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Originally published on Essity News Center
Global hygiene and health company Essity has - for the fourth consecutive year - been recognized for its leadership in sustainability by the global non-profit environmental organization CDP. The company has been awarded a place on CDP’s 2022 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard for successfully working with its suppliers on climate change.
Supplier Engagement Leaders are companies at the forefront of efforts to reduce emissions of what is referred to as Scope 3 (which includes purchased goods and services, purchased transportation and waste from operations) in the Science Based Targets initiative.
“Our daily work with clear governance, targets and reporting related to our Scope 3 emissions has delivered results, where the collaboration with our suppliers is key in our continued efforts to reduce climate impact. CDP’s recognition as Supplier Engagement Leader demonstrates that we are making important progress and thereby securing improvements for our customers, consumers, and our planet”, says Jessica Nordlinder, Vice President Global Procurement at Essity.
Essity is aiming to reduce its Scope 3 emissions by 18% by 2030. The company has been recognized by CDP on a number of previous occasions for its work against deforestation and has been referred to as a leader in combating climate change.
CDP’s annual environment data collection is recognized as the leading benchmark of companies’ environmental activities. The full ranking of CDP’s 2022 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard can be viewed here.
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.
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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