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Kimberly-Clark Australia now provides commercial customers with the 'gold standard'
Kimberly-Clark is pleased to announce that all its Australian manufactured tissue and paper towel products are now certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), considered the ‘gold standard’ in forestry certification by leading environmental organisations such as WWF and Greenpeace.
Our Essential World - KCA's 2011 Sustainability Report
While corporate responsibility has always been integral to Kimberly-Clark’s business since starting in Australia in 1930, as a global corporation in 2011 it announced its most comprehensive sustainability strategy to date. The strategy, called Sustainability 2015, is based around the framework of People, Planet and Products.
K-C Among Best Corporate Citizens
Corporate Responsibility Magazine cites environment, climate change, human rights and governance among K-C’s strengths.
Ethisphere's 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies List Announced
The award recognises exceptional ethical leadership across continents and industries.
Kimberly-Clark Wins Top Award for Responsible Forestry
Kimberly-Clark Australia has been awarded the FSC Large Chain of Custody Operation of the Year at the annual 2011 Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia Excellence Awards.
From Rags to Wipers - A Video Case Study
Check out our exciting case study, filmed on location in New Zealand. This video illustrates how Kimberly-Clark Professional sustainability practices helped reduce costs by around 40% for one of our customers – it took just a simple change from old rags to WYPALL* Wipers.
Video - KCA Launches 'Walking the Talk'
Kimberly-Clark Australia & New Zealand launched its 2010 Sustainability Report ‘Walking the Talk’ to clients, sustainability partners, stakeholders and the media. Glen Watts, Managing Director Kimberly-Clark Australia & New Zealand, talks about the great partnership with the World Wildlife Fund and FSC.
$65 Million Investment for Local Manufacturing Operations
Kimberly-Clark announces investment upgrades at each of its 3 manufacturing sites across NSW & South Australia greatly increasing energy efficiency.
KCA's 'Walking the Talk' with Sustainability
We realise the importance of ethics and values in today’s fast paced, competitive business environment where Australian manufacturing in particular is under immense pressure due to cheap overseas imports, the rising cost of commodities, and a looming carbon tax...
NEW Air Compression Technology for Paper Hand Towels
As a global hygiene products supplier we're employing new air compression technology to fit up to 18% more paper hand towels into each case, resulting in a range of commercial and environmental benefits.
Kimberly-Clark Named Among World's Best Corporate Citizens
Corporate Responsibility Magazine Cites Environment, Human Rights and Philanthropy among Company's Strengths...
Earth Hour and Clean Up Australia Day
March is a key month at KCANZ when we get involved with some of our sustainability partners. Here at Kimberly-Clark we believe that as a group we can make a difference.
International Year of Forests - 2011
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests, recognizing that forests play a critical role in the achievement of sustainable development, poverty eradication and internationally agreed development goals.
Kimberly-Clark Joins United Nations Global Compact
DALLAS, Dec. 14, 2010 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that it has become a participant of the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative.
True Sustainability Is No Fad - Interview
IMPO publication's Joel Hans, recently sat down with Lisa Morden, the Global Sustainability Leader for Kimberly-Clark Professional. Morden outlined what a real sustainability program is all about and how manufacturers can standardise their technology investments for a green outcome.
Buyer Be Confident: Essential Fibre Strategies on the Road to Sustainability
Suppliers of tissue and towel products have traditionally focused on the amount of recycled fibre content of these products when making environmentally conscious purchase decisions. But there is more to consider...
KCP Headquarters Building Receives LEED® Certification
"The LEED certification by KIMBERLY-CLARK PROFESSIONAL* demonstrates tremendous green building leadership," says Rick Fedrizzi...
New Leaders for Sustainability Advisory Board Announced
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced the addition of three new members to its Sustainability Advisory Board, which provides the company strategic guidance on social, environmental and economic issues.
Newsweek's Green Ranking Report Released
Read the full article about how Kimberly-Clark Corporation made a "much deserved" leap up the rankings this year.
Kimberly-Clark Recognised by FTSE Group
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that the FTSE Group has included the Corporation on its prestigious FTSE4Good Index Series for the eighth consecutive year.
Sustainability Report 2009 - Walking the Talk
Find out why KCA is known as one of the true business leaders when it comes to sustainability and corporate social commitment.
Consolidation of warehouses…
Investment in efficient warehousing and transport systems has resulted in a reduction in fuel usage and CO2 emissions. This has been achieved by increased cubic fill on trucks and consolidation of warehouses nationally. ...
100% Recycled Does Not Look at 100% of the Picture
As businesses and consumers look for ways to protect the environment, it’s always good to think about recycling. But now it’s time to also think about reducing.
Packaging Evolution Award Winner
For the third year running Kimberly-Clark Australia has won a Packaging Evolution Award recognising our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Kimberly-Clark Australia and New Zealand are signatories to the National Packaging Covenant (NPC) which sets out integrated principles for the packaging development process, including packaging waste and weight reduction and recycling.
Virgin Fibres vs Recycling...
Contrary to common belief, virgin and recycled sources of fibre have similar impacts on the environment - just in different ways*.