LIXIL makes pioneering water and housing products that solve everyday, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere.
|Action plan||Hold regular top-level meetings with external experts and disclose the content of these meetings|
|KPI||Number of top-level meetings held across the Group and meeting quality based on meeting content|
・Establish a system to facilitate at least one top-level meeting each year
・Communicate the content of the top-level meeting with the Board
・Disclose the content of the top-level meeting
・Conducted top-level meeting on February 13, 2018, with external experts
・Held a SDG workshop and an executive-director level discussion
|Action plan||Hold regular stakeholder engagement meetings and disclose the content of these meetings|
|KPI||Number of stakeholder meetings held across the Group and meeting quality based on meeting content|
・Hold at least one annual dialogue with each group of stakeholders (shareholders, employees, business partners, local residents, end users, suppliers, etc.)
・Establish a system for disclosing our engagement activities and resulting outcomes, for internal and external audiences
・Held at least one annual dialogue with each group of stakeholders
・Created a website to disclose our engagement activities and resulting outcomes for internal and external audiences
LIXIL Group focuses on making a positive social impact in priority areas such as global sanitation and hygiene, water conservation and environmental sustainability, and diversity and inclusion, as well as areas where our expertise can make the biggest difference. The “Endowments and Consulting Review Committee,” which our CEO serves as a member of, is held on regular basis to screen, assess and prioritize significant donations and sponsorships to ensure our profits contribute to society appropriately and effectively.
Monetary and other contribution (in JPY)
|Charitable donations||130.6 Million||122.8 Million||45.5 Million|
|Community investments||856.8 Million||880.8 Million||658.2 Million|
|Commercial initiatives||600.0 Million||600.6 Million||510.0 Million|
Scope: LIXIL Group (non-consolidated) and LIXIL Corporation (non-consolidates), and some of the subsidiaries of LIXIL Corporation (GROHE and American Standard)
*Monetary and other contributions have been collected and categorized in accordance to the London Benchmarking Group Guidance Manual (June 2015).
In 2017, we started LIXIL Community Day, when executives and employees from all workplaces and regions around the world take part in social contribution activities during working hours based on the three priority areas in the LIXIL Group’s Corporate Responsibility strategy.
In the first year, approximately 3,500 employees from 15 countries took part worked for a total of 8,625 hours in 70 diverse projects, including installing hygienic toilet facilities in schools and homeless shelters, renewing barrier-free street maps, and offering plumbing training to help conserve local water resources. The projects had a positive impact on the lives of over 16,000 people.
LIXIL Corporation regularly holds community dialogues with local stakeholders (such as local government officials, business owners, residents etc) on how we can contribute back to the community. These are held at factories, sales and retail bases around Japan. In FYE2018, LIXIL Corporation held community dialogues at 11 locations in Japan, attracting over 90 participants. Over the past six years, we have held over 110 community dialogues in total.
Community dialogue with the Kitami Sales Office of Dohoku Sales Branch, Hokkaido Branch Office
|UNICEF||Working together to promote safe sanitary facilities in Africa.
Partnership with UNICEF (LIXIL) >
|Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)||Promoting field trials of the water-saving Micro Flush Toilet System in Kenya.|
|WaterAid||Cooperating to improve the lives of people living in areas without hygienic toilets, in addition to collaborating on a white paper that analyzes the socioeconomic losses associated with underdeveloped sanitary environments.
Special Report: The True Cost of Poor Sanitation (PDF:10.2MB) >
|Toilet Board Coalition||Helping develop sustainable, large-scale potential sanitation solutions as a founding member of the multi-industry group.
Toilet Board Coalition (External HP) >
|NIJIIRO DIVERSITY||Conducting awareness surveys with the nonprofit organization to identify the issues LGBT and other sexual minorities encounter when using public toilets, with the aim of providing a comfortable toilet space for all.
Activities with NIJIIRO DIVERSITY (Japanese only, LIXIL) >