Essity works independently as well as with partners to contribute to sustainable water use and sanitation.

Way forward

We will continue to identify potential areas for value creation in relation to water and sanitation

We´ll work with partners to identify sanitation needs and develop solutions

By 2020, with 2014 as reference year, our plants will:

  • Reduce levels of suspended solids by 10%.

  • Reduce water usage by 10%.

  • Reduce organic content (BOD) by 10%.

Outcome 2014-2019 for our plants:

  • Reduced suspended solids by 26%

  • Reduced water usage by 2%

  • Reduced organic content (BOD) by 29%  

Example of partnership:

WSSCC (Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Supply)
WASH pledge by WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)