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2012 Update on Our Progress

Giving the World Reasons to Smile

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2011 to 2012 Update 2015 Sustainability on Our Progress Strategy

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At Colgate, we are committed to achieving our 2015 sustainability goals. Colgate people around the world are rolling up their sleeves and working hard. While the journey isn’t over, we’re making great progress.

Recent Awards:
Colgate recognized as a member of the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (North America and World).

Carbon Disclosure Project
Colgate scored 91 out of 100 for the Company’s level of disclosure of carbon emissions and reductions in 2012, up almost 15% from 2011. Malaysia

Commitment to Sustainability
Colgate-Palmolive employees in Malaysia pledge to recycle.

Colgate has committed to a 2011 to 2015 Sustainability Strategy with focused, measurable goals that align with the Company’s business goals, our customers’ objectives, and our consumers’ needs.

Promoting Healthier Lives

Contributing to the Communities Where We Live and Work

Delivering Products That Delight Consumers and Respect Our Planet

Making Every Drop of Water Count

Reducing Our Impact on Climate and the Environment

We are making progress on the Company’s goals in each pillar. Read on to learn more.

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Promoting Healthier Lives

We Will:
n Promote health and wellness to reduce employee health risks by 15%. n Achieve a 5% reduction in health costs and an improvement in early diagnosis of chronic and treatable disease. n Continue to focus on safety to achieve the goal of zero lost-time incidents.

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Commitment to Live Better
Employees in Madrid reach for the sky on a hike as part of the Global Healthy Activity Challenge.

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Challenge, encouraging employees to track and log at least 500 minutes

In July 2012, Colgate held the second

Global Healthy Activity

of healthy activity in the month. Each location organized events for Colgate people to join—from soccer games in Mexico to ping–pong tournaments in New York City. Over

14,000 employees reached the goal and logged in over 9.3 million minutes.
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In March 2012, Colgate held a Safety Week event at manufacturing sites around

the world and introduced the new safety campaign, and reaffirming our safety culture.
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Careful.” Three key themes are preventing slips, trips and falls; ergonomics;
Colgate has completed a study of the employee health risks in all subsidiaries and has

“Be Colgate

identified trends. A global team is working to implement Colgate’s wellness initiatives –

Live Better programs – to encourage holistic health for all employees. Our
goal is to reduce employee health risks by at least 15% by 2015.

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Contributing to the Communities Where We Live and Work

We Will:
n Commit over $300

Colombia

Community Handwashing Awareness
Colombian children learn the importance of washing their hands from Handy, our handwashing expert.

million to increase our impact in the community. n Partner with dental professionals to improve community oral health care. n Expand “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” program externally to reach one billion children by 2020. n Provide handwashing awareness to over 50 million households. n Work with 250,000 veterinarians worldwide to educate pet owners and provide over $100 million in pet food to shelters. n Continue to provide Colgate products after natural disasters. n Involve more Colgate volunteers in our community programs.

Colgate supports children’s oral care and handwashing education, disaster relief, environmental protection organizations, and community groups helping to meet the needs of people where we live and work.
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Colgate continues our

“Bright Smiles, Bright Futures”

(BSBF) program with an expanded goal to reach one billion children by 2020. We’ve reached over

650 million children since 1991 with free dental screenings

and education programs. This year, more Colgate people participated in the program as

BSBF volunteers. Over 100 Colgate employees from global headquar-

ters participated in a pilot program where they spent a day teaching children how to brush and take care of their teeth. Almost 40% of new employees in Colgate’s Latin America Division have also participated in the BSBF program. And in Mumbai, India, nearly 60% of Colgate employees signed up to participate, allowing BSBF to reach 100,000 additional local children.

handwashing awareness to children and their families. So far in 2012, over 11 million children have benefited from Colgate’s handn

Colgate brings

washing education program.
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Through the

Hill’s “Food, Shelter & Love” program, the 500,000 pet adoptions thus far in 2012.

Company donates Hill’s Science Diet pet food to animal shelters throughout the United States. By donating pet food with a retail value of over $25 million to shelters, Hill’s has helped support close to

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Colgate introduced an internal

Sustainability Scorecard to

measure progress toward our product sustainability goals and to capture information on environmental improvements in our products. By year’s end, we plan to improve the sustainability profile of 25% of our new products. That percentage will continue to increase as we move forward in the development of alternative technologies and formulations, and by 2015 we plan to rate 100% of new products.

