Essity Commits to Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

July 19, 2021

Essity has committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions company wide by 2050.

Essity plans to reach its ambitious goals by phasing out fossil fuels, improving energy efficiency, and increasing its use of renewable energy. In addition, the company has increased its goals for sustainability innovations by setting a new target that at least 50% of all innovations should yield a social and/or environmental improvement

“We are committing to ambitious targets that will require us to continue to constantly improve the way we innovate and contribute to a circular society. As a leading global hygiene and health company, Essity has an important role to play together with our customers, consumers, and other partners for increased well-being for both people and the planet,” said Magnus Groth, Essity president and CEO.

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