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 Recognized at SBA Singapore for its Commitment to Sustainable Business
Aug 10, 2018 08:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Awards $1.2 Million in Bright Futures College Scholarships
May 22, 2018 01:05 PM ET
U by Kotex® and Alliance for Period Supplies Address Need for Period Products
May 02, 2018 06:15 AM ET
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Taps Kimberly-Clark Professional to Recycle Used Gloves at its California and North Carolina Facilities
Apr 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET
UNICEF Honors Kimberly-Clark With 2018 Children First Award
Mar 05, 2018 06:35 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Recognized for Energy and Climate Leadership
Mar 01, 2018 06:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Asks You to Pause When You Flush This World Toilet Day
Nov 13, 2017 06:05 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index
Nov 09, 2017 07:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Named to Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies”
Oct 06, 2017 08:40 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills With Renewable Wind Energy
Sep 14, 2017 06:15 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark and China Women's Development Foundation Launch White Angels Campaign
Aug 24, 2017 04:00 AM ET
Huggies Vietnam Announces "Healing Hugs" Program to Help the Smallest Babies
Aug 02, 2017 02:00 AM ET
Reforestation and Stress Relief
Jul 20, 2017 02:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program
Jun 30, 2017 09:35 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Joins Forces with World Wildlife Fund to Engage Consumers to Help Save the World’s Forests
Jun 12, 2017 07:10 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark’s Howard Sharfstein Named Sustainability “Pro” of the Year
May 25, 2017 03:00 AM ET
Employee Exemplifies Caring Value by Saving a Life
May 04, 2017 07:20 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Awards $1.08 Million in College Scholarships to High School Students in North America
May 01, 2017 07:50 AM ET
Celebrating Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark
Apr 25, 2017 05:50 AM ET
National Breast Cancer Foundation Receives $50,000 Thanks to Cottonelle® and Sam’s Club
Mar 30, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Professional Recognized for Outstanding Talent Development Program
Mar 20, 2017 04:00 AM ET
Protecting Our Business While Safeguarding Forests
Feb 15, 2017 03:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Receives U.S. EPA 2016 SmartWay® Excellence Award
Feb 10, 2017 05:15 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Professional’s Supply Chain Team Inspired to Help Atlanta’s Homeless Children
Jan 20, 2017 01:00 AM ET
IUPUI and Butler University Win AASHE Sustainable Campus Competition, hosted by Kimberly-Clark Professional
Jan 12, 2017 03:00 AM ET

This report reflects Kimberly-Clark’s 15th 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 2017 (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

  • swd

    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