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Top Commitment Utilizing Wood to Protect Forests Utilizing Wood to Build the Future Akira Ichikawa President and Representative Director Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.

Chairman of the Board and Representative Director as of April 1, 2020

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Mar.31,2020
Sumitomo Forestry Joins International Initiative RE100 Seeking Utilization of 100% Renewable Energy
Mar.26,2020
Sumitomo Forestry Signs Loan Agreement for Positive Impact Finance First home builder in recognition of contributions to SDGs
jan.29,2020
Crescent Communities, a Sumitomo Forestry Group company, Named “Multifamily Development Firm of the Year” award at the NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards
Sep.24,2019
Successor trees to the Miracle Pine return home~Rikuzentakata City, Takatamatsubara Tsunami Memorial Park tree-planting to commemorate the opening of the park~
Sep.20,2019
Selected for the Second Consecutive Year as a Component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index - a Global ESG Investment Equity Index
Sep.06,2019
Commencement of Electricity Service “Sumirin Denki” from November for Post-FIT Owners Fixed purchase price of 11 yen per kWh till March 2023
May.10,2019
Sumitomo Forestry Group 2021 Medium-Term Management Plan
Mar.25,2019
Sumitomo Forestry Is Selected in METI’s New Diversity Management Selection 100 for the First Time Praised for its easy-to-work environment
Mar.06,2019
First Japanese Company Awarded at the 2019 Climate Bonds Green Bond Pioneer Awards
Mar.01,2019
Sumitomo Forestry Completes Construction of the Washin Guest House at the Kiyoharu Art Colony in Yamanashi Prefecture
Feb.18,2019
Changing Cities into Forests: W350 Plan Finalist for the MIPIM AWARDS 2019
Feb.15,2019
Recognized by RobecoSAM for Excellence in Sustainability Performance Selected as Gold Class in the Homebuilding Industry Category At the Same Time Recognized as "Industry Mover"
Jan.22,2019
Sumitomo Forestry Makes Climate A List for Third Consecutive Year Achieves Highest Rating in CDP 2018
Dec.20,2018
Completion of Frame Erection for New Research Building at Tsukuba Research Institute Research Base for W350 Plan and the Scientific Study of Wood
Nov.26,2018
Regarding the import of concrete formwork plywood used in the construction of facilities for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Nov.07,2018
Gold Medal, Silver Medal, Bronze Medal, and Fighting Spirit Awards All seven participants receive awards in the Carpentry Category at the 56th National Skills Competition
Sep.18,2018
Selected for Inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, a Global ESG Investment Equity Index
Sep.11,2018
Notice of Issuance of Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds (Green CBs) Due 2023
Jul.06,2018
Climate Change Network Organization Participation in Japan Climate Initiative
Jun.19,2018
Establishment of a New Company for Wood Pellets for Power Generation Fuel Leveraging Domestic Unused timber from Forests for Power Generation Fuel
Apr.13,2018
Taking Charge of Building Repair and Landscaping at Shorinan of Ninna-ji Head Temple
Apr.04,2018
Natural Park Business Agreement Concluded with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for an Ecosystem Survey of 10 Parks to Enhance Transmission of their Appeal
Mar.30,2018
Support for Construction of Temple Schools in Myanmar Temple School No. 4 Completed by the Myanmar Temple School Support Team
Mar.28,2018
Sumitomo Forestry's Housing Division Registered as a Type 2 Timber-related Operator under the Clean Wood Act
Feb.20,2018
Selected as a "Health and Productivity Stock Selection 2018"Also selected as a "2018 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization"
Feb.09,2018
Recognized by RobecoSAM for Excellence in Sustainability Performance
Feb.08,2018
New Development Concept W350 Plan for Wooden High-Rise Building
Nov.30,2017
First Registered Operator under the Clean Wood Act Sumitomo Forestry Registered as a Type 1 Timber-related Operator
Oct.25,2017
Sumitomo Forestry Achieves Highest Rating for Two Consecutive Years Making the CDP 2017 Climate A List
Jul.07,2017
Sumitomo Forestry Included in All Three ESG Indices Selected for GPIF Passive Management
Mar.29,2017
Completion of Gifu Timber Tree Farming Center
Mar.02,2017
Sumirin Wood Peace Co., Ltd. Construction of New Office Building
Feb.22,2017
Selection as a "2017 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization"
Jan.30,2017
Recognized by RobecoSAM for Excellence in Sustainability Performance
Dec.19,2016
Sumitomo Forestry's First Timber Elementary School Building Completion of Miyanomori Elementary School in Higashimatsushima City
Dec.01,2016
Launch of One of Japan's Largest*1 Scale 50MW Biomass Power Plants Mombetsu Biomass Power Plant Commencement of Operations
Nov.30,2016
Support for Construction of Temple Schools in Myanmar Opening Ceremony for Temple School No. 3, Completed by the Myanmar Temple School Support Tea
Oct.26,2016
Sumitomo Forestry Makes the CDP 2016 Climate A List, the Highest Rating of the CDP Climate Change Report
Sep.01,2016
"Gran Forest Gakugei Daigaku" Private-pay Elderly Care Facility to Open
Apr.08,2016
Initiative to Protect our Precious Trees: Success in Propagating Sapling Using Tissue Culture from Sacred "Kitano Sakura" Cherry Tree, Follows on from Last Year's "Beniwa Kombai" Plum Tree Project
Apr.07,2016
Establishing a New Private-pay Elderly Care Facility "Gran Forest Tokiwadai"

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