PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- In recognition of Earth Day, leading global hygiene and health company Essity is donating park benches to be placed in community parks in each of the nine main markets in North America where Essity has operations. The new benches will be installed later this spring.
“Essity’s mission is to improve the well-being of people every day and encourage people to lead healthier, fuller lives. Earth Day is a great opportunity to encourage people to get outside, enjoy the outdoors, and take advantage of the wonderful activities in our local parks and green spaces,” said Don Lewis, President, Essity Professional Hygiene North America. We are proud to help enhance the outdoor spaces in the communities where our employees and their families live and work.”
Essity’s commitment to sustainability
The theme for Earth Day 2021 is ‘Restore Our Earth.’ Both globally and locally, Essity has a strong focus on sustainable practices that help create a healthier and more sustainable future. Essity has 3,000 employees in North America. The company produces its Tork brand of recyclable tissue products made from 100% recycled paper fiber ꟷ a manufacturing process that helps reduce waste in landfills and contributes to a circular society. Essity’s TENA brand of adult incontinence products are made using sustainably sourced fiber.
Essity is recognized globally for its continued leadership in sustainability, receiving top accolades for sustainable business practices from The Dow Jones Sustainability Index, EcoVadis, Corporate Knights and CDP.
For more information on Essity’s sustainability efforts, please visit: https://www.essity.com/sustainability/
Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We are dedicated to improving well-being through our products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 46,000 employees. Net sales in 2020 amounted to approximately $13.3 billion. The company’s headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity breaks barriers to well-being and contributes to a healthy, sustainable and circular society. More information at www.essity.com.
Philadelphia is Essity’s North American headquarters. In addition to Pennsylvania, Essity has U.S. operations in Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. In Canada, Essity has approximately 270 employees at its locations in Drummondville, Quebec and Oakville, Ontario.
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