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Welcome to Essity!

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Essity, formerly SCA, is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops, produces and sells Personal Care, Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene products and solutions. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other brands, such as Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.

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The Role of Hand Hygiene in Reducing Health Care-associated Infections

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Learn more about the role of Hand Hygiene in Reducing Health Care-Associated Infections (HAIs) including the role of dispenser placement in maximizing usage. Visit Tork | Better Business in HealthCare to learn more about the importance of dispenser placement.   

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Tork Impacts Hand Hygiene Compliance in Hospitals

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Research shows that hand hygiene dispenser placements have an impact on Hand Hygiene compliance rates . To help healthcare institutions maximize positive hygiene impact, Tork has created this short video to support hospitals in dispenser placement decisions.

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SCA Proud Participant in New Research Study Highlighting Possible Hygiene Risks on Surfaces in Hospitals

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Today is World Hand Hygiene Day, which is a campaign by the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote hand hygiene in health care settings. SCA has shared new research on the prevalence of bacteria found within patient surrounding. The results reinforce the need for healthcare workers to wash or sanitize their hands after the “fifth moment” of hand hygiene, which is after touching patient surrounding such as textiles and surfaces.

World Hand Hygiene Day: Tips on Limiting Infection Spread

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May 5th marks World Hand Hygiene Day – a call to action to increase awareness and instances of effective hand hygiene. 

To promote awareness around the tangible risks of infection during “the fifth moment,” SCA commissioned a study to better understand the pathogenic risks in a patient’s immediate surroundings. The examined surfaces harboured a wide variety of bacteria, some of which are potential pathogens and can lead to infections.

To combat these risks, SCA Tork brand suggests three meaningful ways to mitigate infection spread:

Health in the Built Environment

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We’ve always looked for ways to make our built environment safer. But what if they could also make us healthier? Can buildings impact overall health and health-related issues such as obesity, diabetes and asthma? SCA, makers of the Tork brand, looked for answers, partnering with architect and sustainability consultant Alan Scott.

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SCA Presents “Bees in the Boardroom” to Kick off Earth Week Activities

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SCA welcomed Suzanne Matlock of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild to educate its Philadelphia-based employees on the important role that bees have in sustainability. Accompanying her was a live, buzzing hive of honeybees! This event is one of SCA’s many educational and engaging employee and community events taking place throughout the country in recognition of Earth Week.

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SCA to Become Two Listed Companies: the Forest Products Company SCA and the Hygiene and Health Company Essity

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“Hygiene and health are necessities for better lives and our products and solutions play an essential role in improving well-being for people around the world,” says Magnus Groth, currently President and CEO of SCA and future President and CEO of the new hygiene and health company Essity.  

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“Hygiene and health are necessities for better lives and our products and solutions play an essential role in improving well-being for people around the world,” says Magnus Groth, currently President and CEO of SCA and future President and CEO of the new hygiene and health company Essity.  

Fairview 4H Club and SCA Complete Plastic Cap Collection Totaling 500 Pounds – to be Recycled into Park Bench for Local Park

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Members of the Fairview 4H Club met in Black Creek, Wisconsin, on April 3 to conduct a final sort of the last batch of plastic caps collected for a sustainability project. SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company with two sites and 900 employees in the Neenah-Menasha area, has partnered with the 4H Club of Black Creek on this initiative to collect and sort plastic caps. The two groups have reached their goal, and will send 500 pounds of collected caps to Green Tree Plastics in exchange for a park bench made of recycled plastics.

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