Kimberly-Clark - Innovative ideas by caring people

Goal 7 – Social sustainability - stakeholders

Contribute to a sustainable society through our own practices and relationships with communities.


  • To review K-C’s targeted procurement strategy that promotes broad-based economic empowerment;

  • To promote small and medium enterprise development;

  • To assist wherever possible emerging black and small enterprises to market and distribute K-C brands;

  • To assist wherever possible emerging black and small enterprises to develop and sustain professional levels of business practice;

  • To establish and implement other appropriate social responsibility policies, projects and processes that have a positive impact on our employees and communities;

  • To align the focus of K-C’s social responsibility programmes primarily to our areas of operation with regard to products and categories, geography and social environment;

  • To support sustainable, deserving and needy charitable and humanitarian causes to the best of our ability

  • To promote and encourage the social responsibility and charitable work and contributions by our employees;

  • To review all employee benefits policies, programmes and procedures to ensure add meaningful value to the lives of our employees and support K-C’s strategy of attaining a top ten place in the “Best Company to Work For” programme;

  • To explore opportunities in transformation programmes with customers, suppliers and business partners in order to maximise opportunities and social and environmental impact;

  • To identify skills transfer opportunities with black, SMME and African emerging enterprises;