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Walking the Talk – The Path to a Sustainable Future

Walking The Talk 2009

Today Kimberly-Clark Australia & New Zealand launched the 2009 Sustainability Report to key clients, sustainability partners, stakeholders and the media. View highlights from the event here.

Mark Wynne, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand and President South Asia opened the event with a speech answering the topic 'What makes a global sustainability leader?' Highlights included Kimberly-Clark Australia's 2009 Sustainability achievements:

  • Between 2003 - 2009, reduced water usage by the equivalent of 1,320 Olympic swimming pools
  • In 2009 reduced or recycled over 97% of waste produced
  • Helped commercialise the first post-consumer nappy composter in New Zealand
  • Celebrated 10 years without a lost time injury at the Albury mill
  • Contributed over $1M to community investments in 2009

Guest speakers included Ian Kiernan AO, Chairman, Clean Up Australia on 'Business' role in the bigger picture', as well as Kate Carnell AO, CEO, Australian Food & Grocery Councilon 'Balancing industry pressures with consumer expectations.'

You can view the full report here.