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Colgate-Palmolive Company

Last Update: Jan 24th, 2019
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Recycled Content

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Colgate’s 2020 goal is to increase recycled content in our packaging to 50 percent.

 

Responsible Fiber Sourcing

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Purchase increasing volumes of certified or recycled pulp- and paper-based materials each year with a goal to source 100 percent by the end of 2020, using the Forest Stewardship Council and other respected certification schemes as geography and availability necessitate.

 

 

Eliminate Unfavorable Materials

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Energy Consumption

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We will reduce our manufacturing energy intensity by one third compared to 2002 [by 2020].

 

Material Efficiency

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Statement Of Support

Striving to design products for reuse, recyclability and materials reduction while ensuring product integrity

Water Consumption

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2015 -2020 Strategy:

• Reduce our manufacturing water intensity by half compared to 2002.

• Replenish water withdrawn in highly stressed regions

• Increase supplier participation in our water stewardship program

• Partner with local and global organizations to bring clean water to underserved areas of the world

• Promote water conservation awareness to all our global consumers

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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We will promote use of renewable energy and reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing by 25% compared to 2002 [by 2020].

Manufacturing / Operational Waste

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We will halve our manufacturing waste sent to landfill per ton of product compared to 2010, working toward our goal of Zero Waste [by 2020].

Design For Recovery

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100 percent recyclability of the plastic we use in our packaging across all categories by 2025.

Increasing Recycling

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In 2018, Colgate will introduce the How2Recycle® label to our consumers on products sold in stores across the U.S.

Volumetric Efficiency

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Colgate has long been minimizing the volume and weight of our packaging. We strive to use the minimum amount of packaging required to label and protect our products.

Renewable / Alternative Energy

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Statement Of Support

We will promote use of renewable energy and reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing by 25% compared to 2002 [by 2020].

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