LIXIL updates environmental strategy to enhance positive impact on the planet and society

LIXIL updates environmental strategy to enhance positive impact on the planet and society

  • LIXIL renews its certification from the Science Based mostly Targets initiative (SBTi) according to its targets to cap world temperature enhance at 1.5ºC in contrast to pre-industrial temperatures.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: LIXIL Company, maker of pioneering water and housing merchandise, as we speak introduced its up to date Environmental Strategy. The strategy outlines how LIXIL will sort out key environmental points – local weather change mitigation and adaptation, water sustainability, and contributing to the realization of a round financial system.  

In every of those three focus areas, the up to date strategy units out new mid-term targets throughout LIXIL’s operations, worth chain and past, to increase the positive impact the firm is having on environmental and social problems with the world. The corporate’s method extends past the mitigation of dangers and adaptation, however all through its worth chain; leveraging its experience to change the means folks stay, as we speak and tomorrow.

Kinya Seto, President and CEO of LIXIL mentioned: “As a purpose-driven organization, LIXIL is embedding ESG activities and commitments into our core business strategy, to ensure that we are having a positive impact and to strengthen our business over the long-term. Our updated environmental strategy is central to this approach, ensuring that we are aligned across our business to important environmental commitments, but also because it will allow us to capture new opportunities and manage risks.”

Demonstrating the firm’s strengthened dedication to speed up efforts for sustainable enterprise practices from operations and in collaboration with enterprise companions, LIXIL not too long ago marked its third consecutive 12 months on the Provider Engagement Leaderboard and Water Safety A Record by the CDP, one in every of the founding companions of the SBTi.

Local weather Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Buildings accounts for round 28% of vitality associated CO2 emissions of which housing accounts for 17%. Power effectivity and high-performance housing is an pressing situation to be tackled¹.  

LIXIL has renewed its certification from the Science Based mostly Targets initiative (SBTi) according to its targets to cap world temperature enhance at 1.5ºC in contrast to pre-industrial temperatures. Aligned with the Process Power on Local weather-related Monetary Disclosures (TCFD) suggestions, LIXIL has set accredited targets in June 2022 for absolute GHG emissions reductions – from beforehand 30% to 50.4% for Scope 1&2 and 15% to 30% for Scope Three by the fiscal 12 months ending March 2031 from the fiscal 12 months ended March 2019 base year2, 3.

LIXIL is introducing useful but environment friendly options for end-users to cut back consumption of vitality in each new and present houses, driving impact for LIXIL and the atmosphere – contributing to mitigation by enhancing the line-up of high-performance home windows, doorways and development strategies, and by vitality saving water applied sciences comparable to taps and bogs; whereas providing options comparable to shades, shutters, and storm doorways designed to alleviate the results of rising temperatures and heavy rainfall for adaptation.

Water Sustainability

By 2050, an estimated 40% of the world’s inhabitants, will undergo from extreme water depravation⁶. As the world’s main water know-how supplier, LIXIL has set new targets which are centered on the social and environmental sustainability of water for future generations which are supported by its efforts to cut back, reuse, filter and enhance accessibility to safer or higher tasting water.  

LIXIL will enhance water use effectivity by 20% in its operations by FYE2031 and will cut back water utilization at water-scarce enterprise websites in accordance with TNFD. Optimizing water utilization and utilizing water responsibly at manufacturing websites, LIXIL will ramp up its efforts to recycle water and cut back its water footprint in its operations wanted for manufacturing.

By way of water environment friendly merchandise and options, LIXIL can allow shoppers to use water extra effectively and responsibly, decreasing day by day consumption. LIXIL’s water saving rest room and faucet merchandise, and good water controllers targets to cut back a complete of 2billion cubic meters of water per 12 months by FYE2025, globally.

Round Financial system

With the world’s rising inhabitants, world consumption is anticipated to double by 2050⁷.Right now, construction-related sectors devour practically half of the world’s extracted sources. Useful resource effectivity and innovation of round options are crucial for sustainable development, and LIXIL has set targets that contribute to the world and trade.

Up to date targets embody recycling 90% of waste from operations by FYE2026 globally, enhancing effectivity. Throughout the worth chain, LIXIL has set enterprise-level targets to cut back single-use plastics used for packaging, enhance useful resource environment friendly merchandise and options, constructing take-back techniques for product to product use; supported by repairing, resale or leasing companies to guarantee merchandise can be utilized longer. By rethinking typical processes, LIXIL goals to reduce the quantity of waste produced, promote reuse or recycling.

Environment friendly use for a wide range of uncooked supplies have additionally been sought all through the years, driving innovation. LIXIL’s GROHE model has steadily elevated merchandise with Cradle to Cradle certification over the years and launched EPDs (Surroundings Product Declarations) for 18 product teams that cowl 777 merchandise. In Japan, the EcoLeaf label licensed PremiAL extruded profiles created from 70% recycled aluminum launched in December 2022. Main the trade with recycling efforts that span over 20 years, PremiAL is spearheading the firm’s new goal of utilizing 100% recycled aluminum in its merchandise by FYE2031.

Uchu Mukai, Chief Know-how Officer and Chair of the Environmental Strategy Committee mentioned “With the updated Environment Strategy we want to reduce our CO2 targets by evaluating our total emissions, including Scope 1, 2, and 3, protect water – one of the most precious resources – and focus on circular solutions that can have a positive impact on our planet; aiming at waste reduction from our facilities, resource efficiency, circularity throughout our products along the value chain. With the addition of Biodiversity as an interconnecting material issue, we believe that this strategy is an important step forward in addressing challenges and to have a positive impact on our business and the environment.”



LIXIL makes pioneering water and housing merchandise that resolve on a regular basis, real-life challenges, making higher houses a actuality for everybody, all over the place. Drawing on our Japanese heritage, we create world-leading know-how and innovate to make top quality merchandise that remodel houses. However the LIXIL distinction is how we do that; by means of significant design, an entrepreneurial spirit, a dedication to enhancing accessibility for all, and accountable enterprise development. Our method comes to life by means of trade main manufacturers, together with INAX, GROHE, American Customary, and TOSTEM. Roughly 60,000 colleagues working in additional than 150 nations are proud to make merchandise that contact the lives of greater than a billion folks each day.

Gita Ghaemmaghami, Chief Communications and CR MENA, LIXIL EMENA
Iman Dawod, Communication Supervisor, BPG Group

¹ Supply: 2022 International Standing Report for Buildings and Development (
² Validation for the Close to-term GHG emission discount targets.
³ The goal of Scope Three relies on well-below 2 levels stage of SBTi
⁴ Supply: Company for Pure Assets and Power, Power White Paper 2022 (
⁵ Supply: Paperwork from the Panel on Infrastructure Growth, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (2019).
⁶ Supply: OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Penalties of Inaction – Key Information and Figures
⁷ Supply: United Nations Surroundings Programme, With useful resource use anticipated to double by 2050, higher pure useful resource use important for a pollution-free planet (