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6/21/2022 9:27:14 AM

ESSITY AWARDS $74,500 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHILDREN OF EMPLOYEES IN US AND CANADA FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

Long-running scholarship program has awarded over $900,000 to students for academic and civic achievements

6/9/2022 9:53:30 AM

TORK ECO OFFICE SURVEY REVEALS THREE OUT OF FOUR US OFFICE EMPLOYEES WANT A MORE ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE

Amid a heightened war for talent, US office employees say they want their employers to make eco-friendly practices a priority, according to new Tork research.

3/4/2022 3:18:05 PM

ESSITY EMPLOYEE JANET LEE HONORED WITH NATIONAL 2022 STEP AHEAD AWARD FOR HELPING ADVANCE WOMEN IN MANUFACTURING

Essity, is proud to have one of our own named a 2022 STEP Ahead Honeree by the Manufacturing Institute. Janet Lee, an electrical engineer at Essity’s Harrodsburg, Kentucky, plant—which makes paper to[...]

1/19/2022 8:33:34 PM

ESSITY EMPLOYEES RAISE $15,000 FOR THE SALVATION ARMY

Funds raised will help combat food insecurity in Essity communities across North America

12/6/2021 8:35:37 AM

THIS HANDWASHING AWARENESS WEEK 2021, FLU SEASON COMBINED WITH COVID-19 PANDEMIC MEANS PROPER HAND HYGIENE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

Essity’s Hand Hygiene Resources Provide Important Reminder to Keep Clean and Wash Hands.

11/30/2021 9:36:30 AM

Starting today – Giving Tuesday – Essity North America will match employee donations to local Salvation Army sites during the holidays

Donations will provide meal assistance to local communities across U.S. and Canada.

11/24/2021 11:47:29 AM

ESSITY TO FEED THOUSANDS ACROSS THE USA OVER THE THANSKGIVING HOLIDAY 

We will feed over 11,000 people across the country this Thanksgiving by making meal donations on behalf of its employees in each of the U.S. markets where Essity has operations!

11/12/2021 1:10:17 PM

ESSITY SURVEY REVEALS USA CONSUMERS’ INCREASED FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

An unexpected outcome of the pandemic: companies’ environmentally friendly practices influence purchasing and lifestyle decisions

11/11/2021 7:00:26 AM

U.S. NAVY VETERAN TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW ROLE AT ESSITY

In honor of Veterans Day, Essity employee Jesse Davidson discusses how his military service and experiences impact his approach to work and management

10/28/2021 5:33:59 PM

ESSITY EARNS LEADERSHIP IN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD FOR WATER USE & QUALITY FROM AMERICAN FOREST & PAPER ASSOCIATION

We are proud to announce that we have received the Better Practices, Better Planet 2020-2021 Leadership in Sustainability Award for Water from the American Forest Paper Association (AFPA). As the na[...]

10/15/2021 7:32:22 AM

Tork Tackles Hygiene with Every Catch!

This NFL season, Tork® is giving fans something to cheer about. We’ve teamed up with the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles to promote sustainable hygiene among players, fans and their communi[...]

6/29/2021 8:00:00 AM

Concerns About Office Cleanliness an Hygiene Measures Weigh on American Workers as Many Begin Returning to the Office

Essity survey prompts question – will businesses step up to the challenge to meet the new hygiene expectations of post-pandemic work life?

6/15/2021 2:08:06 PM

ESSITY AWARDS $75,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO CHILDREN OF EMPLOYEES IN US AND CANADA FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

The long-running scholarship program has awarded $826,000 to students for academic and civic achievements .

6/14/2021 2:04:43 PM

Employees are still skipping lunch despite working from home, new Tork survey finds

Despite 91% of people surveyed working just as much, if not more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of workers are still skipping their lunch break. A recent survey by Tork shows taking a lunc[...]

6/1/2021 2:20:05 PM

HYGIENE IS “IN BLOOM” AT THE AMERICAN SWEDISH HISTORICAL MUSEUM THANKS TO A DONATION FROM ESSITY

Essity donates hygienic paper products and hand sanitizer to ensure safe hand hygiene during the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show.

4/22/2021 1:16:09 PM

Essity recognizes Earth Day 2021 with bench donations to local parks throughout North America

Essity continues its commitment to making a sustainable impact in local communities

3/1/2021 2:41:07 PM

ESSITY’S CUTIMED® SORBACT® ADVANCED WOUND CARE PRODUCTS RECEIVE AN INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY CONTRACT FROM VIZIENT, INC.

Essity brings Vizient members Cutimed® Sorbact® advanced wound dressing for safe and effective wound management with a unique purely physical mode of action

2/26/2021 12:24:48 PM

ESSITY EMPLOYEES RAISE MORE THAN $23,000 FOR THE SALVATION ARMY

Employees donate to help feed people experiencing food insecurity in local neighborhoods

12/17/2020 8:55:45 AM

This Holiday Season, Clean Hands Should Be at the Top of the Wish List

The holidays look quite different this year given COVID-19. There’s been a lot of changes in guidance over the past nine months, but one message remains the same: wash your hands! Even if you plan to[...]

11/23/2020 8:18:01 AM

ESSITY TO FEED THOUSANDS ACROSS THE USA OVER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

We will feed thousands of families this Thanksgiving by making meal donations on behalf of our employees in our main markets where we have operations. Two meals will be donated per employee, and with[...]

11/12/2020 2:08:48 PM

During the Pandemic, You Can Make a Difference by Recycling

This year has ended up looking different from any other year in so many ways and as America Recycles Day approaches on November 15, now is a great time to remember why recycling is so important. Thos[...]

10/15/2020 8:04:53 PM

ON GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY WE ARE REMINDED THAT HAND HYGIENE MATTERS IN THE “NEW NORMAL”

The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated the importance of proper handwashing. In the early months of the coronavirus shutdown, hand hygiene messaging from the CDC, WHO, state and local public health agenc[...]

10/14/2020 9:11:20 AM

Women are Setting the Standard for Hand Hygiene During COVID-19

American women wash their hands an average of 12.2 times a day compared to 8.3 times a day for men, according to Essity’s Essential Initiative Report

10/9/2020 11:53:22 AM

Essity’s Lori Armitage’s New Book, Women Let’s Rise Launches on the UN’s Day of the Girl

Lori Armitage, a Senior Sales Manager for Essity's Professional Hygiene business has written a chapter in the new book, Women, Let’s Rise, which launches on October 11, the United Nations’ Internatio[...]

9/9/2020 5:07:34 PM

Handwashing Works is going Virtual!

Our New Partnership with We Are Teachers Will Increase Handwashing Works’ Availability Nationwide as Schools Look for Additional Virtual Learning Resources

4/10/2020 4:20:26 PM

ESSITY DONATES MORE THAN 12,900 ROLLS OF TORK® PAPER TOWELS TO SUPPORT RED CROSS RELIEF EFFORTS AS COVID-19 PUTS STRAIN ON SUPPLY CHAIN

Essity, is donated a truckload of Tork® brand paper towels to the American Red Cross to help with the organization’s disaster relief efforts nationwide.

6/18/2019 8:51:14 AM

It’s Time for Employees to Take Back Lunch

What’s the one thing employees can do to recharge each day? It’s simple – take a lunch break. But many employees think that working through lunch is a way they can show greater commitment to their jo[...]

3/25/2019 2:23:55 PM

Double Win for Essity at Tissue World Milan

Essity won Tissue World Awards for Best Tissue Marketing Strategy and Most Energy Aware Mill. The awards were announced March 25 at Tissue World Milan, the world’s largest tissue industry event.

3/15/2019 9:21:29 AM

Four Bowling Green employees donate $1,000 in prize funds earned in Essity's Safety Index Program

Essity’s Bowling Green manufacturing location recently held a check presentation event with the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana.During the presentation, four employee[...]

6/6/2018 8:37:06 AM

It's a Girl...and a Girl!

Two peregrine falcons hatched this May in one of Essity’s nesting boxes. And we are happy to announce that our returning falcon, Thor, and his new mate, Victory, are proud parents of two female eyass!

6/1/2018 9:34:20 AM

2018 US Survey Reveals Concerns Over Handwashing and Hygiene in Public Places

Today, Essity, a global hygiene and health company with North American headquarters in Philadelphia, and the United Nations’ entity Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) launched [...]

4/26/2018 1:54:01 PM

Essity Partners with Plug and Play to Drive New Innovation in Hygiene

Essity, one of the world’s leading hygiene and health companies, announced that it will expand its partnership with Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play.

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Essity Awarded Contract by NASA to Develop Next-Generation Compression Garment for Orion Missions

Essity announced today that it has been awarded a contract by NASA to design the next-generation JOBST® compression orthostatic intolerance garment (OIG) for potential use on future Orion human deep-[...]