We perform the cause of the government authorization in Indonesia, mangrove tree-planting program.


Corporate infomation

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

・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.


PT Yamamoto Asri (Presidfent : Naoto Akune)

PT Tiara Asia Permai (President : Robby Hirooka)

  • February, 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.
  • Jluy,2013                                                                                                                                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.

Akira Yamamoto, Chairman 

Akune Naoto, President and CEO