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Corporate nameYL Forest Co., Ltd. (formerly Yamamoto Timber Industries, Ltd.)
HeadquartersFukuoka Insatsu Kaikan 3F
6-1 Chikkouhonmachi
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi
812-0021 Japan
Capital70 million yen
Activities・Emission credit development
・Forest maintenance, conservation, preservation and management project
・Afforestation Project
・Greenhouse gas emission reduction project
・Environment improvement project
・Trading and mediation in IPO equities, etc.
SubsidiariesPT Yamamoto Asri (Presidfent : Naoto Akune)
PT Tiara Asia Permai (President : Robby Hirooka)
HistoryFebruary, 1970
Established with headquarters in Fukuoka, Japan, as a pioneer in the importing of timber. With the US, Canada, Indonesia, and the Philippines as main sources, dealt widely with major enterprises such as Matsushita Electric Industrial and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., as well as local businesses.

December, 1994
Ceased operations on account of the business environment.

December, 1999
Established YL Building Co.,Ltd.

July, 2004
Restarted as YL Invest Co., Ltd. from changed company name from Yamamoto Lumber Industry Co., Ltd.

August, 2005
Began investigating the potential of greenhouse gas emission credit business based on mangrove planting in the Republic of Indonesia.

July, 2006
Established subsidiary “PT. YAMAMOTO ASRI” in Batam city, Indonesia.
Signed MOU with Batam City, Riau Islands (30years, 500ha).

October, 2006
Signed MOU with Batam City, Riau Islands (30years, 500ha).

September, 2006
Signed MOU with Ogan Komering Ilir, South Sumatra (30years, 20,000ha).

October, 2006
Signed MOU with Banyuasin, South Sumatra (30years, 30,000ha).

Jun, 2007
Signed MOU with Central Bangka, Bangka-Bulitung(30years, 20,000ha).

December, 2007
Received recommendation from the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry and set up business presentation and booth at COP 13 side event.

February, 2008
Capital increased to 70 million yen.

February, 2008
Signed MOU with Tanjung Jabung Timur, Jambi(30years, 30,000ha).

December, 2008
Signed MOU with Batam City, Riau Islands (add to 30years, 1,000ha).

January, 2009
Started applying for AR-CDM with DOE.

August, 2009
Conducting joint research about Silvofishery with Politeknik KP Sidoarjo under jurisdiction of Indonesian Ministry of maritime fisheries.

May, 2010
Ended the public release of information on the United Nations website for application United Nations AR-CDM.

May, 2011
Establish development division in company, REDD+ project started.
Participated in the UNFCCC workshop held in Bonn, Germany Workshop on the characteristics of the constraints in the application of the new AR-CDM methodology.

August, 2012
JAPAN’s METI “Non-energy origin global warming measures overseas contribution project (REDD+) 2012” Entrusted business.

May, 2013
Concluded a joint business contract with REDD + project with Indonesian company PT.Tiara Asia Permai.

First obtained IUPJL-HL license in Indonesia Made Project plan(RKU) and Annual project plan(RKT) Approved and started the REDD + project.

August, 2013
JAPAN’s METI “Feasibility Study for the contribution visualization of Japanese companies to prevent deforestation and degradation in developing countries (REDD+) 2013”.

September, 2014
JAPAN’s METI “Feasibility study for the contribution visualization of Japanese companies to prevent deforestation and degradation in developing countries (REDD+) 2014”.

April, 2015
YL Building Co.,Ltd. and YL Invest Co., Ltd. were merged, and the company name was changed to YL Forest Co.,Ltd. anew. Akira Yamamoto becomes Chairman. Naoto Akune becomes CEO.
Moved head office from Chuo-ku, Fukuoka city to Hakata-ku, Fukuoka city.
RepresentativeAkira Yamamoto, Chairman
Akune Naoto, CEO
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