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Our products are used in more than 175 countries

An Overview of Our Business

Kimberly-Clark is a global company focused on leading the world in providing essentials for a better life.

Our products—marketed under such brands as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend—are used by approximately a quarter of the world’s population every day in more than 175 countries.

More information on our products and businesses can be found on our website, www.kimberly-clark.com.

At the end of 2011, the company had approximately 57,000 full-time employees and manufacturing facilities in 36 countries. Our global headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. Kimberly-Clark is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: KMB). Sales in 2011 were $20.8 billion.

Kimberly-Clark has four global businesses:

Personal Care

Diapers, training/youth/swim pants, feminine care, incontinence care, infant and child wipes
2011 sales: $9.1 billion

Consumer Tissue

Facial tissue, bathroom tissue, paper towels
2011 sales: $6.8 billion

Kimberly-Clark Professional

Disposable health & hygiene products for away-from-home use, including facial tissue, bathroom tissue, paper towels, wipers, protective/absorbent products for do-it-yourself use, safety products and nonwovens
2011 sales: $3.3 billion

Kimberly-Clark Health Care

Surgical drapes and gowns, infection-control products, face masks, exam gloves, respiratory products, pain management and other disposable medical products
2011 sales: $1.6 billion

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Workplace fatalities
2011
Progress
0

While we had zero fatalities in both 2010 and 2011, unfortunately there was a recent death at a Kimberly-Clark de Mexico facility in 2012.

100%
Fiber from certified suppliers
2011
Progress
99.9%

Nearly 100 percent of our fiber is sourced from third-party-certified suppliers such as the Forest Stewardship Council.

25%
Net sales from environmentally innovative products
2011
Progress
13%

Approximately 13 percent of our net sales in 2011 came from environmentally innovative products.

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