Our ESG Strategy is designed to serve people's needs, behaviors and desire to live sustainable lifestyles that contribute to a sustainable world. We call this the Kirei Lifestyle, and we call the vision, commitments and actions that contribute to that lifestyle the Kirei Lifestyle Plan. Kao will strive to create a long-lasting impact to society through the Kirei Lifestyle Plan.
Since our business was founded in 1887, we have always put our consumers at the heart of everything we do. Today, this remains the foundation of Kao's corporate philosophy, underpinning all of our activities. Every bold innovation, thoughtful new product and breakthrough action is in service of our consumers' needs.
Our Environmental, Social and Governance actions are no different. We have committed to enhancing our contribution to society through a renewed focus on ESG. And our ESG strategy is in service to our consumers' needs, behaviors, and desires to live sustainable lifestyle that contribute to a more sustainable world.
Topics You Care About
We introduce ESG topics that you care about.
Our Approach to the Kirei Lifestyle Plan
We introduce the activities that shape the foundation of the Kirei Lifestyle Plan (KLP).
Kao's Environmental Activities
For everything from selecting materials to waste disposal, Kao strives for eco-friendly Yoki-Monozukuri.
Corporate Citizenship Activities
We make contributions as a corporate citizen to realize a better, more sustainable society.
Kao Group's Pink Ribbon Campaign Raises Awareness for Early Detection of Breast Cancer
Kao Joins Geno as Founding Member of $120M+*1 Venture to Globally Scale Palm Oil Alternative
Kao Launches Grievance Mechanism for Indonesian Oil Palm Smallholders
Kao Begins Development of the Corporate Advertising Series, "Wastefulness–Mottainai. Never today, nor tomorrow."
Kao and Costco Test the Introduction of Foldable Containers as Reusable Packing Material