At Colgate-Palmolive, we care about all people, animals and our planet, especially our teammates, consumers and business partners. We are committed to protecting the global environment, improving the communities in which we live and work, and complying with all laws and regulations. We are committed to act with compassion, honesty and the highest ethical standards in all situations, and listening to others and valuing differences.

Global Teamwork

All our people are part of a global team, committed to working together across countries and throughout the world. We believe that by sharing ideas, technologies, and talents, we can achieve and sustain profitable growth.

Continuous Improvement

We are committed to getting better every day in everything we do as individuals and as teams. We will be successful by better understanding consumers’ and customers’ expectations and continuously working to innovate and improve products, services and processes.


We are a leading global consumer products company with 34,000 people dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people and their pets. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition and reaching more than 200 countries and territories, Colgate teams are developing, producing, distributing and selling health and hygiene products and pet nutrition offerings essential to society through brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, hello, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Filorga, eltaMD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.


We are Colgate-Palmolive: a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for people, their pets, and our planet. This purpose unites our teams all around the world and energizes our sustainability efforts. We are also recognized for its leadership and innovation in promoting environmental sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in saving water, reducing waste, promoting recyclability and improving the oral health of children through our Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program, which has reached more than one billion children since 1991.

Our History

If even a single smile brings great happiness, you have a smile worth protecting with Colgate!


For more than 200 years, Colgate-Palmolive has focused on growth by continually improving its products and procedures.

35,000 Colgate-Palmolive employees work every day to bring you reliable, effective products and develop programs to improve our society.

The small soap and candle business that William Colgate founded in New York at the beginning of the 19th century has grown into a global company serving millions of people around the world within 200 years.

Today, with sales exceeding $17 billion, Colgate-Palmolive has four core businesses: Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Foods. Our products are sold in 196 countries and regions around the world.