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  • 30/09/2015 06:13 pm BST
    Pampers UNICEF

    Celebrating its 10th year, the Pampers UNICEF campaign calls for parents to join together to help eliminate maternal and newborn tetanus

    Today, Pampers® and UNICEF mark the 10th anniversary of their longstanding partnership by announcing the elimination of maternal and newborn tetanus (MNT) in 17 countries.1To launch the 10th anniversary campaign, celebrity mum, Emma Bunton joined Pampers and UNICEF at a global summit in New York, to celebrate the progress and successes of the campaign, at the very place the partnership began a decade ago. The visit also included Emma attending the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting,more...
  • 30/09/2015 05:46 pm BST
    President Clinton joins Tina Brown, Ashley Judd, Dr. Pasquine Ogunsanya, Sienna

    P&G announces new commitment and recognizes partners at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

    P&G announced a new Commitment to Action on September 29th 2015 at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to help 100 million girls and women build confidence. The global goal aims to help girls and women boost and maintain confidence and avoid traps that create negative feelings of self-worth. The Company also recognized Keep a Child Alive and Walmart for being outstanding partners in helping bring women, girls and others in need clean drinking water through P&G’s Children’more...
    Global News Releases
  • 28/09/2015 01:02 pm BST
    Frankie Bridge

    The Saturdays Star calls for your #FeelSuper Selfies to help raise £200,000 for Marie Curie with P&G and Superdrug: One selfie = One donation 

    Strictly Come Dancing Finalist and new mum of two, Frankie Bridge, is once again joining forces with leading charity Marie Curie to make an appeal to people across the UK to support the Superdrug and P&G FeelSuper Campaign, which has doubled its fundraising target to £200,000 for 2015.  From 23rd September to 20th October each time you buy a P&G product, including brands such as Max Factor, Olay or Gillette, from Superdrug, your purchase will make a donation to Marie Curie. 1more...
  • 16/09/2015 02:58 pm BST

    Company Joins Climate Savers Program to Broaden Collaboration on Climate Efforts

    Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced today a new goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions from its facilities by 30% by 2020. The goal was developed in partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This new goal is based on the best available science and represents an important step forward in the Company’s continued efforts to minimize its greenhouse gas emissions that impact climate change.In addition, the Company is joining the Climate Savers Program, a program sponsored by WWF tomore...
    Global News Releases
  • 16/09/2015 02:22 pm BST

    P&G to launch 25 new projects over next 5 years through its Children’s Safe Drinking Water Programme

    Procter and Gamble (P&G) announces that its Children’s Safe Drinking Water Programme (CSDW) has set a goal of 15 billion litres of clean drinking water to be delivered by 2020 to reduce illness caused by contaminated water and help save lives in developing countries. Since the programme started more than a decade ago, P&G and its network of global partners have delivered nine billion liters of clean water to those in need.P&G will launch more than 25 new projects over the next fivemore...
  • 30/07/2015 12:55 pm BST
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    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) reported fiscal year 2015 currency neutral core earnings per share growth of 11% versus the prior year. Core earnings per share were $4.02, a decrease of two percent. Diluted net earnings per share were $2.44, including a one-time charge of $2.1 billion, or $0.71 per share, for a change in the method of accounting for its Venezuelan operations from consolidation to the cost method, discussed later in this press release. Organic sales grew one percentmore...
  • 29/07/2015 10:42 am BST
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    A.G. Lafley to Become Executive Chairman

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced, July 28, 2015, that David S. Taylor, Group President of Global Beauty, Grooming and Health Care, will succeed A.G. Lafley as Procter & Gamble’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2015. Mr. Taylor has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. On November 1, 2015, A.G. Lafley will become Procter & Gamble’s Executive Chairman. In this role, Mr. Lafley will lead the Board of Directors, and providemore...
  • 23/07/2015 10:33 am BST
    P&G Fabric Care Actions Speak Louder Than Words logo

    - That is enough plastic to go from North to South Pole
    - Flagship brands will be packaged in bottles composed of up to 50% recycled plastic (PCR)
    - P&G Fabric Care calls for global suppliers to accelerate the use of PCR in their packaging
    - First P&G bottles impacted by this announcement are expected to be on sale in early 2016

    Procter & Gamble (P&G) Fabric Care today announced a new environmental initiative which will see 230 million bottles of flagship brands like Ariel, Dash, Lenor and Unstoppables made out of 'Post Consumer Recyclate' (PCR) which is recycled packaging.  As the fourth environmental action in a period of just eighteen months,* today's announcement is a continuation of P&G Fabric Care's journey towards greater environmental sustainability.The 230 million bottles, which are expectedmore...
    UK News Releases
  • 09/07/2015 01:22 pm BST

    Transaction to include P&G’s Salon Professional, Retail Hair Color, Cosmetics and Fine Fragrance businesses, along with select hair styling brands

    P&G communicates intention to pay dividends and retire shares worth up to $70 billion over next 4 years

    Transaction structure and cost reductions expected to fully offset lost earnings post-closing

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge 43 of its beauty brands (“RMT Brands”) with Coty Inc. in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The transaction includes P&G’s global salon professional hair care and color, retail hair color, cosmetics and fine fragrance businesses, along with select hair styling brands.P&G Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, AG Lafley, commented: “This represents a significant step forward inmore...
  • 07/07/2015 05:15 pm BST
    Always #LikeAGirl Unstoppable

    New Always Survey Reveals Two Thirds of Girls in the UK Feel Held Back by Society

    “Girls can’t be brave” and “girls aren’t strong” are limiting phrases seemingly from a bygone era, but a new Always social experiment reveals that many girls today feel limited by society’s expectations of women. In fact, data from the most recent Always Confidence & Puberty Survey*, shows that 66 percent of girls feel held back by society, which they believe dictates what they should, and shouldn’t do. Today, Always, the global leading feminine care brand, is announcing the launch of itsmore...
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