H12. Transport

Raw materials are transported to Essity’s production plants and finished products are delivered to Essity’s customers. Essity uses external suppliers for most of its transportation needs. Essity’s total transportation amounted to 13 (14; 13) billion ton-kilometers in 2019. Sea freight accounts for the greatest portion of Essity’s transport and the remainder consists of road and rail. The Group’s total carbon emissions from transport in 2019 amounted to 463,000 (480,000; 517,000) tons.

Emissions from transportation is included in Essity’s report of Scope 3 objectives in Science Based Targets.

Distribution of transport usage 2019

Distribution of transport usage 2019 (pie chart)