Joined the Tree Planting Ceremony held on the Tsunami Disaster-hit Natori Coastal Area under the "Coastal Forest Restoration Project in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture"

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Tokyo Century’s employees have participated in the Fifth Tree Planting Ceremony held in Natori City which was hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Under the “Coastal Forest Restoration Project in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture” promoted by of The Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement-International (“OISCA”) which Tokyo Century supports, the event was hosted by the organization.

Tokyo Century supports OISCA’s activities, including rural developments and environmental conservation, primarily in Asia-Pacific region, and sponsors its two projects: 1) “Coastal Forest Restoration Project in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture” (“the Project”); 2) and “Children's Forest Program”, mainly carried out overseas that aims to educate the school children and community people about the environment through hands-on tree planting and other related environmental activities.(


Tokyo Century participated in the Project which has been coordinated by OISCA along with the people and administration in the disaster-affected areas and supporters to restore the disaster-hit coastal area in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture that was damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011. The Project aims at restoring the damaged coastal forest by planting 500,000 seedlings of black pine and other tree species over an area of 100 hectares in a period of 10 years up to 2020.


A total of 530 participants planted approximately 10,000 black pine seedlings over 2 hectares of the project coastal site. Currently, an entire 5km of the coast in Natori City has been planted with seedlings.