Targets and outcomes

Annual organic sales growth1)

Annual organic sales growth (graphic)

Adjusted return on capital employed2)

Adjusted return on capital employed (graphic)

Capital Structure Policy

Capital Structure Policy (graphic)

Dividend Policy

Dividend Policy (graphic)

Science Based Targets

Science Based Targets (graphic)


Share of packaging manufactured from renewable or recycled material

Packaging (graphic)


Share of innovations that yielded social and/or environmental improvements

Innovation (graphic)

Health and safety

Decrease in accident frequency rate
(compared with 2014)

Health and safety (graphic)


From suppliers who comply with Essity’s Global Supplier Standard

Purchases (graphic)

Production waste

Subject to material or energy recovery

Production waste (graphic)

Fresh fiber

Share of FSC® or PEFC™ certified fresh fiber

Fresh fiber (graphic)

Business ethics and Code of Conduct

Share of new employees who received training in the Code of Conduct

Business ethics and Code of Conduct (graphic)


Our tissue sites are to reduce:
(compared with 2014)

Water (graphic)

1) Net sales excluding exchange rate effects, acquisitions and divestments.
2) Excluding items affecting comparability.
3) Board of Directors’ dividend proposal.
4) Outcome for Scope 3 is for 2019.

Read more about our sustainability targets and outcomes for 2020, 2019 and 2018 including comments in Sustainability governance and in the Group’s non-financial notes.