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Essity

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops, produces and sells Personal Care (Baby Care, Feminine Care, Incontinence Products and Medical Solutions), Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene products and solutions. 

Our vision is; Dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. 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. Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2017 amounted to approximately 12.8 bn USD (SEK 109bn, EUR 11.3bn). The business operations are based on a sustainable business model with focus on value creation for people and nature.

The company has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity used to be part of the SCA Group.

About Tork

Tork is a brand of Essity. Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops personal care, professional hygiene and consumer tissue products and solutions. Essity offers Tork paper towels, toilet paper, skin care products, facial tissue,  wipers, wet wipes, napkins and other hygiene products for washrooms, wash stations, healthcare areas, food and beverage handling, food preparation, manufacturing and maintenance. For more information, visit http://www.torkusa.com/

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    Essential Talks Podcast Launches Season 2 by Showcasing Essity's Tork Circularity Innovation   Image

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    05-12-21

    Essential Talks Podcast Launches Season 2 by Showcasing Essity's Tork Circularity Innovation

    Melting glaciers, more droughts and wilder weather have increased public awareness that we are all equally responsible for climate change. But are we running out of time?
    Tork Announces Strategic Partnership With APIC Image

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    04-14-21

    Tork Announces Strategic Partnership With APIC

    Tork, an Essity Brand, today announced a strategic partnership with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
    Essity Publishes Its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2020 Image

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    03-16-21

    Essity Publishes Its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2020

    During 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on people and the global economy. Essity has had three priorities: care for our people, contribute to society and secure business success.
    Tork Clean Care Infographic: Handwashing Procedure Image

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    09-07-20

    Tork Clean Care Infographic: Handwashing Procedure

    Within manufacturing, both businesses and people are under immense pressure. It’s necessary to keep staff safe by supporting employees and practicing proper hygiene in production facilities.
    50 Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle Image

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    04-23-20

    50 Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

    Although many Earth Day activities—whether in your personal life, in your community or within your company—may look and feel differently this year, the COVID-19 crisis has shown us just how precious ‘outside’ really is. And one of the unexpected outcomes of “stay-at-home” orders is a reduction in...

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    04-21-20

    Essity to Supply Surgical Masks for Healthcare Use

    Employees at Essity’s production facilities outside Gothenburg have, over the course of just a few weeks, redirected production and developed a surgical mask for healthcare use. The masks are undergoing quality tests in partnership with Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) to ensure that they mee...

    Essity Donation to UNF and WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund Image

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    04-20-20

    Essity Donation to UNF and WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

    "The growing COVID-19 pandemic affects us all and the WHO is doing an extremely important job of leading and managing this global effort. As a long-term partner to the United Nations Foundation, we decided to be an early responder and our contribution will be used to directly support WHO’s work t...

    Tork Releases New Insights About Sustainable Life Away from Home Image

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    02-03-20

    Tork Releases New Insights About Sustainable Life Away from Home

    Demands for integrating sustainability into business practices are increasing and people, companies and organizations are constantly looking for new ideas and solutions to improve their sustainability. A recent Harvard study showed that companies with strong sustainability programs see an increas...

    New Virtual Reality Training from Tork is a Game Changer for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance Image

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    10-25-19

    New Virtual Reality Training from Tork is a Game Changer for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance

    A recent study shows 80% of healthcare professionals say they would like to improve their hand hygiene compliance. The survey covering more than 1,000 healthcare professionals in five different countries also revealed that 60% would like hand hygiene to be given higher priority in their unit, whi...

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    05-29-19

    Essity Invests in Sustainable Alternative Fiber Technology

    Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company with a commitment to a circular society, will invest approximately MSEK 400 in a sustainable alternative fiber facility at its tissue manufacturing plant in Mannheim, Germany. This investment will enable the company to produce high quality consu...

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