AEON REIT Investment CorporationSecurities Code:3292

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Initiatives to contribute to communities

Contribution to communities

In addition to shopping, drinking and eating and amusement facilities, AEON MALLs have healthcare facilities, government offices, banks and post offices, among other facilities needed by people in communities to improve their lives. Multipurpose event spaces in AEON MALLs, including Aeon Halls and Aeon Cinemas, are used by people in local governments and other organizations. We aim to be retail facilities that are indispensable for local communities.

Support for local events, local groups' activities, and art and cultural activities

We conduct activities that contribute to local communities in order to coexist with local communities and revitalize them.
・A celebration ahead of the Morioka Sansa Odori festival (AEON MALL Morioka)
・Goldfish scooping competition (AEON MALL Yamato-Koriyama)

・We hold events for tenants.

In July 2017, AEON Co., Ltd. became the first retailer designated by the Prime Minister as a public institution. As of February 28, 2019, AEON had concluded a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Hokkaido, Osaka, Kyoto and 41 other prefectures and 19 major cities. AEON is concluding a disaster prevention agreement with local governments nationwide, committing to cooperating with and supporting local governments.

・We support the activities of many different organizations.

Safety and health considerations in local communities

Considering safety and health in communities, we provide the following:
・Universal design restrooms

Certain properties that we own have docks for bike-sharing programs in cooperation with local governments to improve customers' convenience in local communities.

Health and well-being

We invite day-care centers and healthcare facilities to become tenants at properties we own. We support local residents and workers' child rearing and contribute to their health and well-being.

Disaster mitigation activities

Contribution to communities in case of disaster

We place priority on customers' safety in day-to-day operations at AEON MALLs. We conduct evacuation drills simulating disasters, such as earthquakes and typhoons, regularly with employees of specialty stores to fulfill our malls' role as disaster mitigation facilities in communities.
When wide areas are affected by disasters, we also aim to provide facilities for reconstruction that have electricity and drinking water necessary for maintaining their functions to the greatest extent possible.

Disaster mitigation and BCP

We conduct regular emergency drills, such as earthquake drills and fire drills, to improve our ability to deal with disasters.

Activities for tenants

Operation of a day-care center

We operate the AEON Yumemirai Nursery School to support employees who work while raising children.

Pursuit of comfort and safety for tenants

We create break rooms for tenants' employees so that they can work in safety and comfort.

We are building a barrier-free environment so that everyone can use our facilities safely and comfortably.
・Installation of ramps
・Universal-design vending machines

Activities for employees

Activities for employees

For employees of the Asset Management Company, we take the following steps:

・For the health and safety of employees, we provide scales in the company and support the provision of vegetable smoothies. We conduct an internal walking campaign and hold seminars on health.

・Promoting diversity
・Creating fair workplaces and improving job satisfaction
・Educating employees and supporting the acquisition of qualifications for the enhancement of human resources
・Providing regular human rights training and code of conduct training

Human resource development

Type of training Number of sessions held
15th Period
Febrary 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020
16th Period
August 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021
Compliance training 7 6
Operational training 7 11
Total 14 17
(*) Counted training sessions above cover sessions for all-employees only.
The company held many more operational training includes sessions provided by not only in-house lecturers but also external lecturers.

Number of employees with professional licenses (as of the end of March 2020)

License Number of holders
Real estate notary 13
ARES master 9
Certified real estate consulting master 3
The company have established support system to help all-employees stay motivated to seek opportunities to acquire these licenses.

Employee-friendly environment and work-life balance

The company takes the following initiatives to develop the employee-friendly environment and work-life balance.

・Employee satisfaction survey

―The company conduct an employee satisfaction survey every year to confirm employees' sense of fulfillment in their work, their satisfaction with the work environment and their requests for the introduction of new systems.

・The company conduct stress checks every year.

・The company designate every Wednesday as no-overtime day and all officers encourage employees to leave the office at the fixed time.

・The company have established a whistleblowing system.

・Employees can use the AEON Group's benefit program.

・The company provide a comfortable work environment and take steps to prevent infectious diseases.

Introduction of a cumulative investment purchase program

The program is expected to raise employees' awareness of improvements in results and contribute to the sustainable growth of the Investment Corporation and the enhancement of value for investors.

Social considerations

Activities for communities and tenants

We execute cleaning programs to contribute to revitalizing local communities every month.


Number of press releases issued by the Investment Corporation

The table below shows the number of press releases issued by the Investment Corporation and a breakdown of them.

15th Period
Febrary 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020
16th Period
August 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021
Total 20 25
Properties 2 4
Financial results 11 11
Borrowing 1 7
Capital increase 0 0
Rating 1 0
Others 5 3

For a list of press releases, please visit the following address:

IR Library

For information on the Investment Corporation's IR material, please visit the following website:

Individual investors

In addition to participating in presenting meetings held by securities firms and The Association for Real Estate Securitization, we hold presentations at properties owned by the Investment Corporation and participate in seminars for women, among other meetings.

15th Period
Febrary 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020
16th Period
August 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021
Number of presentation meetings 3 0(*)
Number of cities where meetings were held - 0(*)
(*) suspend most of the IR meeting for individual investors to pervent COVID-19 infection.

Please see the table below for further information.

Institutional investors

We participate actively in investor conferences held by securities firms in Japan and overseas. Following the conferences, we make ourselves available for interviews and participate in follow-up meetings. We also visit investors in Japan and overseas.

Active disclosure

We actively disclose information on our website and using other communication tools (including analyst meeting presentation materials, semi-annual reports and press releases).