Essity improves people’s well-being
“Essity targets continued growth, both organically and through acquisitions, at the same time as we improve profitability.”
President and CEO
The year at a glance
Net sales 2017
by country, SEKm
Essity educated more than 2.5 million in hygiene and health
More than 100,000 parents-to-be took part in courses on breastfeeding, nutrition and hygiene, and how childbirth affects women and women’s bodies.
Almost 300,000 children and young people took part in courses about hand hygiene through initiatives in schools, and via the popular and educational app “Ella’s hand washing adventure”.
More than 100,000 nurses and other caregivers were trained in incontinence care, skincare, dementia, lymphology and wound care across the globe.
Essity’s strategic framework
Generate increased shareholder value through profitable growth
Enable more people every day to enjoy a fuller life
Contribute to a sustainable and circular society
Enable our employees to realize their full potential, as part of one winning team