Navigation Links
Procter & Gamble Deepens Corporate Commitment to Sustainability
Date:3/27/2009

Expanded Product, Operations and Social Responsibility Targets to be met by 2012

CINCINNATI, March 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced significantly increased targets for its 2012 sustainability goals. The updates reflect the company's continued commitment and progress in improving the environmental profile of P&G's products and operations and bettering lives of children in need through its Live, Learn and Thrive(TM) corporate social responsibility programs.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090115/CLTH035LOGO-a )

"P&G's commitment to sustainability is strategic. It is how our company conducts business," said A.G. Lafley, P&G chairman of the board and chief executive officer. "By increasing sustainability goals, we demonstrate our ongoing commitment to innovate continuously to improve results."

P&G established its five sustainability strategies in 2007 with specific, measurable goals in key areas. In November 2008, P&G released its tenth annual sustainability report which highlighted the company's approach and progress toward meeting these goals.

The revised 2012 goals are:

  • Develop and market at least $50 billion in cumulative sales of "sustainable innovation products" (SIP), which are products with a significantly reduced (>10%) environmental footprint versus previous or alternative products. When compared against P&G's original target of $20 billion in cumulative SIP sales, the new goal reflects a strengthened pipeline of initiatives.
  • Deliver a 20 percent reduction (per unit of production) in carbon dioxide emissions, energy consumption, water usage and disposed waste from P&G plants, leading to a total reduction over the decade of at least 50 percent. P&G originally targeted a 10 percent reduction in each of its operational categories and now sees new opportunities in all aspects of our operations.
  • Enable 300 million children to Live, Learn and Thrive(TM) (LLT) and deliver three billion liters of clean water through P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program. P&G had set an original target of reaching 250 million children through Live, Learn and Thrive(TM) (LLT) and delivering two billion liters of clean water through its Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program. We now see new opportunities to expand our programs to serve more children in need.

"P&G's long term, disciplined approach to sustainability enables the company to continuously assess progress and establish targets that further improve results," said Len Sauers, vice president of global sustainability. "Our 'no tradeoffs' approach to innovation means consumers do not have to choose between the performance and price they expect and with being sustainable."

P&G was recently recognized by the Financial Times and Just Means with the 2008/2009 Social Innovation Award for its work in shaping the new world of sustainable and socially responsible enterprise. P&G was also recently recognized in Corporate Responsibility Officer Magazine's 10th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List(R), which ranks companies according to their environmental, climate change, human rights, philanthropic, employee relations, financial and governance practices. P&G was ranked 14th out of the 100 companies included on the list. For more information on P&G's commitment to sustainability, visit: www.pg.com/sustainability.

About Procter & Gamble

Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Mach3(R), Bounty(R), Dawn(R), Gain(R), Pringles(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Oral-B(R), Actonel(R), Duracell(R), Olay(R), Head & Shoulders(R), Wella(R), Gillette(R), Braun(R) and Fusion(R). The P&G community includes approximately 138,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Procter & Gamble
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Procter & Gamble Gives Back With GIVE Health
2. Reliance Products and Procter & Gamble Announce EPA Approval of New Claims for PUR Purifier of Water
3. Procter & Gamble and World Vision Equip and Empower Zimbabweans in Fight Against Cholera
4. Procter & Gamble Announces Organizational Changes
5. Procter & Gamble Reaches Settlement on Patent Infringement Lawsuit
6. Procter & Gambles Live, Learn and Thrive Donates $200,000 to Feeding America in an Effort to Fight Child Hunger in America
7. Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Signs Agreement to Purchase ThermaCare from Procter & Gamble
8. Procter & Gamble Confirms Prior Sales and Earnings Guidance for Fourth Quarter 2007/08
9. Procter & Gamble Announces Board Changes
10. New Water Purification Product from Reliance Products and Procter & Gamble now Available in Retail Stores
11. Procter & Gamble Announces Organizational Changes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/16/2017)... MO (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 , ... St. Louisans are well-aware of the ... , This year’s influenza shot seems to be having no effect on keeping ... at least half of the people around are coughing, sneezing, or sniffling ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... One thing common to ... treat, but to test for, as well. The money spent screening for and treating ... in the U.S. screen patients for cancer more than in any other country that ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... , ... January 15, 2017 , ... In this role, ... the United States for the asthma & allergy friendly mark. This certification program was ... test and identify consumer products to be more suitable for the 60+ million people ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... January 15, 2017 , ... "On Tour is a music themed slideshow production ... said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , On Tour’s new ... style and animation of their slideshows. Place each slide on top of another slide ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... January 15, 2017 , ... ... NJ is pleased to announce that it will be assisting HackensackUMC Mountainside with ... and Glen Ridge townships, servicing all surrounding towns. The firm will be working ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/16/2017)... 2017 According to the new market research report ... , Smart Display, Graphic LCD Controller), Application (Industrial Control, Medical Equipment, Automotive, ... the market is expected to grow from USD 17.26 Billion in 2015 ... between 2016 and 2022. Continue Reading ... ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... LOVELAND, Colo. , Jan. 16, 2017  Northern ... , is bringing advanced laser treatments to ... specialty clinic focuses solely on the removal of unwanted ... and fading for tattoo cover-ups. "Tattoos are ... out the way we hope they would," said ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... , January 16, 2017 ... Market by Product Type (Methyl, Ethyl, Hydroxyethyl, Hydroxypropyl, ... & Beverages, Surface Coatings & Paints), Region ... MarketsandMarkets, the market was valued at USD ... to reach USD 6.41 Billion by 2021, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: