Kao Corporation

Personal Products
4452.T
JPY 5,881 (0.59)%
Share price
$ 19 bn
Market Cap
$ 19 bn
Enterprise Value

Carbon footprint

44 Ton
GHG emissions per $ 1 mln investment
1.1x the weighted average for S&P 500
FY2021
How is this calculated?
-5.9%
YOY change in GHG emissions
Weaker than the +5% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2021 vs. previous year

Primary Climate Goal

-4.8%
Proj. YOY change in GHG emissions (Scope 1 + 2)
Weaker than the -6.6% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2022
How is this calculated?

Kao Corporation aims to reduce Scope 1 + 2 by 55% by 2030 from a base year 2017


1.5°C
Kao Corporation's actual and proj. GHG emissions (Scope 1 + 2) (Kt of CO2e)

Secondary Climate Goal

-2.1%
Proj. YOY change in GHG emissions (all Scopes)
Weaker than the -7.1% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2022
How is this calculated?

Kao Corporation aims to reduce all Scopes by 22% by 2030 from a base year 2017


1.5°C
Kao Corporation's actual and proj. GHG emissions (all Scopes) (Kt of CO2e)

GHG emissions and Carbon intensity

Kao Corporation's GHG emissions (market-based) (Kt of CO2e)

Kao Corporation's carbon footprint

Kao Corporation reported Total CO2e Emissions - Market-Based Scope 1 + Scope 2 for the twelve months ending 31 December 2021 at 846 Kt (-53 /-5.9% y-o-y).

Kao Corporation's Scope 3 emissions increased marginally to 11,210 Kt (+26/+0.2% y-o-y). The growth accelerated compared to the long-term upward trend (CAGR of +0.1% since 4Q'19).

The company is committed to reducing Scope 1 + 2 by 55% by 2030 from a base year 2017, which translates into the estimated reduction of -41 Kt per annum over the period of FY2022 - FY2030. This science-based target is aligned with Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Also, the company commits to reducing all Scopes by 22% by 2030 from a base year 2017, which translates into the estimated reduction of -258 Kt per annum over the period of FY2022 - FY2030. This science-based target is aligned with Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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