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.
The Kao Group's Largest Photovoltaic Power Generating Facility, with a Power Generation Capacity of 2.8 MW, Begins Operation at Sakata Plant in Japan
Kao Continues to be Included in All of the ESG Indices Selected by the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Kao Releases Progress Reports on its ESG Strategy—the Kirei Lifestyle Plan
Kao Releases the Kao Integrated Report 2021
Kao is Participating in a Project to Efficiently Recycle Plastics through Integrated Arterial and Venous Physical Distribution in Tokyo's Dai-Maru-Yu Area