News Releases: 2012

  • November 21, 2012 - 8:00am

    Actress and Singer, Lucy Hale, Joins Duracell to Mobilize Consumer Participation in Program to Power Toys and Smiles Across the Country

    BETHEL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Duracell is bringing holiday cheer to families by partnering with Toys for Tots and committing to powering up to 500,000 smiles through its Power Holiday Smiles program. The program offers consumers the chance to win the hottest holiday toys and gifts through an exclusive sweepstakes on Duracell’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/Duracell), while also allowing them to give back to children in need. For every sweepstakes entry received on its Facebookmore...
  • November 20, 2012 - 9:00am

    Style and Entertaining Experts Robert Verdi and Katie Lee Partner with P&G to Share Their “Must-Have” Holiday Gifts and Tips

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--P&G (NYSE:PG) is teaming up with Katie Lee, best-selling author and entertaining expert, and leading lifestyle expert, celebrity stylist and television personality, Robert Verdi to share their favorite tips and must-have products to prepare for the holiday season. From readying the home for guests, to selecting the perfect gift for everyone on their lists, to looking fabulous at every holiday gathering—and in everymore...
  • November 20, 2012 - 6:59am
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leaping from glossy pages and alluring websites, the Canadian beauty and fashion industry took centre stage last night in Toronto at the fourth annual P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards. The event honours the exceptional beauty, grooming and fashion editorial work from this past year. With over 300 of the industry’s who’s who in attendance, this year’s host, TV and film actor, and best-selling author, Rob Lowe, charmed guests as awards weremore...
  • November 16, 2012 - 10:15am

    Named one of the World’s Most Impactful Innovations

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calling it an innovation “beyond inspiration,” a panel of global judges named the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program one of the world’s most impactful developments, presenting it with the 2012 Economist Social Innovation Award. “As a Company, we are both honored by the recognition and inspired by our employees and global partners who have worked to deliver more than 5 billion liters of clean drinking water to families inmore...
  • November 16, 2012 - 10:05am

    Photo/Video Opportunity

    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Industry icon and three-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Rob Lowe will take center stage as host of the fourth annual P&G Beauty & Grooming Awards, recognizing the exceptional editorial talent that brings fashion, grooming and beauty news to Canadians. This chic awards gala has attracted an impressive roster with some of the nation’s most influential style-makers attending as presenters, including: Award-winning R&Bmore...
  • November 15, 2012 - 12:30pm

    Voting Begins Today At PeoplesChoice.com and via Social Media Platforms

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nominees for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 were announced this morning at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills by country superstar Jason Aldean, Anthony Anderson (“Guys with Kids”), Sophia Bush (“Partners”), Jason O’Mara (“Vegas”), Monica Potter (“Parenthood”), and Casey Wilson (“Happy Endings”), along with PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2013 host Kaley Cuoco (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Executive Producer Mark Burnett. Prior to this morning'smore...
  • November 15, 2012 - 9:00am

    Will Confirm Second Quarter and Fiscal Year Guidance;

    Announce Strengthened Productivity Plans and Higher Share Repurchase Potential

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) hosts its 2012 Analyst Meeting today in Cincinnati, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Bob McDonald and members of the Company’s executive management team will provide a review of P&G’s recent results, fiscal year outlook and key growth and productivity improvement strategies. Mr. McDonald will discuss P&G’s continuedmore...
  • November 15, 2012 - 8:30am

    Iconic Household Cleaning Brand Continues to Make Lives Easier Through Powerful Cleaning

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Procter & Gamble’s Mr. Clean® brand, a pioneer and leading innovator in the cleaning category, announced that it has manufactured 1 billion Mr. Clean Magic Erasers® since its launch in 2003. Mr. Clean Magic Eraser is a perennial fan favorite, offering an easy and convenient cleaning experience for customers. The water-activated micro-scrubbers of the Mr. Clean Magic Erasers reach into surface grooves, lifting away the toughestmore...
  • November 13, 2012 - 11:39am

    More than Half Say Even Unpleasant Smells Like Wet Wool Can Remind Them of the Season

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nothing conjures up memories of past holidays like the smells of grandma’s house, mulled cider and fir trees, but what about wrapping paper or wet wool? This year, Febreze – P&G’s trusted brand known for eliminating odors and providing fresh scents in the home - set out to uncover the best and worst, smells of the holiday season. The brand launched their Febreze Sentimental Survey1 and here are some of their findingsmore...
  • November 12, 2012 - 9:04am

    Delivers absolute reductions in all operations footprints and improves the lives of over 400 million children worldwide

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today the Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) released its 14th annual Sustainability Report, demonstrating its commitment to making everyday life better for people around the world through an integrated approach to environmental and social responsibility. The report includes the Company’s sustainability results from the past Fiscal Year, announcing absolute reductions in its energy, waste, water and CO2 manufacturing footprints over the pastmore...