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Everyday care in action

At Kenvue, our impact is made through moments of care – the care we offer consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands and the actions we take to protect the earth every day.

Our Healthy Lives Mission strives to advance the well-being of both people and our planet. We deploy our science, operations, the power of our team members and beloved brands to nurture healthy people, enrich a healthy planet and maintain healthy practice.

We set Healthy Lives Mission goals and commitments to hold us accountable for demonstrating progress. Through everyday care in action — amplified by approximately 22,000 caring Kenvuers and backed by the resources of a global company — we aim to build lasting positive change for people, communities and the planet we call home.


Nurture healthy people

We advance the well-being of the communities in which we operate and equip them with innovative products and actionable information to make healthier decisions every day.

Our work is to put the power of everyday care into the hands of consumers around the world. We do this by raising the standard of personal care and tackling preventable diseases through our products and resources – empowering people with the tools to make healthier choices for themselves, their loved ones, and the planet.

Our healthy people goals & commitments

Diversity, equity & inclusion

  • Strengthen the representation of women at all management levels1 to reflect the market in which we operate

  • Strengthen ethnic representation2 within our U.S. workforce at all management levels1 to reflect the market in which we operate

  • Committed to pay all Kenvuers3 equitably based on role, experience, market competitiveness and performance

  • Achieve a company-wide Inclusion Index Score4 in the top quartile

Public health

  • Advance community health and well-being through a culture of caring and encouraging employee volunteer service

  • Help restore the dignity of personal care for vulnerable and displaced people around the world

  • Create positive environmental and social impacts through brand purpose programs led by Kenvue’s top brands

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Enrich a healthy planet

We enrich a healthy planet by making responsible and renewable choices to help safeguard the earth’s health and resources while managing the impacts we create.

Human health is inseparably linked to environmental health, and as the world’s largest pure-play consumer health company by revenue, our commitment to everyday care extends to the planet we call home. We’re advancing sustainability across our operations – from product and packaging design to material sourcing, manufacturing and transportation.

Our healthy planet goals & commitments

Climate change

  • Reduce absolute Scope 1 + 2 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions 42% by 2030,5 from a 2020 baseline year6,7
  • Suppliers covering ≥67% of emissions from Scope 3 will set SBTs by 20285,8
  • Long-term net-zero emission targets, informed by the SBTi Net-Zero Standard9
  • 100% renewable electricity for our operations6 by 20305,10


  • 100% recyclable11 or refillable12 packaging13 by 20255
  • 25% reduction of virgin plastic14 in packaging13 by 20255 (versus 2020)
  • 50% reduction of virgin plastic14 in packaging13 by 20305 (versus 2020)

Biodiversity, land & forest

  • Kenvue is committed to zero deforestation and to ensuring the paper-based packaging we purchase directly originates from low-risk sources.15 Specifically, we will achieve 100% certified16 or verified recycled17 paper and wood fiber packaging by 20255,18
  • Maintain 100% RSPO certification for the palm oil-based ingredients we purchase19 through a combination of RSPO-certified physical supply chains and RSPO Book & Claim credits20
  • Purchase19 at least 75% of our volumes from RSPO physical supply chains20 by 20255
  • Purchase19 100% of our volumes from RSPO physical supply chains20 by 20305

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Maintain healthy practice

We promote our culture of integrity, ethics and transparency to build trust and create meaningful, long-term value.

Whether for people, business partners or our planet, the Kenvue purpose of realizing the extraordinary power of everyday care guides how we treat our people, innovate, conduct business and design our products. We’re committed to continually earning a place for our products in consumers’ hearts and homes and we do this by delivering products that support healthy people and planet.

Our healthy practice goals & commitments

Sustainable product innovation

  • 75% of new product development,21 using eco-design scientific principles,22 will have an improved environmental performance23 by 20305

