Hygiene products specialist Kimberly-Clark Corporation has launched what it describes as its most ambitious and comprehensive sustainability strategy to date - Sustainability 2015. This is based around three key pillars: People, Planet and Products.
In line with that pledge, Kimberly-Clark Professional has set its own objectives. The first pillar
Vileda Professional says one of the most crucial aspects of its sustainability policy is in the product design phase. Here, it pays extra attention to all stages in a product’s life cycle, spanning from raw materials, R&D, manufacturing, distribution and product usage to waste management.
Products being developed in this way, Vileda
The key aspect of Kärcher products for professional users, the company says, is that they reduce energy consumption in use while at the same time increasing cleaning performance and user-friendliness.
Reduction of noise emission also plays an important part, as does the optimisation of products with regard to durability, recycling and repair
According to washroom specialist CWS-boco, sustainability extends to all its areas. Its foam soap dispensers and sensor taps save water, its soap concentrates are biodegradable and air fresheners ecological.
The core product is the cotton towel roll, which allows washroom users to dry their hands 150 times without using any paper. The laundry
Wiping specialist Chicopee says its J-Cloth 3000 is an important step forward in its drive to develop sustainable products. Not only is it biodegradable, it is also compostable and tested according to the DIN EN 13432 2000-12 standard and granted with the seedling logo by Din-Certco. After use it can be disposed of in the industrial composting
SCA has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index, one the most prestigious sustainability listings in the world. Companies included in the Indices are assessed according to economic, environmental and social parameters.
The company says its sustainability work comprises an essential building block in the company’s global