Topics: Innovation Stories

  • September 7, 2012 - 10:43am
    Forbes recently ranked P&G at #27 on its list of the 100 most innovative companies in the world. Forbes uses what it calls an “Innovation Premium” to compile the list. The formula is based on a company’s income, anticipated growth and cash flow valuations, among other factors.Forbes analysts singled out people, process and philosophies as key factors in a company’s ability to be innovative.more...
  • August 31, 2012 - 4:12pm
    Providing legal counsel and support to a global company with $84 billion in sales and operations in approximately 75 countries worldwide is, by nature, a complex endeavor. Over the past two years, P&G’s Legal team of more than 500 lawyers and legal professionals has worked to make the job a little less complex. They introduced an effort called “Legal Renewal,” a strategic organization renewal process designed to better position the Global Legal Division to meet the Company’s legalmore...
  • July 26, 2012 - 8:56am
    Perhaps there’s no better time to talk about hair removal than during the summer, when warm temperatures mean shorts and swimsuits are the attire of choice for many. Thanks to P&G’s newest innovation -- Naked Skin® -- women can safely achieve beautiful, longer-lasting smooth skin at home with convenience and privacy, without an expensive trip to the spa or the doctor’s office.more...
  • June 18, 2012 - 10:09am
    What are you doing Wednesday night, June 20?Procter & Gamble’s Have You tried this Yet? joins Working Mother in inviting you to the #WMPGtryit Twitter Party. At 9 p.m. ET Wednesday, June 20 , Twitter will erupt with discussion exploring the innovative ways to celebrate being bold and confident in your everyday life.more...
  • May 10, 2012 - 10:51am
    Last month, P&G Asia claimed two coveted awards at the 2012 Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards held in Boracay, Phillippines, emerging as one of the most-awarded companies at the event. more...
  • May 1, 2012 - 8:56am
    Procter & Gamble continued its long history of leadership innovation, launching the two most successful new products of 2011. Pampers Swaddlers and Cruisers with Dry Max and Gillette Fusion ProGlide were the #1 and #2 non-food products, respectively, on the 2011 New Product Pacesetters list. more...
  • April 26, 2012 - 3:19pm
    At first glance, the connection between a sake brewery and “the secret” to skincare perfection is not immediately evident. But take a closer look, and you’ll discover the secret behind SK-II, our prestige line of skin care products that became one of two P&G brands to recently achieve billion-dollar status.more...
  • April 26, 2012 - 3:18pm
    When young Smith Richardson suffered from croup in the early 1890s, his dad, Lunsford Richardson, was in a better position than most to do something about it.Lunsford, who was born in 1854 in Selma, N.C., had studied Latin and spent a brief tenure teaching at a private school. Fortunately, for Smith — and many others, as it turns out — he later turned his attention to the pharmaceutical business.more...
  • April 16, 2012 - 10:25am
    P&G’s Chief Technology Officer Bruce Brown recently sat down with Forbes and shared his thoughts on how P&G keeps our innovation edge alive. “The magic in a big company is how to create space for connections, so an idea person can bump into a technology person,” Brown told Forbes. “At P&G we create communities of cross-discipline practice so you connect and share. We have found that some of the best innovators at P&G are the best connectors.”more...
  • March 23, 2012 - 11:58am
    P&G’s Purpose-inspired Growth Strategy is to touch and improve more consumer’s lives, in more parts of the world, more completely. The primary way we deliver on our growth strategy is through innovation. Innovation is our lifeblood. It is in everything we do that improves the value consumers’ get from putting their trust in P&G brands -- trust that is earned because we innovate for everyday life. That’s why Crest and Oral-B Pro-Health (also known as Oral-B Pro-Expertmore...