Pete Dulcamara, Kimberly-Clark’s chief scientist and technical vice president, shares an update on progress made after one year of membership in World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance, and discusses how the company is continuing to drive meaningful change through its efforts to reduce plastic in its products and packaging.
Kimberly-Clark’s North America Huggies® Brand and the National Diaper Bank Network share the alarming stats and reality around diaper need in America and how to help end diaper need in your community
This week kicks off National Diaper Need Awareness Week, which was created in 2012 by the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) and the Kimberly-Clark North America Huggies® Brand, as a way to draw attention to the issue of diaper need in the United States.
As part of its purpose to deliver better care for a better world, Kimberly-Clark’s 2030 sustainability goals include a commitment to reducing its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 from a 2015 base year.
Reinforcing its commitment to address the social and environmental challenges of the next decade, today Kimberly-Clark announced its participation in the Canada Plastics Pact. Kimberly-Clark knows that strategic partnerships are critical to unlocking new opportunities for sustainability, innovation and growth across its value chain. More importantly, consumers of its trusted brands, including Kleenex®, Huggies®, Pull-Ups® and Depend®, want more sustainable options.
To help break down stereotypes and misconceptions about periods, Kimberly-Clark’s Kotex® brand partnered with South Africa’s well-known music artist and megastar Boity Thulo to invite South Africans to submit lyrics addressing period stigma to write the 'She Can Anthem.' With more than 500 lines of lyrics submitted by both women and men, the 'She Can Anthem' recently hit the #19 spot on South Africa’s music charts.
Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) recently launched the GENDER MATTERS™ podcast series that features seven female leaders from Kimberly-Clark interviewing the 2021 TXWF Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration winners. The awards honor seven female trailblazers in Texas who have led the way in advancing equity, economic security and leadership for women and girls and created a pathway of opportunity for other women to follow.
“I wear my Menstruation Bracelet as a reminder that periods are a natural part of being a woman, yet they hold so many women and girls back from what they can achieve,” said Alessandra Castro, the global brand purpose and social impact director for adult and feminine care at Kimberly-Clark.