We understand the trust that comes with your decision to bring our products into your business, as well as your demand for responsible
resourcing, including supply chains committed to helping drive change. As a leader in sustainable practices, Kimberly-Clark Professional
is committed to product innovation and the planet; and ensuring sustainability is embedded in everything we do.
We’re one of the world’s largest users of recycled paper in our products. We utilize environmentally responsible shipping, reducing our carbon footprint and diverting waste from landfills. We ensure human rights are respected in our facilities, as well as our global supply chain. We pilot product and packaging innovations that lessen our impact on the environment for generations to come.
Kimberly-Clark was the first North America manufacturer to offset its tissue, towel, and wipes production with renewable wind energy.
As a founding member of the U.K. and U.S. Plastics Pacts, we’re committed to solving the problem of plastic waste. By 2025, 100% of our packaging will be reusable, recyclable, or compostable.
We’re working to create the smallest footprint in energy, waste, and water. Our 2030 goal is to reduce Scope* 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 50%, and Scope 3 by 20%.
Our facilities worldwide partner with local recyclers to upcycle our manufacturing waste, reaching 97% landfill-free status by 2019 and already achieving 100% in our European mills.
Since 2011, The RightCycle™ Program has helped customers divert over 1,000 tons of PPE from landfills.
Water is essential to our business and the communities where our sites are located. Our commitment to recover and recycle water drives our 2030 goal to achieve sustainable water use at 100% of our facilities in water-stressed regions.
*Our Scopes 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions, and our efforts to reduce them, are calculated by the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard.
Reduce Environmental Impact without Compromising Hygiene
Scott® Rolled Hand Towels compressed packaging saves up to 18% in storage and transportation. More towels per truck mean fewer trucks on the road.
Our hand towels use up to 17% less fiber and are more absorbent due to our innovative Airflex™ technology.