Each year the Argentina CSR (Communicative Social
Responsibility) award is presented to corporations, NGOs and the
media for outstanding actions that benefit the community.
In 2008, Kimberly-Clark Argentina was awarded the "CSR Prize"
for its Posta Sanitaria (First Aid Post) community health program.
Kimberly-Clark was selected out of a pool of more than 300 leading
companies in Argentina.
The Posta Sanitaria is part of Kimberly-Clark's Community
Relations Program, +comUNIDAD. The program's goal is to improve the
health of local residents by providing health care treatment and
promoting qualitative changes in people's health attitudes and
habits in Derqui, Pilar. Through this program, Kimberly-Clark
Argentina improves the quality of life for the more than 25,000
inhabitants of Derqui, Pilar, where the company is located.
In addition, Kimberly-Clark Argentina reached the No. 2 position
in the "Drugs and Perfumery" sector ranking and 19th in the general
ranking of the Company Reputation Ranking in Argentina, organized
by Merco (Corporate Reputation Monitor) in 2010.
The company also ranked No. 18 in The Best Companies in
Argentina, published by Apertura Magazine in 2010.