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Corporate information

QWhen was Asahi Kasei established?

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Asahi Kasei was established on May 21, 1931. For more information about our history, please see the History of Growth page.

QWhat is Asahi Kasei’s corporate philosophy?

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Our Group Mission is “We, the Asahi Kasei Group, contribute to life and living for people around the world." For more information, please see the Group Philosophy page.

QWhat is Asahi Kasei’s system of corporate governance?

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The Asahi Kasei Group constantly endeavors to advance fast-moving and transparent management as essential for increased corporate value and greater earnings. Under our holding company configuration, we heighten corporate governance by clarifying executive authority and responsibility while reinforcing management oversight functions. For more information, please see the Corporate Governance page.

QWhat is Asahi Kasei's policy for corporate social responsibility (sustainability)?

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Please see the sustainability page. You can also find information about our corporate ethics and corporate citizenship policies and activities.

Business information

QWhat fields of business is the Asahi Kasei Group involved in?

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Centered on the operating holding company Asahi Kasei Corp. and six core operating companies, the Asahi Kasei Group operates in the three business sectors of Material, Homes, and Health Care.

QWhat is the Asahi Kasei Group’s medium-term management plan?

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The Asahi Kasei Group has launched a new medium-term strategic management initiative "Cs+for Tomorrow 2021" for the three-year period from fiscal 2019 through fiscal 2021.

Around the world, there are various discussions regarding the challenges faced for the sustainability of society. Under the new management initiative, Asahi Kasei expresses its stance for contribution to sustainability as "Care for People, Care for Earth." By leveraging the Asahi Kasei Group’s strengths of diversity and capability to change, we endeavor to contribute to sustainable society while achieving sustainable growth of corporate value.

QWhat is Asahi Kasei's strategy for R&D?

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R&D is a key element of our strategy for growth. Both to strengthen existing businesses and to create new businesses, we focus R&D on emerging changes in customer needs and demands. For more information about our R&D strategy, please see the Research & Development page.

Financial information

QWhere can I find information about Asahi Kasei’s financial results?

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Please refer to the Financial Summary page. For more information, please also see the supplementary financial summary on the Financial Results Briefing page. An audio webcast (Windows Media) and a transcript (PDF) of the latest financial results conference are also available.

QWhere can I find information about financial results by segment?

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Please refer to the supplementary financial summary on the Financial Results Briefing page.

QWhen will the next financial results be announced?

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Please refer to the IR Calendar page.

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