Product transparency

  • Provide greater product transparency, beginning with our ingredients

1. All management levels (M1 and above) including manager, director, vice president
2. Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Other Ethnic Racial Diversity; 2+ more races, NH/PI, AI/AN (Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native)
3. All Kenvuers irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
4. Inclusion index is scored as % favorable responses using the 5 pt Likert scale of “Strongly Agree – Agree – Neither Agree nor Disagree-Disagree-Strongly Disagree” across 12 questions: Senior Leadership is committed to building a diverse workforce; Senior Leadership champions an inclusive work environment where each employee is considered an individual; Sufficient effort is made to get the opinions and thinking of people who work here; There is equal opportunity for people to have a successful career at Kenvue, regardless of their differences or background; Diverse perspectives are valued at Kenvue; In my workgroup, it feels safe to take social risks (e.g. suggesting ideas, asking questions, making mistakes, etc.); I trust my people leader; My people leader holds people accountable for demonstrating inclusive behaviors (e.g. ensuring all voices are heard, being respectful); My people leader values team members’ perspectives even when those perspectives are different from their own; I believe diversity and inclusion is important for Kenvue’s success; I am treated with respect at work; I feel like I belong at Kenvue.
5. The goal will be met by end of fiscal year and published the year after.
6. Applies to all Kenvue-owned facilities where Kenvue has operational control, regardless of building type; all leased facilities used for manufacturing and/or research & development; and leased, non- manufacturing and/or non-research & development facilities where the facility is greater than 50,000 square feet and where Kenvue has operational control. The 2020 baseline includes all facilities aligned to Kenvue’s structure upon separation from Johnson & Johnson in 2023 and does not include any operational or organizational exclusions. Scope 1 are greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that Kenvue directly generates – e.g., running boilers and vehicles using fossil fuels. Scope 2 are GHG emissions that Kenvue indirectly generates – from electricity or energy purchased for heating and cooling buildings.
7. Inventory and reporting will follow the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Goal performance will be tracked using the market-based accounting method for Scope 2, and Kenvue will publish both market-based and location-based Scope 2 figures annually.
8. Subject to SBTi (Science Based Target initiative) approval. A supplier engagement goal does not align with a specific temperature pathway per SBTi.
9. According to SBTi Net-Zero Standard, long-term targets must have a target year of 2050 or sooner.
10. Inventory and reporting will follow RE100 technical criteria and supplemented by CDP.
11. Recyclable also defined as recycle-ready is when packaging is designed for collection, sorting and recycling, using end-of-life processes, but where collection, sorting and recycling infrastructure may not yet in place for the packaging to actually be recycled. Best practices of ‘designing for recyclability’ guidance for plastic-based packaging include the Association of Plastics Recyclers in the United States. Note: ‘Designed for recycling,’ ‘designed for recyclability,’ ‘recycling ready’ are also used interchangeable and reflect the same meaning.
12. Kenvue defines refillable or reusable packaging as packaging that is designed for either the business or the consumer to put the same type of purchased product back into the original packaging, is designed to be returnable and/or refillable, and accomplishes a minimum number of reuses by being part of a system that enables reuse.
13. Packaging for direct purchases, may not include all external manufactured products.
14. Virgin plastic means newly manufactured resin produced from petrochemical or biomass feedstock used as the raw material for the manufacture of plastic products and which has never been used or processed before.
15. Low-risk source is defined as material that is either (i) Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified, (ii) post-consumer recycled content, (iii) traced back to country of harvest and assigned a low-risk categorization at country level using Preferred by Nature’s Timber Sourcing Hub, or (iv) demonstrates other approved methods of verifying low risk.
16. Certification schemes accepted by Kenvue include FSC® or PEFC chain of custody standard, only when FSC® is not available.
17. Recycled includes both post-consumer and post-industrial recycled content; Verification of recycled content would by conducted by an external third party (for example, Rainforest Alliance)
18. Includes direct purchases of primary and secondary packaging and leaflets; does not include the packaging materials in some external manufactured products.
19. Includes palm oil-based ingredients directly procured by Kenvue; does not include palm oil-based ingredients in some external manufactured products.
20. Physical supply chain refers to palm oil supply that is sourced from certified plantations under the Mass Balance, Segregated, or Identity Preserved certifications. More information on RSPO certified supply chains can be found here:
21. New product development includes: improvement of existing product, extension of product line, or new-to-the-market in each calendar year.
22. Eco-design scientific principles are defined as the 16 life cycle analysis (LCA) impact categories aligned with product environmental footprint (PEF) methodology.
23. Where regulations allows, improved environmental performance is defined as a 10% combined overall improvement against 16 life cycle analysis (LCA) impact categories defined according to product. environmental footprint (PEF) methodology, with no regression compared to benchmark product; and must include a minimum 10% reduction in carbon impact.