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Colgate-Palmolive: Raising IT's global effectiveness through governance

Published: 10 December 2010

ID: G00209686

Analyst(s): Tina Nunno , Heather Colella , Cathleen Blanton


Colgate-Palmolive manufactures and markets products for oral hygiene, personal care, home care and pet nutrition, serving customers in 200 countries and territories. Brands include Colgate toothpaste, Palmolive dishwashing liquid, Suavitel and Soupline fabric conditioners, Speed Stick deodorant and Softsoap liquid hand soap. The company employs 38,000 and had 2009 revenue of $15.3 billion.

Table Of Contents
  • A partnership focused on agility and innovation
  • Governance: A global process

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