J is Japan’s committee established to achieve the Aichi Biodiversity Targets that were adopted as the global targets at COP10.

To encourage cooperation for biodiversity conservation activities in respective sectors, cooperative projects endorsed by UNDB-J are recognized twice a year from among projects, etc. registered under the Nijyu-maru Project (Double 20 campaign).*1

Nine projects by the Brother Group (including the one that has been recognized) are registered under the Nijyu-maru Project (Double 20 campaign).

Brother Group’s projects registered under the Nijyu-maru Project

Project name
Name of business site
Contribution to restoration and conservation of forests through seedling planting activities, Brother eco point program, and Click for the Earth
BIL
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.5MB)
[external link] A webpage that introduces the cooperative projects recognized by UNDB-J
Project to suppress the propagation of moso bamboo, which hinders the growth of precious forests of broad-leaved trees, etc.
BIL
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Project for combating desertification in Inner Mongolia
Brother (China) Ltd.
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Contribution to environmental conservation in Shenzhen City
Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd., Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd.*2
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Support for protection and restoration of mangrove forests
Brother Commercial (Thailand) Ltd.
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Reforestation at a former quarry site
Brother Industries (U.K.) Ltd.
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Promotion of forest conservation activities through Click for the Earth, etc.
Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.)
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Conservation of tropical rainforests in Peru
Brother International Europe Ltd.
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)
Manta ray ecosystem research survey through Click for the Earth
Brother International (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
[PDF] Registration certificate(2.2MB)

The Brother Group remains committed to promoting various environmental conservation projects in various parts of the world under the Brother Earth slogan.

  • *1 Under the Nijyu-maru Project, citizen groups, companies, local governments, etc. declare contributions to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets (Nijyu-maru declaration) within the scope of their efforts and register their declaration. The project is administered by the Japan Committee for IUCN.
  • *2 Brother Industries (Shenzhen), Ltd. was subject to an absorption-type merger in October 2016, with Brother Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd. as the surviving company.

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