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2030 Ambition

To improve the lives and wellbeing of one billion people in underserved communities around the world with the smallest environmental footprint.

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Living our Values

Our CEO Mike Hsu Shares his thoughts on the journey ahead.

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Our Strategy for the Decisive Decade

Our purpose of Better Care for a Better World is our call to action, challenging us to help billions of people through greater access to life’s daily essentials while building on our past successes, scaling our use of efficient new technologies, and delivering solutions that address the challenges facing our planet in the decade ahead.

For Kimberly-Clark, tackling our sustainability risks and opportunities means innovating across our business to evolve our products, solutions, and ways of working. We strive for social impact that helps address inequities in access to education, hygiene, and sanitation, while working to reduce our impact on the planet associated with single-use plastics, forest reliance, carbon emissions, and water use.

We will remain steadfast in our efforts to reach our goals because we believe it’s the best way to care for the people we serve, it’s the right thing to do for our planet, and it helps us deliver on our purpose of Better Care for a Better World.

We have considered the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help identify opportunities to drive positive change.

By 2030 we will:

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Social Impact

Advance the well-being of 1 billion people in vulnerable and underserved communities

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Plastics Footprint

Reduce our plastics footprint by 50% over a 2019 base year

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Forest Footprint

Reduce our Natural (Northern) Forest Fiber footprint by 50% over a 2011 base year (by 2025)

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Carbon Footprint

Reduce our absolute GHG emissions (Scope 1 and Scope 2), by 50% over a 2015 base year

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Water Footprint

Reduce our water footprint of our mills in water stressed areas by 50% over a 2015 base year

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