P&G Embraces Natural Climate Solutions to Accelerate Progress on Climate Change and Will Make Operations Carbon Neutral for the Decade

Procter & Gamble have announced a new commitment to have its global operations be carbon neutral for the decade through a series of interventions that protect, improve and restore nature. Recognizing the next decade represents a critical window for the world to accelerate progress on climate change, P&G will go beyond its existing Science Based Target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by additionally advancing a portfolio of natural climate solutions. These efforts will deliver a carbon benefit that balances any remaining emissions over the next 10 years, allowing…

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Procter & Gamble and Cargill collaborate to bring nature-powered innovation, fueling the future for more sustainable products

An innovation developed in the corporate R&D labs at P&G that converts lactic acid into bio-based acrylic acid could be a helpful step to shift everyday goods to be made from annually renewable crops. P&G has granted Cargill an exclusive license that allows Cargill to further develop and commercialize this technology, so that it can ultimately be incorporated in a range of applications from superabsorbent polymers in absorbent hygiene products to thickeners in household paints and beyond. The use of bio-based acrylic acid is estimated to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)…

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As the US Reopens, Procter & Gamble’s Safeguard Announces $10 Million Hygiene Education and Product Donation Initiative to Help Keep Children Healthy

Procter & Gamble brand, Safeguard, announces a hygiene education and product donation initiative to help reach the estimated 48 million kids under the age of 12 that are reentering playgrounds, parks, recreational facilities and schools in the U.S. this month. Safeguard will donate $10 million to promote handwashing habits among kids and provide more underserved communities and families with free hygiene products through organizations including Save the Children, Americares, and Feeding America. A national survey among 1,000 parents conducted by Safeguard revealed nearly seven in 10 parents (68 percent) are…

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Always to donate period products to youth groups and after school clubs across the UK

Girls experiencing period poverty are missing out on extracurricular activities such as sports because they cannot afford period products, new research reveals. A study among school girls was conducted by Always to understand what else, beyond their school education is missed by those experiencing period poverty. Sadly, 31 per cent of girls say they have avoided out-of-school activities or sports as a direct result of period poverty, with 21 per cent saying they lack confidence because they don’t take part in such groups or clubs. One in four girls have…

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National Geographic, in Partnership With P&G, Explores a Global Movement, a Multiplatform Docuseries Driven by Activists, Game Changers, and Policymakers

National Geographic announced that ACTIVATE: THE GLOBAL CITIZEN MOVEMENT, the six-part documentary series from National Geographic and Procter & Gamble, co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia, will premiere Sept. 5 at 9/8c in the U.S. and will air globally on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages. ACTIVATE is a multiplatform storytelling partnership and six-part documentary series — bolstered by custom content distributed across National Geographic’s unrivaled social, digital, linear and print channels. It will raise awareness about extreme poverty, inequality and sustainability issues to mobilize Global Citizens to drive meaningful and lasting change on the Global Citizen…

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