Corporate Statements

Our Mission

We are committed to developing new fields of business using pioneering technology that improves the environment and enhances the quality of life throughout the world.
For people and the planet—to achieve what no one else can.

Our Values


  • Respect for individuals
  • Close cooperation to attain shared goals
  • Constant creation of new value

Guiding Principles

  • Safety is the cornerstone of everything we do
  • Customers’ needs are our top priority
  • We act on ideas in the workplace

Our Commitment

  • We will constantly develop and provide safe, high-quality products and services.
  • We will maintain a sound relationship with society through good communication.
  • We will strive to preserve and improve the global environment, and to secure safety and health in all our workplaces.
  • We will value all members of the Kuraray community and respect their rights.
  • We will always conduct businesses in a free, fair and transparent manner.
  • We will honor all intellectual property and secure data and information in a proper manner.

[Our Mission] is the answer to the fundamental question of why we exist, and it declares our Group’s commitment to finding ways to contribute to society. [Our Values] expresses what we believe in—the things we think matter most. These are common values manifested in all corporate activities. The basic spirit maintained since the foundation of Kuraray is incorporated in [Our Values]. On the other hand, [Our Commitment] declares how we will fulfill our responsibilities and meet the expectations of the global society.

Our [Code of Conduct] clarifies [Our Commitment] mentioned above. These standards form the basic compliance principles that we must enforce.

Corporate Statements Brochures (PDF)