Safety is always our first priority. With this in mind, we care not only about your health and well-being but also about the environment when developing our products. Here we explain about the ingredients we use in our products which we hope will answer any questions you may have so that you can trust and use our products with peace of mind.
Our business is made possible throughout the entire product lifecycle by the abundant natural bounty created from biodiversity. We strive to reduce the impacts of our business on biodiversity as well as promote actions that lead to protect and restore biodiversity in regions where we have business sites.
By engaging in-depth communication with consumers, we ensure that customers' feedback is utilized to enhance Yoki-Monozukuri and the services that we offer, while providing essential lifestyle information to consumers of all ages.
We are enhancing product performance and making products more compact to reduce the amount of product used per use and reduce the volume of raw materials and energy consumption and post-consumer waste.
To ensure product safety and product development to minimize environmental impacts, we conduct activities taking into account the full picture of the product lifecycle and in accordance with product development principles, design for environment guidelines and so on.
We believe in the importance of creating highly reliable products and disclosing information about products and their ingredients, to help people live a beautiful life inside and out. We strive to collect the most up-to-date information and release currently available information about the ingredients we use, including fragrances.
At all stages from raw materials to research and development (R&D), production, distribution and sales, we pursue product safety at a high level from a thorough consumer and customer perspective, and strive to continuously improve the quality of our products, in order to contribute to the sustainability of society.
We support and respect international rules relating to human rights, and have developed the Kao Human Rights Policy, which is based on the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. We are implementing initiatives aimed at realizing zero human rights violations in every aspect of our corporate activities. The Kao Human Rights Policy was approved by the company's Management Committee and disclosed in 2015.