Full Transparency


Through product transparency Kao aims to build stronger trust with consumers. We believe that sharing information consumers need in a suitable and easily understood way is important if they are to make the right choices for themselves and lead rich lives. We disclose information in a timely manner through our websites and various opportunities to engage with stakeholders.

ESG keyword

  • Information disclosure based on scientific evidence
  • Disclosure of Fragrance Policy and names of fragrance ingredients
  • Disclosure of policies relating to ingredients regarded as important by society
  • Supply chain transparency
  • Disclosure of the benefits and safety of chemical substances
  • Accurate disclosure using database systems

Contributions to the SDGs

Looking ahead to 2030, Kao is focused on the SDGs that have been agreed upon and adopted by the international community. As indicators for realizing a sustainable society, the SDGs set forth an integrated approach for improving the economy, society and the environment. Contributions by companies are considered extremely important to achieving the SDGs.
As indicated below, we are working to address the Kao Action topics set in the Kao ESG Commitments and Actions with the aim of achieving the SDGs.

Corresponding Sustainable Development Goals

SDGs GOAL 8:Decent work and Economic Growth

SDGs GOAL 12:Responsible Consumption and Production

SDGs GOAL 14:Life Below Water

SDGs GOAL 17:Partnerships for the Goals

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