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Essity Launches Essential Initiatives to Empower People Around the Globe to Overcome Hygiene Barriers

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There is an undeniable connection between hygiene and better health and wellbeing. As one of the world’s largest companies offering hygiene solutions, Essity has the knowledge, experience and dedication to help raise hygiene standards in the world, and we are fully committed to making it happen.

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There is an undeniable connection between hygiene and better health and wellbeing. As one of the world’s largest companies offering hygiene solutions, Essity has the knowledge, experience and dedication to help raise hygiene standards in the world, and we are fully committed to making it happen.

Essity Ranked One of the World's 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Essity* has been recognized as one of the world's 100 most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights. The recognition was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The ranking is based on publicly disclosed data from 2016 based on up to 17 key performance indicators (KPIs) covering environmental, social and governance relative to company peers. A total of 5,994 publicly listed companies with gross revenue of minimum USD 1 billion have been analyzed, encompassing all sectors and industries. The global 100 companies come from 22 countries, where Essity is one of five Swedish companies on the list.

Essity Inspires Sustainability in Local Communities

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Each year, Essity employees at facilities throughout the United States take time to give back locally – all sites contribute in a way that is special to their own communities. Here are some of the ways different groups took to the streets to connect with communities and celebrate Essity’s commitment to sustainability during the last quarter of 2017:

Essity Discloses Its Footprint in WWF’s Environmental Paper Company Index

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Essity has shown its commitment to transparency by participating in the Environmental Paper Company Index 2017 (EPCI). The Group receives an overall score of 78.7% and 94% out of a maximum of 100% for its responsible fiber sourcing. The EPCI is a WWF tool that promotes transparency and continual improvement in the global pulp, paper and packing sector towards sustainability.

The Index assesses how a company´s performance and targets on responsible sourcing, clean production and EMS/reporting change over time.

Essity Pledges Responsible Sourcing of Fiber in Vancouver Declaration

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The Vancouver Declaration is a public promise made by companies across the globe to work towards more sustainable sourcing of forest products. It also acts as an endorsement of FSC as our supplier of choice for certification of forest products. The Vancouver Declarations have also been signed by other sustainable companies, such as IKEA and H&M.      

Infographic | European Parliament Recognizes Essity for Unique Recycling Service

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Tork PaperCircle, from Essity and its global brand in professional hygiene, Tork, is the world’s first recycling service for paper hand towels. On October 18, 2017, the service was recognized at the European Paper Recycling Awards in the European Parliament.

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Essity Recognized by CDP as World Leader for its Action on Water and Forests

Essity is one of only four companies to qualify for CDP’s A List for both Water and Forests
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Essity, a leading hygiene and health company, has been recognized as a global leader for its action on water and forests and received the highest score from CDP, an international not-for-profit charity that promotes a more sustainable economy. From thousands of participating companies, Essity is one of only four to qualify for CDP’s A List for both Water and Forests.

How to Avoid Scary Situations in Food Processing

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By Donna Schaffner 

The food manufacturing industry is subject to regulations and scrutiny that few other industries are: social pressure is ever-present, as news of infection or disease outbreak caused by food-borne pathogens strikes an uneasy nerve in consumers. Manufacturers can be subject to tremendous backlash if they do not take the proper steps to ensure their manufacturing facilities are appropriately equipped to prevent and mitigate the risk of food contamination.

Essity and the Philadelphia Eagles Team up to Encourage Proper Handwashing With Free Posters for Regional Schools

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In honor of Global Handwashing Day 2017, Essity (formerly SCA), the leading global hygiene and health company with North American headquarters in Philadelphia, has partnered with The Philadelphia Eagles to remind students about the proper steps to follow when washing their hands. 

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In honor of Global Handwashing Day 2017, Essity (formerly SCA), the leading global hygiene and health company with North American headquarters in Philadelphia, has partnered with The Philadelphia Eagles to remind students about the proper steps to follow when washing their hands. 

Get Your Hands Dirty to Make a Difference!

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Global Handwashing Day 2017 is Sunday, October 15th. Our theme is "Get your hands dirty for hand hygiene".

Getting your hands dirty means you’re not afraid to get involved. It demonstrates a commitment to a goal and is a sign of character. In order to make strides towards a better future, we need to dig in and work hard, and Essity is celebrating the people who do so on Global Handwashing Day and every day.

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