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History of NEC Paddy Making Project

-Return Japanese Crested Ibises to Nature in 100 years-

2016 March Certified by Japan Committee for United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J)
2015 August Won the Encouragement Award, Environmental Human Resource Building Corporate Award 2014 category (Ministry of the Environment)
2014 March Won the special prize of jury's special award "Environment and Corporation", the 1st Good Life Award hosted by the Ministry of Environment
February Made a presentation at "ESD KIDS FES!!" hosted by the Ministry of Environment
Master rice field expanded by 4R in Kamioota, Ushiku City
2013 May Outsourced production of 20R rice fields by NEC Networks and System Integration Corporation started in Higashitanaka, Ishioka City
February Approximately 20R field revived with the support of the KUBOTA e-Project in Kamioota, Ushiku City
2012 May Paddy Making Project by NEC Networks and System Integration Corporation started in Higashitanaka, Ishioka City
February 2R master rice field revived in Kamioota, Ushiku City
2011 May First rice planting in NEC Paddy in Kamioota, Ushiku City
Received a letter of appreciation from Higashitanaka District in Ishioka City
March 16R rice field revived in Kamioota, Ushiku City
February Reclamation plan for rice field in ravine in Kamioota, Ushiku City reviewed based on survey results
2010 October Won the Green Purchasing Award "Prize for Excellence"
April Reclamation activities for rice field in ravine in Kamioota, Ushiku City started
A year-long survey of organisms in rice field before reclamation
2009 From April to August Paddy Art Project to celebrate the 5th anniversary startedAmazing shape of Japanese crested ibis appeared in July
2008 October Shrine gate made from Japanese cypress cut down from village forest dedicated to a local shrine
2007 From January to December Built a hut using Japanese cedar and cypress culled from village forest throughout a year
2006 November Challenging Kazusa method of well digging -Dug approx. 20m by hand in only 9 days-
June Won the 4th Japan Environmental Management Award "Environmental Linkage Prize"
2005 June Won the 3rd Partnership Award "Partnership Prize"
April 20R rice field revived in Higashitanaka, Ishioka City, 40R rice field in total
Launched Rice Field Master Course Program to enjoy agricultural work outside of events
March NEC original sake "IT de Eco" completed
2004 October First harvest at NEC Paddy field
May First rice planting at NEC Paddy field
April 20R rice field revived in Higashitanaka, Ishioka City for the first time in last 30 years
February NEC Paddy Making Project initiated

2009 Paddy Art "Japanese crested ibis landed in NEC Paddy"

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2013 the 1st Good Life Award hosted by the Ministry of Environment. The Special Prize of Jury's Special Award "Environment and Corporation"

Activity Report

Activities at NEC Group Company

NEC NETS-SI Group Paddy Making Project (Japanese)

Participants at "NEC NETS-SI Paddy"

NEC NETS-SI Group employees and their families participate in events of "Nature Experience Program" held in Higashitanaka, Ishioka City, Ibaraki Prefecture in order to restore and sustain the ecosystem in the rice fields under the mentorship of local intellectuals, and activities are deployed throughout the year from rice planting to grain threshing using a chemical-free organic farming method effective in preserving the ecosystem.

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