Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Kimberly-Clark doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

Kimberly-Clark has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity in its production processes. A higher score would suggest even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower carbon emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Kimberly-Clark, a company in the services sector, has a carbon intensity ranking of very low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Kimberly-Clark operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact from energy production.

...this company is doing 20.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, founded in 1967, is a prominent American company in the consumer goods industry with a global presence in 175 countries. Headquartered in the United States, the company employs approximately 43,000 people worldwide and is renowned for its popular brands such as Kleenex, Kotex, Huggies, and Cottonelle. Kimberly-Clark offers a wide range of products that contribute to improving daily life, emphasizing their commitment to making a positive impact on human dignity.

Good news, Kimberly-Clark has embraced SBTi commitments

Kimberly-Clark has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations. These targets align with the global imperative to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C by minimizing emissions across their scope 1 and 2 categories.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Kimberly-Clark should foster supplier engagement initiatives to promote the reduction of emissions, potentially decreasing their Scope 3 emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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