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GROHE Goes ZERO – Carbon-Neutral Production by 2020

#GROHE Goes ZERO
Summary: 
  • GROHE has been able to increase its energy efficiency by 24% and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40%, far exceeding its sustainability targets
  • In July 2019, the global brand converted all of its production plants to run on green electricity
  • In the future, GROHE will offset unavoidable CO2 emissions with compensation projects
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  • GROHE has been able to increase its energy efficiency by 24% and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40%, far exceeding its sustainability targets
  • In July 2019, the global brand converted all of its production plants to run on green electricity
  • In the future, GROHE will offset unavoidable CO2 emissions with compensation projects

Grohe Is One of Germany’s Top Three Most Sustainable Big Companies

Summary: 
  • Top 3 placement for GROHE at the German Sustainability Award
  • Jury of Europe's largest sustainability award honours GROHE's 360-degree sustainability approach
  • CO2-neutral production starting 2020 sets new standards in the sanitary industry
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  • Top 3 placement for GROHE at the German Sustainability Award
  • Jury of Europe's largest sustainability award honours GROHE's 360-degree sustainability approach
  • CO2-neutral production starting 2020 sets new standards in the sanitary industry

#Where Is the Toilet?

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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.

LIXIL Volunteers Drive Change on Third Annual LIXIL Community Day

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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.

Piscataway, NJ

Tokyo 2020: LIXIL First Presenting Partner for Paralympic Torch Relay

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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.

American Standard Wins 2019 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

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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.

LIXIL Newly Named in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Third Consecutive Year on the DJSI Asia Pacific Index
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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.

Building the Future of Plumbing: American Standard Hosts Tools & Tiaras Workshop

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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.

For more info, please visit https://bit.ly/2Hn1X5Y.

Young Women Participate in Hands-On Plumbing Event at American Standard

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American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, held a Tools & Tiaras event at their headquarters in Piscataway on Tuesday, August 27.

American Standard employees were on hand along with camp Founder, Judaline Cassidy, showing camp participants that plumbing is a viable career option for women and girls, and jobs have no genders.

LIXIL to Strengthen Diversity and Inclusion

Establishing a new specialized HR organization to implement global D&I strategy
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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.

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