News Releases: 2012

  • October 12, 2012 - 8:00am

    Procter & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful Continues to Touch the Lives of 1MM Young Black Girls with Sponsorship of United Negro College Fund 2013 Empower Me Tour

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--My Black is Beautiful (MBIB) announces the sponsorship of the 2013 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Empower Me Tour (EMT), kicking off on October 6, as part of MBIB’s “Imagine a Future” initiative to touch the lives of one million black girls. MBIB will host “Girl Talk: Strength in Sisterhood” workshops at eight of the tour stops to spur insightful discussions that will empower and educate the participants (8th grade – college freshman) to bemore...
  • October 11, 2012 - 12:31pm

    New thought leadership panel partners with PGP to collaboratively support industry development and customer education

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--P&G Professional™, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), is pleased to announce the creation of its Expert Advisory Council. The council is a panel of renowned industry thought leaders assembled to work in collaboration with P&G Professional’s internal experts to identify opportunities for industry/process improvement, offering their collective insights and expertise through educational programs and contentmore...
  • October 11, 2012 - 9:00am

    Trusted detergent of the NFL encourages football enthusiasts to declare their passion for their team for the chance to win a trip to Super Bowl XLVII and money for their team’s charity

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its sponsorship of the NFL, Tide is launching an online photo campaign called “Show Us Your Colors,” which will give one lucky fan the chance to win a trip for two to the pinnacle of the football season—Super Bowl XLVII. “Show Us Your Colors” will be a continuation of the brand’s season-long celebration of the undying pride and passion that football fans have for their teams, helping them to share just how much their colors mean tomore...
  • October 11, 2012 - 7:00am

    Elegance, sophistication and luxury is more than what you wear – it’s how you wear it – infuse your wardrobe with custom scents to showcase your individuality

    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elegance, sophistication and luxury is more than the clothing a woman wears – it’s the way she wears it. Scent is one of the most powerful influencers. It has allured, empowered and excited for centuries. Downy® Infusions offers women a luxurious experience for their wardrobe in liquid fabric enhancer form, unleashing long-lasting, sophisticated, multi-layered scent in elegant packaging inspired by designer fabrics. The brand has partnered withmore...
  • October 10, 2012 - 1:09pm

    The annual pet adoption drive boasts 7 million pets adopted over the past 13 years

    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Iams Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive enters its 14th year and remains focused on raising awareness of pet adoption while also ensuring proper nutrition for more homeless pets this year. The program which runs Oct. 1, 2012 through Jan. 2, 2013 celebrates over 7 million pets adopted out since its inaugural year and continues to educate potential pet owners about the wonderful animals available at local shelters and rescue organizationsmore...
  • October 10, 2012 - 11:00am

    For every new “Like” on its Facebook page, Orgullosa will donate $1 to the League Against Cancer, up to $10,000

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and its Orgullosa program have joined forces with Liga Contra el Cáncer to empower the community to share the gift of breast cancer early detection through simple, everyday actions. The program is designed to rally women to take action by preparing their own early detection plan, sharing inspirational stories about how early detection saves lives and by supportingmore...
  • October 10, 2012 - 10:01am

    P&G Introduces Digital Platform That Brings To Life The Passion NFL Fans Have For Their Team

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To mark the fourth year of Procter & Gamble’s (NYSE: PG) official sponsorship of the National Football League (NFL), the company is launching an online platform called Fan-cestry where fans can build and share their personal fan history and see how they are connected to their favorite NFL team. The “Official Locker Room Products of the NFL” include five P&G brands: Duracell, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Old Spice, and Tide which willmore...
  • October 10, 2012 - 9:00am

    Charitable Partnership Encourages Americans to ‘Power Up’ their Oral Health While Contributing to a Greater Cause

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oral-B® is teaming up with world-renowned dental expert Dr. Jonathan B. Levine to improve America’s oral health. Together, Oral-B and Dr. Levine are encouraging people to ‘Power Up’ their oral health routine, while addressing the urgent need for oral health care in select areas of the United States. While many Americans have a healthy mouth, there are more than 47 million people in the U.S. who live in places where it is difficult tomore...
  • October 9, 2012 - 1:21pm
    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-six point two cents ($0.562) per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after November 15, 2012, to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on October 19, 2012, and to Series A and Series B Preferred Stock shareholders of recordmore...
  • October 9, 2012 - 12:15pm

    People’s Choice Awards to Air Live Wednesday, January 9, 2013 on CBS

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaley Cuoco, actress and star of The Big Bang Theory will return to host PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS 2013, LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), on the CBS Television Network. The People’s Choice Awards is the only major awards show where fans determine the categories, nominees and winners across multiple genres of movies, music and television. Beginning October 23, fansmore...