Essity’s Emission Targets in Line with Paris Climate Agreement


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.

Essity ESAVE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary - So Much More Than Just an Energy Savings Program


This year, we celebrate ten years of ESAVE – Essity's energy savings program. However, its more than just a program, it's about a way of working.

Thanks to our dedicated employees and strong collaboration between our manufacturing sites and the ESAVE team, we've achieved this:                    

How do we do it?

Essity Commits to 100% Recyclability of Plastic Packaging by 2025

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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.

New Insight Research Study with Results on Hand Hygiene

Behavior and Attitudes from People in 6 Countries

New Insight Research Study: New insight research study with results on hand hygiene behavior and attitudes from people in 6 countries (Germany, Sweden, UK, US, Mexico, France).

Clean hands can increase well-being of people around you.  8 in 10 say knowing that people around them wash their hands properly would have a positive impact on their state of mind.

Essity- Global Handwashing Day Power of Hands Video

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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

Global Survey: Washing Your Hands can Make Others Happier and More Willing to Interact

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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. 

Global Handwashing Day 2018

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Global Handwashing Day 2018 is Monday, October 15th. We asked people on the street how often they think others really wash their hands. The truth may surprise you!  #GlobalHandwashingDay

Essity and the United Nations Foundation Lead Dialogue on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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October 11,2018 /3BL Media/ - The hygiene and health company Essity, maker of the Tork brand, opened the annual meeting of the United Nations Foundation’s dialogue on the UN’s sustainable development goals on October 10th. The meeting was held at the UN headquarters in New York and brought together the business community, governments, authorities, civil society and NGOs to exchange experiences and perspectives on how to achieve the global sustainable development goals.  

New Trends and Technologies in Foodservice: Third-party Delivery Food Safety

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The upswing in demand of third-party food delivery means restaurateurs need to tackle these issues head-on.

Learn more about Food Safety Month


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