Increasing foothold to 25 countries, LIXIL refreshes its strategy to accelerate improved sanitation to the world
TOKYO, June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Corporation (“LIXIL”), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced today that its SATO social business has turned profitable in Bangladesh, demonstrating that it can make a positive social impact while sustaining itself financially. With SATO products now present in over 25 countries, an increase of 10 countries in less than a year, LIXIL also refreshed its strategy to tackle the global sanitation crisis in anticipation of even further growth of its social business around the world.
One of 27 companies worldwide recognized by CDP for sustainable water management
TOKYO, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been named in the CDP1’s prestigious Water A List, reflecting the company’s leadership in water stewardship.
TOKYO, November 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, today announced a new partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to bring what could be the world’s first “reinvented toilet” for household use to pilot in at least two markets. LIXIL will build a team of experts in technology, design, and product development from across its global commercial organization to work jointly with a sanitation technology partner to refine and test a leading reinvented toilet prototype.
TOKYO, October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, is accelerating access to basic sanitation in East Africa by transferring proprietary sustainable sanitation technology to Kenyan company, ACE Environmental Consultancy (ACE). The Green Toilet System (GTS) has been nearly a decade in development and has the ability to transform thousands of lives through improved access to toilets.
SATO series of products is recognized for enabling millions of people to access basic sanitation
TOKYO, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards have recognized LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, for its innovative SATO line of toilet and sanitation products. The range, which offers safe and affordable sanitation for those who lack access, won the prestigious ‘Innovation of the Year’ award.
TOKYO, September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been included for the second consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its sustainability performance. LIXIL Group was included in the DJSI Asia-Pacific Index and ranked fourth globally in the Building Products Industry group.
Washington, D.C., August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ — LIXIL, the pioneering manufacturer of such brands as American Standard and GROHE, and the Piping Industry Progress & Education Trust Fund (P.I.P.E.) have generously extended support, both financial and products/materials, to the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation’s 2018 International Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) in Northwestern New Mexico from Oct. 22-26.
Tokyo, July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organization, and LIXIL, a maker of pioneering water and housing products, are coming together in a new partnership to help vulnerable children gain access to safe and clean toilets.
The partnership, named “Make a Splash! Toilets for All”, will leverage the two organizations’ complementary strengths to support progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and end open defecation by 2030.