We only have one planet; therefore, we strive
to ensure our products provide sustainability benefits and
responsible business growth in a world with finite resources. We
work to find sustainable innovations that reduce the environmental
impact of all our products today and for generations to come.
People around the world choose our products to improve their
lives every day. Our products help people stay safe, prevent
infection, increase comfort and allow for a healthy, active
Sustainability 2015 goes beyond reducing our footprint impact.
It sets forth our vision to create essential products in a
sustainable way that improves lives and the planet we all
Sustainability 2015 goals:
- 25 percent reduction in manufacturing water
- 100 percent wood fiber from certified
- 5 percent absolute reduction in greenhouse
- Zero waste to landfills
As part of our strategy to grow responsibly, sustainable business
practices are woven into the fabric of our Global Business Plan
with clearly-articulated, ambitious metrics for all business
Our Consumer Tissue business has prioritized responsible fiber use;
environmental improvements to packaging; sustainability
partnerships with key customers; and reduced carbon
emissions and water use.
Our Personal Care business focuses on building partnerships
with environmentally progressive customers; developing
environmentally sound products; manufacturing efficiency; and solid waste
Kimberly-Clark Professional aims to reduce waste and use of natural resources and
be a leader in responsible fiber use.
Our Health Care business is aligning its sustainability efforts
with those of its customers in the areas of waste management,
health and safety, and infection prevention. We're also
communicating our sustainability efforts so customers can make
informed decisions about the products they buy and the partners
with whom they do business.
By taking this bold step, we're charting the course to a better
future. We bring the best thinking of our global employees together
to help treat our planet's resources more carefully. From raw
materials, our manufacturing processes, even our supply chain,
we're building sustainability into every facet of how we work.
Customers can trust Kimberly-Clark to deliver innovative,
high-quality products with environmental benefits.