News Releases: 2008

  • December 23, 2008 - 8:08am

    P&G to provide a total of US$90,000 for safe drinking water relief effort utilizing its PUR(TM) Purifier of Water technology and its partnership with PSI

    Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) and global health organization Population Services International (PSI) will provide 10 million liters of safe drinking water to help prevent cholera in Zimbabwe. More than one-thousand people have died from the current cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe. Developed by P&G, PURTM Purifier of Water is a powdered water clarification and disinfectant technology that comes in small, easy-to-use packets.more...
  • December 22, 2008 - 8:08am

    Supermodel, with Help from Her Sisters, Pedals into the Final Stretch to Light Times Square 2009 Sign with Battery Power on New Year's Eve

    Supermodel Gisele Bundchen appeared at the Duracell Power Lodge in Times Square with members of her family to help in the final push to power the numbers 2-0-0-9, which will light up as the New Year's Ball drops. By pedaling on specially designed snowmobikes, the Bundchen family helped Duracell close in on its goal of collecting 230 pedaling hours, which will generate enough energy to illuminate the "2009" sign once the ball drops on New Year'smore...
  • December 11, 2008 - 8:08am

    Will Confirm December Quarter and Fiscal Year EPS Guidance; Update Organic Sales Outlook

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) is holding its 2008 Analyst Meeting today in New York City, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer A.G. Lafley and the Company's executive management team will provide a review of the company's business results and long-term strategies, capabilities and growth opportunities. Mr. Lafley will note the importance of strategic consistency in thismore...
  • December 9, 2008 - 8:08am

    The successful Gillette Young Guns platform receives racing's top sponsor honor

    The 2008 season began with a victory at the Daytona 500 by Gillette Young Guns driver Ryan Newman and culminated last week with the announcement of Gillette(R) [PG], the world's leading male grooming brand, being presented the 2008 NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award. Racing's top sponsor award was presented during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week in New York, December 2 - 5. In February, days before the historic Daytona 500 racemore...
  • December 9, 2008 - 8:08am

    Febreze Brings Festivity Home with Seasonal Scents And Budget-Entertaining Tips From Home Expert Laura Dellutri

    Febreze, the leading line of home freshening products, has once again released its popular limited edition holiday scents and unveiled a new Winter Evening & Warmth fragrance that can be found in the entire product line-up. The holiday scents feature Febreze's patented odor-eliminating technology and offer an irresistible touch of the season, perfect for entertaining and holiday preparation. Home and lifestyle expert, Laura Dellutri,more...
  • December 3, 2008 - 8:08am

    Campaign Launches in New York City to Power Smiles in Children's Hospitals This Holiday Season; Others Can Join Effort By Uploading Family Photos For Additional Donation by Duracell

    Joined by actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, Duracell(R) today announced the winners of a nationwide search for five child Holiday Ambassadors -- ranging in age from six to 15 years old -- at an event in New York City. The Duracell Holiday Ambassadors will accompany Gyllenhaal, best known for her role in "The Dark Knight," to promote the Duracell Power A Smile(TM) campaign, which aims to spread the joy of powering up a gift for the first time to thosemore...
  • December 2, 2008 - 8:08am

    Holiday Visitors Will Pedal to Light the 2009 Sign With Battery Power on New Year's Eve

    For the first time ever, people can honestly say they helped power the New Year. Visitors to the Duracell Power Lodge in Times Square will have the opportunity to "put the pedal to the metal" and create the energy that will be used to fill batteries and power the iconic numerals 2-0-0-9 that light up as the New Year's Ball drops and the clock strikes midnight. To capture the energy needed to illuminate "2009," Duracell is invitingmore...
  • December 2, 2008 - 8:08am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) will webcast the presentation from the P&G 2008 Analyst Meeting in New York City on Thursday, December 11, 2008 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. Providing an update of the company's business results and long-term growth strategies and plans will be: A. G. Lafley, chairman of the board and chief executive officer; Clayton C. Daley, Jr., vice chair and chief financial officer; Susan E. Arnold, president-more...
  • November 24, 2008 - 8:08am

    King of the Throne: Former NSYNC Star Joey Fatone to Perform Ceremonial First Flush in Times Square to Kick-off Festivities

    The Charmin Restrooms(R) have returned to Times Square for the third consecutive year, and expanded its space to two floors so tourists and New Yorkers alike can further enjoy the ultimate bathroom experience. Former NSYNC heartthrob, Joey Fatone, will christen the luxurious loos with a ceremonial first-flush at today's opening ceremonies. "I am honored to be crowned Charmin's 'King of the Throne' this holiday season," exclaimed Fatonemore...
  • November 20, 2008 - 8:08am

    Energy, Waste and Emissions Reductions On-Track to Achieve 2012 Goals

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today released its 2008 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s long-term commitment to responsible growth and progress toward meeting its established sustainability goals. Titled “Designed to Innovate … Sustainably,” the comprehensive report outlines P&G’s approach to sustainable development including how the company is working with key stakeholders and employees to further itsmore...