Achievements
Achievements from recent activities FY2019 Achievements Hilton, Best Western, Ricco Gelato, Horizon Farms, and Tabinoyado Saikawa (ryokan) pledged to go cage-free in Japan. Won the first stall-free declaration in Japan, again confirming that a major meat company will shift from sow stalls, although the deadline is not set. Major meat companies have begun to work on the development of plant-based protein, and the society has changed drastically toward decreasing animal-based foods. Conducted a supermarket survey, revealing that the fraction handling cage-free eggs increased from 22% in 2015 to 51%. Aeon has announced that it will have its private brand cage-free eggs in all stores by 2022, and has already started…
About Us
Aiming for a compassionate society About us Achievements 2019/04/07 About us ARCJ Board of Directors 2019/01/31 About us Stance 2019/01/30 name Animal Rights Center Japan (NPO) address New Shibuya Cooporas #1009 12-3 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042 Japan Established Oct. 1987 Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporation from 18th Aug 2017 Representative Chihiro Okada Contact TEL +81-3-3770-0720 FAX +81-3-4540-4049 Directors 6 Directors, 1 Auditor Staff 4 full-time, 1 temporary, 2 part-time Activities Advocacy, Corporate outreach & negotiation, Street activism, Demonstration marches, Lectures & lecturer dispatch, Education, Campaigns, Farm investigations, Awareness surveys, Information dissemination Please support the Animal Rights Center activities. General Donation For one-time donation with credit card or PayPal. Select Gift Amount…
Bylaws
Animal Rights Center Japan Bylaws Bylaws   Chapter 1.  General Rules (Name) Article 1.  This association is named “特定非営利活動法人アニマルライツセンター”, or “Animal Rights Center Japan” in English. (Office) Article 2.  The main office is located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. (Purpose) Article 3.  The Association advocates for the animals’ rights to live, promotes the elimination of unethical killings, abuses and abandonment by humans, works together with and mutually supporting those making such efforts, acts toward peaceful coexistence of humans and animals, thereby contributing to the promotion of the benefits of the entire society. (Types of non-profit activities) Article 4.  To achieve the purpose of the preceding Article, the Association will conduct the following…
ARCJ Board of Directors
Striving together for the animals Currently we have 6 board directors and 1 auditor at Animal Rights Center. ARC is run by 7 staffs, nationwide members and all the other numerous volunteers striving together for the animals. Director Mihoko Koike I want to eat delicious vegan food! I want people to discover those vegan meals that are filling and nutritious without the use of any meat, fish, eggs, or dairy! Although I loved animals since childhood, I was eating animals without any questions.  In 2005, I happened to see a video of animal slaughter on the internet and was utterly shocked and decided to be vegan. I am developing vegan…
Stance
Aiming to realize a more compassionate society Animal Rights Center works to help animals approach their natural existence and reduce their suffering in all areas. We mainly target animals under human captivity. Sometimes these two intentions contradict each other, but we want to be comprehensive without leaning to a single opinion and be objective for the individual animals and those to be born in the future. As it is sometimes difficult to make such judgments, we determine the direction of our activities by discussing among multiple people based on investigations and expert opinions. Animals cannot set the directions of these activities themselves, so we must be extra cautious. Animals are…