For over 200 years, Colgate-Palmolive has been Giving the World Reasons to Smile – with products that make consumers’ lives healthier and more enjoyable, contributions to the communities where we live and work and innovations that help preserve the planet’s vital resources.

Every day, everywhere, Colgate people demonstrate their passion, enthusiasm and dedication to making a difference, growing the business ethically and responsibly, and sustaining the planet for generations to come.

We believe the commitments we make today, contribute to a brighter tomorrow. And we’re holding ourselves accountable with a clear sustainability strategy, aggressive sustainability goals and strategic initiatives, programs and partnerships. Our long-term sustainability strategy focuses on three areas: People, Performance and Planet.


For over 200 years, Colgate has been committed to “People”. From the near 38,000 employees around the world who run our business, to the billions of consumers who use our products, people are at the heart of what we do and how we do it.


We measure our “Performance” on more than just financial strength – we are committed to growing the business with innovative, more sustainable products that make the lives of consumers healthier and more enjoyable.


Operating in today’s world requires an enhanced focus on conserving earth’s finite resources and addressing climate change. Colgate’s planet-related commitments cover the environmental issues material to the Company, our energy use, carbon emissions, water use and waste generation, as well as our commitment to no-deforestation.

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