Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We improve people’s well-being through our products and services.
Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the globally leading brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.
Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals demands that companies team up and cooperate to decrease climate change and increase circularity*. One important component, is an open dialogue to align research agendas and develop policy framework, which is why we are working with like-minded partners, such as IKEA, TetraPak and DSM Royal, within the Ellen MacArthur Foundation CE100 (Circular Economy 100) Network.
At Essity we believe that the work aimed at fulfilling the SDGs will make the world a little better at the same time as they create good business opportunities for companies around the world. Not least in the fields of health, hygiene and sanitation, where we have outstanding expertise. We at Essity are determined to do what we can to contribute to achieving the 17 SDGs.
Essity’s new targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emission have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. With this, Essity’s sustainability targets are now aligned with the Paris agreement objectives to keep global temperature increase below 2°C.
October 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Essity has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastic Economy global commitment, “A line in the sand”. Essity is therefore committed to working toward 100% recyclability of the company’s packaging by 2025.
We are supporting the Global Handwashing Partnership on their activation to promote hand hygiene globally under their theme: ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health on Global Handwashing Day, October 15, 2018. Essity, the maker of the Tork brand, is a partner and we actively contribute with education, insights and innovations for better hand hygiene. Learn more on globalhandwashing.org
October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Not only can you help yourself and others stay healthy by washing your hands – you can also make your loved ones happier, and your colleagues more satisfied at work, according to a survey conducted by Essity.
It’s well established that handwashing is one of the most effective measures to prevent the spread of infections, and has the power to save millions of lives. Now a new global survey conducted by Essity - maker of Tork - reveals that washing your hands also can have a positive impact on how people around you feel and behave.