Kimberly-Clark releases 2021 Sustainability Report

The report details company’s progress toward its 2030 sustainability goals.

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has published its 2021 Global Sustainability Progress Report.

The report details the company’s progress toward its 2030 sustainability goals and highlights its achievements in the past 12 months.

The report also focuses on the company’s climate action commitments, including a 41 per cent reduction in operational emissions.

According to the report, Kimberly-Clark achieved a 34 per cent reduction of water consumption, and doubled the percentage of recycled content in its plastics packaging. It further increased the amount of packaging globally that is reusable, recyclable, or compostable to nearly 84 per cent.

The company also made continued progress toward its goal of sourcing 90 per cent of its tissue fiber from environmentally preferred fiber sources.

“As Kimberly-Clark continues to grow our business, caring for our people, consumers, customers, partners and communities remains front and center,” said Mike Hsu, Chairman and CEO, Kimberly-Clark.

“From our commitment to climate stewardship and our efforts to develop more sustainable solutions for our product portfolio to our focus on inclusion and diversity and our ambition to advance the well-being of 1 billion people around the world, we’ll continue to drive positive impact as we create long-term value for our shareholders.”

In addition to the report, the company has provided enhanced ESG-related content on its website in order to provide more primary information about its overall strategy, progress and achievements.

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