Introducing the Partnership for Better Living

Introducing the Partnership for Better Living

Cooperative agreement awarded by USAID to LIXIL Group and SATO. In 2022, our parent organisation, LIXIL Group, launched the Partnership for Better Living – a cooperative agreement with USAID to expand the market for affordable and appropriate sanitation...
Making handwashing stick

Making handwashing stick

COVID-19 has elevated understanding of hygiene and sanitation but too many still lack the products and amenities to match their desire for a healthier life.   Erin McCusker, Leader, SATO, a part of LIXIL   They say it takes 21 days to make a habit, and almost 90...
SATO expands to the Philippines

SATO expands to the Philippines

SATO, the award-winning social business that has reached more than 25 million customers in 41 countries, is bringing its innovative and affordable sanitation and hygiene solutions to the Philippines. In a Q&A session with Suguru Sakata, Leader, Asia, SATO, we dive...
SATO launches award-winning Tap in India

SATO launches award-winning Tap in India

Our latest product, the portable, easy-to-use, and award-winning SATO Tap, is now available in India – the second-most populous country in the world. In 2020, after catching COVID-19 and studying the inequity of access to handwashing, which was causing health issues...
Hygiene and sanitation are everyone’s business

Hygiene and sanitation are everyone’s business

With water scarcity a growing reality, businesses have a clear incentive to look beyond their own operations and invest in resilient hygiene and sanitation for local communities. Erin McCusker, Leader, SATO, a part of LIXIL   Our climate is changing. This fact is...
Product adoption requires community relationships

Product adoption requires community relationships

Community relationships matter when it comes to product adoption On the face of it, the arithmetic of a successful business is simple. You spot a gap in the market and meet it with your solution. Rarely, however, is it quite so simple. Business success relies on a...