Colgate Palmolive Worldwide
Colgate Palmolive, established in New York City in 1806 and is now, more than 200 years later, a truly global company serving hundreds of millions of consumers and shoppers worldwide. Colgate Palmolive is one of the leading global consumer products companies in the world, employing 40,000 people in more than 200 countries. We provide quality consumer products in the areas of Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition under widely recognized brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, Protex, Ajax, Lady Speed Stick and Hill’s Science Diet.
Colgate Palmolive in Turkey
Colgate Palmolive Turkey established in 1985, focuses on three core categories: Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care with leading brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, Protex, Ajax, Hacı Şakir and Lady Speed Stick... Today we have set up our business unit in Istanbul, sales offices in Izmir and Ankara and a regional manufacturing site in Gebze that serves more than 60 countries.
Colgate's leadership position in the global marketplace is directly linked to the skill of our employees. Thus, we invest generously in the training and education of Colgate people. At Colgate we are committed to develop local talents through effective training, exciting assignments, as well as opportunities for global experience.
Colgate people, working all around the world, share a commitment to our three core corporate values: Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. These values reflect not only in the quality of our products and the culture of our Company, but also in our dedication to serving the communities where we do business.
The “Bright Smiles Bright Futures” global oral health education program has enabled millions of children to learn about oral health in worldwide. This program was launched in Turkey in 2006 with the partnership of Ministry of Education (MOE) of Turkey , TOÇEV and Oral Health Association (OHA). So far, we have implemented this program in 39 cities and will have reached over 1.250.000 school children by 2009 year end.
The “Oral Health Month” is an oral care initiative to generate awareness among the general public with volunteer dentists. The objective of this social responsibility project is to educate the public on oral health and to emphasize the importance of regular dentist visits. The “OHM” has been implemented in Turkey for 10 years and reached 2 million patients so far.
At Colgate we meet challenges head-on; and with our drive, determination and passion, we are committed in bringing more smiles to CP Turkey.