Sustainability Reports

Sustainability Reports

Long before sustainability became a topic of widespread interest, Kimberly-Clark sought to continuously improve the way we run our business, socially, environmentally and economically. This commitment is one of the reasons Kimberly-Clark has earned the trust and respect of people around the world for more than 140 years.

Our vision to lead the world in the essentials for a better life is not limited to the products we provide. It also calls us to deliver them in ways that prioritize clean air and water, healthy forests and strong communities, while delivering shareholder value.

Read the stories behind Kimberly-Clark's progress and our entire 2014 Sustainability Report 

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Kimberly-Clark Provides First Update on Progress Toward 2030 Sustainability Goals
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...
Aug 10, 2021 10:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark: Innovating a World of Possibilities
Our thinking about sustainability doesn’t end when a product is sold. We’re continuously innovating to design products and packaging that are environmentally-friendly, efficient to produce, and that bring secondary value after use. MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION EASIER, UK AND USSometimes the different requirements for recycling various types of material – glass,...
Dec 6, 2016 10:30 AM ET
Since 2008 Kimberly-Clark Engineers Have Been Using Landfill Gas To Generate Power And Make Operations More Efficient
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...
Sep 13, 2016 9:30 AM ET
Smart Growth: Kimberly-Clark’s Commitment To Increase Energy Efficiency
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. "Teams across the globe have worked diligently to build a culture of conservation, and together we have exceeded our 2015 energy...
Sep 6, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark's Unconventional Mindset Is Making Alternative Fibers A Reality
We are committed to reducing our impact on natural forests, and we’re going to great lengths to find alternatives to traditional sources of fiber used for manufacturing paper towels and tissues. When Sylvia Little, Director of Material Science says, “We’re always looking to nature as inspiration,” she really means it. Her team of scientists and engineers have traveled the planet – from...
Sep 2, 2016 8:15 AM ET

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