Yakult’s Impact on Society

The Yakult Group creates products that are available in 40 countries and regions around the world, conducting our business on the basis of local production for local sales. We recognize that our corporate activities have not only positive but also negative impacts on local communities and environments in various locations globally. By minimizing these negative impacts and maximizing the positive ones, we will help create a sustainable society.

Supporting the health of people around the world

The Yakult Group does business around the world based on our corporate philosophy of “We contribute to the health and happiness of people around the world through pursuit of excellence in life science in general and our research and experience in microorganisms in particular.” Through the expansion of our business, we will strive to resolve the social challenges of health shared around the world.

Yakult dairy products consumed globally each day Marketing population in countries and regions where we operate Yakult Ladies deliver products around the world

Minimizing our negative impacts

The Yakult Group recognizes the negative environmental impacts associated with the global development of its business. We are engaged in a range of initiatives to reduce these impacts step by step.

Climate change Plastic containers and packaging Water

Maximizing our positive impacts

The foundational philosophy of Yakult and our believe that “in order for people to be healthy, everything around them must also be healthy,” are perfectly matched with the aims of the SDGs.

Innovation Value co-creation with communities Supply chain management