Kao Group companies conduct corporate activities as honest, clean and virtuous corporate citizens based on ethical principles and mere compliance with the law while seeking the support of society at large.
The principle of integrity, passed down from our founder, is one of the core values of our corporate philosophy, the Kao Way. We define integrity as acting lawfully and ethically and conducting fair and honest business activities. Kao regards integrity as the starting point of compliance and positions it as the foundation for earning the respect and trust of all stakeholders.
To practice integrity in daily business, we have defined the following three priorities areas of activity, which we are promoting throughout the global Kao Group.
Kao Business Conduct Guidelines
For more information about the Kao Business Conduct Guidelines, see the link below.
Kao Business Conduct Guidelines Casebook
This casebook introduces hypothetical cases to illustrate the conduct and decision-making that the Kao Group expects of employees. For more information about the Kao Business Conduct Guidelines Casebook, see the link below.
The Kao Group operates compliance hotlines, which receive reports regarding illegal, unethical or other questionable conduct. For more information about compliance hotlines, see the link below.