Managing our business responsibly means operating ethically.
We remain committed to our founders' core values of quality,
service and fair dealing. And while business conditions can change,
our commitment to high ethical standards remains constant.
That commitment allows us to secure the trust of our shareholders,
employees and other interested parties by managing our business
responsibly. This means identifying and managing risks as well as
Our board of directors and senior management are accountable for
ensuring good corporate governance. Kimberly-Clark's board of
directors has 11 independent members, in accordance with the New
York Stock Exchange listing standards. Our chairman and CEO is the
only board member not considered independent. Our Audit, Nominating
and Corporate Governance, and Management Development and
Compensation Committees consist entirely of independent board
members. Our Code of Conduct and corporate policies inform
employees that we expect consistent, ethical behavior and
compliance with applicable laws. On October 20, 2015,
Kimberly-Clark amended its Code of Conduct. The Code of
Conduct and corporate policies apply worldwide.
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Learn more about our Governance, Ethics and
Human Rights Policies.