Kimberly-Clark recently started drawing power from a new solar roof at the company’s manufacturing facility in Tuas, Singapore. The plant’s 7,730 photovoltaic panels are expected to generate 3.5 gigawatt-hours of energy.
Juan Marin, energy solutions manager for Kimberly-Clark, discusses how the American multinational personal care corporation determines which energy-related projects to pursue.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is investing more than $150 million in energy upgrades for the company’s mill in Chester, Pennsylvania. The three-year project includes replacing an onsite coal-fired plant with a more efficient gas-fired one.
Kimberly-Clark’s 2017 sustainability report and goals for 2022 show a continued focus on water management throughout their supply chain, especially in water-stressed areas.
Kimberly-Clark and research firm Deltares have partnered to develop an interactive, web-based tool that will allow users to assess water risks for an entire watershed as well as for specific sectors and sub-groups, such as industrial users or farmers, over a 30-year time horizon. The WaterLoupe tool tracks data on ... Read more »
The US Chamber of Commerice is advocating a 25-cent per gallon raise in the gas tax to fund infrastructure projects. That would be on top of the current 18.4 cents per gallon tax now for gasoline and the 24.4 cents per gallon tax for diesel fuel — something that would raise $375 billion over 10 years, it said.
Every nonwovens producer is now claiming sustainability (though there are varying degrees of certified progress). In coming days, sustainable nonwovens will continue to take market share. Should you be pressuring your suppliers to get onboard?
CPG giant Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s just-released sustainability report indicates that the company diverted 95% of manufacturing waste from landfills and diverted more than 5,000 metric tons of post-consumer waste through partnership programs around the world; the company also says it achieved an an absolute reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 16.8% ... Read more »
The North American Environmental Paper Network and SCS Global Services have developed a new product category rule specifying rules for life cycle assessment focused on wood and paper.
The Net Positive Project, a coalition of companies that aim to go beyond reducing their negative sustainability impacts to contribute in a “net positive” way to society, the environment and the global economy, launched yesterday. “With the recent adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the ratification of the ... Read more »
The EPA has announced the 2015 winners of the SmartWay Excellence Awards for retailers, manufacturers and logistics companies. The awards honors the top performing SmartWay partner companies that demonstrate how businesses can shrink their carbon footprints and contribute to healthier air all while saving on fuel costs as they move ... Read more »
Hewlett-Packard, Lowe’s and Home Depot are among the 2014 winners of the EPA’s SmartWay awards, which honors freight industry companies’ environmental leadership. Winners are in the top 5 percent of SmartWay performers in improving fuel efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and reducing air pollution. The annual SmartWay Excellence Award honors ... Read more »