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Companies Can Address the Impact of Single-Use Plastics in the Era of COVID-19

Words by Roya Sabri
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As people attempt to go about their daily routines safely during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the role of plastics has changed once again.

Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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While the human and environmental costs of climate change play out before our eyes — from a devastating wildfire season on the U.S. West Coast to severe storms brewing in the Atlantic — an alarming new report makes the future economic costs all the more clear.

Finding Common Ground in Unexpected Places

For Kimberly-Clark employee Jim King, his work with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures has given him a different perspective on how we define success, and what it means to lead with care.
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Jim King never takes his ability to walk, see or hear for granted. For the past three years, he has volunteered as a ski coach with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures, which provides life-enhancing outdoor recreation for over 3,600 youth and adults in Utah with disabilities.

Kimberly-Clark Earns 11th EPA SmartWay® Excellence Award for Leadership in Environmentally Responsible Shipping

Press Release

November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Kimberly-Clark announced today that it earned a 2020 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for leadership in environmentally responsible shipping. Kimberly-Clark is one of 17 shipping and logistics companies to receive the SmartWay® award, which recognizes companies for using a range of fuel-saving strategies in their shipping and freight delivery services that reduce transportation emissions and make freight delivery more sustainable.

Kimberly-Clark Reinforces Commitment to Plastics Footprint Reduction as Founding Activator of US Plastics Pact

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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®, Cottonelle®, Scott® and Huggies®, want more sustainable options.

Reinforcing its commitment to address the social and environmental challenges of the next decade, the company announced yesterday that it joined as a founding activator the newly formed U.S. Plastics Pact.

Aligning Corporate Ambition with an Ever-Changing World

Words by Amy Brown
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Goal-setting is familiar territory for most major multinational corporations. But as the needs and demands of our world change rapidly — on issues from climate change and resource scarcity to equity and social justice — companies are challenged to make sure their ambitions evolve in kind. 

Kimberly-Clark Joins WWF’s Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance to Help Innovate New Materials for the Circular Economy

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Last week, Kimberly-Clark introduced an ambitious new sustainability strategy for 2030, which includes a commitment to reducing waste and innovating new ways to give consumers the products they need with the smallest impact on the environment.

Kimberly-Clark Marks World Oceans Day by Joining WWF's ReSource: Plastic Team

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June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On World Oceans Day today, Kimberly-Clark joined the ReSource: Plastic team, a group launched last year by WWF to bring together companies and find solutions to the plastics problem.

Kimberly-Clark Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to Accelerate Red Cross COVID-19 Response

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COVID-19 is having the largest impact on the poor and displaced, who have few resources to cope with disease or the global economic downturn.

To aid humanitarian relief in the US and around the world, the Kimberly-Clark Foundation donated $2.5 million to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the American Red Cross. The international network of 14 million volunteers has mobilized to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, provide basic aid and deliver lifesaving information to people in desperate need.

Huggies Supports Hand to Hold's Virtual NICU Support Groups Amidst Social Distancing

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Parents and caregivers of NICU babies are facing escalating mental health challenges due to virus infection fears, additional financial concerns, limitations on when they can visit their baby in the NICU, and being socially isolated from their support system of family and friends.

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