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  • 10/04/2014 10:41 am BST
    Joe Hart Gillette Great Start Coaching Programme

    Gillette opens the Great Start grants applications

    8 April 2014 - Today Gillette brand ambassador Joe Hart launched the Gillette Great Start programme, in partnership with sports coach UK, which celebrates the role of coaching and supports coaches by offering grants awarded through the scheme. To mark the reopening of grant applications in a big year for football, Joe was joined by one of his first coaches, Dave Timmins, to discuss the importance of coaching.Joe Hart is a brand ambassador for Gillette’s Great Start Programme, helping tomore...
  • 08/04/2014 03:51 pm BST
    Company Commits to Work with Local Farmers to Improve Practices
    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced an advancement in its global sustainability goals, declaring a commitment to no deforestation in its palm oil supply chain by improving practices with all its suppliers, including small local farmers, to ensure protection of forests.“P&G’s commitment to no deforestation in its palm supply chain is unequivocal. Our aim is to develop effective long-term solutions to the complicated issue of palm oilmore...
  • 07/03/2014 02:35 pm GMT
    Geraldine Huse, VP Global Sales Procter & Gamble
    Geraldine Huse, Vice President Global Sales at Procter & Gamble, has been recognised for her commitment to creating an inclusive workplace by being shortlisted in the Champion Award category at the Opportunity Now Excellence in Practice Awards 2014, sponsored by Nationwide.Alongside Geraldine’s being shortlisted, Procter & Gamble will also receive a Business in the Community Big Tick. The Big Tick is awarded to organisations who demonstrate significant achievements in their responsiblemore...
  • 04/03/2014 08:00 am GMT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Braun is delighted to announce the signing of world renowned actress and beauty icon, Jessica Alba, as its new Beauty Brand Ambassador. The Golden Globe-nominated actress will be featured in a new integrated campaign for Braun which will run across TV, print and online channels as well as in-store – rolling out from March 2014. “Jessica Alba is a strong, passionate woman and an advocate for others – she is the perfectmore...
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  • 27/02/2014 09:55 am GMT
    P&G and Asda Clean Water logo

    P&G and Asda pledge to provide 75 million days of clean drinking water in joint clean water programme

    London, 27th February 2014: Former Spice Girl and mum, Melanie C, is making an appeal to shoppers across the UK to support the P&G and Asda Clean Water Campaign, which hopes to provide 75 million days of clean drinking water to some of the world’s poorest communities by the end of 2014.Thanks to UK shoppers, the P&G and Asda Clean Water Campaign, which launched in April 2013, has already helped provide more than 25 million days of clean drinking water to children and their families inmore...
  • 20/02/2014 11:24 am GMT
    Joe Hart, Footballer

    Hart joins Lionel Messi in a campaign that celebrates Fans of Steel

    February 2nd, 2014 — Gillette, the world’s leading male grooming brand, announced today that England’s no1 goalkeeper, Joe Hart is to become the face of the brands Football Campaign.  The campaign, Fans of Steel, aims to reward and celebrate fans in the UK who show unwavering resilience and support for their team.     This announcement comes as part of Gillette’s global football strategy launched today.  Joe Hart will join Gillette’s team of football ambassadorsmore...
  • 17/02/2014 06:00 pm GMT

    - GILES JOIN FORCES WITH P&G FABRIC CARE TO CHAMPION WASHABLE FASHION -

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Giles Deacon's latest presentation at London Fashion Week includes two new designs made of cutting-edge, futuristic fabrics which intend to dispel the myth that washable clothes and fashionable designs are mutually exclusive. The two new dresses, which sit within Giles' autumn/winter 2014 collection, follow the début of Giles's entirely washable collection of seven dresses for P&G Fabric Care's Future Fabric program, first unveiled in Milanmore...
    UK News Releases
  • 14/02/2014 03:26 pm GMT
    Mel Arter, Max Factor, Google Glass

    AW14 make-up revealed through the eyes of Mel Arter via Google Glass

    Max Factor continues to put make-up artistry into the hands of women by filming AW14 make-up through the eyes of its make-up artist Mel Arter. From coining the phrase make-up, to creating the first ever mascara wand, Mr Max Factor constantly innovated in make-up artistry. To continue this legacy, Max Factor is using breakthrough technology via new Google Glass – never before has footage been captured which reveals exactly what make-up artists see.  Mel will be wearing the eyewearmore...
  • 08/01/2014 11:05 am GMT

    Braun shavers win most prestigious independent consumer and media awards

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just like Braun’s Global Brand Ambassador, four times F1 champion Sebastian Vettel, Braun is stepping onto the winner’s podium this winter to accept a host of the planet’s most renowned product awards. From three of Europe’s greatest independent comparative consumer product testing powerhouses – Stiftung Warentest (StiWa) in Germany, Which? in the UK and the Dutch Consumer Authority – to the world’s leading magazine titles, including Men’smore...
    UK News Releases
  • 22/11/2013 10:31 am GMT

    The world’s leading fashion and fabric experts explore the science behind the beauty and care of clothes in Milan

    On Thursday 21st November 2013, P&G exclusively revealed its revolutionary fabric & fashion driven product innovation strategy at the inaugural P&G Future Fabrics event in Milan for its Fabric Care brands - Ariel and Lenor. Giles Deacon and an alliance of prestigious experts from the world of fashion and fabric design came together to address the very latest advances in fabrics and the resulting challenge as to how consumers care for their clothes.P&G Fabric Care reveals itsmore...