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Kimberly-Clark Celebrates 30 Years of Bright Futures with College Scholarship Awards

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Kimberly-Clark recently awarded 2022 Bright Futures college scholarships totaling $980,000 to 49 students for academic achievement and leadership in their schools and communities.

Now in its 30th year, Bright Futures provides scholarship grants worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, to children of Kimberly-Clark employees throughout North America. Recipients are selected based on academic performance, community service, work experience, and involvement in extracurricular activities.

Kimberly-Clark Facilities in Latin America Achieve Water Savings Equivalent to Filling Over 500 Olympic-Size Swimming Pools

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Water conservation is critical to Kimberly-Clark’s sustainability goals as it works to uplift 1 billion lives in underserved communities around the globe in the next decade, and the company aims to reduce its water footprint by 50 percent in water-stressed regions by 2030.

Kimberly-Clark Named One of America's Most JUST Companies By JUST Capital

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January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Kimberly-Clark announced it was named among America’s 100 Most JUST Companies for 2022 by JUST Capital. The annual JUST 100 list recognizes U.S. corporations that outperform their peers on issues such as fair pay, worker health and safety, benefits and work-life balance, ethical leadership, cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and producing sustainable products.

What Would Wonder Woman Do?

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Lori Shaffer, the vice president of Kimberly-Clark’s global nonwovens business and a mother of three young children, is a mechanical engineer who has devoted her career to driving sustainability through materials science and delivering better care for people at every stage of their lives through the essential products that the company makes.

Producing Essentials and Leading With Inclusion: Conversations About Legacy

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As Kimberly-Clark celebrates 150 years and the launch of its new purpose to provide Better Care for a Better World, the company's manufacturing employees from around the globe share their thoughts on the legacy that they’d like to leave at Kimberly-Clark – and in the communities where they live and work. 

Producing Essentials and Leading With Inclusion: Conversations About Advice

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As Kimberly-Clark kicks off its 150th anniversary with Founders Day on March 26, the company's manufacturing employees around the globe reflect on their careers thus far and are excited to share some advice for future Kimberly-Clark talent as they work to provide Better Care for a Better World for generations to come.

 

Making Lives Better Through Humanity-Centric Innovation

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It’s difficult to fathom, but roughly 2 billion people around the world don’t have access to basic sanitation, including toilets and wastewater systems. According to Water.org, “More people have a mobile phone than a toilet.”

This Engineer Once Lived Without Access to a Toilet - Now He's Helping Entrepreneurs Provide One for Others

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Life for Sewedo Mautin looked very different when he was growing up in Nigeria. He didn’t have a reliable toilet in his home for the first 22 years of his life. He would either go to a neighbor’s house or travel nearly three-quarters of a mile to use a toilet. When he became homeless as a young man, finding a safe, clean toilet became even more of a challenge. Today, Mautin lives in Finland and works for Kimberly-Clark as a product engineer developing baby and childcare products for emerging markets in the Middle East and Africa.

Lessons on Mentoring From a Sanitation Startup Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs

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The Women in the Sanitation Economy Innovation Lab aims to help women-led and women-focused businesses in the sanitation and hygiene space achieve success. An initiative of the nonprofit Toilet Board Coalition in partnership with Kimberly-Clark, the company’s foundation and its Kotex brand, the Innovation Lab recently completed its first pilot. 

How Mentorship Changed the Game for This Kenyan Entrepreneur

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“My child has a reason to smile. We used cans before, but now we have a reason to smile.” This is one of many heartfelt testimonials for the Utulav toilet, created by Syna Consultancy in Kenya. The portable toilet meets the needs of people with mobility challenges in a safe, dignified and sustainable way. 

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