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Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation
Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation

1 month ago - Atlanta may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of sustainability — but perhaps, it should be.

Paper Calculator v4 Continues to Drive Sustainable Use, Purchasing
Paper Calculator v4 Continues to Drive Sustainable Use, Purchasing

5 months ago - From packaging to copy paper and tissue, global paper consumption is steadily increasing. Reducing paper’s impacts on the planet is critical, but only what’s measured is managed. Previous tools to help quantify paper’s environmental performance have had limited data quality, scope and accessibility.

Circulate Capital Launches to Invest in Solutions to Ocean Plastic Crisis
Circulate Capital Launches to Invest in Solutions to Ocean Plastic Crisis

6 months ago - Circulate Capital, a new impact-focused investment management company, launched today in partnership with Closed Loop Partners, a firm that invests in companies, technology and recycling infrastructure to advance the circular economy; and Ocean Conservancy, a leading nonprofit environmental advocacy organization working to protect the world’s oceans.

Kimberly-Clark Reports Progress to Sustainability 2022 Goals
Kimberly-Clark Reports Progress to Sustainability 2022 Goals

6 months ago - Kimberly-Clark Corporation today reported its progress toward achieving its Sustainability 2022 strategy to create social, environmental and business value. "We continue to make strides in our efforts to create positive social and environmental change," said Thomas J. Falk, Kimberly-Clark's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "That's why we are committed to an ambitious set of sustainability goals that will have a lasting impact on the people we serve around the world and the communities we touch."

One Size Does Not Fit All: Brands Creating Bespoke ‘Purpose’ Strategies
One Size Does Not Fit All: Brands Creating Bespoke ‘Purpose’ Strategies

7 months ago - At SB’18 Vancouver, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into how brands are finding unique ways to embed social and environmental purpose into all touchpoints. Brands taking a stand! By Lorraine Schuchart

Trending: New Partnerships for Unifi, Kimberly-Clark, North Face To Eradicate Plastic Waste
Trending: New Partnerships for Unifi, Kimberly-Clark, North Face To Eradicate Plastic Waste

8 months ago - Plastic bottles will find new life in textiles and nitrile gloves are being recycled into new consumer goods through corporate partnerships.

World Water Day: Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, Target Dive Into New Projects, Targets
World Water Day: Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, Target Dive Into New Projects, Targets

9 months ago - From social media campaigns to water conservation projects and efficiency improvements across their supply chains, top brands announced all sorts of initiatives today in celebration of World Water Day — a new water management tool from Kimberly-Clark and Deltares, projects from PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy, goals from Gap Inc. and Target, and campaign from Absolut Elyx and Water For People, just to name a few.

UNICEF Honors Kimberly-Clark With 2018 Children First Award
UNICEF Honors Kimberly-Clark With 2018 Children First Award

10 months ago - UNICEF USA has recognized Kimberly-Clark with the 2018 Children First Award for its ongoing efforts to raise awareness and funding for the global aid organization, and its collaboration with UNICEF on innovative projects to improve children’s health and wellbeing.

Kimberly-Clark Recognized for Energy and Climate Leadership
Kimberly-Clark Recognized for Energy and Climate Leadership

10 months ago - Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced it has won a 2018 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in the Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting) category, the company’s second Climate Leadership Award in two years. The Climate Leadership Award is presented by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry, and celebrates organizations that set and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas reduction goals.

Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia
Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia

10 months ago - Corporate action to tackle the mounting problem of ocean plastics is on the rise with new commitments and cross-industry initiatives cropping up regularly.

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

1 year ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy
Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy

1 year ago - According to the World Health Organization (WTO) 1 in 3 people don’t have access to a clean and safe toilet. The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), along with LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL) - a manufacturer of building materials, Firmenich and Kimberly-Clark are working together to transform sanitation systems into a smart, sustainable and revenue-generating economy.

