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Tackling Challenges in Global Sanitation and HygieneDec 13, 2016

Poor sanitation is a leading cause of child mortality. Today, an estimated 800 children under five years of age die every day from diarrheal disease caused by lack of hygienic water and sanitary living situations, and 950 million people defecate in the open. The gravity of the situation has elevated the topic to the top of the global agenda. Last year, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the problem with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates during talks over a climate change deal...

LIXIL's AQUA CERAMIC makes bathroom stains a thing of the pastOct 21, 2016

One hundred years is a long time, by any measure. During the century ahead of us we can expect countless unforeseen events to occur. By the same token, we can take comfort in the knowledge that certain things will not happen. Anyone who has purchased one of LIXIL's latest SATIS model lavatories, for example, will not have needed to worry about it staying clean it during those 100 years...

The True Cost of Poor SanitationAug 25, 2016

LIXIL has published a new research report underlining the high global economic cost of poor sanitation, working in collaboration with WaterAid and Oxford Economics.

The Technology of WaterJun 3, 2016

As design head at Grohe, Paul Flowers helped create some of the world's most beautiful kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Now, as Chief Design Officer of LIXIL's Water Technology Group, he reveals how the company is applying design, technology and social purpose to reimagine the most intimate spaces in our homes...

The Sublime Skills of Kawashima Selkon TextilesMar 28, 2016

When Tokyo's Kabukiza theater reopened in 2013, thousands of people cheered the renovation of the temple of the Kabuki art form that was originally built in 1889. Inside, another feat of reconstruction commemorated the event. Donning the stage were several new "doncho," or drop curtains based on Japanese-style paintings made by Kawashima Selkon Textiles, which refined the way the threads were twisted together to faithfully express the artwork...

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A selection of our brands

  • LIXIL Corporation
  • GROHE Group S.a r.l.
  • American Standard Brands
  • Kawashima Selkon Textiles Co., Ltd.
  • Asahi Tostem Exterior Building Materials Co., Ltd.
  • LIXIL Housing Research Institute, Ltd.