Efforts being made Abroad
CSR activities are also undertaken at the overseas subsidiaries of the Aderans Group, linked with the efforts being made in Japan, such as the following.
(Benelux) NUJIJ Foundation for Supporting Cancer Patients and Family
Lenny Van Zundato, the shop manager of Francie-hair Boutique in Aderans Benelux, Inc., established NU JIJ (NOW YOU) foundation in 2012 after suffering from cancer, and she has been active in the foundation.
(UK)Support for “My New Hair”
“My New Hair” is a charity organization for people suffering from cancer and medical hair loss, set up by world class hair stylist Trevor Sorbie. Aderans UK, our group company in the United Kingdom, supplies wigs to the charity and provides coaching to beauticians in providing hair cuts. Over 500 beauticians have already been in working.
(UK)Free Counseling at Hospital
Since 2016, store hairstylists have been volunteering at the hospital in Brighton, where Aderans UK is located. They conduct seminars for depilated patients with treatment and personal counseling.
(UK)Support for “The Little Princess Trust”
Aderans UK supports "The Little Princess Trust," the only charity organization endorsed by the Queen of the UK from 2011, and offers wigs to children suffering from hair loss.
(UK)Presented a Wig to Joanna Rowsell
Joanna Rowsell is an English cyclist on the Great Britain Cycling Team and was diagnosed with alopecia.
She came in to one of Aderans UK shops looking for a wig for the Olympic ceremony. Aderans UK gifted her a custom-made wig for the ceremony.
Also, Aderans UK gifted her a custom-made wig for her wedding in July 2015. Her wedding became a hot topic for conversations because of the Britain's popular magazine "Hello".
Overseas expansion of in-house salons at hospitals
In-house salons at hospitals have been introduced in Sweden since 2011. This project is well recognized in Japan. As of January 2016, there is 8 shops.
|Alopecia Charity support and Co-operation to promote products and services and offer advice.||THS,DVN,CML|
|TAG – Trendco Alopecia Group : A web and salon based support group for those affected by Alopecia throughout the UK.||THS|
|Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) : a EU wide charity organisation offering those affected by cancer a ‘feel better’ service with cosmetic and alternative hair solutions.||THS,DVN,CML|
|Pink Octobery : a month of awareness and fundraising for Breast Cancer Charities across the whole of EU region.|
|Support and co-operations for Cancer Charities, Foundations and Associations.||CXF,THS,CML|
|The Little Princess Trust : Human hair wigs are produced from hair donations to be supplied free of charge to children referred through the relevant charity organisation.||THS|
|Stichting Haarwensen : Human hair wigs are produced from hair donations to be supplied free of charge to children referred through the relevant charity organisation.||DVN|
|My New Hair : sponsorship of education and support for Charity to aid promotion of services||THS|
|Toni&Guy : Macmillan Strength in Style scheme – sponsorship of Toni & Guy education scheme and national Macmillan charity support.||THS|
|Promotion and support for local Cancer Hospital. Donation for each wig sold over designated period to help strengthen realtionship.||CXG|
|Sponsorship of local youth soccer team||CML|
|Sponsorship of SOS child village in Africa||CML|
CML: Carl M Lundh AB(Sweden)
CXG: Creations de Paris Camaflex Vertriebs G.m.b.H. (Germany)
CXF: Camaflex S.A.S. (France)
DVN: D.Van Nooijen B.V. (Netherlands)
THS: Trend Hair Supplies Co., Ltd (United Kingdom)
Donation for the American Breast Cancer Foundation
Bosley Mdeical Group donates part of its revenue to the American Breast Cancer Foundation. From 2015, by changing donation from certain amount of money to sales percentage at Pink Ribbon month, employee awareness was intensified and they became active.
Pink Hair Campaign
Aderans Hair Goods, Inc., the U.S. company of the Aderans Group, sells Pink Hair Swatches to boost enlightenment for breast cancer, and donates their proceeds to support groups for breast cancer patients.
Pay It Forward
Impressed by the movie "Pay It Forward", we are promoting our own hair club volunteer activity that will spread kindness by expanding feeling of gratitude instead of returning kindness afterwards when we receive.
Wig Donation for Support Groups
In the US, there are non-profit charity organizations that support patients who need wigs for cancer treatment. Aderans Hair Goods, Inc. supports activities by providing wigs to those groups. For patients who are unable to purchase wigs, for the last ten years, we have been continuously supportive by using wig manufacturers' strengths. In 2016, we offered about 4,000 wigs to 14 organizations.
Hair Club For Kids
From 1992, Hair Club has provided custom-made wigs to children aged 6 to 17 who have lost their hair, as well as Aderans’ Love Charity program.
Bosley Gives Back
In celebration of Bosley’s 35th Anniversary and out of appreciation for US Armed Forces - Bosley created a program to grant a free hair restoration procedure to a deserving member of military who has served.
