Vice President Safety and Sustainability, Kimberly Clark Corporation
BIOGRAPHYAs one of the driving forces in corporate sustainability, Lisa Morden sits at the intersection of sustainability and the global supply chain for Kimberly-Clark, the global company behind iconic consumer brands including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott and Kotex. Morden’s task as vice president of safety and sustainability is to lead an ambitious set of goals for how the company will have a lasting impact on the people it serves and the communities it touches. In 2022, Kimberly-Clark will have been in business for 150 years, and Morden is working to ensure safety and sustainability is at the heart of the business strategy for another 150 years through a shared commitment with employees and global partners to solve environmental challenges while improving the products consumers rely on. Morden has served on the board of directors for FSC and the board of trustees for The Nature Conservancy (GA chapter), and the advisory council for the Berkeley Center for Responsible Business.
2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Kimberly-Clark’s vision guides us to make lives better through the essential products we make, and the programs we implement in the communities where we live and work. To that end, Kimberly-Clark is working to tackle the challenges associated with post-consumer waste and single-use plastics with a focus on delivering a preferred consumer experience for products, such as baby wipes and flushable wipes, while reducing their overall impact from source to shelf and beyond. Kimberly-Clark’s Lisa Morden, VP of Safety and Sustainability, discusses the emerging challenges faced by companies from NGOs, regulatory agencies and activist consumers, and the steps they are taking to address the issue of post-consumer waste.