News Releases: 2012

  • November 9, 2012 - 9:00am

    New Prilosec OTC Wildberry Gives Sports Fans a Once in a Lifetime Prize Pack

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frequent heartburn sufferer and America’s favorite comedian Larry the Cable Guy is pulling into the hottest race track in Phoenix on a wild excursion to help introduce the first-ever, flavor-coated frequent heartburn pill, new Prilosec OTC Wildberry. Larry has been making his way to flavor-packed cities and sporting events across the country, including checking out the best cars and drivers at the Phoenix International Raceway on November 11,more...
  • November 8, 2012 - 5:34pm

    Ongoing collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) helps enable new level of commitment to forest certification

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced new fiber sourcing goals for the pulp it purchases for its tissue-towel, baby care, and feminine hygiene brands. These new goals help deliver progress toward P&G’s long-term environmental sustainability vision, which includes having all products and packaging made from 100% sustainably sourced renewable or recycled materials. The new fiber sourcing goals, developed in collaborationmore...
  • November 8, 2012 - 11:45am

    In recognition of November as national scholarship month, P&G and Orgullosa will provide scholarships to help increase enrollment among Hispanics in STEM related fields

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Procter & Gamble (P&G) and its Orgullosa program are working with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) to support Latino students pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers and empower the community with the needed financial and educational resources so they can achieve their scholastic dreams. Data shows that Hispanics are underrepresented in STEM related fields, where they comprised only 5.9more...
  • November 8, 2012 - 9:00am

    Pampers Rallies Parents to Join Month-Long Celebration with Their Babies via Exclusive Facebook Morning "Sing-Along" and Chances to Win Special Prizes Poised to Enhance Beautiful Mornings Together

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pampers, the world-renowned diaper brand, and beloved singer, songwriter, children’s book author and new mom, Jewel, are uniting to pay homage to the “Millions of Beautiful Morning Moments” shared between parents and their babies. Whether it’s shown by a morning “giggle fest,” baby’s silly bed head, a giant snuggle hug, or a whimsical song, Pampers recognizes that all of these moments are expressions of sheer joy that parents feel in the morningmore...
  • November 7, 2012 - 4:37pm

    The brand joins forces with the world’s top soccer player to connect with U.S. Hispanics via their passion for soccer

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Head & Shoulders announced today that Lionel (Leo) Messi, beloved Argentinean soccer player, is appearing in a series of ads designed specifically to reach U.S. Hispanic males. Messi’s charisma, talent and confidence on the field where a natural fit for Head & Shoulders as the brand continues to connect with fans via their passion for sports and seeks to speak to the ever-growing Hispanic market. The worldwide-more...
  • November 7, 2012 - 2:35pm

    Trendsetting sisters lend pop-culture prowess to the Brand

    Offering consumers cutting-edge beauty that’s always on beat

    HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--COVERGIRL announced today the signing of talented DJ duo and sisters NERVO in a bold move that brings some of the most inspired girl power behind electronic dance music (EDM) today to the brand’s lineup of talent. Joining an elite fleet of beauties who authentically rock the brand’s “doing you” crusade (most recently P!nk and Janelle Monáe), the Australian-born siblings add the title of COVERGIRLs to an already long list of impressive personas,more...
  • November 5, 2012 - 8:17pm

    Mobile Showers and Personal Care Kits Join Laundry and Power Relief Service, bringing aid to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy

    (BUSINESS WIRE)--Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG): WHO:     Services available to all families or individuals in need of showers and personal care items as well as laundry and temporary power use in the wake of Hurricane Sandymore...
  • November 5, 2012 - 1:31pm

    Men Growing Moustaches this Movember Are Provided eMO’gency Support and Tools to Help Them Embark on their Charitable Journey

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gillette® (NYSE: PG), the world’s leading male grooming brand, recognizes that November is officially Movember, a time when moustaches – or Mo’s – are front and center all across the U.S., and a month when the very important issue of men’s health and prostate cancer is in the spotlight. Therefore, Gillette is proud to support this global charitable movement by kicking off the eMO’gency Styler Tour, a quest to help men master their most stylishmore...
  • November 2, 2012 - 9:00am

    This Election Season, Americans Weighed the Bathroom Tissue Issues and Voted for their Favorite Charmin

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) Charmin brand is proud to announce that Ultra Soft has prevailed as the winner of its 2012 Toilet Paper Election, edging out competitor Ultra Strong with 56.9% of the votes in a historically ‘clean’ election. The 2012 Toilet Paper Election kicked off in celebration of National Toilet Paper Day on August 24th, 2012 with a rally in Flushing, Queens where the Charmin Bears campaigned for votes. Followingmore...
  • November 2, 2012 - 9:00am
    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--They helped get products to market in half the time. Drove global innovation breakthroughs. Helped build connections, collaborations and product equity. They are P&G’s (NYSE:PG) top Connect+Develop open innovation partners. And this week, as part of its Annual C+D Partnership Celebration, P&G is recognizing seven, among its hundreds of partners, for their innovation and collaboration that have driven business resultsmore...