Colgate-Palmolive has released its latest sustainability report, “Giving the World Reasons to Smile.” The new online report details Colgate’s long-standing commitment, achievements, accomplishments and challenges to sustainability and social responsibility.
Specifically with regard to environmental stewardship, Colgate has:
- Reduced per-ton manufacturing-related greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent,
- Decreased water use by 44 percent, and
- Lowered wastewater loading by 31 percent
(between 2002 and 2010).
In addition, the company requests that all key suppliers measure and disclose climate change information and overall transparency. Colgate’s Supplier Code of Conduct sets the company’s expectations for suppliers in a number of critical areas, including: (more…)