Kimberly-Clark earns EPA 2010 Energy Star Partner of the Year

For the second consecutive year, Kimberly-Clark is being recognised for its energy management practices and commitment to sustainable operations.

Kimberly-Clark estimates that it has improved its worldwide energy efficiency by 4.4% since 2005 as part of its environmental vision 2010 program.

“Kimberly-Clark is leading the fight against climate change through greater energy efficiency,” said Gina McCarthy, EPA assistant administrator for Air and Radiation. “Kimberly-Clark’s robust energy management program is a model for others and affirms that energy efficiency is our most cost-effective climate strategy.”

“Earning the EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year is a testament to our ongoing commitment to sustainable energy management practices throughout every aspect of our business,” said Suhas Apte, vice president of Global Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark. “Our partnership with Energy Star allows us to collaborate on important issues and improve our environmental stewardship through energy efficiency, which is a critical component of K-C’s sustainability strategy and long-term growth plans.”