Our mission is to strive for the wholehearted satisfaction and enrichment of the lives of people globally and to contribute to the sustainability of the world, with products and brands of excellent value that are created from the consumer's and customer's perspective. This commitment is embraced by all members of the Kao Group as we work together with passion to share joy with consumers and customers in our core domains of cleanliness, beauty, health and chemicals.


We aim to be the global group of companies that is closest to the consumers and customers in each market, earning the respect and trust of all stakeholders.



We define "Yoki-Monozukuri" as "a strong commitment by all members to provide products and brands of excellent value for consumer satisfaction". It consists of the following core concepts, which distinguishes us from all others. In Japanese, "Yoki" literally means ''good/excellent'', "Monozukuri" means ''development/manufacturing of products ".

We strive to develop innovative products and brands to maximize consumer satisfaction by determining the needs of consumers and fusing them with the seeds of R&D. Fusing Needs & Seeds

We create dynamic synergy by uniting the creativity and energy of every person and team to enhance Yoki-Monozukuri. The driving force of Yoki-Monozukuri is the passion of individual members as the source of our corporate strength. Uniting Abilities

We reinvest the profits earned through Yoki-Monozukuri towards the continuous creation of products and brands of excellent value. This cycle of Yoki-Monozukuri earns us the respect and trust of all stakeholders including consumers, employees, business partners, local communities and shareholders, thereby achieving profitable growth. Yoki-Monozukuri Cycle