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 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
Kimberly-Clark and Appalachian Woodlands Alliance Empower Small Landowners to Safeguard Forests
Jul 26, 2019 08:20 AM ET
Dallas Zoo Partners with Kimberly-Clark Professional to Keep Nitrile Gloves out of Landfills
Jul 25, 2019 03:30 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Doubles Down on Climate and Energy Goal, Aiming for 40% GHG Reduction by 2022
Jul 11, 2019 10:05 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark on a Mission for Period Progress on Menstrual Hygiene Day
May 24, 2019 08:10 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Switches on One of Singapore’s Largest Solar Roofs
May 23, 2019 07:10 AM ET
Thinking Like the Consumer: Kimberly-Clark Leverages Brand Insights to Elevate Compliance Programs
May 02, 2019 04:50 AM ET
Celebrating World Intellectual Property Day
Apr 26, 2019 07:10 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark’s Environmental Services Leader Reflects on the Importance of Earth Day
Apr 19, 2019 10:10 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark and Deltares Use Science-Based Tools and a Local Approach to Bring Collective Action at the Basin Level
Mar 22, 2019 05:15 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark's Sustainability Team Joins Community Leaders in Cape Town to Tackle Water Risk Challenges
Mar 21, 2019 10:45 AM ET
XPRIZE Identifies 10 Future Breakthroughs Required to Protect Our Forests
Mar 21, 2019 07:45 AM ET
Black History Month Highlights the Power of Employee Resource Groups
Feb 13, 2019 03:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark’s Commitment to Forest Conservation Recognized with a 2018 FSC® Leadership Award
Dec 03, 2018 05:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark Renews Commitment to Global Sanitation Crisis Through its Toilets Change Lives Program
Nov 19, 2018 04:25 AM ET
Famed Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Stems the Tide of Glove Waste Through The RightCycle Program
Nov 14, 2018 02:00 AM ET
Kimberly-Clark’s Sustainability Programs Recognized for Leadership in Energy and Climate
Nov 05, 2018 05:30 AM ET
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

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