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).
Corporate Citizenship Activities
We make contributions as a corporate citizen to realize a better, more sustainable society.
Kao Included in the World's Most Ethical Companies® List for a Record 15th Consecutive Year
Kao Recognized as Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP for the Fourth Consecutive Year
Highly Durable Asphalt Modifier Made from Waste PET Developed at Kao Corporation
Kao Is Selected for Inclusion in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Which Identifies Companies That Are Committed to Transparency in Gender Reporting and to Advancing Women's Equality
Kao and Lion Begin Collaboration on Smart Logistics Initiative