Kao Corp – Company Profile

Kao Corp – Company Profile

Kao Corp – Japan

 

BRANDS & DIVISIONS

COSMETIC

athletia, Curél, est, freeplus, KANEBO, KATE, MOLTON BROWN, RMK, SENSAI, SOFINA iP, SUQQU

SKIN CARE AND HAIR CARE 

and and, Asience, Bioré, Blauné, Cape, Essential, GUHL, JERGENS, JOHN FRIEDA, Kao Sekken White, Liese, Merit, My Kirei by KAO, Rerise, Segreta, Success

SALON

 GOLDWELL, kms, ORIBE

Key Financials 2021

NET SALES: ¥1.42 trillion (+2.7% vs. 2020) 

OPERATING PROFIT: ¥143.51 billion (-18.3%)

Net profit: ¥109.64 billion (-13.1%) 

ESG Commitments 

Our ESG Strategy – Kirei Lifestyle Plan

  • By 2030 100% of our products will leave a full life cycle environmental footprint that science say our natural world can safely absorb 

Making My Everyday more Beautiful

  • Improved quality of life
  • Habits for cleanliness, beauty and health
  • Universal product design 
  • Safer healthier products  

Making Thoughtful Choices for Society 

  • Sustainable lifestyle promotion 
  • Purpose driven brands
  • Transformative innovation 
  • Responsibly sourced materials 

Supply Chain Guidelines 

Topics you care about 

Our Philosophy & Action on Plastic Packaging 

Policies for Procurement

Designing Eco-Friendly Products

Basic Policy on Biodiversity 

the Kao Group Mid-term Plan 2025 (K25)

  • Raising the internal carbon price to 18,500 yen/ton-CO2 to promote decarbonization
  • Establishment of the ESG steering committees to strengthen ESG governance structure
  • Revision of biodiversity policy

WELLNESS

FASHION

TRAVEL

PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY

JOBS & PEOPLE