In 2016, Kimberly-Clark was honored with its seventh SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and we're proud to be recognized as a leader in reducing carbon pollution and for our ongoing commitment to energy efficiency.
Since 2006, Kimberly-Clark has more than doubled its use of intermodal transport. By replacing trucks with rail, the company has saved an estimated 82 million gallons of diesel fuel and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 830,000 metric tons – the equivalent of the energy used by 87,000 homes for one year. The adoption of more efficient transport has also saved the company an estimated $472 million.
Improving our supply chain efficiency is not just good for business as we reduce freight transport costs, but also a critical way for us to help Kimberly-Clark reduce its GHG emissions and protect our climate.
At Kimberly-Clark, we can point to many innovations that have improved energy efficiency and introduced alternative, lower carbon solutions.Read the story
Innovation and global collaborations is driving growth, creating efficiencies and continuously evolving our manufacturing.Read the story
The Sitio del Niño tissue mill in El Salvador drew the attention of Kimberly-Clark product supply leaders from around the world.Read the story