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Terms and Conditions of Japan Environment Organization Membership

Terms and Conditions of Japan Environment Organization Membership

Article 1 (Purpose)
The terms and conditions hereunder determine policies regarding rights, obligations, qualification and disqualification of members of the Japan Environment Organization (hereinafter, referred to as “JEO”).

Article 2 (Membership)
A member of 【JEO】 means a corporation, organization or individual who agrees with and supports the purposes of 【JEO】, has applied for membership upon accepting the Terms and Conditions, and has been accepted by the board of directors stipulated in Article 8 of the Articles of Association.

Article 3 (Types of Membership)
The types of JEO membership are as follows:
1) Full membership
Corporations, organizations, or individuals, who agree with the purposes of JEO and participate in JEO
2) Supporting member
Corporations, organizations, or individuals, who participate in JEO to support the JEO’s activities
Types of supporting member
 (i) Corporate supporting member
 (ii) Individual supporting member

Article 4 (Application)
Those who wish to become members are required to submit the application form specified separately and must be accepted by the board of directors before they are formally granted membership.

Article 5 (Initial fee and monthly membership fee)
Members pay the initial fee and the monthly membership fee according to the following table.
Types Initial Fee Monthly Fee
Full membership ¥500,000 ¥10,000
Corporate supporting member ¥30,000 ¥10,000
Individual supporting member ¥10,000 ¥3,000

Article 6 (Withdrawal from membership)
Members may, at any time by their own will, withdraw from membership by submitting a notice of withdrawal, provided, however, that such notice shall be given no later than two months prior to the time they wish to do so.

Article 7 (Dismissal from membership)
If a member falls under any of the following cases, the membership of such member shall be revoked by resolution of the General Meeting of Members as stipulated in Article 20.2 of the Articles of Association.
1) If a member violates these Terms and Conditions
2) If a member injures the reputation or acts against the interests of JEO
3) If there is any other justifiable reason to dismiss a member

Article 8 (Disqualification of membership)
In addition to the previous article, if a JEO member falls under one of the following cases, such member will lose their membership qualification.
1) If a member fails to pay the membership fee stipulated in Article 5 for more than six months
2) If all the members with full membership unanimously approve
3) If a member dies or a member company dissolves

Article 9 (Rights and obligations upon disqualification)
1) A JEO member shall lose all rights and be exempt from obligations as a JEO member upon disqualification according to the previous Article 8. A JEO member with full membership shall lose membership status as a partner of JEO under the Act on General Incorporated Associations and General Incorporated Foundations, provided, however, that said member shall not be exempt from unfulfilled obligations.
2) Any initial fee, monthly fee or other contributions already paid or given shall not be refunded to a JEO member upon disqualification.

Article 10 (Change of membership information)
Any change of name, corporate name, representative, contact person, address, phone number, or email address of a member shall be notified in the specific format without delay.

Article 11 (Amendments and additions)
1) Any matter not stipulated herein shall be decided, if necessary, by resolution of the board of directors.
2) JEO may, with a resolution of the board of directors, modify part or all of the Terms and Conditions. The Terms and Conditions modified by a resolution of the board of directors shall become effective when they are put on JEO website and shall bind JEO members thereafter.

Supplementary Provision(s)
The Terms and Conditions shall take effect from January 1, 2011.

Date of Revision – February 27, 2012
Article 3 (Types of Membership) and Article 5 (Initial fee and monthly membership fee) were modified.