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  • January 22, 2010 - 11:43am
    When two brothers-in-law decided to incorporate their 53-year partnership into a company called Procter & Gamble, they also made another commitment. They pledged to thank their investors by sharing with them a portion of the company's profits. That commitment hinted at their anticipated success. The two men felt certain they could expand their business with more capital. They also were making a bold commitment, even at the onset, to make everyone involved in their success, a partner. more...
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  • January 13, 2010 - 10:42am
    On January 12, after six grueling days and 19,340 feet, the SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro climbers, who included P&G's own Greg Allgood of the Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program, along with Jessica Biel, Emile Hirsch, and other cultural influencers, reached their goal – the top of the tallest mountain in Africa.more...
  • December 21, 2009 - 3:00am
    It began with a single telephone call and ended with the applause of P&G employees and business commentators worldwide. The event? The nine year tenure of AG Lafley as P&G’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive. But for P&G, it all actually began 32 years earlier when Alan ‘AG’ Lafley joined the Cincinnati company as an assistant brand manager on the Joy business. He had just earned an MBA from Harvard Business School after getting a taste for business and specifically themore...
  • December 16, 2009 - 7:40pm
    Bob McDonald was seated in a small apartment just on the outskirts of Moscow. The young mother was outlining her family's priorities. Money was tight, and the children's needs seemingly endless.Just like nearly any mom in any part of the world, this gracious and soft-spoken woman wanted so much for her girls.Bob's visit with the Russian family that early fall afternoon was part of the Company's long history of meeting with and staying in touch with the people who buy P&G brands. Hearingmore...
  • December 16, 2009 - 7:26pm
    Swiffer Duster. Olay Regenerist. Pringles Stixx. Mr. Clean Eraser. The Pulsonic Toothbrush. What does such a diverse group of brands have in common? Market success, absolutely. But, also, each is a P&G product grown out of a partnership with someone outside the Company. Seem odd? Perhaps at first. But a closer look shows an innovative strategy on how to approach innovation.more...