GHG Emissions, Industrial - July 1, 2021
Kimberly-Clark Reduces Emissions by 32% Over Five Years
Kimberly-Clark released June 30 its 2020 sustainability report and announced that it reduced Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 32.1% since 2015.
The report includes updates on the consumer goods manufacturer’s 2030 sustainability strategy, including its target to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions 50% by 2030 from the 2015 baseline.
To reduce its environmental impact, Kimberly-Clark has taken steps to reduce the use of new fossil fuel-based plastic, reduce its forest carbon footprint and further reduce its emissions across its value chain. The company is also committed to reducing Scope 3 emissions 20% from a 2015 baseline and had achieved a 3% reduction by the end of 2020.
“This past year has taught us that we can move quickly to achieve incredibly challenging goals, and that an unwavering focus on health, safety, and sustainability can illuminate ways of working with purpose and urgency,” Lisa Morden, vice president of safety, sustainability and occupational health at Kimberly-Clark, said in a statement. “We are committed to turning these learnings into action to ensure we do our part to address the challenges ahead.”