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Selected Among the Global Top 25 in the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index

Kao Corporation has been ranked 24th overall in the Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index.

The Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index ranks over 7,000 publicly listed companies and reveals the top 100 publicly traded companies with the most diverse and inclusive workplaces.


The Kao Group believes that the vitality engendered by diversity can create new value for society. Reflecting this attitude, the company aims to create an organizational environment that recognizes the diverse personalities and perspectives of each employee, and in which all employees are able to develop their passions and capabilities to the maximum possible extent. In future, the Kao Group intends to put even greater effort into promoting diversity and inclusion and improving its corporate value by creating unique and innovative value for society.

About Kao

Kao creates high-value-added products that enrich the lives of consumers around the world. Through its portfolio of over 20 leading brands such as Attack, Bioré, Goldwell, Jergens, John Frieda, Kanebo, Laurier, Merries and Molton Brown, Kao is part of the everyday lives of people in Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe. Combined with its chemical division, which contributes to a wide range of industries, Kao generates about 1,500 billion yen in annual sales. Kao employs about 33,000 people worldwide and has 130 years of history in innovation. Please visit the Kao Group website for updated information.

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