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2013 Leading in Sustainability – Setting the Standard for Large Organisations Award

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Leading in Sustainability – Setting the Standard for Large Organisations Award

Leading in Essentials for a Better Life

Kimberly-Clark Australia and New Zealand, NSW

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) is a global health and hygeiene company and proud Australian manufacter. In Australia and New Zealand, the company markets leading household brands including the KLEENEX®, HUGGIES®, KLEENEX® COTTONELLE®, U BY KOTEX®, VIVA®, POISE® and DEPEND® . In 2011, in pursuit of a philosophy to ‘reach for greatness’ and a vision to lead the world in essentials for a better life, the company rolled out its most comprehensive and ambitious sustainability strategy to date. Kimberly-Clark set about using the power of its brands to help educate Australians about key sustainability issues, whilst at the same time, challenging itself to significantly reduce emissions, reduce waste to landfill, be active community contributors and show leadership around post-consumer waste and ethical sourcing. Kimberly-Clark, is showing sector leadership in sustainability and making significant strides in shaping our essential world.

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Based on the significant results achieved and their plan for the future, Judges found Kimberley Clark to be an industry leader, holistically covering the key elements of sustainability – people, planet and profit