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.
Kimberly-Clark was named to Seramount’s (formerly Working Mother Media) fifth annual Inclusion Index for the second consecutive year. The Inclusion Index recognizes companies that are leading the way in creating diverse and inclusive work environments.
Kimberly-Clark's 2020 Global Sustainability Report provides the first update on the company's progress toward its 2030 sustainability goals, which are aimed at addressing the social and environmental challenges of the next decade with commitments to improve the lives and well-being of 1 billion people in underserved communities around the world with the smallest environmental footprint.
Kimberly-Clark was recently named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media). The award recognizes companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting multicultural women in the United States.
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.
More than 75% of Kimberly-Clark's team leaders from around the world recently completed ‘Activating Inclusive Leadership’ training, which focuses on each leader’s role in mitigating unconscious bias and fostering a culture of inclusion across the company. Kimberly-Clark is proud to share a brief video featuring several of its manufacturing employees in the U.S. who share their thoughts on equity, equality, and the power of embracing differences at Kimberly-Clark and in the communities where they live and work.