DALLAS, May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kimberly-Clark today announced that 3BL Media has named the company to its 2022 ranking of 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which recognizes transparency and outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance among America’s 1,000 largest public companies. This marks the 13th year that Kimberly-Clark has been included in the ranking.
“This year, Kimberly-Clark is celebrating 150 years of category-defining innovation, a strong culture of care and growing our business in the right direction,” said mike hsuChairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark. “We are proud to be included in the Top 100 Corporate Citizens list. This recognition reflects the dedication of our teams around the world who are fulfilling our goal of better care for a better world by positively impacting billions of lives. through the products we make, the workplaces we create and the communities we serve.”
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 155 ESG factors divided into eight pillars, including climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights, stakeholders and society, and ESG performance.
“To achieve the transformative goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in this landmark decade, all companies must truly embed ESG issues at the heart of their business,” said Dave ArmonCEO of 3BL Media. “The 2022 100 Best Corporate Citizens are answering the call by demonstrating the societal and financial value of leadership and transparency around ESG topics. They set ambitious goals, outline robust strategies to achieve them, disclose data to measure progress and provide accountability for all stakeholders in business decisions.”
Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to corporate citizenship, sustainability, and environmental and social responsibility has been recognized by its inclusion in the Ethisphere Institute’s list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2022. company received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Kimberly-Clark received the 2021 SmartWay® Achievement Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and was also named one of America’s 2022 JUSTEST Companies by JUST Capital.
To view the 2022 Top 100 Corporate Citizens rankings and full methodology, visit: https://100best.3blmedia.com/
About Kimberly Clark
Kimberly Clark (NYSE: KMB) and its trusted brands are an integral part of the lives of people in more than 175 countries. Fueled by ingenuity, creativity and an understanding of people’s most basic needs, we create products that help people better live what’s important to them. Our portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Sweety, Softex, Viva and WypAll, hold the #1 or #1 °1. Position of 2 stocks in 80 countries. We use sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, build stronger communities and ensure our business thrives for decades to come. To keep up to date with the latest news and learn more about the company’s 150 years of innovation, visit kimberly-clark.com.
About the Top 100 Corporate Citizens Ranking
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens debuted in 1999 in Business Ethics magazine and appeared annually in Corporate Responsibility magazine for many years. 3BL Media has managed the ranking since 2018. To compile the ranking, each company in the Russell 1000 Index is ranked based on its transparency and performance on 155 environmental, social and governance factors.
About 3BL Media
3BL Media and TriplePundit Brand Studio’s unparalleled distribution platforms promote the environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives of leading corporations, private equity firms, nonprofits and NGOs to global audiences. Learn more here.
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