Planet: Kimberly-Clark 2013 Sustainability Highlights

Planet: Kimberly-Clark 2013 Sustainability Highlights

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 11:00am

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Kimberly-Clark 2013 Sustainability Highlights- Planet

  • 6.5% absolute global reduction in GHG emission since 2010
    Through a combination of continued manufacturing footprint optimization, alternate and renewable energy supply deployment, and energy conservation, including LEAN energy programs, K-C achieved the biggest one-year reduction of 3% in greenhouse gas emissions since the launch of Sustainability 2015.
  • 24% reduction in fiber used from natural forests
    Kimberly-Clark leads the way in environmentally-responsible fiber use through its progressive fiber policies and goals.
  • 26.4% reduction in manufacturing water use since 2010
    In 2013, we achieved our 2015 water use reduction objective. The reductions were driven by a more efficient manufacturing footprint, water conservation programs and upgraded water and waste water systems that were designed with water use reduction as a key performance objective.
  • 80% of K-C manufacturing waste diverted from landfills
    K-C finds value-added opportunities for materials that would otherwise be destined for a landfill in both our manufacturing processes and by helping users of our products identify non-landfill solutions.

View the Kimberly-Clark 2013 Sustainabilty Report

About Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark
Kimberly-Clark is a global corporate leader in sustainability innovation, recognized among the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, "World's Most Ethical Companies" by Ethisphere Institute, as a component of the "Natural Capital Leaders Index" by GreenBiz Group, as a best-workplace employer of choice in multiple global markets and recipient of other notable citizenship distinctions. Kimberly-Clark publishes an annual comprehensive review of progress against its "Sustainability 2015" framework of People, Planet and Products. You can find Kimberly-Clark's current report online at

About Kimberly-Clark
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: "KMB") and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the Company's 142-year history of innovation, visit or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.




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