Delivering Products That Delight Consumers and Respect Our Planet

Concentrated products require less packaging, less water and less transportation fuel. Today, 38% of our fabric conditioners and 27% of our
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dish detergents are concentrated.

We Will:
n Increase the sustain-

ability profile1 in all new products we produce and in the balance of our portfolio. n Ensure that ingredients continue to meet or exceed all recognized standards for safety, quality, and environmental compliance and biodegradability. n Reduce the environmental impact of our products and packages by 20%, by increasing the use of sustainable materials and recycled content.
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Sustainable Packaging
Colgate introduced a low-cost refill flexible pouch that uses 95% less plastic for our fabric softener in Malaysia.

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It is estimated that approximately

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A 10% or better improvement in at least one of the following: Ingredient Profile, Responsible Sourcing, Packaging, Waste, Water, Energy and Greenhouse Gases.

recycled sources, and in 2012 we are continuing on our journey to in-

30% of our packaging materials globally are

crease the use of recycled ingredients.
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Naturally Dry, the first antiperspirant stick made entirely from ingredients derived from nature. Tom’s uses recycled aluminum
Tom’s of Maine introduced as the starting raw material to make the active ingredient, which significantly reduces energy use and carbon emissions.
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Tom’s of Maine continues to develop innovative sustainable products. Earlier this year,

Although a small user of palm oil, Colgate continues plans to use only certified sustain-

able palm oil by 2015, if available. A report of our activity for 2011/12 can be found on the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) website.

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From 2005 to mid-year 2012, Colgate reduced

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31%, and we continue to focus on using less water to manufacture our products. In Latin America, products such as Suavitel No-Rinse fabric softener save
Colgate continues to sponsor 20

water use per ton of production

billions of gallons of water annually by eliminating the need for a manual rinse cycle.

Making Every Drop of Water Count

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“Play Pumps” in South Africa. Play educate consumers

Pumps provide an opportunity for children to play, while helping underserved villages obtain clean water from wells.
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Colgate partnered with stores in Europe to

about saving water while brushing teeth, washing hands, showering and doing dishes. Next year we plan to expand the reach of our water–related consumer education We Will:
n Reduce the water

programs in key markets.

consumed2 in the manufacture of our products by 40% vs. 2005 consumption. n Reduce the use of water associated with our products by 15%. n Work with local and global organizations to help promote access to clean water. n Promote water conservation awareness among over two billion consumers.
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Portugal

Educating Consumers
In Portugal, in-store messaging in Dia stores reminded consumers to turn off the faucet while brushing their teeth.

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Tom’s of Maine has donated $1 million to River Network and American Rivers to moni-

tor, advocate for and protect U.S.

rivers. As part of this sponsorship, Tom’s supports

the Tom’s of Maine River Hero Awards, given to recipients who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and inspiration in restoring and protecting river ecosystems.

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As of mid-year 2012, Colgate reduced

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13% vs. our 2005 baseline, driving us closer to our 2015 goal of 20%

energy use per ton of production by ENERGY STAR 2012

reduction per ton of production.
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Nine additional Colgate sites achieved the U.S. EPA

Reducing Our Impact on Climate and the Environment

Challenge for Industry in the first half of 2012—now one third of Colgate manufacturing

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year.
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sites have achieved this distinction. Colgate was also named a

Colgate continues to partner with eco-innovator

Terracycle in the U.S.,

Mexico, Turkey, Brazil and, most recently, Argentina. Terracycle recycles Colgate packaging collected at schools, stores and other locations into new and affordable eco-friendly We Will:
n Reduce energy con-

products, while generating revenue for schools and charities.

sumption2 and carbon emissions2 associated with the manufacture3 and distribution4 of our products by 20%. n Reduce waste2 sent to landfills from our operations by 15%. n Request that all key suppliers measure and disclose climate change information.
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Per unit of production. Vs. 2005. 4 Vs. 2008 for Europe and Hill’s delivery; 2010 for U.S., Hill’s replenishment; 2011 for Greater Asia; 2013 for South Pacific and Africa.

