Colgate-Palmolive: The small soap and candle business that William Colgate began in New York City early in the 19th century is now, more than 200 years later, a truly global company serving hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide.
Our 200-year history reflects the strength and innovation that Colgate people have used to constantly transform our Company and identify new opportunities. With global brands sold in over 200 countries; Colgate, Mennen, Palmolive, Ajax, Softsoap and Hill’s Pet Nutrition are among the world’s most recognizable household names, trusted and relied upon by consumers everywhere.
Colgate People, working around the world, share a commitment to our three core corporate values: Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. These values are reflected not only in the quality of our products and the reputation of our Company, but also in our dedication to serving the communities where we do business.
As a leading consumer products company, we are also deeply committed to advancing technology which can address changing consumer needs throughout the world. In fact, our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.
As a successful business, we are focused on achieving the consistent growth required to continue our global success and to make us an even stronger company. We believe this is the best way to benefit our consumers, our people and our shareholders.
WHY WORK WITH US
Colgate-Palmolive is among the world’s most trusted and recognized brands, serving hundreds of millions of consumers across over 220 countries. A truly global company, we have a world of opportunities and experiences to offer.
Every one of our employees plays an important role in ensuring we deliver the quality products consumers rely on to care for themselves and the ones they love. So we recognize that our success is driven by these talented and dedicated Colgate people around the world. And in turn we are dedicated to the success of our people, offering an array of resources to help expand their professional and personal horizons – from stimulating career opportunities and access to world-class training and leadership development programs, to wellness initiatives and opportunities to contribute to the communities where we live and work.
We’re committed to helping our people get where they want to go. Explore the world of opportunities and experiences Colgate-Palmolive has to offer you.
OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
Shaped by an unwavering commitment to integrity in everything we do, Colgate-Palmolive’s strong culture of collaboration, inclusion and excellence is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Reflected in the trusted quality of our products and the solid reputation of our company, these values are also at the heart of our dedication to contributing to the communities where we live and work.
The Company cares about people: Colgate people, customers, shareholders and business partners. Colgate is committed to act with compassion, integrity, honesty and high ethics in all situations, to listen with respect to others and to value differences. The Company is also committed to protect the global environment, to enhance the communities where Colgate people live and work, and to be compliant with government laws and regulations.
All Colgate people are part of a global team, committed to working together across countries and throughout the world. Only by sharing ideas, technologies and talents can the Company achieve and sustain profitable growth.
Colgate is committed to getting better every day in all it does, as individuals and as teams. We strive to understand consumers’ and customers’ expectations and continuously work to innovate and improve products, services and processes.
Together, all around the world, we celebrate differences, promote an inclusive environment and value the contributions of all Colgate people. The diversity of Colgate people around the world is vital to finding new solutions to business challenges and new opportunities from unique insights. By supporting the diversity of thinking that results from the differences in experience, knowledge and background of our people, we enable the creativity and innovation that helps us maintain a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.