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 Releases Progress Reports on its ESG Strategy—the Kirei Lifestyle Plan
Kao Releases the Kao Integrated Report 2022
Kao to Participate in a Recycling Field Test for Building a Used Packaging Collection Platform by the Japan Association of Chain Drug Stores
Kao Launches Bioré GUARD Mos Block Serum* , a Newly-developed Mosquito Repellent Product, in Thailand
Kao Participates in Cosme Bank Project as a Board Member Company