With the introduction of our Products pillar, we are embracing our responsibility to manage the sustainability of our products throughout their lifecycle—including after their use.
We are working to reduce packaging, as well as manufacturing and postconsumer waste. To achieve our Sustainability 2015 goals in this pillar, we are building a foundation from which to implement processes and tools to support environmentally innovative consideration at each stage of a product’s lifecycle. We are tapping the creativity of our stakeholders—employees, suppliers, distributors, customers, consumers and our network of external expert advisors to achieve our goals.
For information on how we are working with our suppliers, click here.
We have begun tracking these numbers, and will provide an update
in our next report.
Approximately 13 percent of our net sales in 2011 came from environmentally
We have reduced our overall impact by 4 percent, using 2010 as a
baseline, by lightening the weight, increasing the recycled content and lowering
the carbon footprint of our packaging.
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