Topics: Innovation Stories

  • March 26, 2013 - 1:50pm
    Throughout our 175-year history, we’ve gone to great lengths to innovate and develop products that make your everyday routines just a little bit better. You can find our products in homes all around the world. But you might be surprised to learn that we’ve even taken our thirst for innovation, well …out of this world… thanks to a partnership with NASA that allows us to study the properties of some of our products in space, with experiments currently being conducted at the Internationalmore...
  • February 13, 2013 - 9:27am
    In a society where almost everyone is technologically advanced and looking for the next “must-have” gadget, one area where many of us are not “plugged in” is our oral care. In fact, 85 percent of consumers are still brushing with a manual versus a power toothbrush. The reason? It’s all about the familiar feel and back-and-forth motion that we learn as children that keeps us within our “comfort zone” of brushing.more...
  • February 8, 2013 - 11:37am
    P&G Beauty Care Group President Deb Henretta is featured as the cover story in the influential Women’s Wear Daily’s (WWD) Beauty Inc. leadership issue published today. The upbeat feature describes Deb as the right person to lead P&G’s Beauty Care business back to strong growth and shares her unique take on the industry.In a wide-ranging interview, Deb conveyed her philosophy of leadership and future-forward management style:  more...
  • January 8, 2013 - 10:47am
    Trendsetter. Pioneer. Famed fashion icon. Legendary hair stylist. These are just a few of the monikers given to Vidal Sassoon, the renowned London-born hairdresser. His revolutionary vision defined the hair industry as we know it today – from what it means to be a hairdresser to how women wear and care for their hair.more...
  • December 11, 2012 - 2:48pm
    Top 100 Global Innovators P&G was included in the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovators list. The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, honored 100 corporations and institutions around the world responsible for generating a sizeable amount of innovation.more...
  • November 19, 2012 - 9:41am
    Calling it an innovation “beyond inspiration,” a panel of global judges named P&G’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program one of the world’s most impactful developments, presenting it with the 2012 Economist Social Innovation Award.The program was recognized for both the creation of the “miracle powder” by Phil Souter, Section Head, Research & Development, and the creation of distribution strategies and partnerships to put the powder in the hands of people around the world whomore...
  • October 29, 2012 - 7:53am
    There’s no question that companies, institutions and society in general face significant challenges. And while there’s no one solution, many of the challenges are highly responsive to innovation.more...
  • September 19, 2012 - 9:34pm
    Humbled and honored. That’s how we’re feeling this week after receiving a variety of recognition, including a primetime commercial Emmy, as well as accolades for our focus on innovation and sustainability. Thanking Moms: ‘Best Job’ Commercial Wins Primetime Emmymore...
  • 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...