Responsible Manufacturing

Our global footprint is vast and drives our holistic sustainability approach especially within our operations. We are focused on efficient manufacturing operations by reducing our environmental impact and identifying opportunities for resource improvement.



We are committed to making efforts to reduce our water utilization at our facilities.


We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

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Operational Waste

Safety & Operational Waste

We are committed to the safety of keeping our people safe at work and reducing our operational waste ensuring our buildings will operate efficiently, sustainably and safely.

Our Water Steering Committee at R3

Mary Kay is committed to responsible manufacturing and improving operational efficiency while also reducing our environmental footprint in areas such as water utilization.

Mary Kay’s global manufacturing facility, Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing/R&D Center (R3), is the heart of Mary Kay’s operations and product innovation. Committed to delivering industrial excellence and advanced product technology, R3 operations include over 650 employees.

Mary Kay’s Water Steering Committee at R3 is responsible for implementing water stewardship principles into Mary Kay’s manufacturing process and is committed to applying the Alliance for Water Stewardship standard at the global manufacturing facility.

The water steering committee’s focus areas include:

  • Good water governance
  • Sustainable water balance
  • Good water quality status
  • Important water-related areas
  • Safe water, sanitation, and hygiene for all

We are excited to be pursuing certification for the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard. In line with AWS certification Requirements, our stakeholders are invited to provide their comments on the site undergoing an AWS Audit, details here.

Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing/R&D Center (R3) Water Steering Committee

Nichole Jones

Plant Manager

Kim Hicks

Director Processing Operations

Denny Markovik

Manager R3 Facilities

Nikki Marshall

Manager Corporate Environment, Health, and Safety

Brandon Polyniak

Manager Reliability

Jeni Wang

Senior Specialist Corporate Engineering