Kimberly-Clark Named to Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies”
Kimberly-Clark Named to Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies”

1 year ago - Kimberly-Clark is proud to join Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies” for 2017, which recognizes companies for leadership in creating progressive programs to help employees balance work and family. The magazine cited Kimberly-Clark’s support for flexible work arrangements, paid leave and child care programs, and advancement opportunities for women. “As a working mom, I am proud to work for a company that enables people to build strong careers while caring for their families,” said Rose Van Himbergen, Commodity Manager at Kimberly-Clark. “Kimberly-Clark’s unique culture helps employees be their best and achieve their goals in their personal and professional lives.”

Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy
Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy

1 year ago - Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours (245 megawatts - MW) of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma. The renewable energy supplied by the wind farms is equivalent to about one-third of the electricity needs of Kimberly-Clark's North American manufacturing operations and will enable the company to surpass its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal four years earlier than anticipated.

Cleaner Freight: Boost Sustainability at Every Level of the Supply Chain
Cleaner Freight: Boost Sustainability at Every Level of the Supply Chain

1 year ago - From fields to factories, companies are making considerable strides incorporating sustainable strategies across individual stages in their supply chain. But a key part of the supply chain that often gets overlooked is how goods are getting from point A to point B. It might seem obvious to focus on warehouses or office spaces, but because freight acts as the connective tissue between each of these stationary points in the supply chain, ‘greening’ your freight moves may just be the biggest sustainability secret hidden in plain sight.

Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program
Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program

1 year ago - Kimberly-Clark Corporation today published its annual report on sustainability, providing the first update on the company's global progress toward its Sustainability 2022 goals. Introduced last year, Sustainability 2022 is the company’s framework to address social and environmental challenges with programs designed to create social, environmental and business value. In its first year, Kimberly-Clark surpassed three of its five sustainability targets, and is on track to meet or exceed all of its goals by 2022.

Kimberly-Clark Tackles Deforestation, Lab Waste with New Partnerships
Kimberly-Clark Tackles Deforestation, Lab Waste with New Partnerships

1 year ago - Putting its Sustainability 2022 strategy into action, Kimberly-Clark has ramped up its relationship with environmental NGO World Wildlife Fund (WWF) with the launch of its new "♥ YOUR PLANET" ("HEART YOUR PLANET") campaign. Designed to encourage consumers to choose products made with fiber from responsibly managed forests, the campaign will display WWF’s logo on Kimberly-Clark paper towel, facial tissue and toilet paper products sold in North America.

Kimberly-Clark Plans $75 Million Efficiency Upgrade at Mobile Mill
Kimberly-Clark Plans $75 Million Efficiency Upgrade at Mobile Mill

1 year ago - Paper products giant Kimberly-Clark has announced plans to build a $75 million combined heat-power plant at its Mobile mill, which they say will increase the plant's efficiency while decreasing long-term costs and emissions. The plant will generate electricity with a natural gas turbine and the exhaust gas will be rerouted to make steam for the plant's operations. It's a technique, sometimes called cogeneration, that's been used by many paper mills throughout the country in recent years to run more efficiently. Todd Visscher, manager for Kimberly-Clark's Mobile mill, said the improvements will strengthen the Mobile Mill's position with Kimberly-Clark as a strategic manufacturing location.

The Business of Behavior Change: Why Brands Are Motivating Action Through Social Marketing
The Business of Behavior Change: Why Brands Are Motivating Action Through Social Marketing

1 year ago - With Earth Day 2017 quickly fading in the rearview mirror, I’m reminded of the challenge we face every other day of the year: maintaining high awareness and action on sustainability issues. Government agencies and nonprofits have traditionally shouldered the greatest responsibility for year-round efforts aimed at influencing behaviors that benefit individuals and society. But a growing number of forward-thinking businesses and brands are beginning to invest in the kind of genuine behavior change programs known as “social marketing” – or, when done by a corporation, “corporate social marketing.”

Kimberly-Clark Invests in Energy Efficiency at its Mobile, Alabama Mill
Kimberly-Clark Invests in Energy Efficiency at its Mobile, Alabama Mill

1 year ago - Kimberly-Clark Corporation has approved an investment of $75 million for construction of a new on-site combined heat-power plant at its tissue mill in Mobile, Alabama. This plant, to be constructed over a two-year period, is expected to improve the facility's long-term energy efficiency and costs, as well as boost its overall competitiveness within Kimberly-Clark.

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