H6. Role in society and community relations
Essity invested approximately SEK 38m (49; 38) in over 400 projects in 2021. Most of the projects, to which company employees also allocate a large number of working hours (including staff management), were related to hygiene and health.
Essity’s steering document for community relations states that Essity shall be politically and religiously neutral. The company must not make payments or product donations to political parties or candidates, or their institutions, agencies or representatives. Essity did not support any organizations or projects with political or religious aims in 2021.
Read more about Essity’s role in society and community relations in the chapter Improved well-being.