Lixil Corporation, parent company of the Grohe and INAX brands, has earned a place in the Water Security A List 2021 published by CDP1, a global non-profit organisation that runs the world's leading environmental disclosure platform.
With environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure becoming increasingly important, each year CDP, in co-operation with institutional investors, collects and evaluates data from the world’s major corporations on business risks and opportunities related to climate change, water resources, and forest conservation, and publishes its findings. CDP conducts surveys on water resource management to evaluate corporations’ activities for water conservation in their business activities, products, and services, as well as their measures to address global sanitation problems. This year, Lixil was selected as one of the 118 companies worldwide included on the Water Security A List.
Lixil’s Environmental Vision 2050 was established to achieve Zero Carbon and Circular Living, and minimise the environmental impact of its products and operations globally, including a wide range of activities for water sustainability. Lixil is also actively pursuing activities based on its Environmental Vision to mitigate and adapt to climate change, earning a score of 'A-' from CDP in the climate change sector.
Lixil CEO Kinya Seto said: “We are honoured to be recognised for Lixil’s ongoing efforts in water and resource management, and mitigation of environmental risk. As a global manufacturer of water and housing products, Lixil believes that strengthening efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change and conserve water is essential for sustainable growth. We are promoting circular practices throughout the entire supply chain, from raw material procurement through to manufacturing, product use, and disposal. Lixil’s Corporate Environmental Management team at our headquarters along with our technology business divisions will further strengthen activities and formulate company-wide environmental strategies and roadmaps, working with each plant to firmly promote environmental goals.”
Pictured is the INAX Eco Aqua Shower SPA with technology that helps save water by filling it with air to enhance volume and the user experience – launched in October 2020.