by Rishi Dhingra, Kimberly-Clark Global Sector Leader for Family Care
Globally, 1 in 3 people don’t have access to a clean and safe toilet according to the World Health Organization. This Sunday, on World Toilet Day, we are encouraging people to pause while they flush and consider how the lack of basic sanitation facilities profoundly affects peoples’ lives.
DALLAS, November 9, 2017/3BL Media/ -- Kimberly-Clark today announced it has again earned a top score of 100 percent in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
Kimberly-Clark is proud to join Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies” for 2017, which recognizes companies for leadership in creating progressive programs to help employees balance work and family. The magazine cited Kimberly-Clark’s support for flexible work arrangements, paid leave and child care programs, and advancement opportunities for women.
Earlier this year, the China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) held a launch ceremony for the ‘Kimberly-Clark Cares for White Angels’ campaign in Beijing, which is part of Kimberly-Clark’s Touch of White Angels flagship program that was launched in partnership with CWDF in 2011.
Kimberly-Clark’s social impact programs aim to extend our brand leadership beyond functional and emotional benefits to deliver social benefits by tackling critical challenges facing the communities in which we live and work. By investing in innovative social programs, we’re helping give people access to basic essentials that will improve their lives.
Huggies, one of the leading diaper brands in hospitals, has launched a social impact program in Asia designed for the smallest babies.
Water is one of the world’s most vital resources and a key input material to Kimberly-Clark’s tissue manufacturing processes. As a result, we recognize that the communities surrounding mills experiencing water stress will have important social needs as well. Engagement at the local community level is helping to identify appropriate mechanisms to support these needs.
According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), up to 58,000 square miles of forest is lost annually – the equivalent of 48 football fields a minute. The result of this deforestation is a threat to the estimated 1.6 billion people who rely on forests for their way of life, as well as to some of the most endangered plants and animals on the planet.
Priority programs and partnerships create social, environmental and business value
DALLAS, June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Kimberly-Clark Corporation today published its annual report on sustainability, providing the first update on the company's global progress toward its Sustainability 2022 goals.
DALLAS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), a leader in sustainably-made personal care products, today announced a unique three-year agreement and collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) designed to raise awareness of the importance of choosing products that use fiber from responsibly managed forests.