TOKYO, November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On November 19, LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, and an advocate of universal access to basic sanitation, celebrates World Toilet Day 2020 by marking improved access to toilets for 21 million people in over 38 countries.¹ As part of the commemoration, LIXIL will release the first progress report for the ‘Make a Splash!’ partnership with UNICEF, highlighting joint efforts to end open defecation and provide access to clean and safe toilets in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
TOKYO, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”, TSE Code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second consecutive year and the DJSI Asia Pacific Index for the fourth consecutive year for its sustainability performance.
As a company that prides ourselves on supporting sanitary environments and healthy living, the LIXIL Group was quick to establish a global team to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and put various countermeasures in place to protect our customers, employees, and local communities. We are also pursuing initiatives that encourage the ongoing transformation in working styles, digitalization, product development, and globalization in order to help shape our new normal post-COVID world.
By Kinya Seto | Director, Representative Executive Officer, Executive Officer and President, and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation
November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL’s higher purpose as a company is to make better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. I firmly believe that fulfilling this corporate mission leads to further growth of our business as well as contributing to society and the communities we serve.
Contributing to the Realization of a Sustainable, Circular Economy
“As part of LIXIL’s contribution to a circular economy, we aim to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 through the implementation of environmentally friendly business processes, and innovation in its products and services. Until now, we have implemented global measures to minimize our environmental footprint across all our operations, including the sustainable use of resources - from the procurement of materials through to the disposal of our products.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Americas, a water technology company known for its kitchen and bath brands American Standard, GROHE and DXV, today announced plans to support teachers across the country through a donation of more than 20,000 face shields.
The initiative is part of the company’s Community Day efforts in which LIXIL employees participate in activities to give back to their respective communities. This year, employees across North America will be provided with face shields to assemble and donate to local teachers.
Election day is only one week away and this year’s election has implications for all. Given this year’s unique challenges, we want to help our employees to exercise this most important freedom. That’s why US employees at LIXIL, home to the brands American Standard, GROHE and DXV, will receive a paid holiday on November 3rd. We are fully aware the voting process is already underway across much of the country, however, we understand individuals may want to help family members vote, go drop off ballots in person or help in their local communities.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To mark Global Handwashing Day on October 15, LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL”, TSE Code: 5938) announced it will work with three global change-makers to improve sanitation and hand-hygiene in the world.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, global pioneer of water and housing products, has brought on a new Americas leader to accelerate business growth through a rapidly changing environment.
According to UNICEF, 40% of the world’s population does not have access to basic handwashing facilities or soap at home. LIXIL has introduced the innovative SATO Tap, a new product that will help improve hygiene for millions in developing economies during COVID-19 and beyond.
Watch the inventor Daigo Ishiyama discuss what inspired him to create this solution that can be used in households without access to running water.