Sustainability: Creating a Sustainable Future with Innovative Products

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Climate change, marine plastics, and infectious diseases are some of the innumerable complex social challenges impacting the world today. Tackling these issues is not limited to the scope of countries and governments but requires the participation of the private sector and individuals. Realizing the gravity of the situation, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as unified global goals were adopted by all United Nations member states in 2015 as a universal call to actionto end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. LIXIL has committed to the SDGs, as reflected by our corporate responsibility (CR) mission "to be the most trusted company by enhancing living spaces throughinnovative, responsible engagements and initiatives around the world. Water Conservation & Environmental Sustainability is one of the three corporate responsibility strategic pillars to support this mission.

At American Standard, sustainability plays a vital role in our product portfolio, operations, and community engagement. Each thoughtful innovation is committed to safeguarding our environment, without sacrificing product performance. Our products equipped with water and energy-saving smart technologiescombining human-centric design with innovative functionality are safe, easy to use, and promote water sustainability. In addition to high-performance water-saving toilets that are very easy to maintain, we offer faucets and showers that can adjust the temperature and flow of water as per the needs, and smart water sensors and controllers that can detect leaks and contain the damage.

Purposely designed American Standard’s GENIE hand shower lets users see visibly clean water through the translucent shower face. It comes with a detachable back cover, making cleaning a breeze -just a turn away from removing any limescale or dirt. With innovation at its best, GENIE also delivers a gentle Petal Pressure that is soft to your skin-delicate yet pampering, even for a child. GENIE’s tapered internal water channel helps in saving both water and the environment while maximizing the shower indulgence.

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With an easy push on/off button, the EasyFLO collection removes the complications of levers and knobs found in conventional faucets. The sleek, minimalist push-button technology is very useful when turning the water on with dirty or soapy hands. With intuitive control and water-saving functionality, its user friendly and supports our cause of water conservation. As the needsof our industry, customers, communities, and environment change, American Standard will continue to evolve its approach to create a more sustainable future for all.