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LIXIL Earns Place in CDP’s Water A List

One of 27 companies worldwide recognized by CDP for sustainable water management
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TOKYO, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been named in the CDP1’s prestigious Water A List, reflecting the company’s leadership in water stewardship.

LIXIL Receives Deputy-Chief’s Award (from the Minister of Foreign Affairs) at the Second Japan SDGs Awards

Award recognizes LIXIL’s initiatives to address global sanitation challenge
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TOKYO, January 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, on December 21 received the Deputy-Chief’s Award (from the Minister of Foreign Affairs) at the second Japan SDGs Awards, sponsored by the SDGs Promotion Headquarters comprising all cabinet ministers. The Japan SDGs Awards recognize exceptional efforts by companies and other organizations toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established by the United Nations.

Five Ways LIXIL is Making a Difference on World Toilet Day 2018

Summary: 
  • LIXIL is extending its sanitation initiatives, from raising awareness to field-testing and collaborating on innovative technologies
  • So far, LIXIL’s SATO products have enabled access to basic sanitation for approximately nine million people around the world
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  • LIXIL is extending its sanitation initiatives, from raising awareness to field-testing and collaborating on innovative technologies
  • So far, LIXIL’s SATO products have enabled access to basic sanitation for approximately nine million people around the world

LIXIL to Pilot Household Reinvented Toilets in Partnership with the Gates Foundation

Press Release

TOKYO, November 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, today announced a new partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to bring what could be the world’s first “reinvented toilet” for household use to pilot in at least two markets. LIXIL will build a team of experts in technology, design, and product development from across its global commercial organization to work jointly with a sanitation technology partner to refine and test a leading reinvented toilet prototype.

LIXIL Transfers Sustainable ‘Green Toilet System’ Technology to Local Kenyan Business to Accelerate Access to Basic Sanitation in East Africa

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TOKYO, October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, is accelerating access to basic sanitation in East Africa by transferring proprietary sustainable sanitation technology to Kenyan company, ACE Environmental Consultancy (ACE). The Green Toilet System (GTS) has been nearly a decade in development and has the ability to transform thousands of lives through improved access to toilets.

LIXIL Wins Coveted ‘Innovation of the Year’ at Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards

SATO series of products is recognized for enabling millions of people to access basic sanitation
Press Release

TOKYO, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards have recognized LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, for its innovative SATO line of toilet and sanitation products. The range, which offers safe and affordable sanitation for those who lack access, won the prestigious ‘Innovation of the Year’ award.

American Standard Wins 2018 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ ― American Standard, part of LIXIL, has received a 2018 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of the brand’s years of award-winning efforts to develop and promote WaterSense-labeled products and encourage water conservation across the country. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) previously named American Standard WaterSense Partner of the Year in 2017 and 2012, and also honored the brand with a WaterSense Excellence in Innovation and Research Award in 2016.

LIXIL Selected Again for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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TOKYO, September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been included for the second consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its sustainability performance. LIXIL Group was included in the DJSI Asia-Pacific Index and ranked fourth globally in the Building Products Industry group.

How Professionals Are Tackling the American Sanitation Crisis

By Troy Benavidez, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, LIXIL Americas
Article

The lack of basic water sanitation is affecting several American communities, and organizations like LIXIL are pledging to step up and provide support and relief.

What are some of the biggest challenges the sanitation crisis in the U.S. is facing?

Awareness of our sanitation problem is growing across the country, but we need to address the problem, not just recognize it. While the lack of basic sanitation may sound like a problem that only takes place in developing countries, this is happening in our own backyard and impacting the health of many Americans.

Lixil and P.I.P.E. Step Up as Sponsors for IWSH's Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge

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Washington, D.C., August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ — LIXIL, the pioneering manufacturer of such brands as American Standard and GROHE, and the Piping Industry Progress & Education Trust Fund (P.I.P.E.) have generously extended support, both financial and products/materials, to the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation’s 2018 International Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) in Northwestern New Mexico from Oct. 22-26.

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