YKK is constantly pursuing the creation of a sustainable society through all our business undertakings. At the core of all our corporate activities is the philosophy of YKK founder Tadao Yoshida, the Cycle of Goodness®. The idea of the Cycle of Goodness® that ‘no one prospers without rendering benefit to others’ clearly expresses the YKK Group’s corporate spirit of continuing to prosper together with society, customers, related industries, and employees, and we consider it to be a concept that fosters sustainability. Under the Cycle of Goodness®, YKK will address the essence of sustainability through our business practices and products and will continue to tackle environmental challenges in order to remain a socially upstanding company.
YKK is constantly contributing to a sustainable society. The foundation of our corporate activities is the Cycle of Goodness® philosophy of YKK founder Tadao Yoshida. This philosophy clearly expresses YKK’s desire to prosper together with society, customers, related industries, and employees, and is a concept that is highly compatible with sustainability. The founder repeatedly conveyed the essence of this corporate philosophy to employees, speaking of it in various ways. It even continues to remain at the center of company activities to this day, more than 80 years later.