PISCATAWAY, N.J., November 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― “Where is the toilet?” Every November 19th on World Toilet Day, LIXIL’s employees think about this question in a different way.
Many of us in developed countries often expect a simple answer. But the reality is that for 2 billion people, there is no straightforward response to this simple question. They do not have access to basic sanitation.
On World Toilet Day, LIXIL now aims to drive even further awareness of this critical issue through its own social media awareness campaign: #whereisthetoilet.
Community outreach took center stage this October, with LIXIL employees nationwide going out into the communities in which we work and live to give back through local park cleanups to fighting hunger and beyond. LIXIL Community Day, which began in 2017, sees executives and employees from all workplaces and regions around the world take part in social contribution activities during working hours.
LIXIL, a maker of pioneering water and housing products, had joined force with Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be the first Presenting Partner for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay.
As a Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner, with the slogan ‘Change the future through OMOIYARI & OMOTENASHI,’ LIXIL has been orchestrating activities to make better living a reality for everyone, such as the ‘Universal Run’ program for children to experience what it’s like to use a prosthetic leg for sports.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, with a 2019 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award for its heroic efforts to defeat water waste and promote WaterSense in 2018. American Standard brand received one of 25 WaterSense awards today at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Third Consecutive Year on the DJSI Asia Pacific Index
TOKYO, September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced that it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time and the DJSI Asia Pacific Index for the third consecutive year for its sustainability performance.
American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, partnered with Tools & Tiaras by hosting a group of industrious female campers exploring careers in traditionally male-dominated trade professions, like plumbing! As part of LIXIL’s TradeUp effort, the partnership was created to help shrink the growing skilled labor gap in the U.S. by supporting programs that inspire more people to pursue plumbing as a viable career option.
Establishing a new specialized HR organization to implement global D&I strategy
TOKYO, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”, TSE Code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, today announced that it has established a Global Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Department within its HR Function, effective September 1. Akane Odake, formerly Senior Manager of the Global CR Department, has been appointed as General Manager of the Global D&I Department to implement a unified strategy across the organization.