Our Culture & Values

Shaped by an unwavering commitment to integrity in everything we do, Colgate-Palmolive’s strong culture of collaboration, inclusion and excellence is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Reflected in the trusted quality of our products and the solid reputation of our company, these values are also at the heart of our dedication to contributing to the communities where we live and work.

Caring

The Company cares about people: Colgate people, customers, shareholders and business partners. Colgate is committed to act with compassion, integrity, honesty and high ethics in all situations, to listen with respect to others and to value differences. The Company is also committed to protect the global environment, to enhance the communities where Colgate people live and work, and to be compliant with government laws and regulations.

Global Teamwork

All Colgate people are part of a global team, committed to working together across countries and throughout the world. Only by sharing ideas, technologies and talents can the Company achieve and sustain profitable growth.

Continuous Improvement

Colgate is committed to getting better every day in all it does, as individuals and as teams. We strive to understand consumers' and customers' expectations and continuously work to innovate and improve products, services and processes.

Together, all around the world, we celebrate differences, promote an inclusive environment and value the contributions of all Colgate people. The diversity of Colgate people around the world is vital to finding new solutions to business challenges and new opportunities from unique insights. By supporting the diversity of thinking that results from the differences in experience, knowledge and background of our people, we enable the creativity and innovation that helps us maintain a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.