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Ethisphere Names Kimberly-Clark as One of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies®

Ethisphere Names Kimberly-Clark as One of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies®

Published 03-15-23

Submitted by Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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Kimberly-Clark was recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Kimberly-Clark has received this recognition for five consecutive years, honoring Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to business integrity through best-in-class ethics, compliance, and governance practices.

“Kimberly-Clark is proud to receive this award from Ethisphere for the fifth year in a row,” said Jeff Melucci, Chief Legal Officer at Kimberly-Clark. “It is a testament to the deep commitment of our teams around the world to lead with integrity and our values. We live our purpose every day, to provide ‘Better Care for a Better World’ with a focus on our people, our communities, the people we serve, and all of our stakeholders.”

“Ethics matter. Organizations that commit to business integrity through robust programs and practices not only elevate standards and expectations for all, but also have better long-term performance,” said Ethisphere CEO, Erica Salmon Byrne. “We continue to be inspired by the World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees and their dedication to making real impact for their stakeholders and displaying exemplary values-based leadership. Congratulations to Kimberly-Clark for earning a place in the World’s Most Ethical Companies community.”

Kimberly-Clark is one of only four honorees in the consumer products industry. In 2023, 135 honorees spanning 19 countries and 46 industries were recognized.

Methodology & Scoring

Grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient®, the World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives that support a strong value chain. The process serves as an operating framework to capture and codify the leading practices of organizations across industries and around the globe.

To view the full list of this year’s honorees, please visit the World’s Most Ethical Companies website.

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Kimberly-Clark and its trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Fueled by ingenuity, creativity, and an understanding of people's most essential needs, Kimberly-Clark is committed to its purpose of Better Care for a Better World. The company’s portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Sweety, Softex, Viva and WypAll, holds No. 1 or No. 2 share position in approximately 80 countries. Kimberly-Clark use sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, build strong communities, and ensure its business thrives for decades to come.

To keep up with the latest news and to learn more about the company's 150-year history of innovation, visit kimberly-clark.com or follow Kimberly-Clark on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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