At a Glance

An overview of the Asahi Kasei Group, its results, and policies are shown.

Basic facts

(consolidated, as of March 31, 2023)

  • Founding1922

    Beginning in Shiga Prefecture (Zeze) and Miyazaki Prefecture (Nobeoka)

  • Scope of consolidation328 companies

    Located in over 20 countries worldwide

  • Employees48,897

    More than 40% overseas

  • Net sales¥2,726 billion

  • Operating income¥128 billion

  • R&D expenditure¥105 billion

Environmental efforts

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction

reduce by 30% or more

  • Target for fiscal 2030 compared with fiscal 2013
Hydroelectric power plants


  • Supplying approximately 14% of the electricity used by the Asahi Kasei Group in Japan
CDP*climate change ranking


  • CDP is an NPO based in the UK which researches and evaluates how companies and cities are working to address environmental issues related to climate change, water, forests, etc.

Financial results

Financial information

Results by segment

  • Net sales* ¥2,151.6 billion/FY 2019(Material/Homes/Health Care)
  • Operating income* ¥177.3 billion/FY 2019(Material/Homes/Health Care)
  • * Graphs shown exclusive of "Others" category and "corporate expenses and eliminations"

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