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Conservationists, Citizen-Scientists, Kleenex® Tissues and Timberlands Team Up to Help Save Vulnerable Kãrearea as Nesting Season Begins

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October 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Wingspan* has successfully rescued the first vulnerable Kãrearea eggs of the new nesting season. Earlier in September forest workers in collaboration with Wingspan, had sighted courtship activity of a Kãrearea pair thought to be making a nest (scrape) in a newly replanted area of Whakarewarewa Forest** next to a busy recreational area.

Kimberly-Clark: Joint Campaign on FSC & Responsible Forestry Wins Silver in a Major PR Award in Asia

A joint campaign by FSC, Kimberly-Clark, and WWF won the Silver Award in ‘Environmental Campaign of the Year’, PR Awards Asia 2016, a prestigious industry award in the Asia Pacific region.
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The campaign, titled ‘Responsible Forestry’, aimed to raise awareness and educate consumers on the importance of choosing FSC-certified products – by inviting them to play an active role in protecting forests. The campaign focused on Asia Pacific markets and a series of localized campaigns across Taiwan, Australia, and Singapore, which educated consumers and brought about a change in behavior.

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Toilet Board Coalition Announces Kimberly-Clark’s Mauricio Troncoso as New Chairman

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September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), the world’s first business-led accelerator for market-based sanitation solutions, has appointed Mauricio Troncoso of Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chairman, and has named 3 new board members and one new non-executive director.  Mr. Troncoso has been elected by the TBC board for a two-year term commencing 1 September, 2016.

Smart Growth: Kimberly-Clark’s Commitment To Increase Energy Efficiency

Innovation And Global Collaboration Is Driving Growth, Creating Efficiencies And Continuously Evolving Our Manufacturing
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At Kimberly-Clark, we can point to many innovations that have improved energy efficiency and introduced alternative, lower carbon solutions. But Stewart Van Horn, Global Director of Energy Solutions, points out that it wouldn’t be possible without our people.

Slow Progress in India's Toilet Mission

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"School sanitation is very critical to Swachh Bharat (Clean India) for many reasons," Mr Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of the Drinking Water and Sanitation Ministry, told The Straits Times. "We want to make sure kids practise safe hygiene and use toilets. Apart from that, they influence their parents. They are the change agents."

He added that private corporations are contributing in different ways. "Many are also working on their own or working directly with state governments," he said.

Since 2008 Kimberly-Clark Engineers Have Been Using Landfill Gas To Generate Power And Make Operations More Efficient

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Landfills play a critical role in waste management, but as waste decomposes, it releases methane – a greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change.

What if there was a way to minimize methane from seeping into the atmosphere? What if there was a way to put it to good use?

Those are the questions our engineers have been asking.

In 2008, we implemented a renewable biomass energy project at our largest manufacturing site in the world, Beech Island Mill in South Carolina to reclaim landfill gas to power operations.

Publimetro Launches Campaign to Save Trees and Children

By Alvaro Tassano
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The newspaper company teamed up with Kimberly Clark and Aldeas Infantiles SOS Peru to grant food for recycling paper.

Kimberly-Clark Giving Inspiring Educating

Our Team In Correia Pinto, Brazil, Has Been Volunteering To Help Shape Young Minds To Reach For Their Dreams
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Since 2012, our team in correia pinto, brazil, has been volunteering to help shape young minds to reach for their dreams – in a way that also benefits society and the world around them.

Projecto Crescer, which means ‘Project Growth’ in Portuguese, involves Kimberly-Clark employees, community members and students from seven local schools.

A major goal of the program is to provide ways for students to learn sustainable practices through fun and unique activities; and with their increased awareness to positively impact their families and friends.

Kimberly-Clark Closing The Diaper Divide

Our Huggies Brand Helps Get Diapers To Babies And Families In Need.
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In the United States, many families struggle to provide the essentials their babies need, like diapers.

In 2010, our Huggies brand brought the issue to the forefront through the Every Little Bottom study, which revealed that one in three parents were struggling to provide fresh, clean diapers for their babies.

Huggies announced in 2016 it would donate 22 million diapers through the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN).

Kimberly- Clark Partnering with Malaria No More and Mothers in Kenya to Help Babies Thrive

Mothers Against Malaria
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Parents everywhere want their babies to be happy and healthy. But mosquito-borne diseases like malaria threaten their safety. There were an estimated 214 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2015, mostly affecting pregnant women and babies. And sadly, 91 percent of those who died from the disease were in Africa.

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