CSR

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.

Europe

(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.

(Benelux) NUJIJ Foundation for Supporting Cancer Patients and Family
(Benelux) NUJIJ Foundation for Supporting Cancer Patients and Family


(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.

Support for “My New Hair”
Support for “My New Hair”


(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)Support for The Little Princess Trust
(UK)Support for “The Little Princess Trust”


(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".

Presented a Wig to Joanna Rowsell
Presented a Wig to Joanna Rowsell


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.

Overseas expansion of in-house salons at hospitals
Overseas expansion of in-house salons at hospitals


Activities Companies
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)

 

US

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.

Donation for the American Breast Cancer Foundation
Donation for the American Breast Cancer Foundation


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.

Pink Hair Campaign
Pink Hair Campaign


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.

Pay It Forward
Pay It Forward


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.



Activities Companies
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.

 

Asia

(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.

 (Taiwan)Free Haircut at Disabled Facilities
(Taiwan)Free Haircut at Disabled Facilities


(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)Received the Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Achievement Award
(Philippines)Received the Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Achievement Award


(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)Award Winning Work Environment
(Philippines)Award Winning Work Environment


(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.

Support for typhoon victims in the Philippines
Support for typhoon victims in the Philippines. Kaneko API Factory manager.


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 the Philippines
Factories built in the Philippines


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.

Donation of Wigs to Hospitals

Donation of Wigs to Hospitals

Donation of Wigs to Hospitals
Donation of Wigs to 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.

ISO 9001 Certification
ISO 9001 Certification


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

Use of Scraps from Wig

Use of Scraps from Wig
Use of Scraps from Wig


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.

?Tree-Planting at our Factory in Thailand
Tree-Planting at our Factory in Thailand


ISO 14001

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.


ISO 14001
ISO 14001


Activities Companies
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)