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May 2024

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (January - March 2024)

Entering 2024, we continue to move towards embracing more farmers into PROJECT TREE. We engaged 1,133 Smallholders (Male 920, Female 213) in the first quarter. As of 31 March 2023, total 9,054 smallholders participated and assessed in PROJECT TREE (7,484 Male, 1,570 Female).

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February 2024

PROJECT TREE 4th JPA Distribution (Cut-off September 2023)

In December 2023, PROJECT TREE distributed 207 units of smartphones to 207 smallholders under 4 Collectors and 82.000 sets of tapping equipment to Industrial suppliers from Joint-Pool Account (JPA) as of September cut-off.

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February 2024

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (October to December 2023)

We grasp 4th quarter of 2023 with engagement to 1,038 Smallholders (Male 834, Female 204). As of 31 December 2023, total 7,921 smallholders participated in PROJECT TREE (6,566 Male, 1,355 Female).

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February 2024

PROJECT TREE 3rd JPA Distribution (Cut-off March 2023)

In June 2023, the 3rd JPA successfully distributed 130 Android Smartphones to 130 Smallholders and 109 boxes of formic acid to 7 Collectors under PT.

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November 2023

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (July to September 2023)

During the third quarter of 2023, PROJECT TREE has attracted 928 smallholders (Male 745, Female 183). So far, a total of 6,883 smallholders have joined PROJECT TREE (5,732 Male, 1,151 Female).

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November 2023

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (April to June 2023)

During April to June 2023, PROJECT TREE teams have engaged 855 smallholders in PROJECT TREE fieldwork (Male 726, Female 129). Total of 5,829 smallholders have participated in PROJECT TREE as of the end of June 2023 (Male 4,989, Female 840) in 3 Provinces in southern Sumatera.

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August 2023

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (January to March 2023)

In the first quarter of 2023 (January-March), 983 smallholders participated in PROJECT TREE training program (Male 784, Female 199). Up to March 2023, a total of 5,100 smallholders have participated in PROJECT TREE programs from 111 villages in southern Sumatra (Male 4,260, Female 840) since PROJECT TREE was started.

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April 2023

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (October to December 2022)

Sustainability Team has been working on PROJECT TREE through 2022 and could reach to 4,117 smallholders (Female 641 & Male 3,476) in one year.

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April 2023

PROJECT TREE 2nd JPA Distribution (Cut-off September 2022)

In October 2022, the second JPA has been distributed to smallholders who have contributed to the TREE Project. A total of 221 smallholders have received smartphones spread across several Collecting Points in the supply chain.

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December 2022

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (July to September 2022)

Carrying the same spirit, during the third quarter (July – September), the Sustainability Team provided capacity building to 1038 smallholders (Male 885 Female 153) in 26 villages spread across Jambi, South Sumatra and Lampung Provinces.

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December 2022

PROJECT TREE 1st JPA Distribution (Cut-off March 2022)

In the 3rd quarter (Jul-Sep) of 2022, Project TREE has distributed its first JPA (Joint Pool Account) through several Collecting Points in its supply chain.

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September 2022

2022, 2nd Quarter Report of PROJECT TREE – Sustainability Activity

During the second quarter (April – June) in 2022, the Sustainability Team, which has grown into eight teams, has succeeded in educating a total of 1055 smallholders (Male 865 and Female 190) spread across 28 villages in Lampung, South Sumatra, and Jambi provinces.

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May 2022

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity Quarterly Report (January to March 2022)

Responding to the achievements in 2021, we started 2022 aggressively and set a target of 4,000 smallholders being educated in 2022.

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December 2021

PROJECT TREE – Sustainability
Activity Report (End of 2021)

At ITOCHU Corporation, our ambition is to play an important role in fostering the environmentally and socially sustainable use of resources and best practice in the natural rubber industry.

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October 2021

PROJECT TREE Sustainability Activity
Quarterly Report (July to September2021)

Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, we made good progress in implementing our PROJECT TREE action plan during the reference period...

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April 2024

ITOCHU Announces Sumitomo Rubber Group's Participation in PROJECT TREE
— Continuing to promote the project for the traceability and sustainability of natural rubber, a raw material of tires —

ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Keita Ishii, President & COO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announced today that it has concluded an agreement with SUMITOMO RUBBER SINGAPORE PTE.

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December 2022

System Development (trace up to Smallholders) has been completed

In August, Project TREE has developed the traceability system into Phase 3 where smallholders are involved in the transaction chain.

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September 2022

PROJECT TREE is launched in Japan with Yanase and Continental

PROJECT TREE has been launched in Japanese market through Yanase’s network over 230 sales offices in Japan with Continental Tire.

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April 2022

DRIVERS GIVEN EVEN MORE OPTIONS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RUBBER PRODUCTION AS PROJECT TREE GROWS WITH CONTINENTAL TYRES

Project pilot shows drivers willing to pay sustainability premium. Kwik Fit customers can choose PROJECT TREE tyres from Pirelli, Hankook and Continental to fund programme in Sumatra.

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December 2021

ITOCHU Announces the Commencement of Commercialization
of PROJECT TREE

ITOCHU Announces the Commencement of Commercialization of PROJECT TREE, the First Blockchain-based Natural Rubber Traceability and Sustainability Project in the World

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