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PE INTERNATIONAL

April 03, 2013 08:55 ET

Kimberly-Clark Selects PE INTERNATIONAL for Corporate Wide Sustainability Management

Company to Implement SoFi Software for Global Tracking of Green Initiatives

BOULDER, CO and STUTTGART, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - PE INTERNATIONAL, a global sustainability software and services firm, today announced it has been selected by Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) to help manage their corporate-wide sustainability initiatives. With PE INTERNATIONAL, Kimberly-Clark is upgrading its current in-house management system to the SoFi software solution that will track, monitor and report on the air emissions and overall KPIs for energy saving programs from 105 manufacturing facilities and 50 administrative offices worldwide.

Kimberly-Clark is one of the world's most sustainable companies. It has been recognized by Newsweek as the number 1 consumer goods company in its green rankings and by several other organizations for its ethical practices and initiatives. The scope of the project with PE INTERNATIONAL is significant with data collected on all aspects of water consumption and energy use from air emissions to waste generation, landfill management, disposal and the costs associated with all of the expenditures. With the SoFi software, all 5 of the company's business units will now have visibility into the processes allowing them to understand, predict and project energy usage for significant cost savings and generate comprehensive reports needed for internal and external stakeholders. 

"As a company, we are committed to our sustainability initiatives and spent a year searching for and testing possible solutions," said Dell Majure, Air Program Leader, Kimberly-Clark. "We selected the SoFi platform for its visualization capabilities combined with the ease and reliability with which it can handle complex calculations, projections and forecasting. We were also impressed with the dedicated team and their commitment to ensuring that all of our requirements were met."

"Kimberly-Clark is an existing customer of our GaBi software for product sustainability and we are thrilled to expand our relationship with the company to another critical aspect of their business," said John Heckman, PE INTERNATIONAL's North America director. "We look forward to working together and helping them increase the scope and profitability of their global sustainability initiatives." 

About SoFi software
SoFi is PE INTERNATIONAL's powerful Enterprise Sustainability Performance software platform that allows companies to obtain financial-grade sustainability information and manage sustainability performance for their own operations, their supply chain and their products. Its unique performance analytics, intelligent diagnostics and planning tools coupled with the world's best sustainability content databases deliver the insights for users to realize the potential of sustainable business.

About PE INTERNATIONAL
PE INTERNATIONAL is the global leader in integrated product and enterprise sustainability performance with proven software solutions, sustainability databases and unparalleled consulting expertise. With more than 20 years of experience and 20 offices around the globe, PE INTERNATIONAL works with 1,500 clients including companies such as Bayer, Hewlett-Packard, Interface, Kraft Foods, Siemens, Unilever and Volkswagen. For more information: www.pe-international.com

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