Our Targets and Progress

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At LIXIL, we pursue our corporate purpose to “make better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere.” To that end, we have determined material issues that we, our stakeholders, and society in general consider to be of the highest importance for achieving our company’s sustainable growth and improving corporate value for driving progress on sustainable development. LIXIL prioritizes areas that significantly impact our stakeholders and society at large and where we can make a considerable contribution to solving relevant issues by leveraging our strengths and taking proactive measures. We also prioritize areas where we need to strengthen our initiatives based on stakeholder needs.We made the following progress on our priority material issues in FYE2024.

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Progress on our priority material issues in FYE2024

Material issues Target year Goals and targets
(quantitative targets only)
Progress in FYE2024
Global Sanitation & Hygiene By FYE2025 Improve sanitation and hygiene for 100 million people around the world Approx. 68 million people
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation By FYE2031
*4 By FYE2026
*5 By FYE2025
50.4% reduction on Scope 1 & 2 CO2 emissions (BL: FYE2019) 34.7% reduction (CO2 emissions in FYE2024: 740 thousand t - CO2)*1
30% reduction on Scope 3 CO2 emissions (BL: FYE2019) 15.2% reduction (CO2 emissions in FYE2023: 7,786 thousand t - CO2)
100% ratio of number of energy- and water- saving faucets*2 and toilets*3 sold (Japan) Energy- and water- saving faucets 94.1%
Energy- and water- saving faucets and toilets 99.4%
100% ratio of number of high-performance windows sold for new detached houses (Japan)*4 93%
Water Sustainability Improve water use efficiency by 20% in our operations (BL: FYE2019) 16.0% improvement (FYE2023)
2 billion m3 of total water saved by spreading water-saving faucets and toilets*5 1.5 billion m3 (FYE2023)
Circular Economy Improve waste recycling rate to 90% in our operations*4 88.1%
(FYE2023)
100% of recycled aluminum used in our aluminum extrusion*6 78%
Environmental Impact of Product Lifecycle Included in the above -
Environmental Management - -
Diversity & Inclusion By FYE2030 50:50 for Board & Executive Officers*7 31.3%
30% female managers across LIXIL*8 17.1%*1
Maintaining gender parity in new graduate recruitment (Japan)*9 44.8%

*1 Performance data for the fiscal year that ended in March 2024 are accessible in the 'LIXIL ESG Data Book 2024 (Preliminary Data Disclosure: Environmental and Social Performance Data)', verified by an independent third party in June 2024. In June 2024, LIXIL obtained the Independent Assurance Report for the early release of selected environmental and social data, which is included in our 'FYE2024 Annual Securities Report' and 'Integrated Report 2024.'

*2 Excluding products not intended for energy- and water-saving faucets, such as those for exclusive use of hot water filling or full-body bathing

*3 Excluding apartment buildings

*6 Aluminum alloy 6063

*7 As of March 31, 2024

*8 Directly hired employees only (Japan and overseas) However, this excludes sold subsidiaries, domestic subsidiaries with less than 100 employees, and subsidiaries acquired in FYE2024

*9 New college and graduate school graduates who joined LIXIL Corporation on April 1, 2024

In August 2024, we plan to publish the full LIXIL ESG Databook including environmental and social performance data for FYE2024 with another third-party assurance.

LIXIL ESG Databook 2024 (Preliminary Data Disclosure: Environmental and Social Performance Data) (A new page will open) PDF: 202KB >


  • Global Sanitation & Hygiene

    Global Sanitation & HygieneGlobal Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Water Conservation & Environmental Sustainability

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  • Diversity & Inclusion

    Diversity & InclusionDiversity & Inclusion

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