We recognize that our business is dependent on natural capital, and strive to procure sustainable natural resources. In particular, we position palm oil, which is the main raw material in surfactants, and paper and pulp, which are used in packaging materials and diapers, as our most important natural resources (Reference: Kao |Using Eco-Friendly Plant Materials (kao.com)). This document establishes our conduct guidelines for the procurement of palm oil, paper and pulp, and describes our approach to resolving the fundamental issues.
Palm oil: Palm oil, palm kernel oil and their derivatives used in the Kao Group
Paper and pulp: Paper, pulp and packaging materials used in Kao Group products
June 29, 2022
Managing Executive Officer