Kao commits to make a positive difference in the communities we serve through our business and partnerships.- Engaging with communities through business We build close connections with consumers by developing products that foster well-being in the communities we serve, focusing particularly on issues related to aging populations, health, cleanliness and hygiene.With this statement as our point of reference, the Kao Group proactively seeks the trust and support of our stakeholders, aiming to enhance our contributions to a sustainable society.Kao's mission is to strive for the wholehearted satisfaction and enrichment of the lives of people globally and to contribute to the sustainability of the society.By developing innovative products and services, we work to conserve the environment and foster well-being in the communities we serve now and in the future.To do this, in partnership with our stakeholders, we promote a culture of integrity in everything we do and we provide a workplace that maximizes the potential of each and every one of our employees.Based on our corporate philosophy, "The Kao Way," the Kao Group contributes to realizing a sustainable society by understanding the needs of the times and the community, and engaging in finding solutions to social issues through , utilizing Kao's technology and know-how.In the Kao Sustainability Statement, we defined the ways in which we plan to contribute to society.
Three Key Areas and Target Fields ● Conservation Kao commits to reduce our environmental impacts, to conserve biodiversity and to conduct environmental activities through community engagement so that we contribute to the conservation of the planet, as stated in the Kao Environmental Statement.
- Engaging with local communities through partnerships We partner with local communities to improve quality of life.
We empower employees to engage with their communities in the spirit of volunteerism.
Kao's people are our most important asset in successfully bringing to life our sustainability plans.
- Reducing environmental impacts of our business activities We work to understand and reduce the environmental impacts of our business activities through the whole lifecycle of the products, from raw materials procurement to production, logistics, sales, use and disposal.- Environmental activities in partnership with stakeholders We partner in a broad range of environmental conservation activities with consumers, business partners, and communities, in line with the theme of "eco together".