Support for Research Institutes
Bosley and Aderans Hair Goods, our U.S. Group Companies, offered its cooperation at the annual meeting of the NAAF (the National Alopecia Areata Foundation) in 2011 and presented the meeting with 100 wigs.
|Bosley Gives Back : free hair restoration procedure for U.S. Armed Forces||Bosley|
|Compete in the Nautica Triathlon in an effort to raise money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.||Bosley|
|Bosley Donates Computer Monitors to Ronald McDonald House.||Bosley|
|Red Cross Fundraising for Japan Tsunami||Bosley, AHG, ARI, AAH|
|Bosley Supports Food Banks : donate food items at their local food banks.||Bosley|
|Denim Day at Bosley:donate money for the opportunity to wear jeans to work.||Bosley|
|Bosley volunteered their time to Protects the Environmnet.||Bosley|
|Bosley Donates Life : promotes the education and practice of organ and tissue donation.||Bosley|
|Support for National Alopecia Areata Foundation.||Bosley, AHG|
|ARI supports education who study at local area high schools and colleges.||ARI|
|Pink Hair Program : help raise awareness for breast cancer and promote the sale of pink hair swatches.||AHG|
AAH: Aderans America Holdings, Inc.
AHG: Aderans Hair Goods, Inc.
ARI: Aderans Research Institute, Inc.
(Taiwan)Free Haircut at Disabled Facilities
At Aderans Taiwan Co., Ltd., we visit facilities for the disabled and offer free haircut. Since we were called by the volunteer organization in 2012, we conduct them once a week in Kaohsiung City. In 2015, by request from a beauty salon owner of Keelung City, we also started offering the service in that city, too. This activity will also increase technical skills of our employees, so we will continue to do so in the future.
(Philippines)Received the Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Achievement Award
Aderans Philippines, Inc. was awarded by the Ministry of Health of the Philippines for its efforts to promote economic participation through women's health promotion.
(Philippines)Award Winning Work Environment
Aderans Philippines, Inc. was commended by MDG ACHIEVEMENT FUND, which is under the Department of Labor and Employment in Republic of the Philippines, for our diversity in the workplace environment for employees in 2013.
(Philippines)Support for typhoon victims in the Philippines (November, 2013)
Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central Philippines in November 2013. Aderans Philippine, Inc. (API) donated to the local Red Cross for disaster victims in response to the crisis. In addition to donations from employees, we provided precooked foods such as instant noodles to local television stations.
Additional Factories built in Philippines
The second production plant was completed in October 2013 in the Philippines. We added up to 1,200 new jobs at this factory.
Factories built in Laos
Aderans Laos Inc. has been established in May 2014. It is the next production base after ones in Thailand and the Philippines. The Savannakhet production plant was completed in July 2015. This plans will create 3,000 new jobs in Laos. We are aiming to create new jobs and improve labor environment.
(Thailand)Donation of Wigs to Hospitals
On June 11, 2012, a ceremony was held in Thailand, one of the manufacturing bases for the Aderans Group, to donate wigs to hospitals and other facilities. The wigs that had been tried on at factory had previously been discarded due to operational issues, but the Aderans Group was able to donate and make use of these wigs. In 2016, we have donated 400 wigs to 2 hospitals.
ISO 9001 Certification
Our main production plant in Thailand has been certified ISO 9001 (international standard for quality management systems) in 1999 to ensure stable quality of our products.
Use of Scraps from Wig Manufacturing Process
At our Thai factory, which is one of the manufacturing centers for the Aderans Group, considerations were made to eliminate waste and to effectively use as resources the scrap materials that are produced during the manufacturing of wigs. Efforts are being made for various experimental manufacturing, such as artificial flowers, car wipes, cushions, and sandals. The artificial flowers are currently being used for such uses as floral bouquets to present our local retirees
Tree-Planting at our Factory in Thailand
Our Thai factory sell the waste materials produced in the process of manufacturing our wigs to recyclers and use the proceeds to plant trees at our factory grounds.
In 1999, the Group's production facilities in Thailand acquired ISO 14001 certification for environment-friendly operations. ISO 14001 substantiates efforts to protect the environment, and these facilities will continue to implement measures, as listed below, to maintain this status.
- 1.Prevent water pollution through factory effluent.
- 2.Prevent air pollution within the factory.
- 3.Safely dispose of industrial waste.
- 4.Effectively utilize available resources.
- 5.Improve working conditions within the factory.
|Acquired ISO9001 certification.||ATL, WQC|
|Acquired ISO14001 certification.||ATL, WQC|
|Donation of Wigs to Hospitals in Thailand||ATL|
|Use of Scraps from Wig Manufacturing Process||ATL|
|Tree-Planting at Factory||ATL|
ATL: Aderans Thai., Ltd. (Thailand)
API: Aderans Philippines, Inc. (Philippines)
WQC: World Quality Co., Ltd. (Thailand)