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  • 05/06/2018 12:16 pm BST


    Photo left to right: Andy Sherwood, Cara Bowman - P&G Cobalt Park, Newcastle and Lindsay Bewick - P&G's Newcastle Innovation  CentreProcter & Gamble (P&G) and the Community Foundation, are proud to announce a donation milestone which has seen support from the P&G Fund to charities in the Tyne & Wear and Northumberland region reach £1 million. To celebrate, the P&G Fund is encouraging charitable organisations to apply for a special award of £20,000.The Pmore...
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  • 15/05/2018 12:01 am BST
    • Research shows that a better laundry regime can increase the lifetime of clothes four-fold
    • Combining quality liquid or single unit dose (‘Pods’) detergent with a fabric conditioner in a cold & quick wash cycle shows best results
    • Increasing life of clothes by just 10% could improve the environmental impact of fashion and save 3 million tonnes of CO2 and 150 million litres water
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An announcement from Procter & Gamble’s leading brands, Ariel and Lenor, today revealed its ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ could extend the life of clothes by four times, keeping them looking new for longer. By switching from a powder to liquid or single-unit-dose format like Ariel pods, adding a Fabric Conditioner, such as Lenor, and washing on a cold and quick cycle, consumers can quadruple the life of their clothes. Extending the life of onemore...
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  • 18/04/2018 01:50 pm BST
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    P&G is one of 13 leading organisations to join forces with LGBT charity Stonewall to support trans people in the workplace and beyond

    P&G back new programme to encourage non-trans people to ‘come out for trans equality’

    Innovative training will help staff improve understanding of issues facing the trans community

    P&G [Procter & Gamble] joins a diverse range of organisations as launch partner for new programme to create better allies for trans people by Stonewall.As one of 13 prominent launch partners from across sectors, P&G will be leading the way in delivering this innovative one-day programme in-house. In pledging their support, P&G is demonstrating their commitment to bringing positive change in workplaces and communities for all trans and non-binary people.The trans alliesmore...
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  • 16/04/2018 03:33 pm BST
    Infograph P&G Ambition 2030 Goals

    Ambition 2030 Goals Span Brands, Supply Chain, Society and P&G Employees

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced it has achieved many of its 2020 environmental sustainability goals, has plans in place to meet the rest and has established new, broad-reaching goals for 2030. The new goals, titled “Ambition 2030,” aim to enable and inspire positive impact on the environment and society while creating value for the Company and consumers.“We believe P&G can be a force for good and a force for growth, and we are taking a more deliberate approach tomore...
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  • 16/04/2018 02:46 pm BST

    Teaming up for the first time to help raise money in aid of Marie Curie, the celebrity duo will compete to be named the ‘#FeelSuper Star’

    Today, P&G and Superdrug’s #FeelSuper campaign returns with the support of long time ambassador, celebrity mum of two, Frankie Bridge and brand-new ambassador, musician, DJ and TV star Marvin Humes.The celebrity friends have teamed up to celebrate the launch of #FeelSuper 2018 with a day of fun filled fundraising where they will go head to head in a series of #FeelSuper challenges. The winner will be crowned the #FeelSuper star and together they hope their hard work will inspire shoppersmore...
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  • 08/03/2018 01:52 pm GMT
    • WWF UK asks the public to make one of seven promises to help the planet
    • Ariel to donate £1 per promise made online in support of Earth Hour
    • Behaviour change promises include turning washing to 30⁰ or refusing plastic cutlery
    Ariel has announced its support for WWF UK’s Earth Hour campaign, the world’s largest event to protect the planet, taking place at 8:30pm GMT on Saturday 24 March. Hundreds of millions of people, as well as international landmarks and businesses around the world will be taking part in Earth Hour, to show they care about the planet.WWF UK, supported by Ariel, is asking consumers across the country to make a lifestyle change or #PromiseForThePlanet, which together can help to reduce ourmore...
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  • 08/03/2018 12:16 pm GMT

    Brand will donate an estimated 5 million pads to help keep girls in school  

    More than 137,7001 UK girls regularly miss school because they cannot afford sanitary products, new research released today reveals.Studies among girls, parents and teachers were conducted by Always to understand the extent of the issue and one of the more shocking findings is how period poverty is affecting parents as well as the school girls themselves. More than a fifth (21%) of parents have gone without something so they had enough money to meet their daughter’s needs and they wouldn’tmore...
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  • 05/10/2017 01:45 pm BST
    • 320,000 Fairy Ocean Plastic bottles will be made, the largest production of its kind in the world.
    • The Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottles, created in partnership with TerraCycle, will be available to buy in 2018 to raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution.
    • The launch is part of P&G’s commitment to recycled plastic. P&G dish care brands divert 8,000 tonnes of plastic from landfill every year for use in transparent bottles. 
    The Procter & Gamble Company today launched the Fairy Ocean Plastic bottle made completely from post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic and ocean plastic. The launch of the bottle aims to raise awareness of the issue of ocean plastic and what can be done to prevent plastic waste from reaching the ocean.The first-ever Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottle has been created in partnership with recycling expert TerraCycle and will reach British consumers in 2018. The UK launch will include 320,000 bottles,more...
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  • 20/09/2017 10:31 am BST
    Frankie Bridge with Marie Curie Nurses

    One product = One donation campaign

    Today, celebrity mum of two Frankie Bridge is asking UK shoppers to be part of history and help reach a huge £500,000 raised for Marie Curie as part of the #FeelSuper campaign; where every purchase of donating P&G products at Superdrug, including Oral-B, Olay and Gillette, triggers a donation to Marie Curie – the UK’s leading terminal illness charity.This comes as figures from Marie Curie reveal that half of the UK’s over 50’s are not confident they will get the care they need towards themore...
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  • 04/07/2017 02:14 pm BST

    The upgraded recycling technology developed by Fater is uniquely able to sanitize and separate used diapers and upcycle them into secondary raw materials like plastics, cellulose, and absorbing material. EMBRACED brings a consortium of 13 partners together to create capability how to turn recycled cellulose from used diapers into bio-products in a way that creates value.

    Rome, July 4th - A new era in sustainability and a new best practice in circular economy was announced today in Rome by the EMBRACED Consortium; an EU-funded initiative that promotes the recycling of absorbent hygiene products, and create ways how to transform into higher value materials such as fertilizers and bio plastics. Fater – a Joint Venture of P&G and Gruppo Angelini – upgraded its existing diaper recycling technology to now upcycle used diapers into secondary raw materials likemore...
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