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Social Contribution Activities

AIYA conducts mangrove planting activities every two years for social contribution and human resource development.

 Our tea is simply a natural blessing. We hope to give back to the nature for its blessing. One of them is mangrove planting.

 We hope that all our employees will understand the company's social responsibility and grow to be persons who acknowledges the importance of social contribution.

Q. What are mangroves?

A general term for plants which grow in the brackish-water regions of the tropical and subtropical zone where seawater and river water merge.

Q. What is a meaning of mangrove planting?

Mangrove planting is conducted for preserving the global environment and ecosystem.

Mangrove for global environment preservation

 Mangrove plays a role in global warming prevention, sea water purification and serves as a natural breakwater for tsunami disaster prevention and the importance has been focused on in recent years.

Mangrove to protect the earth's ecosystem

 In a mangrove forest, fallen mangrove leaves become food for benthos like crab and shellfish, or sink to the sea bed and decompose to generate microbe and algae which feeds small animals living in the mangrove forest. Small animals are eaten by fish and shellfish, which are then eaten by insects, birds, reptiles and mammals. There is a sensational "food chain" drama in the mangrove forest. Therefore, it can be said that protecting mangroves indirectly contributes to the ecosystem of all living creatures.

Afforestation activities of AIYA

  • 2001 1st
    Palawan island, Philippines
    total amount...6,300 trees

  • 2003 2nd
    Ranong, Thailand
    total amount...12,300 trees

  • 2005 3rd
    Lombok island, Indonesia
    total amount...4,200 trees

  • 2007 4th
    Ranong, Thailand
    total amount...13,000 trees

  • 2009 5th
    Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    total amount...5,000 trees

  • 2011 6th
    Bali island, Indonesia
    total amount...5,700 trees

  • 2013 7th
    Mahanay island, Philippines
    total amount...7,800 trees

  • 2015 8th
    Can gio, Vietnam
    total amount...17,700 trees