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Kimberly-Clark Named Among Top Five World's Best Corporate Citizens

March 5, 2010

K-C cited for human rights, environment and corporate governance.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation was recently recognized as one of the “Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, for the second consecutive year. K-C, which ranked ninth in the 2009 listing, improved its score with a ranking of five, making it the top-rated non-food consumer products company on the magazine’s 2010 list. The magazine published its 11th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list on March 9.

Kimberly-Clark increased its score in nearly every category of the report, ranking 11th in environment, 18th in human rights and tied for first in corporate governance. The magazine’s "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list ranks companies in the Russell 1000 Index based on publicly available information in seven key categories: Environment, Climate Change, Human Rights, Philanthropy, Employee Relations, Finance and Governance.

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