Innovation at Colgate

Innovation at Colgate-Palmolive

At Colgate-Palmolive, we pursue innovation with purpose, collaboration, input and diversity. 


Innovation at Colgate

We have purpose: We create innovative solutions to reimagine a healthier furture for all people, their pets, and our planet.

We collaborate: We celebrate creativity, encourage experimentation, and empower each other to uncover the next world-changing idea. 

We invite input: We know that innovation can come from anyone—our people, partners, customers, consumers—anywhere, and at any time.   

We are diverse: We leverage our varied identities, backgrounds, and skill sets to fuel Colgate’s growth and fulfill our purpose.

Our Innovation Stories

Discover how we're bringing innovation to life through our people, processes, and breakthrough products.

Three Startups Win First-Ever Colgate Connect Challenge

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Hum by Colgate Smart Rhythm wins CES Award

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Colgate Launches First of its Kind Fully Recyclable Tube

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Leading with people-centric innovation

At Colgate, everything starts with people. Our innovation always starts with listening and understanding people.


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New technology, entrepreneurship, integrated design and external collaborations are at the core of our innovation approach.


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“At Colgate, we work at the intersection of science and creativity: that’s where innovation begins. I’m proud to lead a team that’s driven by purpose, fueled by passion, and focused on helping all people, all over the world, have a healthier future.”

- Pat Verduin, Chief Technology Officer