Essity

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Essity doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 71

Essity has a DitchCarbon Score of 71, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s commitment to reducing its carbon intensity and making progress towards lower emissions. A score of 71 suggests that Essity is actively managing and improving its environmental impact in comparison to industry peers.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Very high

Essity is a company in the health and social services industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Very high

Essity is situated in Sweden, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower baseline carbon footprint.
29.44%

...this company is doing 29.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

Essity is a prominent player in the global hygiene and health industry, headquartered in Stockholm and founded in 1929. The company specializes in developing, producing, and selling a wide range of personal care, consumer tissue, and professional hygiene products and solutions. With a workforce of around 48,000 employees, Essity operates in roughly 150 countries, emphasizing a sustainable business model that prioritizes the well-being of people and the environment.

Good news, Essity has made solid SBTi commitments

Essity has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions in line with the Science Based Targets initiative to limit global warming. This commitment involves aligning their business operations with the latest climate science to significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions across their value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Essity should consider exploring opportunities for fuel switching in transportation and operations to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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