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

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

Essity received a score of 94% out of a maximum of 100% for its responsible fiber sourcing.

Essity received a score of 94% out of a maximum of 100% for its responsible fiber sourcing.

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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.

The Group, participating in the EPCI for the first time as Essity (3 times before as SCA Hygiene), receives in the subcategory responsible sourcing a score of 94% out of a maximum 100% for its responsible fiber sourcing, particularly valuing Essity´s high recycled fiber use. The company achieves 69% in the subcategory clean production, 71% on transparency and a total score of 78.7%.

“At Essity, we continuously challenge ourselves to develop further and constantly improve, ensuring a sustainable and responsible business. It is highly rewarding to see that we receive good results across all categories in our sector. WWF’s index offers a great opportunity to evaluate our constant progress and improvement within the environmental area”, says Kersti Strandqvist, Senior Vice President Sustainability, Essity.

A total of 35 of the initially invited 100 companies choose to participate in EPCI 2017.

For more information, visit the Essity website or the official WWF EPCI site

Keywords: Awards, Ratings & Rankings | Climate Action | Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI) | Essity | Good Health and Well-Being | Health & Healthcare | Hygiene | Life on Land | Responsible Production & Consumption | Sustainability | Sustainable Development Goals

CAMPAIGN: Essity Awards and Recognition

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