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Kimberly-Clark

At Kimberly-Clark, our vision is to "lead the world in essentials for a better life." Sustainability is inherent to this vision and challenges us to create a better future by being responsible stewards of the environment and positive contributors to our communities.

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Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Conservation Agreement
Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Conservation Agreement

8 years ago - It has taken the combined and herculean efforts of countless individuals, but this week, the vision of the landmark Great Bear Rainforest Agreements has finally been realized. Local communities have a vibrant future and 85 percent of the rainforest in the region is now protected or off-limits to logging.

Green Freight for a More Sustainable Supply Chain: Accelerate Performance and Declare a Goal
Green Freight for a More Sustainable Supply Chain: Accelerate Performance and Declare a Goal

8 years ago - For great sports teams, the big win marks a beginning, not an end. It whets their appetite for excellence, and more wins.So it is with companies who’ve had success in meeting sustainability targets through greener freight transportation strategies. Early wins trigger a planned effort, with dedicated resources, to uncover more opportunities. It’s a pattern we’ve seen time and again at brands that have made green freight a linchpin of CSR efforts – the green freight heroes.Freight accounts for 16 percent of corporate-driven climate pollution, so there’s no shortage of impactful opportunities. The challenge comes in assessing the priority projects and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement.

Kimberly-Clark Awarded Singapore Sustainable Business Award for Water Management
Kimberly-Clark Awarded Singapore Sustainable Business Award for Water Management

8 years ago - Earlier this week, Kimberly-Clark was awarded the Singapore Sustainable Business Award for Water Management, presented during the Responsible Business Forum Singapore. The company has made significant investments towards supporting the water needs of the communities in which they operate. In order to minimize its water use, ambitious water reduction targets have been set. Recently, the company exceeded its Sustainability 2015 goal of a 25 percent reduction in water use while maintaining the quality of discharge in manufacturing - between 2010 and 2014, Kimberly-Clark’s manufacturing facilities in Asia Pacific reduced their water consumption by 41%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Releases Annual Sustainability Report
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Releases Annual Sustainability Report

8 years ago - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today published its annual report on sustainability, providing a comprehensive overview of the company’s sustainability efforts, focusing on case studies that highlight social and environmental progress throughout the company’s global operations.“Our vision to lead the world in the essentials for a better life is not limited to the products we provide. It also calls us to deliver them in ways that prioritize clean air and water, healthy forests and strong communities, while delivering shareholder value,” said Kimberly-Clark Chairman and CEO Tom Falk. "More than ever, sustainability is part of how we operate to move our business forward.”

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Report: Sustainability Innovation Powering Business Growth
Report: Sustainability Innovation Powering Business Growth

8 years ago - Revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91 percent between 2010 and 2013, according to a new report by The Conference Board, a public interest research association.For S&P Global 100 companies that break out revenue for sustainable products or services separately, that revenue stream grew at six times the rate of overall company results.

How Starbucks, Kimberly-Clark, Stonyfield Farm Link Transparency to Supply Chain Performance
How Starbucks, Kimberly-Clark, Stonyfield Farm Link Transparency to Supply Chain Performance

8 years ago - As I settled in to the back right corner of the Mission Bay room for a Tuesday afternoon breakout session on Supply Chain Performance, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. All of my previous panels at SB ‘15 San Diego had focused on consumer or employee engagement, so I was bracing myself for much drier dialogue.

Sustainable Design, Consumer Behavior Change Key to Moving Away from Wood-Based Paper, Packaging
Sustainable Design, Consumer Behavior Change Key to Moving Away from Wood-Based Paper, Packaging

8 years ago - Jeff Mendelsohn, moderator and founder of New Leaf Paper, opened up Tuesday’s SB ‘15 San Diego panel about the use of non-wood fiber with two questions that — from a consumer’s perspective — are questions we all should embrace and act on, now:

PeopleForBikes and Kimberly-Clark to Partner on 2015 National Bike Challenge
PeopleForBikes and Kimberly-Clark to Partner on 2015 National Bike Challenge

9 years ago - Monday, April 13, 2015 - 9:00amBOULDER, Colo., April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- PeopleForBikes, the movement to make bicycling better for everyone, has partnered with the Scott Naturals brand, a flagship brand of Kimberly-Clark, to grow the 

25 Collegiate Women Leaders to Visit White House and Congress to Advocate for Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation & Girls Education
25 Collegiate Women Leaders to Visit White House and Congress to Advocate for Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation & Girls Education

9 years ago - Part of United Way’s Alternative Spring Break Program Allowing Students Opportunities to Give Back 

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Catalyzing Change: Georgia Tech Establishes Hub for Sustainable Business Collaboration
Catalyzing Change: Georgia Tech Establishes Hub for Sustainable Business Collaboration

9 years ago - Howard Connell, managing director of Georgia Tech’s new Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, points to the panel of presenters at the Center’s inaugural event as an example of how it plans to address the systemic complexities of sustainability.

#SB14London Mnemonic #2: 10 Insights from the Final Morning
#SB14London Mnemonic #2: 10 Insights from the Final Morning

9 years ago - And the third morning of SB London picked up where the second one ended.

#SB14London: Why Brands Should Be Talking Sustainability
#SB14London: Why Brands Should Be Talking Sustainability

9 years ago - What if 15 of the biggest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies decided they really wanted to change the world? How would they go about communicating their sustainability commitments to the millions of consumers they need to persuade to live more sustainably?At present, even though FMCG companies are starting to understand the need to explain sustainability directly to consumers, they continue to put most of their communication efforts into their Sustainability and CSR corporate sites — an obvious destination for NGOs, shareholders and academics but not the first place the general public go to get information.

Cisco, 3M, JFW Commit to White House Plan to Promote Solar Power and Energy Efficiency
Cisco, 3M, JFW Commit to White House Plan to Promote Solar Power and Energy Efficiency

9 years ago - Cisco, 3M, Kimberly-Clark and Jackson Family Wines have announced commitments to deploy onsite solar energy and improve energy efficiency as part of an Obama Administration call to action.In total, 50 companies, states, communities and multifamily housing leaders from across the country have announced commitments representing more than 35 megawatts of solar deployed – enough energy to power thousands of homes – as well as energy efficiency investments that will lower energy bills for more than 400 million square feet of buildings.

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Scott Brand Launches Tube-Free Toilet Paper, Invites People to #TossTheTube
Scott Brand Launches Tube-Free Toilet Paper, Invites People to #TossTheTube

9 years ago - Imagine filling the Empire State Building with used toilet roll tubes. Then fill it again. Every year, globally, we throw away 17 billion toilet roll tubes — enough to fill the Empire State Building twice. It’s a scale of waste that consumers find hard to imagine, so Kimberly-Clark's SCOTT® Brand has tried to give them a hand by unveiling a replica of the Empire State Building — a dramatic art structure in New York’s Flatiron Plaza.The 30-foot structure was built to celebrate the national release of Scott Naturals® Tube-Free bath tissue.

Canopy Applauds Cutting-Edge LCA of Materials by Tissue Giant Kimberly-Clark
Canopy Applauds Cutting-Edge LCA of Materials by Tissue Giant Kimberly-Clark

10 years ago - This week, Canadian forest-conservation NGO Canopy commended the world’s largest tissue manufacturer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation — global producer of Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex and dozens of other paper towel, diaper and family-care brands sold worldwide — on the release of a cutting-edge study of the existing and potential raw materials for its products. The comprehensive lifecycle analysis (LCA) was authored by the Georgia Institute of Technology, with Canopy bringing independent expertise to the advisory board.