The maker of Andrex, Kleenex and Huggies said its plans to put sustainability at the core of its agenda in the UK, Europe and Africa, especially in the current Covid-19 context as one of the largest manufacturers of toilet rolls, facial tissues and other personal care products in the world.
Kimberly-Clark estimates that a quarter of the world’s population uses a K-C product every day.
The personal care giant said this strategy will see a 50% reduction in its carbon footprint, forest footprint, water footprint, and use of virgin fossil-fuel based plastics within the next 10 years.
This builds on the company’s previous leadership in manufacturing waste diversion to tackle single-use plastics.
As members of the UK’s Plastic Pact, Kimberly-Clark has been working with industry partners, NGOs and the government to further support innovation in waste collection and circular systems. Read more…