600 E. Water Street, Suite C Charlottesville, VA 22902

434.817.1424

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Colgate-Palmolive Company

Last Update: Jan 6th, 2021
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Recycled Content

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Goal

Colgate’s 2020 goal is to increase recycled content in our packaging to 50 percent on average, and our 2025 goal focuses on increasing recycled content for plastic to 25 percent.

Responsible Fiber Sourcing

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Goal

By 2020, only source paper and packaging from recycled and responsible sources that do not contribute to deforestation and do respect human rights.

Eliminate Unfavorable Materials

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Goal

We are committed to exiting PVC by 2020.

Material Efficiency

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Statement Of Support

Colgate strives to use the minimum amount of packaging required to label and protect our products. We recognize the importance of reducing waste at every stage of the product life-cycle, including at the end-of-use of our products and packaging.

Volumetric Efficiency

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Statement Of Support

Minimizing the volume and weight of packaging required to label and protect our products

Design For Recovery

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Goal

All packaging recyclable in Personal Care, Home Care, and Pet Nutrition by 2020. All packaging recyclable, refillable or compostable for all categories by 2025.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Goal

Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040 Colgate commits to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions from manufacturing by 25 percent from 2002 to 2020, with a longer term goal of a 50 percent reduction by 2050.

Manufacturing / Operational Waste

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Goal

100% Zero Waste Facilities by 2025

Water Consumption

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Goal

Net Zero Water Factories by 2025

Renewable / Alternative Energy

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Goal

100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

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