Kimberly-Clark joins United Nations Global Compact

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has joined more than 8,000 companies and groups in participating in the world's largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative.

As a participant in the United Nations Global Compact, Kimberly-Clark will further improve its sustainable efforts by collaborating with other leading organizations that are focused on a responsible future, the company said.

"As part of our long-standing commitment to social, environmental and economic sustainability, Kimberly-Clark has been centered on similar values that the UN Global Compact promotes in industries and economies worldwide," said Suhas Apte, VP global sustainability at Kimberly-Clark. "We're honored to sign on to the Global Compact's 10 principles and pledge our support to continue engaging in collaborative projects to advance sustainability on a broader basis."