Our Commitment to Sustainability has been a priority since we were founded almost 150 years ago

We have a lasting impact on the people we serve around the globe; the people we help empower, the customers we support, and communities we touch. We use sustainable practice that support a healthy planet and ensure our business thrives for decades to come. In all that we do, we're working to build a sustainable future.

Latest Sustainability news
From around the world

Kimberly-Clark’s Kotex Brand to Host “4 Voices, 40 Minutes for Women and Girls” on May 27
May 25, 2020 08:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to Accelerate Red Cross COVID-19 Response
May 08, 2020 05:00 AM ET
Add to Subtract: How Kimberly-Clark Is Boosting Sustainability With a Simple Addition to Product Packaging
Apr 22, 2020 01:25 PM ET
Huggies Supports Hand to Hold's Virtual NICU Support Groups Amidst Social Distancing
Apr 17, 2020 07:45 AM ET
Childcare for Essential Workers Inspires Kimberly-Clark’s Scott® Brand to Support Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Apr 15, 2020 08:25 AM ET
U by Kotex Donates 1 Million Products to the Alliance for Period Supplies Relief Efforts
Apr 14, 2020 08:00 AM ET
Huggies Commits 5 Million Diapers, $1 Million Grant and NICU Support for COVID-19 Relief
Apr 13, 2020 12:00 PM ET
Kimberly-Clark Outlines Support for COVID-19 Global Relief Efforts
Apr 09, 2020 06:35 AM ET
Empathy and Ethics Take Center Stage at Kimberly-Clark Black History Month Celebration
Feb 27, 2020 07:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Partners With United Energy Resources and NextEra Energy to Accelerate Solar Power in Georgia
Feb 26, 2020 06:50 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Recognized As One of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere
Feb 25, 2020 07:00 AM ET
Women in Science Find Encouragement and Opportunity at Kimberly-Clark
Feb 11, 2020 01:00 AM ET
Retrieving Ocean Plastics Transforms Kimberly-Clark Scientists into Advocates
Jan 27, 2020 01:15 PM ET
Kimberly-Clark Guatemala Benefitting from Solar Power Switch
Jan 17, 2020 06:50 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Costa Rica’s Public-Private Recycling Program, “Ambientados,” Recognized for Pioneering Efforts
Dec 18, 2019 06:50 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF Extend Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ Program to Vietnam
Dec 13, 2019 12:40 PM ET
Kimberly-Clark to Manufacture its Kleenex®, Scott® and Other Iconic Brands in North America with Renewable Energy
Nov 20, 2019 04:25 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Joins Toilet Board Coalition Summit to Challenge Sanitation’s Next Generation
Nov 19, 2019 07:35 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Receives 10th EPA SmartWay® Award, Marking 100M+ Gallons of Diesel Fuel Saved and Notable GHG Reductions
Oct 16, 2019 09:40 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Receives Two Ethical Corporation Impact Awards
Oct 04, 2019 09:00 AM ET
As Diaper Need Awareness Grows, Kimberly-Clark and Huggies Applaud Efforts of Elected Leaders to Champion the Cause
Sep 26, 2019 11:30 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Recognized as One of 2019’s 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers
Sep 24, 2019 08:00 AM ET
Kotex #SHECAN Fund Turns Ambition into Action
Sep 04, 2019 06:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark, Deltares and Western Cape Government Reconvene to Transform Water Data into Solutions
Aug 29, 2019 09:50 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Receives Highest Rating of 3 Trees on WWF UK’s Timber Scorecard
Aug 05, 2019 06:55 AM ET

This report reflects Kimberly-Clark’s 16th annual update on our progress on key sustainability topics, brought to life through the stories and experiences of Kimberly-Clark teams around the world.

It spans the timeframe from January 1 through to December 31 2018 (with historical data also reflected), and was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s Sustainability Reporting Standards “Core” level.
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HOW OUR PRIORITIES SUPPORT
COMMUNITIES GLOBALLY

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    TOILETS
    CHANGE LIVES

    FEATURE | Global

    Our global program has expanded into 15 markets, since 2015 we have helped more than 900,000 people in need gain access to sanitation and learn about safe hygiene practices.

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    Our Stories
  • forest

    ENGAGING CONSUMERS
    TO HELP SAVE THE
    WORLD'S FORESTS

    FEATURE | Global

    Together with World Wildlife Fund, we are raising consumer awareness about the importance of choosing tissue and towel products made with FSC® Certified fiber from responsibly managed forests.

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    Our Stories
  • waste recycke

    RECYCLING PRODUCT
    DISPENSERS TO CREATE
    A CIRCULAR BUSINESS
    MODEL IN BRAZIL

    FEATURE | LAO

    Kimberly-Clark Professional* team in Brazil recovered 84,000 dispensers for recycling.

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    Our Stories
  • energy

    POWERING WITH
    RENEWABLEWIND
    ENERGY

    FEATURE | North America

    Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy.

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    Our Stories
  • INNOVATIVE TOOL FOR
    SUSTAINABLE WATER
    MANAGEMENT

    FEATURE | Global

    WaterLoupe dashboard to help stakeholders identify factors driving water risk across the entire watershed, and explore sustainable stewardship strategies.

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    Our Stories
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