"While K-C realizes that meeting its aspirational goal to significantly reduce its use of fiber sourced from natural forests will be challenging, the company remains steadfast in its commitment to continue to work with key stakeholders to define and lower its Forest Fiber Footprint," added Apte.
For more information on Kimberly-Clark's leading sustainability initiatives and progress towards the company's Sustainability 2015 goals, view K-C's 2011 Sustainability Report – Full Circle .
Kimberly-Clark is one of 20 major companies representing
$500 billion in combined revenues that have come together to make a powerful statement that safeguarding Earth's natural assets is a business imperative. Through a collective effort organized by the
Corporate Eco Forum and
The Nature Conservancy, the companies are undertaking ambitious initiatives to safeguard ecosystems in ways that advance core business interests—reducing risks, controlling costs, protecting brands, and fueling growth.