The CEO Water Mandate Secretariat welcomes Kurita Water Industries Ltd. as its latest endorsing company! Via its endorsement of the Mandate in July 2020, Kurita Water Industries Ltd. joins a diverse, global community of over 170 companies that have made a commitment to advancing water stewardship.
Founded in 1949, Kurita Water Industries Ltd. manufactures and sells water treatment chemicals and operates water treatment facilities. Based out of Japan, the company has established research and development bases in Japan, Singapore, and Germany. The company has over 6,700 employees across 18 countries and regions. Domestically, Kurita Water Industries Ltd. provides products and services to approximately 20,000 companies. The company generates approximately 264.8 billion yen in revenue.
Kurita Water Industries Ltd. prioritizes solving issues related to water resources. The company’s 2030 initiatives include applying technologies for saving, purifying, and reusing water in order to use water in an optimal way that benefits both people and industry. The company has set targets for reducing both the environmental impact of its operations and the environmental impact of its customers. Kurita Water Industries Ltd. uses Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas provided by the World Resources Institute to evaluate water risk at internal facilities, and participates in the Water Project of the Ministry of the Environment to share information related to water efficiency and preservation of the environment. The company’s goal is to “achieve a reduction of environmental impact through its business that offsets and even exceeds the environmental impact generated by its business.”
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