Partnering with Terracycle
Over 2 million people around the world are collecting used Colgate packaging to be made into new products by Terracycle.

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Thus far in 2012, over

6% of our capital budget was invested in planet-related Responsible Sourcing

projects, exceeding the “5% for the Planet” goal. These projects help protect the environment, while resulting in over $9.5 million in savings.
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This year we are rolling out a Supplier

Assessment Program. Colgate has also participated in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration Project since its inception in 2008, increasing the scope of suppliers each year. In 2012,

82% of suppliers responded.

Awards and Recognition
Colgate continues to be recognized for efforts in Sustainability and Social Responsibility:

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2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and North America Index

Sustainable Asset Management Silver Class 2012 Sustainability Yearbook

No. 2 in Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies 2012, Soaps and Cosmetics

People
2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Magazine

Performance

Planet

Colgate No. 55 overall, No. 3 Personal Care U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR 2012 Partner of the Year The Flexible Packaging Association awarded Colgate-Palmolive’s Softsoap® brand hand soap refill a Silver Award for its environmental benefits

National Association for Female Executives Top 50 Companies for Executive Women 2012

2012 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award from the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

9.5 or higher out of 10 from ratings agency Governance Metrics International every year

C-P named Best Company in Promoting Asia-Pacific Americans to Develop Workforce Skills by the Asia Society

Colgate Optic White and Softsoap Bar Soap Coconut Scrub named 2012 Product of the Year in the Whitening and Personal Care categories, respectively

Mexico plant received recognition from PROFEPA, the country’s federal environmental agency

No. 10 in DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2012; No. 4 in DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for Latinos

Tom’s of Maine ranked No. 3 by consumers in 2011 ImagePower Green Brands Survey 2012 Working Mother 100 Best Companies

No. 59 in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2012

Walmart recognized C-P Mexico as the 2011 Sustainable Supplier of the Year and named C-P Brazil as the best logistics provider. Walmart Mexico & Central America named C-P as a 2010 Supplier of Excellence

2010 CDP Global 500 and S&P 500 Leadership Index

No. 10 in 2011 Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

Colgate named a leader in Brandlogic’s 2011 Sustainability Leadership Report

No. 38 in the U.S. 500 Newsweek Green Rankings

Key Performance Indicators

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Average number of employees Total recordable rate1 Lost workday case rate2 Safety notices of violation3 Safety fines paid ($)4 % Minority officials and managers (U.S. EEOC data) % Minorities in workforce (U.S. EEOC data) % Women officials and managers % Women in workforce

38,300 38,500 37,700 36,600 36,000 35,800 34,700 36,000 36,600 38,100 39,200 38,600 1.69 1.41 1.06 0.92 0.79 0.72 0.74 0.57 0.47 0.48 0.45 0.47 0.87 0.73 0.40 0.34 0.24 0.19 0.23 0.19 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.11 6 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 2 0 1 7,152 0 12,000 0 5,245 300 0 0 16,899 7,800 0 4,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 24.6 27.9 29.3 34.0 24.6 28.9 30.6 36.1 24.9 28.6 32.0 37.0 27.2 29.5 32.9 38.9 27.2 29.0 36.2 40.7 28.9 28.8 36.6 40.7 32.11 32.03 38.18 39.37

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0.508 1.95 n/a 3.32 3 2 0

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The number of occupational injuries and illnesses that require medical 6 In-kind and product donations by Colgate to charitable organizations. 7 treatment per 200,000 work hours. Data varies slightly from previous reporting due to boundary changes and 2 The number of occupational injuries and illnesses causing employees to updated reporting methodology. 8 be absent from work per 200,000 work hours. Represents site-related spills or accidental releases that reach a water body, 3 A violation or citation issued by a governmental authority with jurisdiction. groundwater or soils or affect a third party. 4 9 Fines associated with Safety Notices of Violations (NOVs). A violation or citation issued by a governmental authority with jurisdiction. 5 Cash contributions by Colgate charitable organizations, including cash 10 Fines associated with Environmental Notices of Violations (NOVs). contributions to the “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” program.
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